November, 2019

Stop saying things are easy when they’re not!

The Frugal Girl

In our current headline-driven, Pinterest-y culture, I see many promises of “easy” Five Easy Ways to Meal Prep. Easy Workout Plans for Busy Moms. Easy DIY Furniture Plans. Budgeting Made Easy.

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Rakuten Review: How to Earn Cash Back

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Ebates is NOW Rakuten! Same great product, just a new name! This is my honest review. All links to Rakuten are to my referral link. When you join, you will also get a referral link to share with your friends to earn additional cash back.

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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?

Giant: Lucky Charms Cereal & More ONLY $0.66 Each Starting 11/22!

For the Mommas

Giant: Lucky Charms Cereal & More ONLY $0.66 Each Starting 11/22! We have a great deal to make savings at Giant. Lucky Charms or Select Cereals are priced at $0.99

Target Black Friday 2019 Preview!

Couponing 101

It’s that time of year you either love because you get all the great deals or you hate because many stores are open on Thanksgiving and that’s a day for family. Great news for those that love great deals!

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10 Inexpensive DIY Christmas Tree Ornament Ideas

The Frugal Girl

Yesterday, I was adding a printable to my no-bake cinnamon applesauce ornament recipe , and I started googling to find other easy DIY Christmas ornament ideas.

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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4 Hobbies for Adulthood

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Whether you simply want to venture from the daily routine, stop watching so much TV, or you just need to save money by not going out, it’s never too late to pick up a new hobby. It can be an exciting experience, especially considering all the options available for exploration and discovery. The process of trying out a new hobby can be an enjoyable experience in its own right, even if it doesn’t stick in the long run.

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ShopRite: Sara Lee Frozen Pie ONLY $0.04 Thru 11/23!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Sara Lee Frozen Pie ONLY $0.04 Thru 11/23! This week thru 11/23, ShopRite has Sara Lee Frozen Pie priced at only $1.99 In addition to this, we have a $.55/1 55/1 Sara Lee Product coupon insert to use on this deal. Stack it with an Ibotta rebate that will make your final price ONLY $0.04

7 Creative Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes

Couponing 101

According to the Mayo Clinic , leftovers can be kept in the refrigerator for three to four days before the risk of food poisoning rises. That means if you prepared your feast on Wednesday or Thursday, you may be frantically trying to use up your remaining leftovers before they spoil.

How to make No-Bake Cinnamon Applesauce Ornaments

The Frugal Girl

When I was a kid, a friend of mine gave me a cinnamon applesauce heart, and I remember keeping it as one of my special treasures for quite some time. I think I kept it in one of my dresser drawers, and I remember that it smelled good for ages.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | I haven’t been sleeping well.

The Frugal Girl

FG has been out of town on a work trip this week and as so often happens when he’s gone, I haven’t been sleeping very well. (My My sleep app keeps giving me red “bad” ratings. Ha.).

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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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Joshua’s now on Republic Wireless

The Frugal Girl

We’ve been big Ting wireless fans ever since smartphones entered our home, BUT: Ting is only affordable if you manage to keep your usage down. If you use a lot of data, your Ting bill can get high in a jiffy!

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ShopRite: Nivea Lotion ONLY $0.99 Each Thru 12/7!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Nivea Lotion ONLY $0.99 Each Thru 12/7! This week thru 12/7, ShopRite has Nivea Lotion product priced at only $2.99 In addition to this, we have a $2/1 Nivea Lotion printable coupon to use on this deal that will make your final price ONLY $0.99

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How to Double the Hanging Space in Your Closet for Free

Couponing 101

I don’t know about you, but I could definitely use more closet space. If your hangers are so close together it’s difficult to pull something off of them, then you’re going to love this simple hack to double the hanging space in your closet for free!

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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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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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One of you is getting a $100 Visa gift card!

The Frugal Girl

Rakuten, the company formerly known as Ebates, emailed to ask if I’d like to host a $100 Visa gift card giveaway for one of you. I said yes because who among you could not use a $100 gift card at this time of year?? What does Rakuten offer?

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WIS, WWA | Plus a little gratefulness

The Frugal Girl

Last Friday when I wrote the WIS, WWA post, we’d been to the ER twice (once for Sonia’s asthma, once for Mr. FG). We brought our total to three with a very long Friday night/Saturday visit for Mr. FG, who has still been plagued by ear/vertigo problems.

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ShopRite: FREE TRESemme Hair Products Starting 12/1!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: FREE TRESemme Hair Products Starting 12/1! Starting 12/1, ShopRite has TRESemme Hair Products priced at only $2.50 In addition to this, we have a $5/2 TRESemme Shampoo or Conditioner coupon insert to use on this deal that will make your final price FREE!

JCPenney Black Friday 2019: Free Coupons up to $500!

Couponing 101

If you’re anything like us, you’ve been patiently waiting for Black Friday for months. Luckily, your patience will soon be rewarded! JCPenney’s Black Friday ad is already up, and some of these deals are hard to beat! Doors open at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 28.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | Not exactly a role-model week!

