Stitch Fix | February 2019

The Frugal Girl

The post Stitch Fix | February 2019 appeared first on The Frugal Girl. This post contains affiliate links. It’s time for another Stitch Fix post, where I un-professionally model the things Stitch Fix sends me. (If

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2019 Christmas Savings Club

Family Balance Sheet

I promise I won’t start reciting Christmas carols, but while the holidays are still somewhat fresh in our minds, I think it would be a good idea to start planning for Christmas 2019. Step 1: Create a 2019 Christmas Budget.

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Our 2019 Financial Goal

Family Balance Sheet

In 2018, we decided to focus on just 2 main financial goals and before I share my 2019 goals I thought I would give you a recap on 2018. We hunkered down and paid our expected medical expenses and by the end of 2018, we were also able to save enough money to cover us for 2019.

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My Word for 2019

Family Balance Sheet

So will 2019 be any different for me? My word for 2019 is REDUCE. My plan is for 2019 to be different. I ran my 10th half marathon in 2018 and have 2 more races planned for 2019. In fact, I turn 50 in 2019. REDUCE is my word for 2019. One word.

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Eco-Friendly Properties – The Next Big Thing of 2019

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Along with smart homes, eco-friendly properties are likely to be a big property market trend for 2019. So why will eco-friendly properties be big in 2019? The post Eco-Friendly Properties – The Next Big Thing of 2019 appeared first on Prairie Eco-Thrifter. There’s no doubt that the world has become more conscious of environmental issues over recent years.

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Free Fishing Days 2019

For the Mommas

Free Fishing Days 2019 Haven’t fished in a while? The post Free Fishing Days 2019 appeared first on FTM. Remember the joy of catching a fish again for free! During National Fishing and Boating Week, most states offer free fishing days.

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Just Dance 2019 – PlayStation 4

For the Mommas

Best Buy has Just Dance 2019 […]. The post Just Dance 2019 – PlayStation 4 appeared first on FTM.

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Baby Freebies & Deals for 2019

For the Mommas

Baby Freebies & Deals for 2019 Have a baby at home? Here is the roundup of all the free baby samples and deals that you can score in 2019. The post Baby Freebies & Deals for 2019 appeared first on FTM.

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FREE Xbox Games Available for February 2019

For the Mommas

FREE Xbox Games Available for February 2019 Here’s a chance for the Xbox owners with Gold Subscription to score 5 FREE Xbox Games during the month of February. The post FREE Xbox Games Available for February 2019 appeared first on FTM.

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Game Day 2019 Freebies & Deals Round Up

For the Mommas

Game Day 2019 Freebies & Deals Round Up All football fans across America, here’s a great deal for you! We have rounded up some great offers on your favorite restaurants plus the hottest sweepstakes and instant win games for Games Day 2019.

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National Frozen Yogurt Day 2019 Round Up!

For the Mommas

National Frozen Yogurt Day 2019 Round Up! The post National Frozen Yogurt Day 2019 Round Up! Enjoy FREE and CHEAP yogurt on National Frozen Yogurt Day that is February 6th. You can stop by several Frozen Yogurt shops and pick up FREE yogurt.

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Free 2019 National Parks Entrance Days

For the Mommas

Free 2019 National Parks Entrance Days On four days in 2019, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone! The post Free 2019 National Parks Entrance Days appeared first on FTM.

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Smokey Mountain Cabin Rentals at Gatlinburg Falls Resorts

Stockpiling Moms

In late November I found myself planning a trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee. We have never taken a Multi-generational trip with the family and this was the perfect time to start planning. My Mom was. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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What I Spent, What We Ate | It’s the start of birthday season here

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links. February, March, and April hold 5/6 birthdays in our family, starting with Mr. FG and Zoe in February. Let the celebrations begin! What I Spent. I spent $84 at the grocery store, plus $25 on my Hungry Harvest. And oddly enough, I did not go to Aldi this week.

