– pack lunches for days of long errands rather than stopping for fast food
– go to a free story hour at the library instead of paying for an educational app.
– look at resale markets or websites for something you need.
If you’re always looking for more and thinking about things you need, you’ll get stuck in a cycle of consumerism and unhappiness. To be a frugal homemaker, enjoy what you’ve already been given and use it wisely.
You can grow some food items, even if your house doesn’t have space for a huge garden. Of course, you can’t grow everything, but you can save quite a bit of money by growing just herbs and tomatoes outside your back door.