Words of wisdom to live frugally and well. A frugal family blog: homemaking, real food, natural parenting, simple living, activities for kids, and more. I am a mom living in New Hampshire with a family of six (and five cats). I am the crazy neighbor with marker on her fingers, a cat in every window, and the Xmas tree up all year. I am a thrifty, crunchy, geeky, offbeat, scatterbrained mom of 4.