A frugal lifestyle doesn't happen over night, it takes a lot to get into the habbit and being smart with your money. We live within our means and all families are different. Since becoming a mum and home owner you really do become productive about saving money and not wasting every penny, you find yourself looking for the best deal not the cheapest
Frugal lifestyle....No splurging
Spending wisely and investing in items, avoid waste, always finding ways to save money and smart money
Buying second hand
furniture, clothes, cars, baby items, toys etc things that are close to new with tags or people just wanting to get rid.
Make it themselves
if you can make it yourself do it. I do this with my children's party decorations, baby shower decorations, nothing worse spending loads of money on when you can create the same thing yourself also you can keep it for the next event.
Stick to a budget, eat fresh food and batch cook/shelf cook. You can freeze left overs but just make sure you date the item when it went into freezer.
Let me know how you get on
Love Natasha x