Looking for ways to save money? Here are my best frugal living blog posts from 2017! You’ll find lots of ideas and inspiration to help you living frugally.
It’s that time of year again where I’m looking back over the last 12 months of my work here on the blog and figuring out what things went well and what things bombed. I always love seeing which posts were the most popular with you all because it’s so interesting and insightful. And since you all seemed to enjoy my roundup of the most popular frugal living blog posts last year, I thought I’d do another post with this year’s best posts too!
Enjoy! 1. 45 No Oven Summer Recipes that Won’t Heat the Kitchen
At first glance, this post might not even seem like a money saving post. But my goal in writing it was to help people find meals that wouldn’t heat their kitchen and as a result would not only keep them more comfortable, but also save money too, since in theory, by using these recipes they wouldn’t need to work as hard to cool down their house. Apparently there are a lot of you that don’t like the heat any more than I do, because over the course of the summer this post quickly became a big favorite and got a ton of traffic!
2. 4 Everyday Items that Will Help You Organize Your Home on the Cheap
Love an organized home but don’t like to spend a lot of money on products to help you stay organized? This post is for you! You can easily organize your home with these 4 everyday items that you probably already have lying around your house!
3. A Frugal Mom’s 25 Favorite Easy Ways to Save Money
Apparently we all love easy ways to save money, because this post was published less 4 weeks ago and it’s already one of the top posts on my site! And it totally makes sense really, because who doesn’t like to save money and who doesn’t like easy?
4. 30 Frugal Pantry Staples that Make Homemade Meals Easy
Curious what food items I recommend stocking to easily make frugal meals from scratch? This post gives you all the details!
5. $225/Month Menu Plan for Our Family of 6 (Post #32)
Different of my menu plans were popular and made the top 10 list, but instead of listing them all, I’m just linking to this one that was the most popular new menu plan for 2017. It’s pretty obvious that you all really like menu planning ideas!
6. Budget Friendly Classic White Kitchen Remodel (all the details!)
I had so much fun showing you all our newly remodeled kitchen! This post has lots of pictures and talks about how we created a simple, classic kitchen that met our needs while working with a rather small budget.
7. What to Buy at Aldi: My 30 Frugal Favorites
This post was one that I wrote in response to all the questions that I’ve gotten about what items I recommend buying at Aldi. I’m a huge Aldi fan and while I think the majority of their products are a good price and worth buying, this post lists my favorites and tells you why I love them!
8. 8 Ways We Saved Big on Our Frugal Kitchen Remodel
We had a pretty tight budget for our kitchen remodel project, so we were constantly looking for way that we could save money, while still getting a kitchen that would look beautiful and serve us well. This post shares the main ways that we cut our costs and gives the details about how we did it.
9. 6 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Never Pay Full Price For Anything
I’m one of those people that really hates to have to pay full price for anything. So I’m always looking for ideas on how to save money on our purchases and over the years I’ve gotten to be pretty good at figuring out easy ways to save on almost anything! In this post, I share my tips with you so that you can save more of your hard earned money too!
10. 8 Proven Ways to Save Money on Groceries
If you’re looking for ways to save money on your groceries, then this post is a must read! It’s where I share all the things that I do that help me save money and make our $225/month grocery budget possible, and if you do even just a few of these things, you are guaranteed to see significant savings too!