February, 2019

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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How to Save Money on Groceries

Family Balance Sheet

Looking for ways to save money on groceries? Groceries is one budget category that can get out of control very quickly. However, groceries is also an easy budget category to control, but it takes some planning, skill, and organization.

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Eco-Friendly Properties – The Next Big Thing of 2019

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

There’s no doubt that the world has become more conscious of environmental issues over recent years. Evidence suggests that consumers are now more aware of ethical and environmental issues surrounding the goods and services they use, with research from the Ethical Consumerism Report revealing that 50 per cent of consumers had avoided a product due to a company’s bad reputation.

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Free Printable Coupons for Pets

Couponing 101

Here is your weekly roundup of free printable coupons for pets. Just click, print and redeem on your next trip to the store! Remember to read the coupon carefully so you know what it applies to and when it expires.

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3-Piece Comforter Sets $19.99 (Reg $80)

For the Mommas

3-Piece Comforter Sets $19.99 (Reg $80). Add a touch of stylish sophistication to your bedroom, Macy’s has 3-Piece Comforter Sets marked down to $19.99 from $80. You can choose in-store pick up to save on shipping charges or you get free shipping on orders of $99 and more.

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Deviled Egg Spread Appetizer & Dip Recipe

Saving Everyday

Pinterest. Facebook. Twitter. Google+. If you like deviled eggs, you’re going to love this deviled egg spread recipe! Bring it to a party, and watch it disappear! I’ve made this deviled egg spread three times in the last month.

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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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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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Sunday Grocery Coupons Roundup

Couponing 101

Here is your Sunday roundup of free printable grocery coupons. Just click, print and save before you go grocery shopping for the week! Remember to read the coupon carefully so you know what it applies to and when it expires.

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ShopRite: 3 FREE Speed Stick Deodorants Starting 3/3!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: 3 FREE Speed Stick Deodorants Starting 3/3! Starting 3/3, ShopRite has Speed Stick Deodorants priced at only $0.99 each wyb 3. In addition to this, we have a 0.50/1 Speed Stick Deodorant coupon insert to use on this deal that will make your final price FREE!

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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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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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2019 Christmas Savings Club | February Meeting

Family Balance Sheet

On January 25, 2019, I started the Christmas Savings Club. The club is open to anyone who wants monthly accountability to save for a cash Christmas.

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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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Free Printable Health & Wellness Coupons

Couponing 101

Is it just me or is allergy season in full swing? Take these free printable coupons with you to the drug store to get you feeling right! This week’s roundup includes top health brands like Claritin, Flonase and Alka-Seltzer. Just click, print and save on your next trip to the store!

Sunday Coupon Preview 03/03/19

For the Mommas

Sunday Coupon Preview 03/03/19. Here is a preview of the coupon inserts that you can expect in your papers on Sunday of 03/03/19. There will be FOUR coupon insert in most areas on Sunday, 3rd March – (2) S&S and (2) RMN.

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Stitch Fix | February 2019

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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What I Spent, What We Ate | restocking is no joke

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. First up, last Saturday, I got my $25 Hungry Harvest box. For those of you asking about the value of the Hungry Harvest produce, I weighed mine this week, and my box held 20 pounds of produce. So, that’s $1.25/pound , averaged out.

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Frugal February

Family Balance Sheet

One month down for 2019. How did you do with your financial goals in January? We have only one financial goal for 2019 and we made some progress in January. For the first time in 9 months, we made an extra payment to our last remaining non-mortgage loan.

5 Things That Are Making Me Happy

The Frugal Girl

I needed to make a list today, so I thought I’d post it. And if you need a little happiness boost, you can join me in the comments. DST starts a week from Saturday. YESSSSSSSS.

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Enter For A Chance To Win A $50 Amazon Gift Card!

Couponing 101

Couponing 101 is getting a makeover for 2019 and we need your help. Take our survey and enter for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card! And since it’s the month of love, we’re giving away TWO gift cards. So, help us make Couponing 101 THAT much better and play for a chance to win.

