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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Great holiday saving hacks to keep costs down this holiday season!

My 4 Favorite Holiday Saving Hacks

Thanksgiving is just a couple of weeks away and the rest of the holidays follow in quick succession. I love the holidays, spending time with loved ones and celebrating. There is, of course, one downside to the holidays and that is the cost. Between travel, food, and gifts the expenses can add up super fast. …

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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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I had no idea these other payment plans existed from my electric company! | save money | frugal living

How to Get a Cheaper More Predictable Electric Bill

You know that I am all over student loans and the flexible repayment plans that exist in that space. However, student loan companies aren’t the only ones with some flexibility. I learned from my BFFL that electric companies can be somewhat flexible too. How My BFFL Lowered Her Electric Bill My friend said she gave her …

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The pros and cons of audible, this post is great to help you figure out if Audible is right for you! book lover | reader | what to read

Audible Review: Two Months and 3 Books Later

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 If you love to read but you’re anything like me, I think you’ll agree there is never enough time to …

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Oh how I wish I'd known some of these things when looking for my first apartment, definitely read this if you are looking for your first apartment

Renting Your First Apartment – What to Expect

Renting your first apartment can be really exciting, so exciting that you might overlook some things. Don’t let the excitement of it all cloud your judgment. Go into it with open eyes, know what to expect, and what to look for. Growing up I was fortunate to always live in a house my parents owned, …

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These are great tips for when traveling for work! | work travel | business travel

How to Take Advantage of Traveling for Work

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 As you may have seen from some of my debt accountability posts, I travel for work  . . . a …

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Great frugal hack to get a summer wardrobe without spending a fortune!

How I Revamped My Summer Wardrobe for $35

Living in the South, it gets mighty hot during the summer. Eventually, you have to give in to wearing shorts and tank tops. Now I love me some tank tops, but finding shorts has always been a struggle. I’ve never really had a summer wardrobe. I have been sorely lacking in a “summer wardrobe” pretty …

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You can still have a life when you are paying off debt. | goals | dreams | debt | managing money | managing debt and dreams

Paying Off Debt While Pursuing Big Crazy Dreams

I’m a dreamer, always have been. I truly believe that if you set your mind to it, you can achieve almost anything. Some exceptions being if you can’t sing you probably won’t ever become a great singer, though you could become a great entertainer.  I dream big believing that the big crazy dream/goal is 100% achievable. …

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