Easy Chicken Satay

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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!  Of course the same old chicken can get boring fast.  This tender, juicy, flavor-packed Easy Chicken Satay is a great way to mix things up!  My family couldn't [...]

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How to Organize a Garage Sale

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I'll be honest.  I'm not a huge fan of garage sales, even though I've organized quite a few of them over the years.  My personal opinion is that they are a lot of work--more work than they are worth!  I would personally rather get a higher price on my big-ticket items by selling them on [...]

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How to Avoid Credit Traps

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This is a guest post from Kim Anderson of Thrifty Little Mom “If I use my credit card I get a cash back bonus!” “If I open a new credit card account today I can save an extra 10%?” “Wow, if I transfer my current balance I can get 0% interest for a year?” “Hey, [...]

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Spice Rubbed Steak Salad

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It's hard to work up the motivation to cook in the summertime--it's just too darn hot!  Luckily this super easy, oh-so-flavorful spice rubbed steak takes just five minutes of prep before throwing in the freezer.  Then just grill the meat to your own tastes, slice it and add it to this simple salad and voila--dinner [...]

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How to Plan a Party in 48 Hours

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I'm no stranger to party planning.  Even so, over the past few years, throwing big, elaborate, Pinterest-worthy shindigs (like this Sweet Shop party or this CAKE party or my all time favorite, this Beachy Mermaid party) has become less and less of a priority for me.  Don't get me wrong--I still love having people over, but [...]

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7 Financial Habits to Start in Your 20’s

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This is a guest post from Kalyn of Creative Savings As much as we learn certain habits as children and into the teen years, I believe there's no decade as definitive as your 20's. Every experience is new, the high school drama is left behind {I hope!}, and you start blossoming into the person you were meant to be. But [...]

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Simple Summer Chicken Sandwich

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The price of meat just keeps on going up, which is why here at LWSL we firmly believe that you can never have too many quick & easy freezer meals to choose from that use budget-friendly chicken!  Of course, finding fresh new ways to serve the same old chicken can definitely be a challenge. Luckily this [...]

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How to Make Money as a Freelance Writer

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This is a Guest Post from Gina @ Horkey HandBook Have you ever wondered how you can make money while you stay at home with your kids?  Believe it or not, there are a few ways to accomplish this and not get sucked into a scam.  In fact, Ruth wrote a post about this very topic [...]

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High, Low, and Interesting

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The statistics about family dinnertimes are pretty staggering. According to the Journal of Adolescent Health, kids and teens who share family dinners 3 or more times per week are less likely to be overweight, more likely to eat healthy foods, get better grades, are less likely to do drugs, drink, or become sexually active, have [...]

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Quick & Easy 7-Layer Salad

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  I've always wanted to learn how to make a 7-layer salad.  I remember going to potlucks & church picnics as a kid and always being SO impressed with the pretty layered salads that my own microwave-loving family would never even consider tackling.  I guess that's why I never dared attempt it until now. Well.  Can [...]

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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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