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Sep 04 2013 | 9:54 am - Having a weekly meal plan helps busy families avoid eating out.
Aug 28 2013 | 10:34 am - Sara Noel shares tips for frugal living. Today she shares ways to use household ingredients to create your own, low-cost fruit and vegetable wash.
Aug 22 2013 | 3:17 pm - Sara Noel shares advice and tips for frugal lving. She has some tips for a reader who asks about what's best to stock up on for easy vegan cooking. She suggests freezing fresh fruits, vegetables and whole meals.
Aug 12 2013 | 2:25 pm - There's something youthful about tater tots. They're typically purchased frozen, then cooked and served with burgers, hot dogs or sloppy joes. Some families enjoy tater tot casserole, too Tater tots probably don't make the cut as a go-to potato side...
Aug 08 2013 | 2:23 pm - Hot dogs are versatile leftovers. They're easily frozen and reheated later. Cut some in half, roll them in crescent dough and add some cheese for pigs in a blanket. They can be added to macaroni and cheese or chili, too.
Jul 19 2013 | 11:46 am - Frugal Living's Sara Noel has tips for making chocolate-covered toffee and cleaning that gunky grease off your stove, hood and under cabinets.
Jul 05 2013 | 4:40 pm - Frugal Living columnist Sara Noel answers readers questions about freezing citrus zest, using up cooked pasta and opening sealed envelopes.
Jun 20 2013 | 11:22 am - If you don't have room for a full-scale garden, try container gardening. Focus on what you can do. Maybe start with a kitchen herb garden, or regrow produce scraps such as garlic, potatoes, leeks, ginger or celery, to name a few.
Jun 11 2013 | 10:23 am - Sara Noel answers readers' questions about regrowing green onions, making potato pancakes and non-meat sources of protein.
Jun 05 2013 | 6:31 am - Frugal Village founder Sara Noel shares tips for cleaning gunky buildup on kitchen cabinets.