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Deal: The Snow Queen at Arden Theatre Company

Frugal Philly Mom

Save 50% on tickets to select upcoming performances of The Snow Queen at Arden Theatre Company – F. Otto Haas Theatre! Based on Hans Christian Anderson’s classic fairy tale, “The Snow Queen” transports audiences on a journey through the four seasons. When Gerda’s best friend is captured by the Snow Queen, it is up to her to rescue him from the icy palace. “The Snow Queen” celebrates the adventure of growing up and the magical power of friendship.

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Deal: Live Production of The Rainbow Fish at Merriam Theater

Frugal Philly Mom

Save on tickets to the Live Production of The Rainbow Fish at Kimmel Center-Merriam Theater ! Tickets start at only $19. Now more than ever, the messages at the heart of “The Rainbow Fish” — share, be kind, help those in need — are the messages we need to hear. This colorful and joyous stage production of the acclaimed children’s books sparkles and shines for the whole family. Grab this deal now HERE ! Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 / 3:00pm | $19 – $23.

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Deal: George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker by Pennsylvania Ballet

Frugal Philly Mom

Save on select upcoming performances of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker by Pennsylvania Ballet at the Academy of Music! Tickets start at $45! Delight in the Philadelphia region’s beloved holiday tradition with Pennsylvania Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker” at Academy of Music.

Deal: Disney Junior Holiday Party! On Tour at Tower Theater

Frugal Philly Mom

Save on tickets to Disney Junior Holiday Party! On Tour at Tower Theater on Saturday, Nov. Connect, dance, sing and party with your kids and their favorite Disney characters! The “Disney Junior Holiday Party!” ” is a perfect way for the whole family to celebrate the season. Featuring imaginative decorations and special guest appearances, Tower Theatre is the place to be for holiday fun. Grab these tickets now HERE ! Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 / 4:00pm | $15. .

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Everything you wanted to know about Fincon!

The Frugal Girl

Last week, I went to Fincon19, my very first blogging conference. Well, actually, I think it was the first conference of any type I’ve gone to in my 41 years on this planet. You guys said you wanted to hear more about it, so I’m here to answer some questions!

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Five Frugal Things | CVS “savings” are inflated.

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here. See item #2 regarding CVS! I used the wifi at the dermatology office to research CVS deals. I had to get my stitches out (I had a mole removed, not cancerous, thankfully!),

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Five Frugal Things | I mended a sweater and I am quite excited about it.

The Frugal Girl

I asked for a ThredUp discount. Sonia found me a $14 Ann Taylor cashmere sweater, and when it arrived, we discovered it had a small hole in it.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | A week of requests

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. I spent $148 this week on an embarrassing number of stops! In addition to Costco, I have five other stops recorded. It was not my most organized week, to be sure. But hey, at least I am on budget this week. October Spending. Week 1: $260 (!). Week 2: $148. What We Ate. Saturday.

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Five Frugal Things | a $217 medical bill error, for starters!

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here. I discovered a $217 medical billing error. People: Always check your Explanation of Benefits statements!

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Lazy Daisy Cake Recipe

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here. Years ago, at the request of my children, I got this Lazy Daisy cake recipe from my mom.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | Does anyone NEED Nutella?

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. I spent $128 at the grocery store and $25 on my Hungry Harvest box. What’s Hungry Harvest? ). This means I’d be starting October right on budget, but…I went to Costco last night. We know how that goes.

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Stitch Fix September 2019 | I’m going to sell a few things

The Frugal Girl

Thanks to Sonia for taking the pictures of me. This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here. Well, I am at least going to try! an epic sweater from a previous fix.

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Five Frugal Things | & I need costume-selling input!

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here. I listed 9 Halloween costumes for sale. I had six that had belonged to Mr. FG and me, plus three kid costumes. Hopefully people are in costume-shopping mode right about now.

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Five Frugal Things | My costumes are selling now!

The Frugal Girl

I sold four costumes! You guys were 100% right when you said that eBay was a better place to offload costumes. I had them listed for a couple of weeks on Facebook with almost no bites, but since I listed them on eBay last week, I’ve sold four.

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Roasted Red Pepper and Basil Mayo

The Frugal Girl

I’ve mentioned using this roasted red pepper and basil mayo on croissant chicken sandwiches several times, and while I did share the ingredients in a menu post, that’s not exactly the most accessible way to share a recipe.

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Homemade Ham and Swiss Roll-Ups (Homemade Hot Pocket dough with no yeast!)

The Frugal Girl

This homemade hot pocket dough with no yeast (and a ham and cheese filling) comes together in just a few minutes. This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here.

What I Spent, What We Ate | Costco is always the culprit.

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. We spent $150.52 at the grocery store this week, which means I would have been right on budget. Except there was a Costco trip that totaled $31 (two chickens plus floss and toothpaste.). On a related note, here are the top ten things I buy at Costco.

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WIS, WWA | We got takeout twice, but we’re still on budget!

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here. What I Spent. I didn’t do a full grocery shop this week…we just had a few small stops, which added up to $43.

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How to make homemade Orange Julius

The Frugal Girl

The recipe for homemade Orange Julius has been on my blog for ages, but it was paired with the Strawberry Syrup recipe. This was super annoying when you were just googling for the Orange Julius recipe (as I have done many times!). So, I wanted to give this its own post.

8 ways to save money at FinCon

The Frugal Girl

I’m a first-timer but I found a lot of ways to save money at Fincon. Frugal people are gonna be frugal, no matter where they are!

Five Frugal Things | free shipping at CBD.com + 4 more

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here. I signed up for a free month of CVS’s CarePass. I was in there using some ExtraBucks, and the associate told me about CarePass.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | Next one will be September!

