About Cara Schwab

http://fashionablyfrugal.net/

I am a working, single mother of two.

Posts by Cara Schwab:

Do you have trouble keeping track of your budget or updating your budget every week? Try a budget app to keep your budget right at your fingertips and save money by knowing what you can spend.

What’s this budget app thing all about?

This is NOT a sponsored post. I did not receive any compensation for this post (not that I would be adverse to it, hint, hint, Dave Ramsey). This is me sharing a new way of managing your money that I personally have been using to track my spending. I finally broke down and decided to try […]

One Gallon Detergent Recipe for people who don't want to make 5 gallons at a time. This recipe is incredibly easy and is great for people with sensitive skin.

Homemade Liquid Laundry Detergent

I was complaining to a friend about the cost of liquid laundry detergent from the store that was both unscented and good for sensitive skin, I should have known better. She is just like me and very unsympathetic, I should have seen it coming when she said “Then just make your own.” That got me to […]

10 Ways to frugally build and maintain a backyard homestead in the middle of the city.

10 Ways to save money Backyard Homesteading

“I don’t want the bland tasting veggies from the store after being spoiled with FREE produce from my own garden.”   Last fall I started hearing about the backyard homesteading trend. I figured it was some new hippy phase. A lifestyle of eschewing modern conveniences and living in a tent in the backyard. I apologize to anyone I ever […]