Living a Frugal Life: Exploring Staycations

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About the Author: Tony Standin is a personal finance writer who loves to save money, live an eco-friendly life, and enjoy time with his family. Frugal Date Nights. Go Frugal If you’re trying to save money, pay down debt, or both, then you might want to consider skipping your family’s usual summer trip and plan staycations instead.

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Meet a Reader | Alex from Hawaii

The Frugal Girl

How long have you been reading The Frugal Girl? But I think I stumbled on the blog originally because I was looking for frugal tips. I have always been a frugal soul. Living in Hawaii is very expensive, and public school teacher wages are extremely low here relative to the cost of living, so I had to continue being very frugal to stay here for so long. What’s your best frugal win? What’s the easiest/hardest part of being frugal?

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3 Vital Tips You Need to Start a Frugal Lifestyle

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Frugality means a lot of things for different people. This is because there are still a number of people who have trouble switching to a frugal lifestyle. They think that if they do so, they will be depriving themselves of the good things in life. If you are planning to live a frugal lifestyle, it is important to know that you are not depriving yourself. At the same time, you should look at the many benefits frugality has provided in many people. Go Frugal

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Amazon: 3 Lalaloopsy Dolls On Sale $14.99 and Up + FREE Shipping!

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These make great Christmas gifts for the special little girl or girls in your life! Thanks Living A Frugal Life ! Amazon has three Lalaloopsy Dolls on sale right now for as low as $14.99 (List price $24.99) and they qualify f or FREE Super Saver Shipping! These dolls will ship FREE with your Amazon Prime Membership or with any order over $25. Here are the dolls: MGA Lalaloopsy Rosy Bumps ‘N’ Bruises is $14.99. Ember Flicker Flame is $16.99.

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Would You Live in the Past for Peace of Mind and Financial Well-Being?

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Amy Dacyczyn, author of the 1990s wildly popular The Tightwad Gazette , once remarked that frugal living is often synonymous with green living. If you’re frugal, you’ll likely take steps to save money such as not using disposable products like paper napkins and paper towels. Living a Frugal Life in the Present with a Mindset in the Past. She did it because she was a teen during the years of the Great Depression and those frugal habits died hard.

Amazon: KidKraft Annabelle Dollhouse $99 + Free Shipping

Couponing 101

Thanks, Living a Frugal Life ! Amazon has the KidKraft Annabelle Dollhouse on sale for just $99 today! Regular price is $227.99, so this is a pretty significant discount! You also get Free Super Saver Shipping. Product features: New gliding elevator design, its elaborate, heart-shaped latticework. Includes 16 colorful pieces of furniture and also hanging chandelier. Wide windows let kids see their dolls from different points of view. Its smart, sturdy construction and made of wood.

3 Important Lessons in Living Frugally, But Not Too Frugally

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Guest Post Author Bio: David Bakke enjoys living frugally in Atlanta and frequently shares his best financial tips and experiences on Money Crashers , an online resource ranked as one of the top personal finance blogs online. In response to a pay cut at work three years ago, I started living a frugal lifestyle and decided to save wherever I could. In my quest for frugality, however, I’ve learned that some would-be saving methods are not truly practical. Go Frugal

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Earth Day Freebie: Origins Cleanser

For the Mommas

Thanks, This Frugal Life. Here is another Earth Day Freebie ! Head over to an Origins Retail store or department store counter on Earth day, April 22, and “trade in&# any of your existing skin care products (regardless of brand) for a FREE Origins cleanser. You will have the choice between two full size products – Checks and Balances Frothy face wash and A Perfect World Antioxidant cleanser with White Tea. While supplies last.

My Blogging Journey – When and Why

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This blog (Frugal Texas Diva) is my 3rd blog and the one I love the most. When did I start Frugal Texas Diva? I had started couponing and being frugal not long before the blog started and could not wait to share it with everyone else. Why did I start Frugal Texas Diva? Where is Frugal Texas Diva headed? This post may contain affiliate links or sponsored content, please read our Disclosure Policy. I want to take you on my Blogging Journey , the When and the Why!

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Increase Your Income | 31 Days to Find $1000

Family Balance Sheet

This month, we are trying to reach $1000 in 31 days and if you already live a frugal life, you were probably already doing many of my tips. In the month of October, my challenge will be to find $1000. Mondays thru Saturdays in October, I will have ideas to help you find $1000 too. On Sundays, we’ll meet here to catch our breath, and let everyone know how we’re finding our $1000.

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How Can Thriftiness Become a Debt Relief Option?

