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mended a towel. Promptly, too, so I give myself two gold stars. Yay, me! 2. gave Joshua a haircut. The end. 3. stopped at Costco when I was close by.

Does homemade yogurt produce less trash?

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This is a small thing I’ve wondered about for years, but never figured out! Which, in the grand scheme of things, is not an enormous deal. link].

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Q&A | Frugality with a houseful of little kids

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I assume that the way things get done and the amount of time you have to spend on things change as your family grows and kids get older.  2009).

The Ting winners!

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Hey there, guys! Melissa, Joshua, and Krystal are the winners of the Moto E phones from Ting Wireless. What if Sprint is bad in my area?

Nothing is all good. And nothing is all bad.

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(As a rule. There are probably exceptions.). I’m not sure exactly why, but this is something I’ve been thinking about a lot of late.

Is it ok to keep items just for entertaining?

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Hello Frugal Girl, I was curious for your insight. My family is going through a move to a house in a better area for us. What is too much?

Spend $15, get twelve $15 gift certificates/discounts

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This post contains affiliate links. So, here I am. You know the people who put together those really big ebook bundles with bonus offers? Crunchy Balm.

What I Spent, What We Ate | (for the first time in weeks!)

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I missed a week because of my nose surgery, and then I missed a week because of Thanksgiving last week…but I’m back now!We Week 1: $178.

A little bit of this, a little bit of that

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This post contains affiliate links. It’s time for a post full of random things! Ready? weeks post-op now. Yes, please. weeks on Instagram!)

It’s almost December. Here are my plans.

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It feels kind of like I just finished with my summer bucket list and now it’s December.  Buy and decorate a Christmas tree. need to rectify that. 

Some Cyber Monday deals you might want to check out

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This post contains affiliate links. But here are a few I thought you might appreciate. Target. Sweet! Third Day Naturals.

My 2016 Thankful List

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Every year on Thanksgiving, I publish a list of things I’m thankful for…small things, large things, things in-between.  Yay, Lisey! 6.

I am feeling SO much better.

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Monday morning, I got my cast off and splints out.  My nose is still swollen, of course, so this is not the final way my face will look. 

I have so much to be thankful for.

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Everyone has been just so kind to me since my surgery.  Chocolates and cookies are, as we know, very healing.). Sonia made me a little bunny. ).

A small nose update

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If you follow me on Instagram, you already know that on Monday, I had my nose surgery. Once those are out, I should feel a whole lot better.

What I Spent, What We Ate | I can’t think of an interesting title.

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I just gave up on that whole title thing, so let’s get to it! What I Spent. As I mentioned yesterday , I made two trips to Costco.  Week 1: $145.

A little pocket door patch

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(I apologize for the terrible lighting in these photos. My pocket door lives in a spot where there is NEVER any natural light.).

Dutch Oven Recommendations

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Amazon links are affiliate links. Which Dutch Oven do you use? Do you have a recommendation on what I should be looking for? Ashley. My two pots.

What I Spent, What We Ate | Aldi, and a little more Aldi

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Amazon links are affiliate links. First up, congrats to Betsy Butters, the winner of the Tomons desk lamp. That’s never happened before! Monday.

Five Frugal Things | Also: THE CUBS WON.

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Phew.  I was sweating bullets in that drama-filled game last night. One of our deck boards has two fairly large gaps.  mid-staining this summer.

A Tuesday Giveaway | Enter to win a wood + metal desk lamp!

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Amazon links are affiliate links. Recently, a company called Tomons emailed to see if I would do a giveaway for them.  Easy peasy. Giveaways

Oh hey, here are our pumpkins!

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Amazon links are affiliate links. Sonia was the last one standing this year. And we introduced them to the magic of pumpkin carving kits.

What I Spent, What We Ate | + a 10-month spending roundup

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What I Spent. Last Friday, I made an unpictured $69 shopping trip. bottle of maple syrup. And that’s at Aldi prices!). Week 1: $135.31. Monday.

Manager Hat + Worker Bee Hat = Productivity

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Basically, she sets aside some time to put on the manager hat, which means she strategizes and makes lists for herself.

Small Stuff

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I’m back to just four kids. My little visitors went home yesterday afternoon, so now I’m back to having just my four. Heh.). Miscellany

A small money-saving tip for Audible.com

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Amazon links are affiliate links.  See disclosure here. Start an Audible 30-day free trial, and you get two free audiobooks. Sweet! Book Reviews

I’ll be back tomorrow.

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One of my best friends went into labor last night, so I got up in the wee hours of the morning to pick up her kiddos.

What I Spent, What We Ate | Costco. Again!

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What I Spent. ended up having to go to Costco for the second time this month because I needed to return the light bulbs that I hated. October Totals.

Four Frugal Things (and one ironic NOT frugal thing. Oof.)

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Amazon links are affiliate links. See disclosure here. Let’s get the not-frugal thing out of the way first, ok? 1. Of library fines and fees.

How to rack up library late fees

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A guide for the uninitiated. 1. Never sign up for email notifications. Those automated emails that tell you books will be due soon?  Frugal Basics

Sonia and Zoe’s middle school curriculum

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Amazon links are affiliate links. I am not otherwise affiliated with any curriculum publishers. If yes, do you mind sharing that as well? Farhana.

Today is the last day for the free fall cleaning kit!

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This post contains affiliate links. Hey there, guys!  New customers, click here to get your free kit! hope you guys love your kits! __.

What I Spent, What We Ate | Sick Week

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I had a nice menu all planned out for this week and then on Sunday night, I caught the crud from Mr. FG and Joshua. What I Spent. Oohkay.  Monday.

Buy these now, enjoy savings in the future!

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I know a lot of you already placed an order with Grove (and some of you already got your order!  Diva Cup ($29.99). This would be $9.99 eCloth ($7.99).

Um, hi. I have some miscellany for you.

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I’m feeling a lot better! Thanks for all your kind words to me on Monday.  I rested like a champ that day (I read 2.5 Resting is not my forte.).

It’s that time again! I have freebies from Grove for you.

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Hey there, frugal people! And always, always an additional offer for existing customers! love that Grove does this.). Free shipping. Schweet.

I don’t feel good today.

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Bleah. Mr. FG and Joshua got a rather unfortunate cold last week, and the girls and I had miraculously not caught it the whole time they were sick.

What I Spent, What We Ate | It’s a new month!

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What I Spent. Let’s see…here’s a small $29.52 trip to Aldi. also made an unpictured $43.99 What We Ate. Monday. Tuesday. Wednesday.

Snow White, a survey site, and more

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Random randomness ahead! I got a great deal on a princess dress. And I think their friend’s mom is in on this too. tried out Opinion Outpost.

I’m getting a nose job. And it’s going to save me money.

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(I’m sorry. know that was a very click-baity title, but how often can one use the phrase “nose job” truthfully?  Sob.).