Making do with what you have and learning to live on a tiny budget.

This is a season of frugality. I smell it on the crisp fall wind. We have had to tighten our belts due to zero savings and a smaller paycheck. It is much harder to rebuild a saving from scratch than to build one that is already plump. I’ve had to rethink money and reorganize the budget. But I’ve not wanted to get into poverty consciousness (this is a real thing) so I focus on beauty and simple luxuries. This entails decluttering junk, torn and stained items, broken things, and what does not make one feel good when looking at it … Continue reading Making do with what you have and learning to live on a tiny budget.

Coffee with Kate.

Please join me on my YouTube Channel.  I love it over there and post almost daily with everything on frugal living, weight loss, being vegan, zero spending months, homemaking, homeschooling, anything to do with home economics, cooking, cleaning, being a housewife and writer, parenting, and spiritual food for the soul. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCocnOOOqmDAk1qBGn5AZd-g?view_as=subscriber Here is a video from the other day. Continue reading Coffee with Kate.

Living on one income or a fixed income.

Can you or a family live on one small income and feel like you live well?  Can you enjoy life, coffee, nice things, organic foods, and fun?  Oh yes, you can!  I am speaking from experience and I’m going to share a stack of tips and advice toward this lifestyle.  This is one of many shows to come but it covers a lot.  There is always my book Dirt Poor and Lovin’ It! to get you started.  The other book I would suggest is The Homemade Housewife that goes into great detail with everything you will need to know about … Continue reading Living on one income or a fixed income.

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!! All books .99 cents to the end of January. Let’s set some goals!

    It’s been a busy and productive year for the Singh family.  We purchased our first home, which was a blessing and miracle right there.  Arjan started homeschooling.  I’m learning how to build my own food forest and tiny, mini farm.  We have a new community and that includes all the amazing people I’ve met on this blog and now the YouTube Channel. It’s time for gifting!  I love giving things away but I’ve already done that recently so I’ll put all the books at .99 cents since I can only do freebies every so many months. I’m setting … Continue reading Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!! All books .99 cents to the end of January. Let’s set some goals!

Return of the old fashioned housewife.

. I have created a book with a year’s worth of my blog write-ups focusing solely on homemaking, homesteading in suburbia, and living a more sustainable, slower paced life filled with old-fashioned touches. It is a bountiful dose of advice and inspiration. It will be free all week! Continue reading Return of the old fashioned housewife.