Archive for the ‘frugality’ Category

The Cost OF A Clean Shave Revisited

Posted on April 6th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

(Ladies, this post is about shaving but don’t turn away just yet, there’s something here for you too!) Quite a while ago I wrote about ways to save money while shaving, such as using cryogenically treated cartridges that last longer than regular cartridges, and using common shower supplies as shaving lather. While I have been […]

Delayed Gratification and a new Mattress

Posted on February 4th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

Delayed gratification is something that kids now don’t even hear about anymore . Everything in today’s world is “on demand”. You can get any TV show, movie or video clip on your TV or on the computer, any time you want. Listening to music is no longer a passive activity and you can download any […]

More Ways to Save During the Holidays

Posted on December 15th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

Last week I wrote about re-gifting as a cost saving measure as well as a way to help our environment by reducing waste. Today I will discuss some other ways to help keep costs down over the holiday season. One of my pet peeves is buying things over and over. I am a new home […]

How to Re-Gift With Grace

Posted on December 10th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

I’m sure re-gifting has been around before the phrase was popularized by Seinfeld but Seinfeld put a bit of a negative spin on the concept. I would like to address the topic on a more objective level. The concept is basically giving a gift that was given to you, but for me that extends to […]

Price or Quality: How Do You Decide?

Posted on November 4th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

I have been living the frugal lifestyle, in some ways, my entire life. Only as of 2009 did I realize this was a lifestyle 😉 Recently, I have been thinking about value vs cost and in some areas of my life I have always taken the cheap road such as with clothing, some services I […]

Modest Meals: Oven Baked Tilapia with Veggies

Posted on October 9th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

This recipe pushes the envelope for my Modest Meals series a bit because it takes a full 30 minutes+ to make but it is super easy, cheap and pretty tasty, though my wife thought it was a bit too spicy. It has a bit of a Cajun taste and slight kick to it, but  I […]

Modest Meals: Chicken Salad Sandwich with Sweet Peas

Posted on October 1st, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

Chicken Salad Sandwiches are great for picnics and sack lunches. They are super easy to make and taste great. This recipe may sound a little strange but everything mixes really well and tastes great. Chicken Salad Sandwich with Sweet Peas: 2x Chicken Breast ($7 for 3 pounds, so about $2.40 for two breasts) 1/2 Cup […]

 
css.php