I’ve visited the Living Well Spending Less site on several occasions. I love the clean look of the site, and the products are so nice. I’m actually working through the Goal Setting Workbook, and I just found the free The LWSL Spring Cleaner Planner 2017! Two of the things I like best about the workbook and the planner are the bright colors and the streamlined, … Continue reading Are You Ready for Spring Cleaning?
(Previously published on Y! Contributor Network. The park is a place where you can hang out for free, or frugally depending on why you are there.) Top 10 Reasons to Hang out at Your Local Park Nice weather means that more people are outside. They are looking for things to do that will not cost a lot of money, but that will be enjoyable. Hanging … Continue reading Top 10 Reasons to Hang out at Your Local Park by Shannon L. Buck
When winter is over and spring arrives, there are new activities for your child to enjoy. When the snow has melted and the ground dries up your son or daughter may want to start spending more time outside. Here are a few ideas to keep your children busy during the spring season. Sports at school have changed again so, if your child is athletic, he … Continue reading Feature Article: 5 Affordable Spring Activities for Children
Here is a topic from one of Amy’s readers, which you can find on page 193 of the Complete Tightwad Gazette. We have picked up many great items using this system. Each spring, communities have this roadside pick-up thing that they do. This helps us to declutter our homes. One benefit to doing this early and setting things out on the road is that people … Continue reading Curbside Pick-Up
As I am working, Zowie is outside un-banking the trailer. She is 17, and has done this task for the last couple of years. She lays out the plastic so as it can dry thoroughly. In this way, we can reuse the plastic again next fall when we re-bank the trailer. She tries not to break any of the wooded slats so that they may … Continue reading Un-Banking the Trailer
(From the site) Spring Fun Walking ~ A free activity that is good for the whole family. Nature walks are great at this time of the year. You can watch everything come to life around you. Go to the playground with the children. Sit outside and watch the night sky. Sit outside and tell each other the shapes in the clouds. Talk about the … Continue reading Seasonal Fun: Spring and Winter
(I know this is the wrong time of the year, but I want to get it posted.) By Shannon Buck – Copyright March 2007 Spring is here, even if there is still snow on the ground. I cannot … Continue reading Preparing for Spring