Category: Frugal Momster

Homemade Laundry Detergent

It’s super easy to make your own laundry detergent. You might think this takes a lot of time, but it takes about 5 minutes and lasts about 6 months or more. The last time we made laundry detergent was before the Crab arrived, over 6 months ago, and we still...

4 Ways to Be Frugal Not Related to Money

Often times you might think being frugal or financially savvy has to come with the knowledge of investing or managing your money in a high profile way. Either that, or you might assume being frugal is all about cutting every little expense to the point of misery. It’s truly neither of...

Frugal vs. Cheap

In starting this blog I thought I’d repost an accepted definition of being frugal vs. cheap. This post was the top viewed post on my personal blog since 2012, and it seemed only fitting to kick off the Frugal Mom$ter with it here, too! —- Before I dive in, let’s define frugal and cheap...

Frugal Momster Beginnings

I’m Kate Nesi, and I’m the Frugal Mom$ter! I wasn’t always frugal, and I wasn’t always a Mom(ster). About 10 years ago, back in 2006, I was in a financial mess of thousands (and adding semesterly) in graduate student loans, a brand new mortgage with only 5% down + lots of...