September, 2021

My thoughts on LuLaRich (and MLMs as a whole)

The Frugal Girl

Recently, Mr. FG and I, along with much of America (!) watched Amazon’s LuLaRich documentary. And after I watched it, I got the itch to talk about it with other people, kind of like you would at a book club. (I I get that itch to discuss whenever I read a good book too.

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Creating a family vital information binder is an important project that you should add to your urgent to-do list. This binder stores ALL of your financial information in one location.

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How to Leverage Your Home to Make Extra Money

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

As a homeowner, you have the unique opportunity of earning passive income from your property. Passive income is the income you earn by putting in minimal effort. You can use this cash inflow for your monthly expenses or save it up in your bank account. You can go a step further and even reinvest it to earn higher profits. . There are many benefits of leveraging your home to make some extra cash and generate an additional revenue stream. Here are a few ideas to get you started: .

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6 More Ways to Handle Food Price Inflation

The Frugal Girl

If you’ve been paying attention at all while you shop for food, you’ve probably noticed that grocery prices have been going up in the last year or so. This is not your imagination! Groceries are actually, factually more expensive than they were a year or two ago.

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“Soap is cheap.”

The Frugal Girl

In my first post on this blog, I mentioned my frugal grandma. She lived through the Great Depression and I think that experience left a mark on her for the rest of her life. Anyway, I reshared that post recently because of my blog’s birthday. that baby is my dad).

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Thankful Thursday | another scholarship!

The Frugal Girl

This week, I am thankful: that Lisey got a tool scholarship at school. She applied for this months ago, and she just recently found out that she was one of the people chosen for it. This means that she only has to buy a few tools for her time at aviation mechanic school, so yay!

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Meet a Reader | Florence

The Frugal Girl

Hello, readers! Today we are meeting a midwest American reader, and I think you are going to love all the photos she sent in. The photos are always my favorite part of reader interviews!).

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WIS, WWA | an incomplete one

The Frugal Girl

Hey everyone! I’ve been out of town with my blogging mastermind group for part of this week, and Mr. FG has been home with Sonia and Zoe. airport selfie. So, this is going to be a rather incomplete What I Spent, What We Ate post because I’m a little out of the loop.

Thankful Thursday | Lisey moved again

The Frugal Girl

This week, I am thankful: for Lisey’s new housing arrangement. Lisey moved in with my aunt and uncle! There were several little kids in the house where she was renting a room before, and they were young enough that they were keeping her up at night.

Thankful Thursday | A big “whew” about my exam

The Frugal Girl

New here? Every week in this blog community, we take a minute to list a few things that we are thankful for; it’s an intentional exercise to help us see the good that’s always there, even in the midst of the hard. We’d love for you to join us!

Five Frugal Things | a mostly traveling edition

The Frugal Girl

This is going to be a challenge because in the week since the last Five Frugal Things post, I was out of town with my blogging mastermind group for four days. So, my frugal five are probably not going to win the “Most Exciting and Creative” award this week.

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Thankful Thursday | Glad to be a leftie

The Frugal Girl

This week, I am thankful: that I’m left-handed. As I was taking notes on my anatomy and physiology chapter this week, I was thinking how nice it is that I write with my left hand. I do so much mousing with my right hand, it’s nice to give that hand a break and use the other one instead!

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Food-Waste Fighting Meals | the lunches-only edition

The Frugal Girl

When I make breakfast and lunch for myself, I almost always do so with an eye to using up odds and ends of food. And every now and then, I post a collection of these breakfast and lunch meals I make. However, I have not had a string of creative breakfasts of late.

WIS, WWA | Ok, never mind about the low spending

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. Last week, I wondered if my low spending weeks were a pattern or an anomaly. I’m leaning toward anomaly because my surprising string of low spending went out the window this week!

Mint Mobile vs. Ting and Republic Wireless

The Frugal Girl

A reader recently sent me this email: I was wondering if you still use Ting wireless. My oldest son is 15, and we are considering getting him a phone at some point.

WIS, WWA | Not a stellar cooking week

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. It was a week of serious randomness with our food spending. And it wasn’t a blue ribbon week for my cooking either! But despite the fact that I did not have a fantastic week in the kitchen, our food spending was actually a little below budget. $7 7 at BJs (for dishwasher soap). $8

Meet a Dutch Reader | Josine

The Frugal Girl

Earlier this summer, Josine promised she’d answer my questions, but she had a busy summer ahead of her and wouldn’t be able to get to the questions until later. Happily, I got her email this past week, so now we get to meet a reader from the Netherlands! Tell us a little about yourself.

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Five Frugal Things | socks, selling, sprinkles, school supplies

The Frugal Girl

You will see that there are only four items in the title, but that’s because I couldn’t think of an “s” word to use for#4, my towel purchase, and I didn’t want to break my alliteration streak. ??.

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Thankful Thursday | kittens, mushrooms, windows…

The Frugal Girl

This week, I am thankful: that I took biology only one semester ago. This first part of Anatomy and Physiology feels kind of like a whole semester smushed into a two-week period. It hasn’t even been two weeks yet and poof!

Q&A | Cabinet/countertop decisions + grammar for adults

The Frugal Girl

The meet a reader series is on a bit of a hiatus at the moment because I have now published all of the submitted interviews I’ve received. So, if you’d like to be featured, let me know and I’ll send you the questions.

Meet a Reader | MB in MN

The Frugal Girl

Since I have been sharing my words and life on the internet for over 13 years now, I sometimes forget to appreciate that doing so can be a little scary for people.

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WIS, WWA | It’s too early to tell…

The Frugal Girl

It’s a little too early to tell, but it is kind of seeming like going from a household of 5 to a household of 4 is making my grocery budget feel rather generous. Read on! What I Spent. It was another one of those weeks where we just made a few small stops and mostly ate from the pantry/freezer.

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6 Things I Did To Improve My Photography

The Frugal Girl

Originally published in 2015. I’ve always liked to take pictures, but for the longest time, I wasn’t very good at it. When Sonia and Zoe were babies, though, I was pretty big into scrapbooking, and that really is what inspired me to learn how to take better pictures.

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For the Mommas

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For the Mommas

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On Right-Size Buying (plus, 3 questions to ask before you buy)

The Frugal Girl

Last week, I was filling out a set of interview questions (the emailed sort, which are my favorite. So much easier to answer written questions than ones asked on the fly!).

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For the Mommas

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