I’m pretty sure that most of us need to find ways to pinch those pennies for one reason or another. We either need ideas we’ve never tried before, we need to know that someone else is in the same boat, or we just need some motivation to keep it going. Maybe you’re just new to frugal living and don’t know where to start. (Here’s how to make a very simple budget) Whatever your reason is, I’m sure you’ll find lots of great frugal living tips and inspiration at my top 10 favorite frugal living websites/blogs (besides my own frugal homemaking blog 🙂 ), they are in no particular order.
Top Frugal Living Websites
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1. Living Well Spending Less – The Adventure of Finding The Good Life On A Budget
2. The Prudent Homemaker – Brandy covers how to eat for less and build up your pantry plus lots of great recipes, gardening and frugal living advice. She also has a blog The Prudent Homemaker Blog where every week she shares her frugal accomplishments and her goals for the week. One of my favorites! (be sure to read the comments as people leave their frugal accomplishments there)
3. The Frugal Girl – Cheerfully Living on Less
4. 100 Dollars a Month – Fun frugal living blog by Mavis Butterfield. She covers growing your own food, healthy cooking, chickens, and more
5. And Then We Saved – She says “I paid off close to 24k in debt in only 15 months & it completely changed my life! I want you to have a debt-free life too so here you’ll be able to read all about: How to do a Spending Fast®, saving & making more money, DIY’s, & a lot about living awesomely with less.
6. Donna Freedman (Surviving & Thriving) – She was a writer for MSN Money and recently got layed off!
7. The Peaceful Mom – See how she lives on less than $28,000 a year, plus organizing tips, menu plans and other good info.
8. The Frugal Navy Wife – She says that she has “always been a very frugal person and learned to make an enlisted military salary work for 6 people! Now I’m sharing all my ways I save money and sharing the new ways I’m learning!”
9. Money Saving Mom – Helping You Become a Better Home Economist – I’m sure you read her already but just in case.
10. WiseBread – Living Large On A Small Budget – multiple contributors makes this site a good resource for a variety of subjects – an oldy but goody!
Here’s a bonus one that I recently discovered, The Frugalwoods.
Hope you find some fresh ideas for frugal living and motivation! Feel free to add your favorite frugal living websites in the comments.
You may also like this post: Making a Budget Binder and a list of resources for free printable worksheets