Pedal Power!

use less gas

Many of us bought homes in the suburbs because of the safe, quiet neighborhoods. We had visions of our children walking to school, riding bikes to ball practice and playing outside. Well…here we are…sitting in an endless carpool line at school, feeling like taxi drivers as we shuttle our children to after school activities and … Read more

Phantom Electricity

Save Your Money – Stop Wasted Electricity Discover almost instant savings with a tip that’s both budget friendly & earth friendly! My daughter’s science project on “Phantom Electricity” showed us just how much electricity we waste. What is “Phantom Electricity”? Phantom Electricity is the electricity that is used when a device is plugged in but … Read more

Find a Farmer’s Market

Cheap Eats – Farmer’s Market The Budget Diet continues to celebrate Green Week, and here’s another budget friendly & earth friendly tip! Discover your local farmer’s market, and your budget will love the prices and you’ll love the fresh taste of just picked produce! To find a farmer’s market near you, visit and enter … Read more