About Melissa French, The More With Less Mom

Melissa French lives in New Hampshire with her family of six. She is the offbeat neighbor with paint under her nails, a cat in every window, and the Xmas tree up all year. Her blog More With Less Mom, born in 2010, is designed to help the frugal family stretch their dollars and enjoy life.

Check Your Privilege – Learn 8 Hurdles You Would Face if You Had to Live in Your Car

Learn 8 Hurdles You Would Face if You Had to Live in Your Car

Do you know what it’s like to be homeless? It is happening to good people, smart people, hard workers, nice families… To have empathy for someone in that situation it simply takes a little effort on your part. Try this … Continue reading

An Exercise in Sympathy for the Homeless: Explode Your Budget

Do you know what it’s like to live paycheck to paycheck? Or worse, none check to homeless? It is happening to good people, smart people, hard workers, nice families… To have sympathy for someone in that situation it simply takes … Continue reading

Want to Know What the Homeless REALLY Want in Care Packages? The Real Deal From a Mama Who Has Been There.

Want to know what the homeless REALLY want in care packages?

  Want to help the homeless in your area? You can create a care package, survival kit, or blessing bag. No doubt you’ve seen these posted online somewhere, but often those items are not as helpful as you might hope. … Continue reading

I have a confession to make: the meal plan is a lie (homelessness stinks)

The meal plan is a lie (homelessness stinks)

If you follow this blog, and possibly you enjoy my meal plans (they’re the best thing since sliced bread, yes?), you may have noticed that we missed a couple posts recently. We missed a lot of things, and homelessness is … Continue reading