Category: frugal living

budget, frugal living

HOW TO SUCCEED ON A NO SPEND CHALLENGE

Have you heard of a “no spend challenge”? Basically, how you do a no spend challenge is… you don’t spend any money! haha. Super complicated! ūüėȬ†As part of our FinFit-30 Challenge, last week we challenged our readers to not spend any money from Monday through Friday (the work week). We called it a “no spend …

frugal living, Holidays

CHEAP OR FREE THINGS I CAN GIVE THIS CHRISTMAS

This year, I was having a hard time getting into the Christmas spirit. Maybe its because we didn’t spend money on a Christmas tree. Maybe its because we are keeping presents to a minimum around here. Maybe its because I’ve been distracted with studying for the bar. Who knows. So, I decided to take matters …

frugal living, Holidays

GET PAID FOR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING

Hooray its Cyberweek! There are so many good deals going on it is hard to know where to start. This year, we have limited our Christmas budget to $100 for the three of us. In other words, $33.33 person. $33 sure doesn’t go far these days so one thing we have been doing throughout the …

budget, frugal living, travel

The Cost of Camping

  We love¬†traveling. We love hiking. We love camping. We basically love everything outdoors. Who doesn’t? Anyway, camping is our go-to cheap activity these days. We justify it, claiming to ourselves that¬†its cheap, its fun, it gets us out of the house and unplugged.¬†With that, we thought it was high time given our own personal …