April, 2022

What frugal tips have you tried and then abandoned?

The Frugal Girl

You guys came up with so many great reader interview questions , I couldn’t possibly fit all of them into future reader interviews. So, I thought it would be fun to occasionally use some of them as an Ask The Readers question; that way we all can share! This one, from Danielle C.,

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10 Ways to Save at Giant Food Stores

Family Balance Sheet

This post was originally published as a sponsored post back in 2015. Today, I’m updating it since a lot has changed at GIANT. This updated post is not sponsored. As the home manager, my mission is to serve my family quality and tasty food on our limited budget.

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4 reasons to choose electric driving

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

If you are a frequent driver, then changing a fossil fuel car for an electric one can have huge benefits. Aside from no longer having to buy petrol (a great bonus considering the skyrocketing fuel prices), an electric car emits an average of 60% less CO2 than a petrol-powered car with an exhaust. This makes electric driving a durable, sustainable choice! And if you also own your own solar panels, then things get really interesting.

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For the Mommas

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Genting Singapore menunjuk presiden dan COO Tan Hee Teck sebagai CEO


SINGAPURA – Genting Singapore mengatakan pada Minggu (1 Mei) bahwa presiden dan chief operating officer Tan Hee Teck telah ditunjuk sebagai chief executive officer perusahaan dengan segera.

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Start Planning and Budgeting for Summer TODAY!

Family Balance Sheet

After a long winter, are you dreaming of blue skies and sunny days? We are! As a family, we are looking forward to camping trips, a week at the beach, and cookouts with friends. I want to make sure we have time to squeeze everything in and the funds to do it all.

WWA | (semi) normalcy coming soon

The Frugal Girl

I should be moving into my rental not this weekend, but the next…so, these What I Spent, What We Ate posts should return to something a little more normal very soon! Also, you know what? There’s a new Aldi opening up very close to my rental! In fact, it’s 8 minutes away.

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Five Frugal Things | I’ve only got one thing

The Frugal Girl

Hey everyone! If you follow me on social media, you know that I have been spending these last days sanding and painting my free furniture. Which means that I really don’t have a whole lot else to report in the way of frugality.

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For the Mommas

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Berurusan dengan perselingkuhan keuangan | The Straits Times


NEW YORK (NYTIMES) – Jessica Matthews tahu bagaimana rasanya menjadi korban perselingkuhan – jenis keuangan.

What’s saving my life right now

The Frugal Girl

Last week, I did a podcast interview with Sarah Hart-Unger for the podcast she and Laura Vanderkam host (Best of Both Worlds). It’s coming out later in April and I will share the link when it’s out in the world.

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Thankful Thursday | I filed my taxes!

The Frugal Girl

This week, I am thankful: that my taxes are filed. Whew. I was pretty darn last-minute this year, but hey, as long as it’s in before the deadline, that’s what counts. And next year, my CPA will do my blog taxes, so, yay! that Sonia’s taxes are so easy.

Five Frugal Things | I got free furniture

The Frugal Girl

My dad and I picked up furniture from the abandoned house. When my brother first bought the abandoned house , I had no idea I would have any use for the furniture in it. But, here we are. Life comes at you fast!

Meet a Reader | Lawyer K from Chicago

The Frugal Girl

When K emailed me to volunteer for a Meet a Reader feature, she expressed some hesitation because she and her husband both have high-paying jobs and are quite financially secure. But I think variety is wonderful; we have readers from all kinds of economic situations here, and I love to see it.

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For the Mommas

Giant: FREE Tastykake Sugar Wafers Starting 4/29! 5-Point Freebie}. Don’t miss out on this freebie deal on Tastykake Sugar Wafers at Giant. Starting 4/29, Giant shoppers can score Tastykake Sugar Wafers absolutely FREE after redeeming 5 Choice Rewards points offer on app.

Golf: Rahm memimpin dua pukulan ke putaran terakhir Meksiko Terbuka


MEXICO CITY (AFP) – Petenis nomor dua dunia Jon Rahm menutup dengan birdie putt setinggi 13 kaki untuk merebut keunggulan dua pukulan setelah putaran ketiga PGA Meksiko Terbuka pada Sabtu (30 April) di AS.

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WIS, WWA | I’m gonna sand today

The Frugal Girl

Happy Friday, everyone! The weather promises to be a lovely 71 degrees today AND I don’t have any classes or appointments or meetings. Soooo…I’m gonna go spend some quality time with a sander in my dad’s garage. It’s furniture rehab time! On to the topic at hand, though.

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Thankful Thursday | a lifeline

The Frugal Girl

I was emailing with a reader yesterday about thankfulness in the midst of hard times (she’s facing some challenges of her own), so I was thinking again about how important gratefulness has been to me in tough times.