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. This week I spent: $105 at the grocery store. $25 25 on my Hungry Harvest. $68 68 on takeout (!) See the rest of the post. That puts me at $198 on food spending for the week to start November off.

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All the “How do I start a blog?” questions!

The Frugal Girl

The Frugal Girl is most definitely not a blog about blogging. But I get blogging-related questions pretty frequently from readers who want to start their own blogs. And since I’ve been at this for 11 years, I have a little bit of expertise to share.

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You don’t have to like it; you just have to do it.

The Frugal Girl

This is a phrase that I have most definitely said to my kids. And I’m pretty sure that my parents said it to me! There is something in children that makes them think that doing things they don’t want to do is some kind of great injustice. Or that not wanting to do something is reason enough to just not do it. But it is not limited to just children.

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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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ShopRite: Pillsbury Cake Mix ONLY $0.38 Each Starting 12/1!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Pillsbury Cake Mix ONLY $0.38 Each Starting 12/1! Starting 12/1, ShopRite has Pillsbury Cake Mixes priced at only $0.88 In addition to this, we have a $0.50/2 Pillsbury Cake Mix coupon insert to use on this deal that will make your final price ONLY $0.38

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Southwest Airlines Sale: One-Way Flights Starting at $39!

Couponing 101

Whether you’re hoping to take a vacation to visit your family or take a vacation from your family, Southwest Airlines has the hookup for flights. Through November 15, select one-way flights are on sale starting at just $39.

ShopRite Ad Scan For 12/01/19 Thru 12/07/19 Is Here!

For the Mommas

ShopRite Ad Scan For 12/01/19 Thru 12/07/19 Is Here! Here is your NEW ShopRite Ad Scan for the sales running 12/01/19 Thru 12/07/19. Please note: Prices and select sale items may vary by location. Preview The ShopRite Ad Scan For 12/1 HERE. Check below for some of the newest printable coupons: Foods.

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ShopRite: Gift Card Deal-$20.00 Moneymaker 11/29 & 11/30 ONLY!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Gift Card Deal-$20.00 Moneymaker 11/29 & 11/30 ONLY! There is an upcoming moneymaker at Shoprite 11/29 & 11/30 ONLY. Purchase $100.00 of Any Gift Card and you’ll get a $20.00 OYNO catalina coupon. This is a good way to score $20.00 in FREE groceries.

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ShopRite: Perdue Frozen Chicken Products Just $2.99 Each Thru 11/30!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Perdue Frozen Chicken Products Just $2.99 Each Thru 11/30! This week thru 11/30, ShopRite has Perdue Fully Cooked Frozen Chicken Product priced at only $3.99

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ShopRite: Scotties Facial Tissues $0.44 Each Starting 11/24!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Scotties Facial Tissues $0.44 Each Starting 11/24! Starting 11/24, ShopRite has Scotties Facial Tissues priced at only $0.77 In addition to this, we have a $0.50/3 Scotties Facial Tissues coupon insert to use on this deal that will make your final price ONLY $0.44

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ShopRite: Schick Disposable Razors ONLY $0.49 Each Starting 11/24!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Schick Disposable Razors ONLY $0.49 Each Starting 11/24! Starting 11/24, ShopRite has Schick Disposable Razors priced at only $4.49 In addition to this, we have a $4/1 Schick Disposable Razors coupon insert to use on this deal that will make your final price ONLY $0.49

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Free Google Home Mini with Select Spotify Subscriptions

Couponing 101

Whether you want to fill your home with Christmas music or you’re just looking to relax to your favorite tunes this holiday season, a Premium Spotify subscription can be convenient and enjoyable. Through November 15, Spotify can give you one more way to enjoy your favorite music.

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ShopRite: Nutella Hazelnut Spread ONLY $0.74 Each Starting 11/24!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Nutella Hazelnut Spread ONLY $0.74 Each Starting 11/24! Starting 11/24, ShopRite has Nutella Hazelnut Spread priced at only $2.99 In addition to this, we have a $1.50/1 Nutella Hazelnut Spread coupon insert to use on this deal.

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ShopRite: Glass Plus Cleaner & More ONLY $0.55 Each Starting 11/24!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Glass Plus Cleaner & More ONLY $0.55 Each Starting 11/24! Starting 11/24, ShopRite has Glass Plus Cleaner & More priced at only $1.88 In addition to this, we have a few printable coupons to use on this deal that will make your final price ONLY $0.55

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ShopRite Ad Scan For 11/24/19 Thru 11/30/19 Is Here!

For the Mommas

ShopRite Ad Scan For 11/24/19 Thru 11/30/19 Is Here! Here is your NEW ShopRite Ad Scan for the sales running 11/24/19 Thru 11/30/19. Please note: Prices and select sale items may vary by location. Preview The NEW ShopRite Ad Scan For 11/24 HERE.

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