The Frugal Girl

I am definitely ready for some slightly cooler weather, but I’m also a little sad that our summer break is coming to an end. But, it’s going to end no matter how I feel about it, so I’m going to focus on the fact that I am getting pretty tired of hot and humid weather.

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I got my soffit painted!

The Frugal Girl

I’ve been putting this project off because it’s been so hot here for so long. But we finally got a break in the weather and I had a day with not too many obligations. Time to sand and paint! We have plywood soffits on our house, and I sanded and painted the back one a few years ago.

What’s a mastermind group? and more related questions.

The Frugal Girl

Lots of you had mastermind questions after I posted about FinCon, so even though this is a little off-topic, I’m going to answer them here. What the heck is a mastermind group? Mastermind groups are not unique to blogging.

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Our second Ohio trip, in photos

The Frugal Girl

We finally crossed this off of our summer bucket list , just in the nick of time. One of my best friends, Mia, used to live here, but in 2018, she and her kids moved to Ohio. Sonia and Zoe and I visited them last August , and we went for another visit this August.

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this and that | 6 miscellanous things!

The Frugal Girl

I’ve got a collection of randomness for you today, frugal people. The FTC says you should pick credit monitoring from Equifax. Hat tip to WilliamB for sending me the article! The FTC recommends that you choose the credit monitoring option from Equifax.

5 Tips for Delicious Chicken Breasts

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here. Over in the Frugal Girl Facebook group (Click here to join! I approve readers promptly.),

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Five Frugal Things | Vintage fashion modification, for one

The Frugal Girl

I modified a vintage top for Sonia. She had a green silk long-sleeved top (kindly given to her) that had a lot of irreparable damage in the armhole area, along with several previous repairs. I suggested that we just give up on the sleeves and make it a sleeveless shirt instead.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | 0% fancy this week

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. I only spent $69 at the store this week, plus $25 on my Hungry Harvest box. So, a pretty cheap week! September Grocery Spending. Week 1: $123. Week 2: $182. Week 3: $94. What We Ate. It was not a heavy kitchen week for me this go-round.

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Five Frugal Things | I’m amazed about the second one!

The Frugal Girl

Time for some mid-week frugality. Ready? I’ve sold $130 worth of books on eBay. While decluttering the office, Mr. FG and I found a bunch of books that we no longer needed. So, I went on an eBay listing spree, and as a result, I’ve sold $130 worth of books.

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Five Frugal Things | eBay, snacks, audiobooks, and frozen pizza!

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here. I listed a whole bunch of books on eBay. I decluttered two bookshelves, which left me with a big pile of books to get rid of.

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How to make a chalkboard from an ugly framed print

The Frugal Girl

2019 note: this post is a few years old, back when sponsored posts had to be published on a separate page. I really like the chalkboards I made for this post, though, so I thought this deserved a spot on the actual blog. Remember when I ventured into the world of stain last summer ?

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It’s going to be imperfect. Keep trying anyway.

The Frugal Girl

The other day, I opened a new bar of soap from Third Day Naturals, and I set the wax paper wrapper aside to add to my compost. That was a nice no-waste feeling, and it lasted for a brief moment.

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How to make homemade grape jelly (from prepared juice)

The Frugal Girl

(This recipe, which I published in 2008, is still making the rounds on Pinterest, but it didn’t have a printable recipe. Such things did not exist in 2008. So, here it is, updated with a printable.).

The Best Chicken Brinerade

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WIS, WWA | I did not blow my budget at Costco. (!)

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. I made it out to Costco, where I spent $45. Then I spent $73 at Aldi plus one other regular grocery store, and $16 at the produce stand. So, amazingly enough, I went to Costco and did not have an over-budget week. WHAT EVEN IS THIS???? I’m at $134 for the week. August Spending.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | We certainly ate out less!

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here. We had much better week for eating in than last week , which is admittedly a low standard. What I Spent. I spent $113 at Aldi and then $25 at another store.

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Holiday Gift Guide for Women 2019

Stockpiling Moms

We are sharing Christmas Gift Ideas for Women to help you with your gift giving list! Christmas is right around the corner and if you are having a difficult time coming up with creative gifts we are. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. Gift Guide Holiday Gift Guide for Women 2019

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Five Frugal Things | 20’s haircut, a fabric shaver, applesauce, and more

The Frugal Girl

I gave Sonia a haircut. After watching Downton Abbey and seeing Edith’s 1920s haircut, she was itching for a change. So, we cut off a few inches and she is loving her new, shorter ‘do! (I

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DIY 3 Ingredient Strawberry Pancake Syrup

The Frugal Girl

A version of this recipe has been on my blog for several years, but it’s waaay back in the archives. And it was sharing a post with the orange julius recipe , which made it sort of inconvenient to just look up the strawberry syrup recipe. (I I discovered this when I went to look it up myself!).

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Costume Photos! (2019)

The Frugal Girl

Our costumes are largely not frugal, so…here’s a Saturday post for you, where I can be non-frugal for a moment. Zoe went as Michael Jackson from the Thriller music video. We tried really hard to find a secondhand version on eBay, but nothing was small enough.

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Stop Paying Too Much for Insurance

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Are you paying too much for insurance? Don’t be surprised if you are because about two-thirds of adults pay more than they need to for life, auto, health and home coverage. How does that happen? In most cases, as people age and establish better credit scores, they have access to all sorts of discounts and fee reductions that weren’t available to them when they were younger. How can you know whether you’re over-paying for your current policies?

Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers 2019

Stockpiling Moms

We are sharing Gift Ideas for Travelers to help you with your gift giving list! Christmas is right around the corner and if you are having a difficult time coming up with creative gifts we are here. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. Gift Guide Holiday Gift Guide for Travel 2019

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