July, 2019

Sonia’s $25 Goodwill dresser is now white!

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. Last November, I walked into Goodwill and spied this dresser.

2019 227

Christmas Savings Club | July 2019

Family Balance Sheet

Welcome to the 2019 Christmas Savings Club. The club is open to anyone who wants monthly accountability to save for a cash Christmas.

2019 130

Top 5 bridal trends for Summer 2019

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Weddings can be stressful, especially when you have no idea exactly what you want. The most important thing to get ready is the bridal look for the special day. Before venue, videography, and even guest list, the bride’s look should come first priority. If you don’t know where to start, fortunately there are plenty of new bridal trends you can look into for inspiration. Not only should the gown be perfect, but the accessories from head to toe should as well.

2019 109

Giant: Kellogg’s Froot Loops Birthday Cake Cereals ONLY $0.49 Each Thru 7/18!

For the Mommas

Giant: Kellogg’s Froot Loops Birthday Cake Cereals ONLY $0.49 Each Thru 7/18! We have a great deal to make savings at Giant. Kellogg’s Froot Loops Birthday Cake Cereals is priced at $1.99

2019 94

10 Starbucks Copycat Recipes To Make This Week

Couponing 101

Purchasing coffee daily from coffee shops can get so expensive but many can’t go a day without their beloved favorite Frappuccino! Now you can make your favorite Starbucks drinks in the comfort of your own home. Peppermint Mocha Latte via Don’t Waste the Crumbs.

2019 94

What I Spent, What We Ate | 4th of July week

The Frugal Girl

Well, hi! I’ve been absent for two days, due partially to the holiday and also to the fact that I have been busy painting. I have things to show you next week! What I Spent. I spent $120 at the grocery stores this week, and I accidentally did not get a Hungry Harvest.

Use less self-control: Avoid spending triggers

The Frugal Girl

I was listening to a How to Money podcast episode recently (while sanding Sonia and Zoe’s beds!) and they said something about spending triggers…which triggered some thinking for me.

2019 212

More Trending

Green Initiatives by Agera Energy

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Agera Energy is a top-rated natural gas and electricity company from New York and was recently recognized for its laudable efforts in making its headquarters a green office environment. The eco-friendly improvements made by this energy company are important in that they have the potential to encourage other major companies to do the same. This will have a massive impact on the overall carbon footprint of big companies in the energy sector.

Green 109

Sunday Coupon Preview 08/04/19

For the Mommas

Sunday Coupon Preview 08/04/19. Here is a preview of the coupon inserts that you can expect in your papers on Sunday of 08/04/19. There will be THREE coupon insert in most areas on Sunday, 4th August – (1) Smart Source and (2) RMN. Thanks, Moola Saving Mom for this preview.

2019 87

Using Coupons to Get Free Trial Size Products

Couponing 101

Did you know that you can get free trial size products with coupons? Just make sure the fine print does not prohibit its use on trial sizes first! Go through your coupons to see if you have any that can be used on trial size products.

2019 87

I can’t recommend Sixth Continent right now

The Frugal Girl

Sixth Continent gift cards are sometimes not downloading. I have used and loved the site for months now, as have many of you. But recently, problems have begun to crop up. Multiple readers let me know this week that they’ve ordered gift cards and have not been able to download them.

2019 204

How (and why) I’m working out

The Frugal Girl

I’ve mentioned my workouts here and there on the blog and also on Instagram, and lots of you have asked for more info about what I’m doing. So, I thought a post was in order. This is super off-topic, which is why I haven’t posted about it until now.

2019 193

How I’m dealing with cooking magazine clutter

The Frugal Girl

I am a long-time (happy!) subscriber to Cook’s Country, and occasionally to Cook’s Illustrated. I consider my subscriptions to be an investment in my efforts to cook at home, and cooking at home saves so much money, a magazine subscription is a tiny thing to pay for.

2019 194

Richard Liu’s Company JD.com Appears On The Fast Track For Early 2019

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

It wasn’t the best quarter to close out 2018 for Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com, though they did come through with one development that’s going to affect much of the financial industry moving forward. Using artificial intelligence, big data analytics, past financial information and a look at spending habits, they now have a program that can evaluate user credit and help government officials and financial institutions make important decisions based on a credit profile.

2019 109

ShopRite: Lysol Disinfecting Wipes ONLY $0.99 Each Starting 8/4!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Lysol Disinfecting Wipes ONLY $0.99 Each Starting 8/4! Starting 8/4, ShopRite has Lysol Disinfecting Wipes priced at only $1.99 In addition to this, we have a $0.50/1 Lysol Disinfecting Wipes printable coupon to use on this deal that will make your final price ONLY $0.99

2019 87

Save $10 on Olay Skincare Products at Costco

Couponing 101

Beauty products can get pricey, but it can seem like a necessary expense if you want to keep your skin looking healthy. Snagging a good deal can help you maintain your beauty routine without sacrificing your budget. Right now, Costco is offering a great opportunity to save on select Olay products.

Five Frugal Things | $125 from Equifax, a library book from Florida…

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 claimed my $125 from Equifax. I looked my info up on their eligibility checker and yep, my data was part of the breach.

2019 190

The gap between more and enough never closes.

The Frugal Girl

This quote, on a sign at Jimmy John’s, caught my eye recently. (I I tried googling to see who came up with it, but I can’t find the answer. If you know, drop me a comment!). Of course, I immediately thought of how this relates to contentment. More does not fix the problem.

