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Healthy Stuffed Lasagna Boats

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My sister has been the queen of healthy eating lately! She keeps making these amazing recipes and passing them on to me. This Healthy Stuffed Lasagna Boats recipe has quickly become. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Recipes that use Pudding

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Recipes that use Pudding are very abundant on StockpilingMoms. It is very easy to find several boxes of pudding in my pantry, along with cake mixes, brownie mixes, and such! I am not sure this. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Ways to Encourage Children in Their Faith

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Here are some Ways to Encourage Children in Their Faith. The numbers are startling and trending in the wrong direction. More and more we’re seeing that kids that have grown up in the Church are. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Where I found money in February

Family Balance Sheet

Finding extra money has become a game for me. Over the years, I have found money through rebates, refunds, online sales, and even the ground. Yep, I found a $20 bill on a morning run at the beach! I have used the extra money to pay off debt, fund family trips, or build up our Christmas savings.

Why is your home not being bought?

Frugal Shopping With Julie

Selling a house the right way? Anything but easy; it happens again and again that advertised properties receive little attention. The wrong season, bad pictures, too high a price: The reasons can be varied, explains it with the expert adviser. Interview with the expert.

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The 10 elements to develop an effective purchasing department

Frugal Shopping With Julie

We have already made it clear in another publication what supply is , so now we are going to review in detail what the purchasing or acquisitions department is, what its functions, objectives and characteristics are, as well as its importance within any company, its processes and best practices to develop an efficient purchasing department.

Silver Lining Thursday

The Frugal Girl

Last week, a reader suggested that it would be helpful to think about the silver linings that have come with a year of pandemic life. So, I thought we’d do that today in lieu of a normal Thankful Thursday. It’s kinda like Thankful Thursday, but with a twist.

My Honest Review: I donated plasma to earn money!

Family Balance Sheet

I donated my plasma to earn extra money–here’s my honest review. On New Year’s Eve, I was loafing around and surfing Facebook when I caught a post from a good friend who shared that she had just made over $600 in one month by donating plasma.

Meet a Frugal Girl Reader | K D

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This week, we’re meeting Kate, who goes by K D in the comments. Whenever I see her name pop up in the reader comment notifications, I feel happy because I know she will always have something interesting to contribute, and she is unfailingly kind and positive! Tell us a little about yourself.

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Thankful Thursday |

The Frugal Girl

New here? Thankful Thursday is a weekly practice we’ve been doing to help us all pay attention to the good that is around us, even in the midst of really hard times. It’s a $0 mood booster. This week I am thankful: that Lisey took my van to be cleaned.

Meet a Frugal Girl Reader | Jody S.

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Today, we get to meet Jody S., another familiar name from the comment section here. Tell us a little about yourself. Jody and her husband in West Virginia, her home state. My name is Jody, and I’m in my 40s.

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Five Frugal Things | gluten-free adventures

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I bought some name-brand gluten-free pretzels on sale. There are a number of specialty gluten-free brands out there, but some mainstream manufacturers sell gluten-free items too and those seem to be cheaper than the specialty brands.

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WIS, WWA | a not-icy one

The Frugal Girl

Last week, it was snowing as I typed the Friday post. And today, it’s sunny and pretty much all the snow and ice has melted. Also, I saw buds on some plants while we walked this morning. So it really feels like spring is coming! What I Spent.

Our Family Finances Update: January 2021

Family Balance Sheet

January 2021 was a month of extremes in my family’s finances. On one side, it could go down as a very resourceful month. We found over $1600 in extra cash…and on the other side…well, you should scroll down for the details! Found Money in January: $1681.

How to make DIY instant microwave oatmeal for one

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By request, after I mentioned adding a carrot to my oats! Aside from maybe fried mush , oatmeal is one of the cheapest breakfast foods I can think of. Oatmeal with peaches (which I froze this summer when I bought boxes of discounted bruised peaches).

Book Nook: Step-by-Step Studio - Drawing Concepts and Drawing Lifelike Subjects

Motherhood Moments

I recently had the chance to review Step - by - Step Studio: Drawing Concepts and Step - by - Step Studio: Drawing Lifelike Subjects. These two books were great to review, since my daughter has been wanting to improve her abilities in drawing, especially lifelike people.

All the Marrakech Musts

Shereen Travels Cheap

On our last Destination Date Night, we "traveled" to Marrakech. Since we learned a lot of cool things to see and do and eat, I thought I'd share some of these things with you if you've been thinking about planning a trip once this is all over and we're welcomed back into the world.

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Five Frugal Things | Prunes: now extra-dry!

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I have been eating some extremely dry prunes. In my pantry clean-out, I found a container of forgotten-about prunes. At this point, their texture is reminiscent of shoe-leather.

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Taking a Marrakech Staycation

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It's that time again. We're on another Destination Date Night and this time we hit up Marrakech, Morocco. This has been on my list for a while, and it's giving me serious vacation longing.

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How I fight food waste at breakfast & lunch | in photos

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I have often mentioned that I employ breakfast and lunch as use-it-up meals for myself, and I’ve shared some of my tactics here and in my food waste course. oatmeal with berries and walnuts from my freezer.

Book Nook: Laxmi's Mooch

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Laxmi ’s Mooch by Shelly Anand, illustrated by Nabi H.

