Frugal Living

Save Money And The Environment With The EkoBrew Filter

August 19, 2016
Green Gate Coffee mug

What’s your morning routine? This is how I start my day: with a cup of coffee. Usually I brew my first cup while I also make breakfast for Landon. Don is out of the house by then on most days. Today I actually sat down with a decor magazine I brought back from our trip […]

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The 5 Best Rewards Cards That Save You A Ton Of Money

May 20, 2016
5 Best Rewards Cards That Save You A Ton Of Money, DagmarBleasdale.com

Do you take advantage of rewards cards that are offered by your favorite stores or restaurants? You should! If you don’t, it’s like throwing money out of the window. I’m super frugal. I always want to find the best deal for everything. As a result, I save thousands — yes, thousands — of dollars every […]

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5 Ways To Save Big On Moving Costs

August 4, 2013
5 tips to save on moving costs

Six years ago Don and I moved with our six-month-old son cross country from Los Angeles to New York, and it cost us $5,000. Yikes. We just moved again, into our Blue Cottage, and when I add up all the moving costs for this time, I get to about $200. How was I able to […]

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5 Reasons I Love Thrifting and You Will, Too

July 21, 2013
I love thrifting

Why I Love Thrifting You’ve never been to a flea market? You don’t stop for yard sales? Oh, you don’t know what you’re missing! After moving to one of the most expensive areas in America, Westchester, NY, and wanting to stay home with my little son instead of putting him into daycare, I had to […]

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