May, 2018

Best Zipcar Alternatives for Transportation

The Budget Diet

Not everyone owns a car. Even if you have a driver’s license, owning a car can be quite cost prohibitive. First, you have to buy a car, which can cost upwards of $20,000. Then there’s license and registration fees. There’s the high cost of insurance. There’s gas and regular maintenance.

Being frugal by choice rather than necessity is way more fun.

The Frugal Girl

In her book about organizing, Marie Kondo relates how even as a small child, she was anxious to keep her family’s home tidy. Clearly, organizing and tidying is in her bones!

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Deal: $63.96 for Two Flights for One Person at iFLY King of Prussia ($79.95 Value)

Frugal Philly Mom

Save 20% and pay $63.96 for two flights for one person at iFLY King of Prussia ($79.95 Value). Valid Monday-Thursday for two indoor skydiving flights with an instructor. At iFLY, “indoor flying” means something way cooler than jumping on your bed at home. There are helmets involved.

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Ways to Keep Kids Busy This Summer Without Spending a Ton

Stockpiling Moms

Keeping the kids busy during the summer can be pretty difficult. That’s why these Ways to Keep Kids Busy This Summer are so important! It is fun to get out of the house but, the cost of. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Last year, we hosted the 2017 MVP Awards across three of our sites. In order to get ready for this year’s coming awards across even more of our sites, we’re catching up with some of our judges from the previous awards who offered their time and insight to make the awards even better. Take a look!

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Want to know what I got for my 40th birthday?

The Frugal Girl

On Friday, which was my birthday, Mr. FG headed out to a doctor appointment and then to work. Or so I thought. He showed up back at home about an hour later and when I went upstairs to see why he was back so soon, I saw one of my best friends sitting on my couch!

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Event: Here’s a Few Reasons to Visit Delaware River Waterfront this Memorial Weekend

Frugal Philly Mom

Eleven majestic ships sail to the Delaware River Waterfront this Thursday for Sail Philadelphia Presented by Bank of America, giving you the perfect long-weekend plans. Waterfront Festival.

Popsicle Rewards Program at Walmart

Stockpiling Moms

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Mirum. All opinions are 100% my own. Summer is the perfect time of the year for loads of summer fun and relaxation. It is also the season that we. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Where's Everyone Going? 2018 Travel Trends

Shereen Travels Cheap

Airbnb is always expanding, and they have been following trends in travel, knowing where people are most interested in traveling, what they want to do there and when they're going. If you want to get in on the latest travel trends (or stay away from the "crowds") then here's what's happening over the next year. You can also find more infographics at Visualistan Where will you be going this year? And will you be using Airbnb?

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Thrifty Thinking: Interest Rates and Investments

Motherhood Moments

I had a chance to email Sally Brandon, Senior VP of Client Services and Advice at Rebalance IRA , about interest rates and investments. How do treasury notes work? The U.S. Treasury issues debt to pay for government operations in three forms: Treasury bills, Treasury notes, and Treasury bonds.

See The Twin’s First Commercial

Budget Savvy Diva

If you did not know Lawson and Gwendolyn are little models/actors ( find all the post about this adventure HERE ). If you want me to post about helpful tips if you want to get your children into modeling please make sure to comment Here is a behind the scenes photo of the shoot.

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Five Frugal Things | In which I do not want to cook dinner

The Frugal Girl

More on that don’t-want-to-cook-dinner thing in item #5. I used up two extra egg yolks. A dinner recipe called for two egg whites, which meant I had two yolks sitting in my fridge. So, I added them into my scrambled eggs, which were part of my lunch plate the other day: 2.

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Deal: Today ONLY! 50% Off Swim at Lands’ End + Free Expedited Shipping

Frugal Philly Mom

Celebrate Lands’ End’s National Swimsuit Day today (5/22/2018) only with 50% off swim (and swim related) plus free delivery by Friday, in time for the weekend! Use code SWIM and pin 2018 at Lands’ End ! I just picked up this bathing suit for my daughter for only $6.50 shipped!

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What to Do When You Overdraft Your Checking Account

Stockpiling Moms

Have you ever woken up to an overdraft checking account? It’s anything but fun! An overdraft checking account can ruin your day. Sometimes we know what the cause is, but many times this comes as a. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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A Couple of Things to Be Aware of Before You Invest in Bitcoin

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Before you decide to invest in Bitcoin , there are a couple of things that you need to take into consideration and be aware of. The first thing you are likely to want to understand that is just why bitcoin is suddenly becoming so popular. Because everything is now available online, it is really no surprise that currency needed to be developed for this as well. Just like much of the internet, bitcoin is open to everybody, being completely decentralized in nature. Do You Want to Invest in Bitcoin?