Thankful Wednesday

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A bunch of you yesterday raised an eyebrow at me saying I added a carrot to my oatmeal. And multiple people were wondering how I make an individual serving of oatmeal. yesterday’s carrot! I was going to do a post about that today, but I need more time to put that together.

Why You Need to Add Tennessee to Your Bucket List

Shereen Travels Cheap

You might think of music and good food when you think of Tennessee. But really, those two things are only part of what Tennessee has to offer.

WIS, WWA | I ordered a Butcher Box

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What I Spent. Mr. FG picked up a few things at Target for $14. And guess what! I finally went to BJ’s myself! First impressions : a whole lot like going to Costco. I spent $52 there. Then I made a $47 trip to Harris Teeter. I got a $25 Hungry Harvest box.

Five Frugal Things | plus a fail

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Scroll down for the fail. We’re starting with wins first! I mended an armpit hole. This is an American Giant item; it’s basically a hooded heavy-duty t-shirt and last time I took it off, I noticed it had sprung a hole in the underarm.

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Thankful Thursday | bring on the oranges

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New here? We’ve been making thankful lists every week, as a way of hunting for the good that’s still here even in the midst of tough times. Join us in the comments! This week, I am thankful: that my canker sore is gone.

Music MInute: Let's Go! Laurie Berkner

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Legendary children's musician Laurie Berkner has hurdled pandemic-related obstacles to bring her 14 th album, Let ’s Go ! to children and families. Let ’s Go !

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Movie Minute: Raya and the Last Dragon

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"Raya and the Last Dragon” takes us on an exciting, epic journey to the fantasy world of Kumandra, where humans and dragons lived together long ago in harmony. But when an evil force threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity.

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Parenting Pointers: How to Raise Confident Kids Who Aren’t Afraid to Lead

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Image via Pexels Do you want to raise a confident child who’s not afraid to chase her dreams? In order for children to grow up secure, confident, and self-motivated, parents must instill leadership skills from an early age.

WIS, WWA | oh hey, more of the white stuff

The Frugal Girl

Hello from my icy home! Well, my home isn’t icy. It’s just icy outside of my home (with a sprinkling of snow on top). I am very thankful it’s not cold inside my house and I feel terrible for all the Texans who have been cold this week.

Book Nook: Let's Learn About Chemistry

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I recently had a chance to review Let's Learn About Chemistry , a book written by children's science educator Stephanie Ryan.

Book Nook: Through a Sober Lens Lens

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Alcoholism is one of the biggest public health crises in the United States today, and it has been for generations.

Movie Minute: Dolphin Island

Motherhood Moments

Just in time for Spring Break, the heartfelt new family-film DOLPHIN ISLAND is out on all major VOD and streaming platforms across the US.

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Thankful Thursday | a late one

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New here? Thankful Thursday is our weekly (free!) practice to help us hunt for the good, even in the midst of tough times. Join us in the comments if you need a mood boost. This week, I am thankful: that we had blue skies yesterday.

Meet a Frugal Girl reader | Kristin from Going Country

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This year, I wanted to add in a feature that I think will be fun for all of you. You all hear from me a LOT, since, uh, I’m the only one who writes here, officially. Well, hi! It’s me! Writer of many words! But I am most certainly not the only frugal soul who hangs out around here.

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Meet a Frugal Girl Reader | Battra92

The Frugal Girl

This week, we’re mixing it up and meeting a male Frugal Girl reader, one who has been reading since almost the very, very beginning. Battra has some lovely fall colors in his yard. Tell us a little about yourself. Hmm, let’s see. I don’t think I am all that interesting.

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Sonia’s bookshelf | Before and After

The Frugal Girl

Unlike me, Sonia is a person who loves to own books. I like to read books and then get rid of them, which is why the library is my favorite thing. You can read books without storing them! On the rare occasion when I need to buy a book, I almost always immediately resell it on eBay.

Our blue tree (plus three winners)

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Inside today’s post: winners from all three of the recent giveaways I’ve had, plus I’m gonna show you what we did with our blue Christmas tree! Cookie-guessing answers. We’ll start with this since you are probably on pins and needles the most about this winner.

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Fun Freetime: Cubekins

Motherhood Moments

I recently had a chance to see a screener of a new Christian faith-based show for kids called Cubekins. The show provides family-friendly content designed for kids ages 3-8 and was created by two homeschooling dads and their families.

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Book Nook: Sing Out!

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The Secret Mountain , a Montreal-based publisher marking their 20th anniversary of publishing award-winning music-forward children’s books, just released a new book - Sing Out! Six Classic Folk Songs for Tomorrow.

Fun Freetime: Bluey

Motherhood Moments

The new season of hugely popular Emmy-winning series, Bluey, returned on February 5 with a batch of brand-new episodes airing on Disney Channel (during the Disney Junior block) and in DisneyNOW. Among the must-see episodes is a special story featuring Robert Irwin!

Five Frugal Things | preserving jalapenos

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Happy Tuesday! Time for some frugal goodness. I brined some jalapeños. My last Hungry Harvest box included a bag of big jalapeños. I love hot peppers, and I’ve been eating them pretty regularly, but I was worried that they might go bad before I got to all of them.

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My Word for 2021

Family Balance Sheet

Choosing a word to focus on for the New Year has been very popular over the years. I joined the crowd many years ago only to completely forget about my word by mid-March. But 2019 was different. My word was REDUCE.

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