25 Awesome Tools for Getting Organized

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Let's face of it--most of us, when it comes right down to it, wish we could be more organized.  As hard as we try to shuffle our things around, to put them in the right containers, with the right labels, to figure out the best solutions for limited storage spaces, it seems like much of the [...]

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5th Annual LWSL Reader Survey

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Once a year we host an annual survey to give our readers an opportunity to let us know exactly what you like, what you don't like, and what you'd like to see more of here at Living Well Spending Less.  Your feedback is super important to us, and we use it to help improve this site and [...]

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Weekend Wandering

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Happy Weekend! Can you believe Monday will already be June 1st? Where has this year gone?  In case you missed our announcement on Thursday, starting next week, we will be taking an extended break from both Thrifty Thursday & Weekend Wandering.  I hope you all have a WONDERFUL summer!  If you are interested in guest posting here [...]

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Today I am happy to welcome back my friend Cherie Lowe from the Queen of Free, who has graciously joined us here at LWSL as a regular monthly contributor.  Cherie is the author of the amazing book, Slaying the Debt Dragon, which she wrote after paying off more than $127,000 in debt!  I am so excited to have [...]

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Thrifty Thursday {Week 111}

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Happy Thursday! As I mentioned last week, this will be our last Thrifty Thursday before summer break! If you are interested in guest posting here at LWSL, please send us an email at admin@livingwellspendingless.com to get a copy of our guest post guidelines!   Happy summer! Here are the most clicked links from last week: 1. Taylor [...]

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10 Freezer Meals in One Hour: Part 6

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Here at Living Well Spending Less we are 100% committed to bringing you easy recipes that taste great and don’t take a lot of time, effort, or expensive ingredients to throw together.  As a busy mom, I also want meals that can be made and frozen ahead of time to save time on hectic weeknights, especially as [...]

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Weekend Wandering

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Happy Weekend!  My youngest daughter turns 6 on Monday which has me in a bit of shock--can my baby really be that old already?  Happily for us, she is good with having a low-key day--her only requests were to play with Legos and have a cake that she can stick her whole face into.  I think I [...]

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15 Smart Ways to Earn Money at Home

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If you would have asked me ten years ago whether I believed I could earn a full time income--one that would allow my husband to become a stay-at-home dad--I would have probably laughed you right out of the room.  Even just five years ago, after I started writing LWSL, when I told my husband I wanted [...]

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Thrifty Thursday {Week 110}

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Happy Thursday! Is it just me or has this week gone extraordinarily fast?  I feel like time is speeding up on me!  Today is my kids' last day of school, which is just fine with me!  I am definitely looking forward to a more relaxed schedule!  On that note, I want to let you all [...]

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Easy Thai Chicken

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Our theory here at LWSL is that you can never have too many quick & easy freezer meals ready to go, especially ones that use budget-friendly chicken!  This tender, juicy, flavor-packed Thai Chicken is sure to be a new family favorite! To make it as part of a freezer cooking day, just split the marinade & chicken into [...]

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Today I am honored to introduce you to Susan Mead, an amazing woman I have had the pleasure of connecting with a couple of times this past year.  She has an incredible--and heartbreaking--story, one she shared in her recent book, Dance with Jesus: From Grief to Grace.  Today she is here at LWSL to share about a [...]

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Weekend Wandering

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Happy Weekend!  It has been a crazy week around here with all our home improvement projects, and I am excited for some serious chill-out time! My girls only have a few days left of school and I think all of us are counting the days until summer vacation begins!  What are your plans for the [...]

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7 Ways to Save Money on Fast Food

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This is a guest post from Kalyn Brooke of Creative Savings As much as we may try, all the meal planning in the world can't compete with the unexpected. You might have an incredibly busy day at work, or a tiring afternoon chasing kiddos around the house. Or maybe you're out running errands and have a sporting event [...]

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Thrifty Thursday {Week 109}

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Happy Thursday! If you have been following me on Instagram, you've probably seen that it has been a crazy here!  My husband and I are working with Closet Maid on a couple of big home improvement projects--cleaning out our garage that has been complete chaos for more than ten years & also re-doing my master closet. [...]

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Caramel Cream Cheese Apple Dip

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A few months ago my family attended a potluck gathering, and, while we were there, my husband stumbled upon a delicious apple dip made with caramel and cream cheese.  Now, my husband is not normally one for desserts, but this was different.  He couldn't stop eating it.  Or talking about it.  He begged me to find out how [...]

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