Living a gracious and elegant lifestyle is rooted in your mindset and not from being wealthy. However, part of that mindset is the peace of mind that comes from managing your money well. Is elegant living on a budget even possible? Absolutely! Posts in the Elegant Living on a Budget category focus on old-fashioned money management strategies that enabled our foremothers to live fabulous lives.

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Elegant Living on a Budget

Is Your Desk A Junk Heap? Glamorous Whole Life Makeover ModernRetroWoman.com

Is Your Desk A Junk Heap?

What does your desk look like? Is it a catch-all for everything? Is your desk a junk heap? Continuing our ...

Theatrical Thursday: American Thrift {Vintage Film}

This rambling 1962 film is supposed to be a tribute to the money management skills of the American Woman. However, ...
You Need an Old Fashioned Money Paper Trail

You Need an Old Fashioned Money Paper Trail

Dear Friends, I have been spending the past few days trying to reconstruct our 2010 finances (husband's business and our ...
An Organized Life and Home

An Organized Life and Home

Dear Friends, In many ways, I taught myself to be a homemaker. Sure I learned some basics from my mother ...
Wise Use of Credit

Wise Use of Credit

My very first credit card was from JC Penney with a credit limit of something like $200. I was either ...