NEOhio Frugal Living

Leah is a wife, mom of two girls, avid writer, and frugal-living enthusiast. She currently lives in Brunswick and greatly enjoys her daughters Lily and Lacy, cooking and baking, typography and hand-lettering, and playing her baby grand. Her passion is to help others find great deals and save money with the ultimate goal of becoming debt-free and building wealth.

3 Things I Don’t Own That Most Would Consider Essential

At this very moment, we’re living in what feels like an entirely different world. This virus is certainly putting us in unique circumstances, and the one thing it’s forcing us all to do is rely mo... Read more

My Not-So-Perfect New Year’s Resolution

Like most every person, I decided to take the New Year as an opportunity to better myself, but it didn’t come as an easy decision. I’m terrified of failure, and would like to believe that I’ve g... Read more

7 Gifts Moms Really Want for Christmas

Some of us moms can be notoriously hard to buy for — you could ask us what we want for Christmas and we wouldn’t even have a clue. Truth is, those of us with kids at home spend so much time meetin... Read more

How to Financially Prepare for Gift-Giving Season

Alright, I’ll admit — I’m one of those people that waits until after Thanksgiving to celebrate Christmas. I promise I’m no Scrooge, there’s just only so many times I can hear the song “Bab... Read more

BrittFit Kids’ Play Gym Opens in Wadsworth

Discovering places to go and things to do with your young kids is a never-ending mission; it’s up to us as parents to keep them occupied and active. Here in Northeast Ohio, we’ve got some great op... Read more

What NOT to Put on Your Baby Registry

Pregnancy is one of the most exciting things you could ever experience, but I don’t have to tell you that. By now you’ve already felt that elation and perhaps are still riding on Cloud 9 — enjoy... Read more

Why Everyone Should Have a 'Guilt-Free Spending' Savings Account

A lot of you have likely seen the Tweet that says, “You don’t go to Target when you need something. You go to Target and let Target tell you what you need.” Can anyone else relate whole-heartedl... Read more

Grocery Pick-Up: Explained

What a time to be alive! For centuries, humans have hunted for their food: whether that was with a crossbow in the wild, or by simply perusing the aisles of the grocery store. But now? You can order y... Read more

Spending vs. Saving: The Careful Balance

In almost every relationship there is a spender and a saver. I can pretty much guarantee you already know which one is you and which one is your partner. Who clips the coupons and reads the store ads?... Read more

Here’s to the Beginning of Frugal Living!

Hi, y’all! I am super stoked to be introducing myself as the newest addition to the Northeast Ohio Parent blogging team (insert happy dance)!  My name is Leah! I’m a wife, mom and cheapskat... Read more