Frugal Real Estate Tips:How to Save & Make Money by Buying a House to Renovate

There are numerous homes which are currently on the market that need serious work done to them before they will be habitable. If you ever dreamt of owning a fixer-upper of a house, you are in luck, since these days there is no shortage of them out there. You will be pleased with the benefits […]

Basic Preparedness Kit to Survive an Earthquake

According to a study published in the Proceedings of the Natural Academy of Sciences, the number of earthquakes with a magnitude of 8.0 or higher has been increasing since 2004. Therefore, if you live in an earthquake prone area, it would be wise to have an emergency earthquake kit ready. If you have never prepared […]

How to Celebrate a Frugal Birthday

N.B: Another way to save money if you are celebrating your birthday (that is not mentioned in the guest contribution below) is by celebrating it with someone who has the same birth date as you.  (In my case I will be celebrating my birthday with “soulmate” later this month.)  You can save money if you […]

Frugal Recipes: Simple Desserts Cooked in the Microwave

N.B: It’s not yet too late to greet everyone a Happy New Year!! Here’s another gastronomic offering from one of my semi-regular contributors, Clare of My Passion For Food.  I’ve already tried creating the first recipe (the Chocolate Mug Cake) but I haven’t perfected the right taste of the cake yet. ):  Here’s how my […]

Prepping Tip: Easy Steps to Freeze Dry Your Foods At Home

Note: Frugal Living is a lifestyle that entails preparedness  in times of emergency situations.  One of the survival skills that we need to learn is on how to preserve our foods so that we can store them for a long period of time.  This article teaches us about freeze drying, a food preservation technique that […]

Frugal Recipe: GAPS Spaghetti Squash Pasta

Note: Aside from the fact that this recipe is budget-friendly, this is also very healthy as 1 cup serving of cooked spaghetti squash only contains 42 calories, too low compared to a cup of cooked pasta which contains 221 calories.  This is a great alternative if you are maintaining a low-calorie diet. One of the […]

Frugal Living Tip: Saving Money by Buying and Storing Bulk Foods

This is a follow-up article for Frugal Living Tip: How to Save Money by Buying Coffee in Bulk.  If you are interested to become one of our guest contributors, kindly check the note on the right side bar. Often times, with the busy lives that many people live now, not much thought is put into […]

Frugal Living Tip: How to Save Money by Buying Coffee in Bulk

Note:  Here is another guest post from our friends from DailyBread.com on how to save money by buying coffee in bulk. Photo: Jeff Kubina. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license. The price of coffee has escalated over the last decade or so, and this is bad news for coffee lovers, especially […]

Emergency Preparedness Tip: How to Create Your Own Emergency Kit

Note: Here’s another guest post that will equip you with basic knowledge on how to prepare for emergencies.  As we are living in an uncertain world, it is a must to be prepared all the time. – AFCB Photo used under Creative Commons License | Credit While you can purchase ready-made emergency kits, it is […]

Foods That Are Easy To Prepare During Emergency Situations

Note: Have you ever planned for ISHTF (if shit hits the fan)?  Do you think you can survive a week of staying inside your house during emergency situations and are secured that you won’t run out of foods to eat?  If you haven’t yet, then keep on reading the guest article below from DailyBread.com. With […]

Guest Post: 5 Ways to Save Money by Having a Food Storage Plan

Food storage plans aren’t just for emergencies. They’re also a great way to save money on foods you buy regularly. Every increasing food prices create challenges for households living on a frugal budget. Home food storage allows you to use resources you already have to stretch out your funds during hard financial times. With the […]

Guest Post:Preparedness Tips For Family with Young Children

Note:  Here’s a guest post from FoodInsurance.com on how to prepare your family in times of emergencies.  As I am now featuring topics related to self-reliance and prepping, I believe this guest post will be helpful to me as well as to my new readers. Experts agree that it is important for people to prepare […]

Top Filipino Restaurants in London

Note: Here is a another guest post by Clare Carmichael, a food blogger from UK. London is a great city and there’s so much to do you’re sure to have a whale of a time. The only problem is that the British aren’t exactly known for their cooking skills so if you’re sick of greasy fry-ups […]

Cebu’s Authentic Cuisines

Note: This is a guest post from FoodInsurance.com. Cebu has a rich and wonderful culture. The food is particularly appealing, as it has flavors that will appeal to everyone’s tastes. Whether you are looking for sweet, spicy, or salty foods, there is sure to be something for everyone in Cebu. Two foods that are quite […]

Lessons from the World Cities Summit 2012 in Singapore

Note: This guest post is written by Chrisley Ann Hinayas of Ramon Aboitiz Foundation.  Her article details the notes and observations of Ms. Evelyn Nacario-Castro, executive director of the Eduardo Aboitiz Development Studies Center of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. during the recent World Cities Summit 2012, and her realizations on how much planning Cebu needs to […]

Which Credit Card Company is better: HSBC or Metrobank?

Note from the blog’s owner: Since I’m using both credit cards, I am allowing a guest post from www.businesscreditcards.com to be featured here in my blog.  If you are planning to apply for a credit card account and would like to check which company is better, you may read first Eliza’s review about HSBC and […]

How app-etising! The top food apps worldwide

Note: This is a guest post by Clare Carmichael, a food blogger from UK. Technology is evolving as we speak and it seems like every day there are new gadgets popping up, claiming to make our life easier. Nowadays you can feel like you’re some sort of noob if you’re not up to date. I won’t […]

Cebu Grabs Again the Top 9 Spot for Tholon’s Best Outsourcing Destination

Note:  This is a guest post by a fellow blogger, Carol Wilson. Screenshot from Tholon’s Top 100 List This year, Tholons, a global outsourcing advisory firm, named Cebu number nine on its top 100 list of established outsourcing destinations. Cebu ranked higher than all other locations in the Philippines and most locations in India. Business […]

Why is Korea Obsessed with Beauty & Cosmetic Surgery?

Note: This is a guest post written by Joon Lee, a blogger from South Korea. Despite not wanting to be sucked in by media – with its overtly ridiculous obsession and glorification of beautiful people – there is no point in denying it: beauty rules. Everywhere we look, we are constantly reminded of how much […]