Stockpiling Moms

Delicious Weight Watchers FreeStyle Plan Pork Recipes

Stockpiling Moms

Pork is the other white meat that so often gets overlooked but is a great addition to your menu. If you are on the WW FreeStyle Plan, you will love this list of great recipes featuring pork front and. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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How To Make A Rustic Floral Wreath

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I love making cute decor to rotate during different seasons. This Rustic Floral Wreath craft idea is so simple and inexpensive but beautiful. You can personalize it easily with a large monogram. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Easy Resurrection Rolls for Easter Morning

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One of the traditions in our home is that I make Resurrection Rolls for Easter Morning. This is something that is symbolic of the true meaning of Easter. They are so easy to make and taste delicious! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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The Mazda CX – 9 is the perfect family car for travel

Stockpiling Moms

We just had the opportunity to test drive a 2019 Mazda CX-9 during spring break. As you know we spent the week in Orlando, FL. Driving a new car for the week was a great way to see if it is a fit for. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. Travel Reviews The Mazda CX - 9 is the perfect family car for travel

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Five Frugal Things | PT, a free date night, braces, and more

The Frugal Girl

We had a bargain-full date night. First, we had subs at Jersey Mike’s, using the Sixth Continent gift card I ordered last week. Then we stopped at Rita’s, where I had a coupon for a free Italian ice, due to my birthday coming up this week.

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Tuesday Tip | Expect to be rather terrible at first.

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. When you are trying something new, whether it’s budgeting, bread baking, menu planning, cooking, sewing, or any number of other things, you should expect to be rather terrible at first.

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Book Nook: Mosquito Creek Detective Club

Motherhood Moments

Seven ordinary kids have extraordinary adventures as they recognize and unravel clues missed by experienced adults.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | I have $75 left for April.

The Frugal Girl

First, a little clarification. Yesterday I mentioned that as a second-generation homeschooler, I haven’t felt worried about how well my kids would do. What I meant is that I’ve already been through the process, so I know it can work.

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ThredUp Rescue Box Review | the fails

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. In case you missed Monday’s post, I recently took a bit of a risk and ordered a $100 rescue box from ThredUp *.

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Some things that are making me happy

The Frugal Girl

Because this is a very good exercise to do on the regular. Join me in the comments! The trees are getting leaves. The myriad oaks in our neighborhood are still just sporting ugly flowers, but almost everything else suddenly has baby green leaves.

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How to Declutter Without Creating Trash

The Frugal Girl

Last updated March 30, 2019. Though I forgot to mention this in my review of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Kondo’s persistent mentions of the hundreds of bags of trash she’s helped her clients throw out…well, it made me a little twitchy.

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Book Nook: What Will You Do, My Deer?

Motherhood Moments

So many kids get asked: "What do you want to be when you grow up?" For some kids, they've always wanted to be a teacher, or firefighter, or police officer.

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Five Frugal Things | Free soap pump, Goodwill silverware, and more

The Frugal Girl

I called Method about their soap dispensers. I like foaming soap because it seems to be a lot less wasteful than regular liquid soap. But the last two dispensers I got from Method became nearly unusable after just one refill. The top just stayed down when you pressed it.).

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Tuesday Tip | Think about dinner BEFORE dinnertime

The Frugal Girl

If you are a person who can come up with great ideas on the fly simply by looking through your fridge/pantry, then you just keep on being you. (I’m I’m envious of your skills, and this post is not for you.).

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ThredUp Rescue Box Review | The keepers

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. I recently took a bit of a risk and ordered a $100 rescue box of size small tops from ThredUp *.

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10 Tips for Introverted Moms

The Frugal Girl

This post was last updated in April 2019. When I wrote about the downsides of homeschooling , I mentioned that having the kids home all the time can be a little bit exhausting if you’re an introvert. (A A simple definition is that an introvert gains energy by being alone.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | Sunday was a bit of a fail.

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. What I Spent. I spent $144 at the grocery store, plus $25 on my Hungry Harvest. So, $169 to start out April.

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March Happiness Update + April’s Challenge

The Frugal Girl

In 2019, I’m trying one new habit per month that A) promise to increase my happiness levels and B) costs little to nothing. In January, I used my phone less. Definitely will keep doing this.). In February, I tried a gratitude journal. This was not a keeper of a habit for me. One month was enough !).

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Is it cheaper to make trail mix or to buy it?

The Frugal Girl

For years, I have wondered if it’s cheaper to: a) make my own trail mix with Aldi ingredients. b) buy the pre-mixed Aldi trail mix. If I didn’t have a blog, I’d probably just spend the rest of my life wondering.

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Five Frugal Things | Leaves, a longboard, cheap weights, and more!

The Frugal Girl

We cleared our own leaves. For a variety of reasons, we never cleaned up our yard leaves last fall. So I got an estimate from someone to blow them and take them away for yard waste recycling. 300, they said. Which suddenly made me want to pick up our leaf blower. leaf blowing; a dirty business.

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8 thoughts after a year of owning a cat

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links. At the beginning of 2018, we adopted a 7 year old cat from the local animal shelter. I’m not gonna lie; I was pretty apprehensive about this.

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My jeans split, my scale is discontinued, ThredUp photos are coming!

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. I’ve got some miscellany for you all today! I gave up on that one pair of jeans. You know how I’ve mended them a bunch of times?

