April, 2018

Some things that are making me happy

The Frugal Girl

It’ll probably be a happy/grateful mash-up this time around. Insurance is giving us a fair price for Joshua’s car. Just so you know, I got Joshua’s permission to tell you it was his wreck. I didn’t want to share that without making sure it was ok with him.

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ShopRite Ad Scan For 04/15/18 Thru 04/21/18 Is Here!

For the Mommas

New ShopRite Ad Scan (04/15/18 Thru 04/21/18) Here is your NEW ShopRite Ad Scan for the sales running 04/15/18 Thru 04/21/18. Please note: Prices and select sale items may vary by location.

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Family Budgeters Unite!

Family Balance Sheet

On Facebook? I started a closed Facebook group, Family Budgeters Unite! I envision the group to be a place to find and share tips, motivation, encouragement, and inspiration about family finances and budgeting. We’ll talk about what works for us and doesn’t work for us when it comes to saving and budgeting our money. I have a lot of plans for the group and I hope you’ll join me. Join the Family Budgeters Unite! Facebook group.

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All-new Echo – $84.99 (Regularly $99)

Saving With Shellie

Head over to Amazon where you can grab the All-new Echo (2nd Generation) with improved sound, powered by Dolby, and a new design! You can get it in 6 designs. We have an Echo and absolutely love it!

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Fresh Corn Salad Recipe with Blue Cheese and Tomatoes

Saving Everyday

Pinterest. Facebook. Twitter. Google+. My fresh corn salad is light, healthy, and flavorful! It’s a perfect side dish for BBQs, tailgate parties, or picnics – or you can just eat it straight out of the bowl like me!

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More Trending

Nadine West | Like Stitch Fix, but cheaper

The Frugal Girl

Disclosure: I received a complimentary package of clothing to review, but this post is not sponsored. After one of my Stitch Fix posts, I got an email from Nadine West, a company that offers a service similar to Stitch Fix, but with a more budget-friendly price range.

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Spark. Create. Imagine Cafe Stand – $25

Saving With Shellie

How cute is this Spark. Create. Imagine Cafe Stand for only $25?! It is regularly $75! Inspire the imagination with this wonderful, reversible play centre.

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The Food Company Nashville a Hidden Gem in Green Hills

Saving Everyday

Pinterest. Facebook. Twitter. Google+. Even though I’ve lived in Nashville for nearly six years now, I didn’t know about The Food Company until a few months ago. Now I know, and I’m so happy I do! It makes my weekly journey to Trader Joe’s so much better!

Five Step Fruity Overnight Baked Oatmeal

The Frugal Girl

(Go straight to the recipe if you like!). I’ve made baked oatmeal on and off in the past, but I’ve always felt a little iffy about how much sugar most baked oatmeals contain.

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Five Frugal Things | cereal box as shipping container + more

The Frugal Girl

I reused a cereal box as a shipping container. Zoe sold another Calico Critter item on eBay, and we didn’t have a box the right size. I had a cereal box in the cabinet, though, so I gently took it apart, turned it inside out, taped it back up, and we were in business!

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ShopRite: Hellmann’s Mayonnaise ONLY $0.62 Each Starting 4/8!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Hellmann’s Mayonnaise ONLY $0.62 Each Starting 4/8! Starting 4/8, ShopRite will have Hellmann’s Mayonnaise priced at only $2.99 In addition to this, we have a $0.50/1 Hellmann’s product coupon to stack with a ShopRite ecoupon. Plus earn $5.00

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Small and consistent wins the day. And the year.

The Frugal Girl

Earth Day is today, and Hungry Harvest asked if they could sponsor me to write an Earth Day post (and run a giveaway for you guys!). Of course, I said yes. Giveaway details are at the end of the post. I have mixed feelings about Earth Day.

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Pop Up Shade Tent | 4 Colors – $29.99

Saving With Shellie

These awesome pop up tents are perfect for a day at the beach, park or even your back yard. It is a great way to shade your little ones in the hot summer sun. They are on sale for just $29.99! These tents pop up in seconds and folds down flat for storage.

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WIS, WWA | Eating down the freezer

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links. What I Spent. Let’s see. I spent $47 at Aldi last Friday. I got my Hungry Harvest on Saturday ( $25). On Tuesday, I made a $44 stop at Aldi. And yesterday I spent $32 at a non-Aldi grocery store, buying mostly loss-leader sale items.

Tuesday Tip | Store leftover paint in food jars

The Frugal Girl

You know how when you finish a painting project, you often have a little bit of paint leftover? You want to keep it around for touch-ups, but you don’t want to store a big bucket for that small amount of paint.

Screen Time and me!

The Frugal Girl

When I wrote about screen time and my kids, a reader asked for my thoughts about screen time for adults, and what I specifically do to control my own screen time. Just like with my kids, what I’m largely concerned about for myself is the type of screen time I’m having.

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ShopRite: Perdue Chicken Nuggets ONLY $0.49 Each 4/8 ONLY!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Perdue Chicken Nuggets ONLY $0.49 Each 4/8 ONLY! ONLY 4/8, ShopRite will have Perdue Chicken Nuggets priced at only $1.99 In addition to this, we have a $.75/1 75/1 Perdue Refrigerated Fully Cooked Chicken coupon insert that will make your final price ONLY $0.49!

