frugal living | money saving tips | save money | bike vs car | Pay to Use a Car

How Much Do You Pay To Use a Car?

Since becoming self-employed, I don’t really drive much. I work from home and there are restaurants and an arena with events within walking distance. I really only drive to go grocery shopping or to meet up with people in other parts of town. Which maybe happens once a week. So I decided to figure out …

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Amazon Prime Review | online shopping | shopping online | subscription

Amazon Prime Review – Is it worth the cost?

Less Debt More Wine is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to For many people, Amazon Prime is an essential. If you haven’t heard of Amazon Prime by now, you have most …

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Cost of pets | wait to get a pet |

5 Reasons Why You Should Wait to Get a Pet

I know pets are awesome, they cuddle and love you no matter what, but they are also an awesome responsibility. Which is why you should probably wait to get a pet until you are completely ready and can put up a fight against these 5 reasons why you should wait. When I originally published this …

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wine club | winc | save money | monthly subscriptions

Is a Wine Club Worth it? I tried Winc.

This site is called Less Debt More Wine, so I would be remiss if I didn’t do a post reviewing wine clubs. Right? Right. What is a Wine Club? Kinda like a cheese club but with wine (though you could really do something combining the two). Once a month you get wine delivered straight to …

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save money on groceries | shopping |save money

How to Save Money on Groceries

One of my biggest variable costs each month is how much money I spend on food. I’m always looking for how to save money on groceries without going full on extreme couponing. Not that I have anything against using coupons, I just don’t want to spend so much time on it to save maybe $100 …

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Frugal Exercise Routine: How I’m Starting One

So I realize I’m probably a little late to the party with this post since many people make being healthier and working out more a new years resolution. However, I spent the beginning of 2017 sick in bed. It was no fun, but as a result, I’m just now getting around to following up on my …

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Canceling inexpensive subscriptions isn't always about cost, it's more about how you choose to prioritize and spend your time.

Why I’m Canceling Inexpensive Subscriptions

As I approach my impending self-employment, my finances and particularly my expenses are on my mind. But I’m not canceling inexpensive subscriptions because of the cost. Currently, I have a subscription to Hulu and CBS All Access, in total, they come to about $12 a month. Come Jan. 1st I’ll be canceling both. It’s Not …

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One simple idea to save on the electric bill!

The One Action I’m Taking to Save on the Electric Bill

As I continue to pummel towards self-employment, I’m working to make sure I’m not wasting any money. I’m also experimenting with a few things to see if they can save me some money. I’ll be Home More, so I’m Cooking More I am and will continue to be traveling a lot less for the rest …

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When Paying the Extra Money is Worth it and when it's not | frugal living | quality | spending money

When Paying the Extra Money is Worth it

I <3 living that frugal lifestyle. For those of you that don’t know, the frugal lifestyle doesn’t mean cheap. It means spending money on the things that add value but finding the best prices for those things that matter to you. It’s all about mindfulness. However, sometimes even if living the frugal life, I end …

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Tackle IKEA shopping like a pro and save the most money! | save money | frugal living |

How to Enjoy the IKEA Shopping Experience & Save Money

IKEA shopping is really unlike shopping anywhere else. It is a huge store with Swedish food and has been known to make or break a relationship. Having experienced IKEA shopping in several different states for different apartments and for both myself and supporting my friends, I’ve come to enjoy the experience. I can enjoy it …

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