Budgeting with the Bushman Family

How to Grow a Garden on a Budget

I'm no master gardener, but I've been using the raised bed approach for a couple of years and I've found it to be pretty effective. Even though this is my primary method, I also plant edibles anywhere there is room in my yard, whether I am working in a raised bed or not.

Baking soda toothpaste Doesn't Work

You probably remember me raving about how clean my teeth felt after trying homemade toothpaste.

What should I do about medical insurance?

What should I do about medical insurance? By far, this is my most common reader question. My family is very fortunate that my part-time employer provides medical insurance at no cost to me. I feel like my family does a lot to insure our own health by eating well and living a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, even if you take great care of yourself, you just never know what the future brings.

How to Clothe Your Family for Free

You may remember from my budget, I do not budget any money for clothes. How can I clothe four people for free? Its not as hard as you think. Here are the things we do that allow us to get clothing using no money.