Married to a Tightwad


April 2016

Cloth Diapers: Building Your Stash on a Budget

When I had my daughter, I was 22 and a first time mom. All I knew is that you go to the store and pay money for disposable diapers and then throw them away. This gets outrageously expensive, but I… Continue Reading →

Saving Money by Freezing Groceries

Have you ever gone to the store and thought “Wow, that’s such a great price, but we can only use one or two before it goes bad”? Depending on what it is, you really can stock up by freezing the… Continue Reading →

Homemade Glass Cleaner

I fell in love with a glass cleaner and then, like most of my favorite things, my Wal-Mart quit selling it. Now, it’s time to go back to making my own. On the bright side, it’s super easy, works well,… Continue Reading →

Spanish Meatloaf

I happened upon this recipe in one of my favorite cookbooks and thought I would try it. It quickly became a favorite in our house. It’s quick and easy to prepare and then you can put it in the oven… Continue Reading →

How to Hem Your Jeans – Tutorial

I bought a new pair of jeans that I love, but after getting them home I found that they were too long. I think this is a fairly common problem. Women’s clothes are by no means the same size just… Continue Reading →

The Only Homemade Laundry Soap Recipe You Will Ever Need

Today, I’m sharing my favorite homemade laundry soap recipe. It is my favorite for many reasons, but one of the biggest reasons is because it is so easy. If I had to grate a bar of soap every time I… Continue Reading →

Scheduling Your Day as a Stay at Home Mom

This post is inspired by reading a recent post from a new friend in Blog Land. There are no instructions on how to do your job as a Stay at Home Mom and especially none that tell you how to… Continue Reading →


When I first made this recipe I dubbed it “Slop” because what else do you call a recipe this ugly? There are recipes that look picture perfect but taste terrible and then there is Slop. It is by no means… Continue Reading →

The Lazy Way to Save at the Grocery

Let’s face it, it’s hard to make time to clip coupons and prepare to go to the grocery, especially with little ones. The good news… YOU CAN STILL SAVE MONEY! That’s what I’m going to talk about today. I try… Continue Reading →

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