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What I Spent, What We Ate | It was an unusual week.

The Frugal Girl

Unusual on several fronts, actually. What I Spent. I started out the week with a $73 trip to Aldi last Friday. On Saturday, I got my Hungry Harvest ( $25 ). And then I spent $106 on several other midweek trips. So, I spent $236.98 this week. Good heavens.

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Olive Garden Lunch Duo As Low As $6.99!

Saving With Shellie

Head over to your nearest Olive Garden and get the Lunch Duo for just $6.99! This includes a choice of unlimited soup OR salad plus one of these entrees: $6.99: . Eggplant Parmigiana Breadstick Sandwich (with fries). Italian Meatball Breadstick Sandwich (with fries).

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Five Frugal Things | Weekend Edition

The Frugal Girl

I froze some excess bananas. Banana ripening is hard to predict! I usually buy a yellow bunch and a green bunch, but sometimes the green ones I buy ripen faster than I think they will, and I end up with an excess of need-to-be-eaten-right-now bananas.

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Miscellaneous bits and pieces

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This post contains affiliate and referral links. I’m going for some randomness instead of a Five Frugal Things this Monday. Ready? I ordered a ThredUp goody box. This is a brand new service, and it’s a little like Stitch Fix for second-hand shoppers.

Tuesday Tip | Use cashback sites when buying Groupons

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This post contains referral links. You can do this when you’re buying Living Social vouchers too!

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ShopRite: Huggies Diapers & More ONLY $0.33 Each Starting 4/8!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Huggies Diapers & More ONLY $0.33 Each Starting 4/8! Okay Mommas, the Huggies deal is back again starting 4/8. Huggies Diapers, Huggies Wipes and more are on sale and we have a several coupons available along with a few new digital savings offers.

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WIS, WWA | First one for April

The Frugal Girl

Hey, friends. Happy Friday to you! I hope your weekend is full of good things. And not snow. Our forecast has been flirting with the possibility of snow. Geez.). What I Spent. On Friday, I went to Aldi and another grocery store. On Saturday, my Hungry Harvest arrived.

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Princess Jelly Shoes – $13!

Saving With Shellie

How cute are these Princess Jelly Shoes ?! They are just $13! Your little princess will never want to take these off! Their favorite characters on cute comfy shoes… what more do they need?!

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Tuesday Tip | Put the word out

The Frugal Girl

When a non-emergency “I need to buy a new thing!” ” situation comes up, instead of buying something right away, try putting the word out. Let your group of friends know you’re looking to buy/borrow the item. Put a “wanted” post out on freecycle/Nextdoor.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | a night off for me!

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. $25 25 on my Hungry Harvest box (don’t forget to enter to win a free month of HH boxes! ). (a a veggie and chicken bowl with Hungry Harvest zucchini, beets, and sweet potatoes). I spent $37 at Costco, and $93.46 elsewhere (Aldi and one other store).

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On picky pizza-making instructions

The Frugal Girl

I’ve posted several pizza recipes on my blog over the years, and two in particular have very precise equipment/method instructions. whole wheat pizza. Those two recipes are the basic pizza crust recipe and the whole wheat pizza recipe.).

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Giant: Turkey Hill Ice Cream ONLY $0.49 Starting 4/13!

For the Mommas

Giant: Turkey Hill Ice Cream ONLY $0.49 Starting 4/13! Starting 4/13, Giant will have Turkey Hill Trio’politan Ice Cream for $1.99 Use the $0.75/1 Turkey Hill Trio’politan Ice Cream printable coupon with this deal that will make the final price ONLY $0.49

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Q&A | Credit cards vs. cash + teaching kids how to drive

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links. Do you use credit cards, pay them off each month and get the benefit of the % return?

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How to make Whole Wheat Pizza

The Frugal Girl

Click here to go straight to the printable recipe. Whole wheat pizza? What?? I know. Earthy, nutty whole wheat flour is not what you associate with pizza. And honestly, neither do I! I still do think that the tastiest homemade pizza I’ve ever made is comprised of 100% white flour.

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ShopRite: 5 FREE Arm & Hammer Laundry Products Starting 5/6!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: 5 FREE Arm & Hammer Laundry Products Starting 5/6 We have a HOT deal to get our new ShopRite shopping list started with. Starting Sunday 5/6, Arm & Hammer laundry detergent and varieties are on sale for just $1.99 each and we have a few $1.00

ShopRite: FREE Centrum Vitamins Thru 5/5!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: FREE Centrum Vitamins Thru 5/5! This week thru 5/5, ShopRite has Centrum Vitamins priced at only $4.99 each wyb 2. In addition to this, we have a $3/1 Centrum product printable coupon. Stack it with ShopRite ecoupon that will make your final price FREE!

Sunday Coupon Preview 4/29/18

For the Mommas

Sunday Coupon Preview 4/29/18 Here is the preview of the coupon inserts that you can expect in your papers on the Sunday of 4/29/18. There will be THREE coupon insert in most areas on Sunday, April 29th – (1) S&S, (2) S&S, (1) RMN & (1) (1) P&G.

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