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ShopRite: Barilla Blue Box Pasta ONLY $0.19 Each Starting 3/3!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Barilla Blue Box Pasta ONLY $0.19 Each Starting 3/3! Starting 3/3, ShopRite has Barilla Blue Box Pasta Products priced at only $0.99 In addition to this, we have a Barilla Blue Box Pasta coupon insert to use on this deal.

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Tuesday Tip | Sometimes a deal is not the cheapest option.

The Frugal Girl

I’ve noticed that especially when people are first learning about frugal living, they tend to be a little overly focused on discounts and deals. I do love a good deal, of course, and deals have their place in frugal living! But often the best savings are not to be found in deals and discounts.

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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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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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Four Frugal Things | and one fail

The Frugal Girl

We got a free tire for Joshua. He got his first flat, and after Mr. FG helped him put on the spare, we got ready to order a new tire and Mr. FG realized that we had a warranty on these tires through Tire Rack.

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Printable Diapers and Wipes Coupons

Couponing 101

Here is your roundup of free printable diapers and wipes coupons. Just click, print and save on your next trip to the store! Remember to read the coupon carefully so you know what it applies to and when it expires.

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ShopRite: Windex Glass Cleaner ONLY $0.66 Each Starting 3/3!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Windex Glass Cleaner ONLY $0.66 Each Starting 3/3! Starting 3/3, ShopRite has Windex Glass Cleaners priced at only $2.49 In addition to this, we have a Windex product printable coupons to use on this deal.

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Tuesday Tip | How to find posts/recipes on my blog!

The Frugal Girl

This is not a money-saving tip, necessarily, but it’s a question that I get somewhat regularly…people write to me wondering how to find a recipe or a DIY that I’ve posted before.

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There’s more love than hate for Stitch Fix (plus other miscellany)

The Frugal Girl

I have a bunch of smallish things to say. Which means it’s time for a miscellany post! Stitch Fix posts win. When I do a Stitch Fix post, there are always a few readers who voice some mild unhappiness about it. Which is fine. Not everyone will love every post.).

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Tuesday Tip | Try Chewy.com

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links. I’m a pretty inexperienced cat owner (we’ve only had ours for about a year), so we’ve just been buying our cat’s supplies at places like Petsmart or Target.

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My February happiness challenge, plus an update on January’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. January Habit Update. In January, my happiness habit was to spend less time on my phone.

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Free Printable Cleaning Coupons Roundup

Couponing 101

Check out these free printable cleaning coupons for savings on top household brands like Windex, OxiClean, Shout and Scrubbing Bubbles. Just click, print and save on your next trip to the store! Remember to read the coupon carefully so you know what it applies to and when it expires.

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New Catalina Offers For March!

For the Mommas

New Catalina Offers For March! New Catalina offers, Woot! We have a list of the new Catalina offers for the month of March. Catalina offers are another great way to save money and here is the list of National Catalina Offers for March.

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ShopRite: 2 FREE Clairol Root Touch-Up Hair Color Products Thru 3/2!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: 2 FREE Clairol Root Touch-Up Hair Color Products Thru 3/2! This week thru 3/2, ShopRite has Clairol Root Touch-Up Perm Hair Color Products priced at only $6.99 In addition to this, we have a $5/2 Clairol Hair Color Products printable coupon or insert to use on this deal.

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Giant: Scrubbing Bubbbles, & Windex Products ONLY $0.20 Each Starting 3/1!

For the Mommas

Giant: Scrubbing Bubbbles, & Windex Products ONLY $0.20 Each Starting 3/1! Starting from 3/1, Windex & Scrubbing Bubbles Products will be priced at $2.00 each at Giant. In addition to this price, you will save $3.00 off instantly.

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Save Money Using Coupons: Grow Your Coupon Collection!

For the Mommas

Save Money Using Coupons: Grow Your Coupon Collection! We have lots of people joining the coupon community and we want to share some great articles for people that are getting started on seasoned couponers that may need a brush-up. Here is the first article with a few tips to help you get started.

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