How To Live On Nothing: Calm Your Fears, ‘Cause You Can Do This!

How to live on nothing: When you have no income and you aren’t sure how you’ll get by, here’s some help. Learn how to thrive when you have no money.

Boy have I got a treat for you today!

But first, some background…

There’s a special Facebook group for people who are embracing a life of frugal living.

(You don’t have to love being frugal all the time. A lot of us are living it either by choice or by necessity. And in this group, we think positively, share ideas, and most importantly… cheer each other on.)

(You can request to join here!)

If you’re lucky enough to be a part of the Frugal Living And That #Yearofno Life Group, then you definitely know Belinda.

She’s always sharing amazingly creative ideas for living on next to nothing.

What an inspiration she has been to me (and so many others!).

So…I asked if she would kindly write up a post or two for the blog.

Here’s what she came up with.  (I think you’ll love it!)


5 Ways We’re Making Food & Supplies Last Longer

With stores struggling to keep food on the shelves, we’re finding ways to make food last longer. Try these simple tips at home!

Well, with the chaos that 2020 has melted into, I thought maybe it was less fitting to do a 5 ways we’ve saved money this week post today.

I’m guessing you’ve had trouble finding everything you need at the grocery store.

Or maybe you’re trying not to go out at all and sticking with self isolation.

And that’s why you need help making those groceries and supplies stretch longer than normal.


How To Make Frugal Family Living Work For You

Wondering if frugal family living can work for you? Here’s how to make the frugal life work with your kids (without feeling deprived!).

Boy, did it feel good to step out of that car and stretch our legs.

That rest stop came at just the right time after a couple of hours of driving time.  

And our kids couldn’t wait to get to the special treats they’d packed in their lunches that morning.  

(Getting in a little kickball time before we had to hit the road again didn’t hurt either!)

While we are a frugal family, that doesn’t mean any of us have to feel deprived. 

In fact, a lot of the things we do in daily life are simple enough.

And in the long run, things like stopping for a picnic lunch instead of drive thru kids meals saves us money, sure…

But it makes our lives richer in other ways, too!

(Extra time together, fresh air, and better health spring to mind.)