10 Things You Should Stop Buying to Save Money

I am always looking for ways to save at the grocery store. We live on a tight, okay really tight, budget and getting the most bang for the buck has become a requirement of living within our means. My favorite way to cut costs is to find multipurpose products that allow me to buy one thing for a dozen different uses instead of a dozen different products. Continue reading “10 Things You Should Stop Buying to Save Money”


5 Benefits of Cooking with Coconut Oil

I was trying to boost my metabolism naturally when I started cooking with coconut oil. Not only did it work, but I have found other benefits from cooking with it regularly that I never expected.

A little less than a year ago I switched to cooking (and baking) with coconut oil. My only motivation at the time was to help in managing my weight which has been a life-long struggle. I read a post about coconut oil and decided to give it a try. As it turned out, my husband and I both prefer cooking with coconut oil over olive oil and it seemed to be the extra push that I needed to steadily lose weight. Continue reading “5 Benefits of Cooking with Coconut Oil”