Frugal Tuesday Tip

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{photo credit} When our oldest was under 4 years old he would eat an entire can of spinach in one setting, eat prunes for a snack, and rarely ever scoffed at a vegetable on his plate. Fast forward several years and plenty of exposure to much less healthy alternatives and eating vegetables has become an afterthought for

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In my recent post Simple and Frugal Ways to be Green, I mentioned how I wanted to start collecting supplies to put together a box of reusable party supplies.  Really the only time I have been buying disposable plates, cups and silverware has been for birthday parties.  Now I will no longer even need to

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Lilly loves all things flowers and pretty so I had a feeling she would love this little project too.  We picked out some very inexpensive flowers(some rang up at 1c!!) at Michael’s as well as a package of metal hair clips.  I cut the stems off up as close to the flower as I could

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This year I would say I made probably 90% of our Christmas gifts for friends and family by hand.  Looking ahead to next Christmas I have already started to lay out plans for new projects so they can be worked on throughout the year.  If you are thinking about wanting to make more handmade gifts

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Welcome Frugally Sustainable readers!  I am honored to be featured this week because so many of you clicked on my recent post 12 Simple and Frugal Ways to be Green.  I hope you are enjoying what you have found here at Our Heavenly Homestead.  We’re glad you’re here! This week I’d like to share a

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There are tons of lists out there with steps to take toward living a more sustainable and earth friendly lifestyle.  Here are 12 things that we have done in our home and that have made great differences in our life.  Maybe something here will work for you too. 1.  Switch to bar soap:  I prefer

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I fell into a great deal at Staples last week and saw that it is still in the ad for this week.  If you are a a Staples Rewards card holder you get many perks as it is when you shop there or return your used ink cartridges.  Right now though you can purchase up

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Although we continue to journey to a more natural and traditional diet, sometimes I just need to have some convenient lunch choices that don’t hurt the budget.  Recently I came across a great deal on Campbell’s chicken soups and stocked up for the cooler seasons.  They are the typical fad of characters; Cars, Toy Story,

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My friend, Melissa, has motivated me to start making muffins a go-to easy breakfast.  I don’t know why I haven’t made muffins more often.  They are seriously so quick, easy and frugal to make.  I made 6 batches of them in just a few hours one day last week.  Now we have a great selection

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  Although I am rarely more than a cup a day kind of girl, when I do drink coffee I like it to be creamy and sweet.  I used to buy flavored creamer(and still added stevia) but have recently found a great frugal alternative that I can make at home and that spares me all