Episode 47: Creating a Capsule Pantry with Kristen Marr

We know the benefits of minimalism and how it fits so nicely into a frugal lifestyle, but can minimalism be achieved in the kitchen also? Today we talk with Kristen Marr from Live Simply about how to achieve a ‘capsule pantry’. From how to identify the essentials, to shopping and stocking – Kristen gives some […]

Episode 46: Warehouse Clubs – How to Save&Are They Worth It?

Warehouse clubs, the only place you can go to purchase your chicken, your wedding ring, your outdoor furniture, AND your underwear all under one roof! While it can be great to score some savings on toilet paper, today we explore the pros and cons of warehouse club shopping and how to determine if they provide […]

Episode 45: Negotiating Tips for Getting Lower Prices

Negotiating; some people love it – others hate it. Either way, it can be a great frugal skill for lowering bills, scoring deals, getting out of late fees, OR just enjoying some Saturday morning yard sales! You don’t have to be mean to do this well! listen in for some tips regarding what to haggle […]

Episode 44: Frugal Pregnancy+Parenting with Mrs. Frugalwoods

We love to have guests on the show and today is no exception! We have THE Mrs. Frugalwoods (A.K.A. Elizabeth Thames), author and blogger on everything frugal+sustainable. AND since Jen is currently pregnant, we seized the opportunity to ask Mrs. Frugalwoods about pregnancy and parenting the frugal way. Let’s just say she did not disappoint! […]

Episode 43: DIY Cleaning Products: Do’s&Don’ts

Simple, DIY, Low-cost – these words are music to our frugal ears! We’re excited to talk about how frugality can intersect with all aspects our lifestyles, including the way we clean! There’s more to know about cleaning products than we ever thought – but have no fear – we’ve got all the do’s and don’ts […]

Episode 39: Couponing for Extra Normal People

 We’ve all seen them on TV – holding up the line, filling their carts, handing over coupons, and walking out of the store having only spent .10 cents! While there is some reality to the crazy deals people can get through extreme couponing – today we’ll take a tempered approach and see what us […]