2019 188

This big silicone lid is my new favorite thing

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.

2019 185

July Summer Bucket List Update

The Frugal Girl

Every summer I make a list of fun things and productive things I want to do before summer “kicks the bucket” I post updates every few weeks to let you guys know how I’m doing (and to hold me accountable!). Ok, one month of summer is gone already.

2019 186

ShopRite: Sunny D Beverage ONLY $0.49 Each Starting 8/4!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Sunny D Beverage ONLY $0.49 Each Starting 8/4! Starting 8/4, ShopRite has Sunny D Beverage Product priced at only $0.99 In addition to this, we have a $0.50/1 Sunny D Beverage Product coupon insert to use on this deal that will make your final price ONLY $0.49

2019 87

Where to Get National French Fry Day Deals

Couponing 101

Mark your calendars! July 13 is National French Fry Day. Now is a great time to start preparing your taste buds for a decadent cheat day. While this year’s deals have yet to be announced, restaurants have historically offered some great deals to celebrate the event.

What I Spent, What We Ate | $204

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. It was an expensive week for us here! I spent $179 at Aldi and Costco, plus $25 on my Hungry Harvest box. Luckily, I only spent $120 last week. July Spending. Week 1: $120. Week 2: $204. What We Ate. Saturday. Easy button night: we got some frozen pizzas! Sunday.

2019 180

Right now, I am…

The Frugal Girl

happy that my workout for today is done. I love what working out does for me; I do not love the process. REALLY happy that we are having a cool morning after a serious heat wave last week. feeling great because I had a cool shower.

2019 157

How to make homemade egg bread

The Frugal Girl

This has popped up on my menu plan a few times here and there and lots of you have asked for the recipe. But it’s taken me FOREVER to get around to posting it. Sorry ’bout that! This is a soft, slightly sweet white bread.

Bread 153

Chipotle Chicken Kabobs with Cilantro Lime Dipping Sauce

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. This post is from the archives and I’m republishing it today with some updated links and a recipe card. Ejoy!

2019 142

ShopRite: Perdue Short Cuts & More ONLY $1.27 Each Thru 8/2! {Reminder}

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Perdue Short Cuts & More ONLY $1.27 Each Thru 8/2! Reminder}. This week thru 8/2, ShopRite has Perdue Short Cuts Chicken and Nuggets priced at only $1.77

2019 87

Get a Free Half Salad at Wendy’s

Couponing 101

If you want your next fast food meal to have a nutritious and affordable twist, stop by Wendy’s to enjoy a free half salad. Use the coupon in the Wendy’s app through July 15 to get a free half salad with your next purchase.

2019 84

What I Spent, What We Ate | out of town for a bit

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. Sonia and Zoe, Sonia in particular, had a hankering to stay with my parents, so she suggested that Mr. FG and I go somewhere. We were happy to oblige, so we booked an Airbnb in the lovely little town of Jim Thorpe, PA for a few days. Luckily, there was an Aldi nearby (woohoo!)

2019 141

Five Frugal Things | a free Moen soap dispenser, for starters!

The Frugal Girl

I’m getting a free soap dispenser from Moen. The nozzle of ours broke off rather randomly, and while searching for a replacement part, I discovered that our faucet is actually discontinued. I called Moen and they told me the soap dispenser was covered by the lifetime warranty. SWEET.

2019 141

WIS, WWA | Why I share this instead of a menu plan

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. If you’re new here, each week I share my grocery totals and also what we ate in the past week.

Five Frugal Things | Are you shopping on Prime Day?

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 sold a Duplo squirrel. Sonia and I packed away the Duplos for storage while tidying her room, and I decided to sell this squirrel.

2019 141

ShopRite Ad Scan For 08/04/19 Thru 08/10/19 Is Here!

For the Mommas

ShopRite Ad Scan For 08/04/19 Thru 08/10/19 Is Here! Here is your NEW ShopRite Ad Scan for the sales running 08/04/19 Thru 08/10/19. Please note: Prices and select sale items may vary by location. Preview The NEW ShopRite Ad Scan For 8/4 HERE.

2019 87

How to Get a Free Pizza at Chuck E. Cheese

Couponing 101

Chuck E. Cheese is a family fun center with games, activities, and food that everyone can enjoy. And now, your family outing just got a little more affordable. By joining More Cheese Rewards, you can enjoy a free personal one-topping pizza on your next trip to Chuck E. Cheese!

Five Frugal Things | Scrunchies, shorts, straws, gas, and produce

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 modified my niece’s shorts. So this was frugal for her, not me. She ordered a pair of shorts online, and the legs were surprisingly enormous.

2019 141

ShopRite: Eggland’s Best Large Eggs Just $0.49 Each Starting 8/4!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Eggland’s Best Large Eggs Just $0.49 Each Starting 8/4! Starting 8/4, ShopRite has Eggland’s Best Large Eggs priced at only $1.99 In addition to this, we have a $0.50 in-ad Super Coupon and Eggland’s Best Eggs coupon insert to use on this deal that will make your final price ONLY $0.49

2019 87

ShopRite: Dawn Dish Liquid ONLY $0.38 Each Thru 8/3!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Dawn Dish Liquid ONLY $0.38 Each Thru 8/3! This week thru 8/3, ShopRite has Dawn Dish Liquid product 7 oz priced at only $0.88 In addition to this, we have a $0.25/1 Dawn Dish Liquid product coupon insert to use on this deal that will make your final price ONLY $0.38

2019 87