Articles Tagged “broke”

  • Don’t Go Broke for the Holidays

    Thanksgiving & Christmas meals don’t have to break your bank. Here are some hearty, homestyle meals for the holiday season.   Whipped Sweet Potato Stuffed Clementines-.18 Baked Kale Chips – $.11 Baba Ghanoush – $.29 The Best (shh, Vegan!) Chili in the World – $.70 Broccoli Soup – $.92 Spinach Pepper Soup – $.60 Heavenly Homemade […]

  • Broke and Generous: Why Give When Money’s Tight?

    If you’re reading this, you’re probably on a budget. You might have debt. Like everyone I know, you’re probably trying to cut back on spending. Money is tight – and that’s exactly why you should be giving it away where it’s needed. Do I sound crazy? There are significant needs in this country and around […]

  • Kitchen Knives: What to Buy and How to Cut

    One way to get healthy and save money is to eat at home. But to be consistent, you’ve got to realistic. If dinner takes too long to prepare every night, you’re not going to do it. To be realistic, you’ve got to be able to get in and out of the kitchen quickly. That’s why chopping skills and the right knife are paramount in learning how to cook.

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    Why You Should Live Like You’re Poor {Even Though You’re Not}

    I’m not a financial advisor and I’m not wealthy, let’s just get that straight. But common sense tells me that becoming wealthy is a lot like losing weight: Earn more than you spend, burn more calories than you eat. It’s simple math. Seems to me that until one can make this equation fit my life, […]

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    100 Free (or Cheap) Ways to Exercise

    I look at the gym like I look at diets: I hate them both. They’re good to do if you need it (and I do), but I would much rather live an active lifestyle. Exercise doesn’t have to mean spending $50 a month at the gym or half of your day on the treadmill. For […]

  • Different Meals with the Same Ingredients

    One reason you may see similar foods being used as you go through this website is because, well, I have a very limited space to put all my food. I also don’t have a big budget for food and can only buy a little bit at a time. For most people out there who are […]