Frugal Living

Finding happiness through living a more frugal lifestyle.

The Best Things in Life Are Free?

We’ve all heard that saying, “The best things in life are free.” And while this may be true 95% of the time, it is not always the case.

The Lawnmowers

Take my lawnmower(s) story as an example. A few years ago, my next door neighbor whom I had become friendly with decided to downsize and move away. Larry was meticulous with his lawn, so I’m sure he was disgusted by what mine looked like, but never … Continue reading...

How It All Started – (Part I – Money)

Temple of Apollo – Delphi, Greece –An example of money very well spent in my younger years.

Fake Frugal?

Throughout college and into my mid-late 20’s, I distinctly remember being called “frugal” quite often. At the time, I embraced that adjective and fooled myself into believing that I was financially responsible. I thought I was pretty good with my money. I felt I had a decent hold on personal finance.

Think of all the “frugal” … Continue reading...