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Thriftiness is not an option but must be your essence of life. If you can base your life on the basis of frugal living, you can easily save a lot of money and get help with paying off your debt. Ways to help you achieve a thrift life. You’ll be surprised to know that there are several ways you can manage to lead a frugal life without even giving it a lot of thought. If it’s a team effort along with your spouse and kids, life can really be a bed of roses.

CVS: Free Boiron Chestal Cough Syrup

For the Mommas

Thanks, This Frugal Life. Well, look at that two CVS posts in a row. While you are at CVS looking for your Listerine Coupon and deal , keep an eye out for this unadvertised deal: Chestal Honey Cough Syrup $5.00. Get $5.00 use $1.00/1 Boiron printable coupon. Free after ECB and coupon. Dare I take a trip to CVS this week. I just might. Barring any major snow tomorrow}. Don't miss the newest deals.

Prairie Eco-Thrifter Was Included in Many Carnivals Over the Past Few Weeks

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Penniless Parenting hosted the Festival of FrugalityLife Stages Edition and included YFS’ post, Thrifty Ways to Save on Travel. Sustainable Personal Finance included YFS’ post, Frugal Anniversary Gift Ideas that Will Win Her Over in the Carnival of Personal Finance #349. Many thanks to Debt Free by Thirty who hosted the Festival of Frugality #325 for including Marie’s post, Frugal Family Fun in the American Midwest.

Build Memories and Spend Less on Your Grandchildren this Summer

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Living a Frugal Life: Exploring Staycations Old Time Free Summer Activities for Kids Grandparenthood Can Be Expensive! Go Frugal Today’s grandparents are notorious for spoiling their beloved grand-kids. Today’s grand-kids are notorious for being glued to a screen. Spend less, and pry the kids away from those screens by doing some of these activities to build face time with yours.

60+ Frugal Tips To Help You Save Money!

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Frugal Tip | Cook Big & Save Time, Groceries, & Energy. Energy Saving Tips for Summer by The Frugal Mom. 15 Ways to Save Money Every Day by Frugal Living Mom. Frugal Tip | Compare Prices On Large Purchases. How to Save on Clothes by It’s A Fabulous Life. How to Start a Gift Closet & Why You Need One by It’s A Fabulous Life. 5 Ways to Save Money In The Home by Living A Frugal Life. Frugal Tip | Wait & See….

Make Your Own Board Game

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Seven Cheap Hobbies That You and Your Family Can Enjoy Living a Frugal Life: Exploring Staycations Do You Equate Money with Affection? Go FrugalThe Toothpaste Millionaire is a juvenile level book that has many lessons to teach. I’m reading it to my Grand-kids this year in Grandma Rie’s Money Camp and needed an activity to go with it.

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Central PA Staycation Ideas

Family Balance Sheet

I am a life long resident of the great state of Pennsylvania. The Turkey Hill Taste Lab allows you to bring your virtual ice cream creation to life as you make your own pint of ice cream! Fresno, California — Living A Frugal Life. Atlanta, Georgia — Pretty Frugal Diva. Carroll County, Maryland — Looking at life CreativLEI. Central, New Jersey — Our Good Life. Portland, Oregon — Frugal Living NW.

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How I’m Inherently Frugal

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It is a perfect fit for me, as frugality is my hobby and passion, but I also find myself very attracted to the “go green” movement. The fact that the Prairie EcoThrifter focuses heavily on both topics – frugality and green living – really appealed to me. Outside of my blogging life, I work full time as a magazine editor/designer for a large national company and I also teach part-time at a local University. Think that is counter-productive to my frugal lifestyle?

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60+ Frugal Tips To Help You Save Money!

Saving Everyday

Frugal Tip | Cook Big & Save Time, Groceries, & Energy. Energy Saving Tips for Summer by The Frugal Mom. 15 Ways to Save Money Every Day by Frugal Living Mom. Frugal Tip | Compare Prices On Large Purchases. How to Save on Clothes by It’s A Fabulous Life. How to Start a Gift Closet & Why You Need One by It’s A Fabulous Life. 5 Ways to Save Money In The Home by Living A Frugal Life. Frugal Tip | Wait & See….

P.E.P. for the Week of February 14-18/11-Planning Edition

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Sustainable Life Blog shares with us tips on how to repair our credit. In my life, my parents have always seemed to do quite well financially and we never suffered as kids. Life and My Finances shares with us how to keep moving expenses low. Going Frugal. Fabulously Broke shares with us tips on how we can combat frugal fatigue. Yes it can get tiring living the frugal life if you don’t have the right approach.