April, 2019

How to Make Popovers (in a muffin tin)

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. Oddly enough, until a few years ago, I’d never had a popover, despite having seen them in cookbooks for years.

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Go Green, Save Money, Live Healthy

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

When balancing our lives, there are many things that we need to consider. Life is full of surprises and being ready for them is very important. Two of the most important facets of our lives is remaining healthy, and being financially sound. These two aspects can often reflect one another.

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Christmas Savings Club April 2019

Family Balance Sheet

Welcome to the 2019 Christmas Savings Club. The club is open to anyone who wants monthly accountability to save for a cash Christmas.

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Where to Get National Pretzel Day Deals

Couponing 101

National Pretzel Day is Friday, April 26, 2019. Talk about TGIF! To celebrate the made-up food holiday, many restaurants and eateries are offering deals and some are even offering freebies. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I love National Days!

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Acme: General Mills Cereals JUST $0.82 Each Thru 4/11!

For the Mommas

Acme: General Mills Cereals JUST $0.82 Each Thru 4/11! We have a great deal to make savings at Acme. Trix or Cocoa Puffs Cereal and General Mills Cereals are priced at $2.49 In addition to this price you will save $6.00 off instantly.

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Tuesday Tip | A quick Frywall review

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. In an issue of Cook’s Country or Cook’s Illustrated (I can’t remember!), I saw that they recommended the Frywall. What’s a Frywall?

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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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Shop Outdoor Furniture During the Wayfair Spring Sale!

Couponing 101

Spring is finally here! Flowers are blooming, the sun is shining and warm nights in the backyard are right around the corner. Revamp your outdoor furniture setup with the Wayfair Spring Sale ! During this sale, you can get up to 65% off amazing outdoor furniture.

ShopRite Ad Scan For 05/05/19 Thru 05/11/19 Is Here!

For the Mommas

ShopRite Ad Scan For 05/05/19 Thru 05/11/19 Is Here! Here is your NEW ShopRite Ad Scan for the sales running 05/05/19 Thru 05/11/19. Please note: Prices and select sale items may vary by location. Preview The NEW ShopRite Ad Scan For 5/5 HERE.

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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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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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10 Easy Homemade Gifts for Teacher Appreciation Week

Couponing 101

Teacher Appreciation week is coming up at the beginning of May and I’m excited to say thanks to my kids’ teachers. They all work so incredibly hard every day and want to be able to tell them thanks in a thoughtful way!

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ShopRite: Scott Paper Towels JUST $0.43 Per Roll Starting 5/5!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Scott Paper Towels JUST $0.43 Per Roll Starting 5/5! Starting 5/5, ShopRite has Scott Paper Towels 15 pack priced at only $9.99 In addition to this, we have a $0.50/1 Scott Paper Towels coupon insert to use on this deal that will further reduce the price. Plus you will earn $5.00

What I Spent, What We Ate | Did I keep it at $75?

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. Remember how last week, I mentioned that I only had $75 left to spend in April? This week I spent $79 at Aldi and $7 at another store. That adds up to $86 , so I came in VERY nearly on budget. Woohoo!

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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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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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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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Off! Bug Spray Coupons (Just in Time for Spring!)

Couponing 101

Spring is finally here, and that means bugs are back. Luckily we’ve got these Off! Bug Spray coupons just in time to stock up for the spring and summer months. Just click, print and save on your next trip to the store!

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Giant: FREE Turkey Hill All Natural Ice Cream & Outshine Fruit Bars Starting 5/3!

For the Mommas

Giant: FREE Turkey Hill All Natural Ice Cream & Outshine Fruit Bars Starting 5/3! We have a great deal to make savings at Giant. Turkey Hill All Natural Ice Cream & Outshine Fruit Bars are priced at $3.50

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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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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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Five Unrelated Things

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. Hello, frugal people! I’ve been under the weather this week with a throat infection, which is why there was no post yesterday.

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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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Where to Get 2019 Tax Day Deals

Couponing 101

Tax Day is Monday, April 15. While it isn’t exactly the new Black Friday, restaurants are offering some pretty great Tax Day deals to celebrate — or is it mourn?

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ShopRite: Stacking Coupons ENDS 5/5! {Notification}

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Stacking Coupons ENDS 5/5! Notification}. On April 5th, we told you about the new change coming to the ShopRite coupon policy in our FTM ShopRite coupon group. Starting May 5th, we will no longer be able to stack a digital coupon with a paper manufacturers coupon on the same item.

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Why I love Dinner Illustrated

The Frugal Girl

America’s Test Kitchen did not pay me to write this post. I bought my own second hand cookbook copy and I’m just posting about it because I love it! This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here.

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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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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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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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Admission Specials for National Public Gardens Week

Couponing 101

National Public Gardens Week is May 13-19, 2019! During this event, you can get into public gardens around the country for special rates or even for free. Certain gardens will also host special events and offer discounted memberships.

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FREE Poland Spring Sparkling Water 8 Pack!

For the Mommas

FREE Poland Spring Sparkling Water 8 Pack! You can request for a coupon by mail for one FREE Poland Spring Sparkling Water 8 Pack ! You will need to fill in a small form to get this free sample. Thanks Nancy M. Get more Freebies HERE. Continue reading FREE Poland Spring Sparkling Water 8 Pack!

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Tuesday Tip | Amazon Essentials tshirts are great!

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links. I bought these shirts with my own dollars, and Amazon has not asked me to review them. You know how finding a basic white tshirt is kind of hard? They’re often transparent, too low-cut, too boxy, too short, and too shapeless.

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No-Knead Batter Rolls

The Frugal Girl

Updated April 2019 to include a printable version. When I posted the no-knead English Muffin batter bread recipe , I was poking thru my archives to find my recipe for no-knead batter rolls, and much to my surprise, I realized I never posted it. Weird.

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Target’s Car Seat Trade-In Event 2019

Couponing 101

Calling all parents with little ones at home! Target’s Car Seat Trade-In Event is April 22-May 4, 2019.

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