Thankful Thursday | a few leads!

The Frugal Girl

This week, I’m thankful: that I have a few hopeful leads for a place to rent. I have had plenty of experience with hopeful-sounding places falling through by now, but my optimism is still bubbling up, and I feel hopeful about these two. We shall see what happens… for optimism.

WIS, WWA | with a visit to see Lisey

The Frugal Girl

These menu posts are going to feel a little easier for me now that you all know what’s going on in my life.

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Inggris mengatakan pabrik troll Rusia menyebarkan disinformasi di media sosial


LONDON (REUTERS) – Kantor Luar Negeri Inggris mengatakan pada Minggu (1 Mei) Rusia menggunakan pabrik troll untuk menyebarkan disinformasi tentang perang di Ukraina di media sosial dan menargetkan politisi di sejumlah negara termasuk Inggris dan Afrika Selatan.

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Meet a Reader | Portland Morgan

The Frugal Girl

Tell us a little about yourself. Hi all! My name is Morgan and I am a 34 year old single pet parent living in Portland, Oregon.

Five Frugal Things | actually, will it be five?

The Frugal Girl

Since I am not living at my house right now , my life is a little…odd. Which means that my frugal activities are sometimes a bit few and far between. This is one of those weeks where it feels like that has been true, so I may not make it to five this time around!

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WIS, WWA | to walk or to blog? Hmm.

The Frugal Girl

I had a appointment this morning, and before it, I had time to do one of two things: walk. write a blog post. And since it was a lovely sunny morning, I chose to walk. So, that is why this post is going up so late!

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Meet a Reader | April in Texas

The Frugal Girl

A little while back I asked all of you for some new Meet a Reader interview questions, and my goodness, I couldn’t choose from all the great ideas you had. So, for the most recent batches of questions I sent out, I included a pool of optional ones for interviewees to choose from.

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Alibaba ingin memperluas Lazada ke Eropa: Sumber


SINGAPURA/SHANGHAI (REUTERS) – Alibaba Group berencana untuk memperluas cabangnya di Asia Tenggara, Lazada, ke Eropa, dua sumber yang mengetahui masalah tersebut mengatakan kepada Reuters, ketika perusahaan e-commerce China mencari pertumbuhan lebih lanjut di luar negeri di tengah peluang yang melambat di dalam negeri.

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Spicy Pork Tinga and Rice

The Frugal Girl

I’m typing this recipe up largely for my own benefit. ??. I found it in an America’s Test Kitchen cookbook years ago, and it was a library copy, so all I have is a photo of the original recipe. And I really wanted to have it on my blog so I could access it anywhere.

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Meet a Reader | Pharmacist Ali

The Frugal Girl

Hello, everyone! This week, we’re meeting a midwestern reader who works as a pharmacist. Here’s Ali: 1.Tell us a little about yourself. a sunset off the porch of my apartment. Hello! I’m Ali and I grew up in a suburb of a metropolitan city in the Midwest.

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WIS, WWA | want to see some skunk cabbage?

The Frugal Girl

Skunk cabbage is not really edible, but it has been fun to see it popping up in the marshy areas of the woods where I walk. I think it looks kind of like hostas. Luckily, the leaves only smell skunky if you bruise them. So as long as I’m just taking pictures, all is well. ??. What I Spent.

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Thankful Thursday | I signed a lease!

The Frugal Girl

This week, I am thankful: that I have a signed lease! I did all the paperwork yesterday, and I should be able to move in in about a week and a half. Of course I will share pictures and such once we get settled in. ??. that my brother and his wife could come over for my birthday.

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For the Mommas

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‘Ada beruang, ada beruang!’: Penampakan beruang kutub yang langka di Kanada selatan mengejutkan kota


MONTREAL (AFP) – Seekor beruang kutub terlihat Sabtu (30 April) di wilayah Quebec, Kanada, mendorong pejabat satwa liar untuk memperingatkan penduduk kota kecil yang tercengang dengan penampakan yang sangat langka ini.

Guys, guess what I’m doing today?

The Frugal Girl

(The answer is not, “writing a normal blog post”). But, barring unforeseen circumstances, I’ll be signing a lease this afternoon!! I am also turning 44 today. ??. Sunshine from my walk this morning. Sun makes for a happier birthday!

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2022 National Pretzel Day Freebies!

For the Mommas

2022 National Pretzel Day Freebies! National Pretzel Day 2022 is April 26th! This means you can score free pretzels at many stores, including the Philly Pretzel Factory, Auntie Anne’s & More. Auntie Anne’s.

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For the Mommas

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