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Five Frugal Things

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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.

How to make Cinnamon Knots

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Just want the PDF printable cinnamon knots recipe?  Click here! Stupid short days!). Done is better than perfect. Softened butter, melted butter. 

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Our Christmas tree

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I’m usually too lazy to get the tripod out when I take pictures, but I drug it out last night like a responsible picture-taking person.

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).

An update on my Bali Elf flats, 2.5 years later

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A couple of years ago, my cheap black flats gave out on me because the faux leather started flaking off. The shoes right after I got them. So, 2.5

What I learned in 2016

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This is going to be kind of an off-topic post, so if you hate that kind of thing, you can stop here! 2016 was kind of a weird year for me.

Today’s the last day to get your Mrs. Meyer’s cleaning set!

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This post contains affiliate links. It’s yours free with your first $20 purchase, and you get free shipping too. Happy cleaning, everyone!

Remember the jars I was melting wax out of?

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This post contains affiliate links. In case you missed that, my tip for neatly getting wax out of candle jars is right here. Oh, right. However! Sweet.

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

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It’s been a while since I wrote one of these.  What I Spent. That’s a pretty good price for feeding six people. Anyway! Week 1: $164.64.

52 New Recipes | week one

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In 2017, I’m committing to trying one new dinner recipe per week. Can I stick with it? Time will tell. Allllrighty! This week’s new recipe.

Answers to some Christmas questions

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When I posted our Christmas pictures on Monday , you guys had a few questions for me about Christmas shopping and kids. Christmas

Need some fresh cleaning supplies for the new year?

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This post contains affiliate links. Anyway. And you get free shipping too, so your only out of pocket cost is the $20 of merchandise from Grove. Yay!).

Just a few Christmas pictures

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I didn’t take as many Christmas Day photos as I have in years past …but I do have a few to share. Isn’t it great? This one is mine.

A new feature for 2017!

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Apologies for the inadvertent radio silence here this week! I’ve been very very busy being very not-productive. Just take the photo.).

Merry Christmas!

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Cue annual pea coat photo: We also did a terrible-faces-pea-coat-photo.  Not to brag, but we’re apparently pretty good at this. Christmas

A very small cleaning-wax-out-of-jar-candles tip

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I know that most of you are going to be busy in the next few days getting ready for the holidays and the same is true here at my house.

I really love my tea kettle.

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This post contains affiliate links. Mr. FG and the kids bought the Capresso electric kettle (recommended by Cook’s Illustrated) for me 2.5

Today I am…

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nursing a cold I came down with on Friday. grateful that at least I didn’t come down with it on Christmas weekend. drinking a green smoothie.

What I Spent, What We Ate | I am spending all the dollars.

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What I Spent. Let’s see.  I went to Costco to buy toothpaste, floss, coffee, and frozen fruit ( $62.51). And at Aldi I spent 117.82. What else?

December bits and pieces

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I took part in the Cuisinart recall. tried calling the phone number, but it was very backed up.  And a new, free blade should be on its way.

What we think of the Luxi mattress so far

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FG and I have been sleeping on our Luxi mattress for several months now and you guys have been asking for an update. So, here you go!

It’s the annual cookie guessing game!

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It’s that time of year again! Either story works). Ready for the guessing cookies? For example: 1-person x. 2-person y. 3-person z. and so on.

Win a $50 Third Day Naturals prize!

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They make all kinds of affordable, natural products like soap, lip balm, body butter, sugar scrub, and more. The Giveaway. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. 

What I Spent, What We Ate |December, week two!

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What I Spent. Guys, I had a very here-and-there grocery week.  And also, Aldi has a larger selection of spices than normal right now, for the holidays.

Five Frugal Things | Rice, French Toast, Coupons, and Moles

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I feel like it’s been forever since I wrote one of these! 1. made rice pudding to use up leftover rice. made French toast with marked-down bread.

About our Myrtle Beach trip

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Since it was last-minute, we ended up booking a condo we don’t usually stay in, in an area we don’t usually stay in. yuck). salad, maybe?”

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.