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Well, that was an unusual week!

The Frugal Girl

I didn’t really do any cooking this week because last Saturday, I flew out to Lake Tahoe to go skiing with my parents and my siblings.

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8 things I’ve learned in a year of drinking coffee

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links. Ok, well, almost a year. Up until this past year, tea has been my hot drink of choice. Chai, with sugar and heavy cream.).

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Target Beauty Box For January 2019 ONLY $7 Shipped

For the Mommas

It’s time to recharge, refresh, and refine with the new Target Beauty Box for January 2019 available for ONLY $7. The post Target Beauty Box For January 2019 ONLY $7 Shipped appeared first on FTM.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | New Year, Fresh Budget

The Frugal Girl

It’s 2019, so I’m starting out with a fresh $7800 budget to feed us this year. First, here’s how last year’s spending stacked up. 2018 Grocery Spending. January: $544. February: $588. March: $641. April: $728. May: $535. June: $749. July: $578. August: $498.

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My nest has emptied a little bit

The Frugal Girl

Joshua’s going to transfer to a four-year university this coming fall (fall 2019), but a few months ago, a pretty sweet opportunity arose for him to be able to move out on his own without having to pay rent. (It’s

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Homemade Granola Bars

The Frugal Girl

I wanted to link to this recipe recently, and I clicked on over to it only to discover that it was kind of a train wreck. Totally un-printable, with photos intermingled with directions and ingredients. It was 2009, what can I say? I didn’t know what I was doing!

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Book Nook: Love Big

Motherhood Moments

Love Big (Greenleaf Book Group, January 2019) is now available from Amazon and booksellers nationwide. Valentine's Day was last week, but that doesn't mean it's time to stop thinking about love and what that means - especially for little kids.

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How much should you spend on groceries? (and other grocery questions)

The Frugal Girl

I’ve gotten lots of questions in the new year about my grocery budget, so I thought I’d answer them here in a post, rather than emailing/responding to everyone’s comments. Less work for me, and then everyone can benefit! How many people are you feeding?

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Are you ready to see this?

The Frugal Girl

My freezer is actually empty! Clean! Defrosted! And I’m just about ready to plug it back in. After working through nearly everything from my last freezer post, I put the few remaining items in my kitchen freezer.

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1-Year Quicken Deluxe 2019 Software + 2 Bonus Months Only $32.99 Shipped (Reg $55)

For the Mommas

1-Year Quicken Deluxe 2019 Software + 2 Bonus Months Only $32.99 Shipped (Reg $55) Get 1-Year Quicken Deluxe 2019 Software + 2 Bonus Months for Only $32.99 (Reg $55) with free shipping at Amazon. The post 1-Year Quicken Deluxe 2019 Software + 2 Bonus Months Only $32.99

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I’m trying 12 cheap/free things that promise to make me happier

The Frugal Girl

Because trying things is fun. And watching other people try things is fun too! I mean, Gretchen Rubin wrote a whole book about trying happiness habits for a year, and the world was pretty interested in that.

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Tuesday Tip | Make some t-shirt rags

The Frugal Girl

If you have some old t-shirts lying around that are really, really no good for wearing or donating, cut them up into rags. Just get a sharp pair of scissors, cut out the neck edging and the seams, and cut the remaining fabric into your desired rag size.

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Five Frugal Things | ok, actually 10

The Frugal Girl

I used up some crystallized honey. I had two containers of pretty solid honey that I was tired of looking at. So I made a batch of chocolate chip granola bars. And a batch of energy balls. I made soup with my butternut squash. I got one from Hungry Harvest and it sat on my counter for a while.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | A very freezer-ful week

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. I skipped my Hungry Harvest this week because I was starting to get a little backlog of veggies. I love that it’s so easy to skip deliveries when this happens! (If If you want to try Hungry Harvest, you can get $5 off if you sign up through my referral link. ).

