10 Ways to Enjoy Winter

I know, I know, everyone hates winter. Except me. I love it. I like the frigid cold days that usually mean the sun is shining brighter than the summer months. I like the softness that snow brings. I like hoar frost coating the trees and shrubs, making everything sparkle. Winter doesn't have to be horrible…

Budget ideas for people who don’t like budgeting

I loathe the word budget. I hate spending only a certain amount and sticking to it. My motto is always to make more money instead of cut back. Except, that doesn't always work. It definitely worked when I had 3 jobs in university and my bills were $600/month, including a veeeerrry healthy budget for booze.…

What buying only what we needed for a whole month taught me

I asked my husband what he wanted for his birthday and being the cheeky little bastard that he is, he said for me to stop spending money (if my blog is called Luxuriously Thrifty, his would be Cheaply Scottish). Now, my money spending habits aren't out of control, but after making the switch to full-time…