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Never…

The Frugal Girl

“Never let. the things you want. make you forget. the things you have.”. Sanchita Pandey. The post Never… appeared first on The Frugal Girl. Quotes

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Tuesday Tip | Pay attention to what you do every day, week, or month.

The Frugal Girl

It is true that occasional big financial decisions (house buying, car buying, private jet buying) are massively important when it comes to your financial situation. But most of us grasp the gravity of these decisions.

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Tips for Greener Travel

Shereen Travels Cheap

Monday is Earth Day, so I've been thinking about ways I can make my travels greener and more eco-friendly.

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You only live once…

The Frugal Girl

I’d like to hear your comments on your balance between “You only live once” (so spend) and needing to be responsible and save. I’m naturally frugal but sometimes I do have to think “Laura, you only live once — spend it!” ” Do you have these moments?

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Tuesday Tip | Fix tarnished jewelry with foil + baking soda

The Frugal Girl

Ok, plus salt and vinegar too. But the post title was getting a bit long. If you’ve got some tarnished jewelry, you should really give this Apartment Therapy tutorial a try.

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Fun Freetime: Rain or Shine Activities That Are Sure to Be a Hit for the Whole Family

Motherhood Moments

Warm weather and longer days are right around the corner, which could mean more sunshine along with sun showers. Spring gives us the perfect reason to plan for a weekend getaway or plan some fun activities with the whole family right at home.

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Flash Sale: $13.99 for Admission to Crayola Experience

Frugal Philly Mom

This deal is valid now through 9am on Saturday, April 20, 2019. No need to look for coupons or promo codes. Just grab these deal HERE online now. Purchase your tickets now HERE. Tickets are valid for 1 year after purchase. Buy now and use later! For more info please visit CrayolaExperience.com. Disclosure / Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. Deals

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Review: Sockwell's Graduated Compression Socks

Shereen Travels Cheap

As a person who travels quite a lot, walks a ton on each trip, and is on her feet all day when going to a day job, good footwear and compression socks are a must. Being short, my feet don't really reach the floor comfortably on the plane, so it's hard for me to maintain circulation in my lower legs.

2019 141

How We Homeschool in High School

The Frugal Girl

Hi Kristen, I’ve been a reader of your blog for a few years. I’m a homeschool mom of 4 from Washington state, and my oldest, 13, is getting ready to start high school next year.

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Six things I learned from submitting medical claims myself

The Frugal Girl

As most of you know, this past year I had to submit out-of-network claims to our insurance on my own. And geez, it sure was a process! But I am delighted to tell you that yesterday, we finally got a pile of checks for the bills we’d submitted. Hallelujah!

2019 187

Tuesday Tip | There are 42 weeks until Christmas.

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate/referral links. I know Christmas is a weird thing to think about in March. But if you start doing something now to prepare for the holidays, you could save yourself a lot of financial stress in December. And January.

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The Annenberg Center Presents the 2019 Philadelphia Children’s Festival, May 2-4!

Frugal Philly Mom

The Annenberg Center presents the 34th annual Philadelphia Children’s Festival, May 2 through 4. The 2019 Children’s Festival features three days of the best in contemporary family-friendly entertainment on stage, plus a host of hands-on activities in the outdoor PlazaMania.

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Five Frugal Things | I sold stuff. Yay me!

The Frugal Girl

I sold an outgrown bike. I used Facebook marketplace and no lie, the bike was picked up and paid for in less than an hour. At full price. I was so impressed! I sold the girls’ scooters for them. They used to love these, but they’ve outgrown ’em.

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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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World Wisdom: Rescue® Pest Control

Motherhood Moments

The love we have for our furry friends is immeasurable. They teach us how to love unconditionally. As their guardian, ensuring they are well taken care of all year long is a priority. With the fluctuating weather the nation has been experiencing, bugs are just as confused and your pets are likely suffering. Each season has a rotation of bugs that cannot survive in other seasons. It is the circle of life and keeps nature running smoothly.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | plus a slightly snarky story

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links. In case you happen to be new here: every Friday I write a post detailing what I spent on groceries and also what we ate. I used to publish a menu plan, but I eventually decided it was better to chronicle what we actually ate, vs. what I aspired to have us eat.

2019 174

Five Frugal Things | free Oreos, for one

The Frugal Girl

I realized last night that we hadn’t had one of these in the last two weeks. I am here to rectify that today! I had a very frugal CVS trip.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | Happy Birthday, Sonia!

The Frugal Girl

Sonia is now 15 years old! What I Spent. Let’s see! I spent $109 at Aldi, $25 on my Hungry Harvest , and $32 elsewhere. That makes my total $166 for the week. March Spending. Week 1: $76. Week 2: $166. What We Ate. Saturday. This was Sonia’s birthday party night.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | Basically Dinner Illustrated. And that’s all.

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links, which earn income for this site at no extra cost to you. What I Spent. I spent $202 this week! That’s definitely on the high side for me. But the good news is that things are still averaging out to be right on budget for the month. March Spending.

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Four things I’m loving

The Frugal Girl

The Before Breakfast podcast. Laura Vanderkam just launched Before Breakfast and I love it so far! Every weekday morning, she publishes a short 6-8 minute episode sharing a tip about managing your time better.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | I made 7 trips.

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. It was one of those ridiculous weeks where I kept stopping here and there to get things. NOT EFFICIENT. I’m at $176 for the week, but that’s largely because there’s a Costco trip thrown in there.

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