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What I Spent, What We Ate | I’m $19 over for the month

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. I spent $171 at the grocery store, plus $25 on my Hungry Harvest. So I’m at $196 , which is on the high side again. Partly this is because I keep having to buy all my proteins for the week since I don’t have a stash in my freezer!

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WIS, WWA | I got a lot of nights off!

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. I got my $25 Hungry Harvest box, of course. And I spent $140 at the grocery store. So my grocery spending totals $165 this week. February Spending. Week 1: $109. Week 2: $165. What We Ate. Saturday.

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Freezer Challenge | MAYBE the very last one

The Frugal Girl

I’ve been working on eating down the contents of my chest freezer for months now, and I’m finally nearing the end! Here’s how things started, as a reminder. The lid of my chest freezer has accumulated some condensation inside the lid, where it’s frozen.

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Five Frugal Things | My jeans broke. Again.

The Frugal Girl

Happy Monday, friends! I mended my bench cushion. We bought a table and chair set from Crate and Barrel some years ago and while the furniture is fine, the pads are less impressive. The bench cushion especially has been problematic, in that it shrinks when you wash it.

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How To Treat Ear Mites in Pets

Stockpiling Moms

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Cheap, Awesome Eats in Vegas

Shereen Travels Cheap

There used to be a time when you went to Vegas, gambled all day and could eat at a buffet for $8. Now, everything is $30pp and that counts as budget for Sin City. Well, not for me. I do indulge a bit in an expensive restaurant or buffet, but I try to use a coupon if I can.

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Time Management Tips for Busy Moms

Stockpiling Moms

Are you always struggling to stay on top of your schedule? With a teenager in the house who is always running from one event to the next, it can be tough to stay on track. That’s why I am. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Tuesday Tip | Get a free Mason jar set!

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links, which help support this site at no additional cost to you. I don’t usually share deals for Tuesday Tips, but I got an email yesterday letting me know about this and I wanted to share it.

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It's Time to Plan Your Summer Vacation

Shereen Travels Cheap

I know, some of us have finally just gotten out of winter, and some of you are still getting snow. Summer is the most expensive time to travel, with 75% of travelers going somewhere away from home June, July and August.

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Giveaway: The Wilted Flower District

Motherhood Moments

The Wilted Flower District will be available on Amazon and in select brick-and-mortar retailers as of January 2019. The Wilted Flower District is the second installment in the Forgotten Violets series by author Martin Niewood.

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Taxes. A shrimp recipe. FIRE. And updates on Sixth Continent.

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links. I did my taxes and I am relieved. It turns out that I earned less money than I thought I did and oddly, that’s a relief to me, That’s because I’m ending up owing a lot less money than I thought I would. Woohoo!

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The Best Times to Drive for Lyft

The Budget Diet

These days it seems like just about everyone has a side hustle. And with ridesharing services such as Lyft quickly replacing traditional taxis, it’s no surprise that driving for Lyft is becoming a more and more popular side. Read More >. The post The Best Times to Drive for Lyft appeared first on The Budget Diet. Side Gigs

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Tuesday Tip | Eat what’s cheap right now.

The Frugal Girl

Before you decide what to buy and cook each week, consider what’s available inexpensively right now. What’s on sale? What’s in season? What’s already in your freezer/fridge/pantry that needs to be used? Using what you have before it goes bad is a very cheap option!).

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Home Chef vs Blue Apron vs Plated | What Meal Service is Right for You?

The Budget Diet

We’ve been inundated with home meal services in the last couple of years. If you’re a podcast fan, you probably hear about a new one every other week from hosts who rave about the delicious, meals they’ve served their. Read More >. The post Home Chef vs Blue Apron vs Plated | What Meal Service is Right for You? appeared first on The Budget Diet. Smart Food

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Consumer Critique: Maple Holistics

Motherhood Moments

I prefer to use natural-based products, so I was happy to collaborate with Maple Holistics and review their Silk18 shampoo. The shampoo has a blend of 18 silk amino acids (giving it its name).