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Father's Day Gift Ideas

Motherhood Moments

It’s that time of the year – when we show the men in our lives how much they mean to us. So, as we all turn into amateur sleuths trying to figure out the perfect gift to make dad smile, lifestyle expert and new dad Lance Smith says the clues are all around you.

Giant: Fandango Movie Ticket Offer + Tons Of Deals Thru 6/7!

For the Mommas

Giant: Fandango Movie Ticket Offer + Tons Of Deals Thru 6/7! This awesome Fandango Movie Ticket offer is back. Starting today 5/25, earn a Fandango Movie Ticket worth $15.00 when you buy 6 participating products.

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A few thoughts on turning 40

The Frugal Girl

Delayed a bit, since I turned 40 at the end of April. But then again, I was a little busy on the weekend of my birthday. Just FYI: this post is going to have nothing to do with frugality and a whole lot more to do with navel-gazing. Because this is my blog and I will navel-gaze if I want to!).

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Sponsored Post: $150 Paid Research Opportunity. Do you or someone you care for require enteral feeding, a feeding tube, or a feeding button?

Frugal Philly Mom

Do you or someone you care for require enteral feeding, a feeding tube, or a feeding button? Earn $150 for a 60-minute, telephone interview regarding nutritional intake between Tuesday, May 29 and Friday, June 1. Click here to see if you qualify: [link].

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20 Keto Diet Side Dish Recipes

Stockpiling Moms

Meal planning is not easy and that doesn’t change because you are on the Keto Diet. You want to be sure that you are enjoying low carb/high fat side dish recipes when you are planning your. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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The Best Parental Control Apps for Kids Phones + The Secret Apps Your Teen May Be Using

Penny Pinchin' Mom

These days, it is common for kids and teens to have a cell phone. Whether it to keep you connected to your kids or not, you still want to monitor their activity. With the freedom of a phone comes danger. Kids don’t know enough to know what they should or should not share.

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Healthy Habits: Foundation Fighting Blindness

Motherhood Moments

Foundation Fighting Blindness is aiming to help reduce blindness caused by Age-related Macular Degeneration. You can receive information by calling 1-800-Blindness or by visiting This material comes from Motherhood Moment. Thanks for reading! health website

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Giant: 6 FREE Huggies Wipes + Moneymaker Thru 5/31! {Gas Rewards}

For the Mommas

Giant: 6 FREE Huggies Wipes + Moneymaker Thru 5/31 {Gas Rewards} Here is a great unadvertised moneymaker deal. This week thru 5/31, Giant has Huggies Wipes included in the buy 6, get $0.40 off gas rewards offer. We have a $0.55

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7 Reasons Your Grocery Bill is Too High

The Frugal Girl

I get commissions for purchases made through links in this post. 1) You’re shopping at the wrong store. While you can find bargains at most any store, where you shop does have a huge affect on your grocery bill.

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How to Make Bubbles for Kids: 7 of the Best Homemade Bubble Recipes!


How to Make Bubbles: 7 Recipes for Homemade Bubbles The warm weather has reminded me that I've been wanting to share how to make bubbles! There are plenty of homemade bubble recipes to try out once you know how to make bubbles. Some are really simple with ingredients I'm 99.9%

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Ebates Review: How to Earn Cash Back

Family Balance Sheet

This is my honest Ebates review. All links to Ebates are to my referral link. When you join, you will also get a referral link to share with your friends to earn additional cash back. . If you do any shopping online, whether it’s at a department store, discount store, travel, or vacations, you are leaving money on the table if you’re not shopping through an online portal, such as Ebates. What is Ebates?

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CVS: Clairol Hair Color Only $2.00

Penny Pinchin' Mom

CVS Shoppers, you can grab a cheap deal on hair color with a new printable coupon! Until 5/26, you can get Clairol Hair color for only $2.50! Here’s How: Buy 2 Clairol Nice ‘N Easy or Natural Instincts Hair Color – 2/$14.00.

Parenting Pointers: Emergency Preparation Tips

Motherhood Moments

Hurricanes can be extremely unpredictable, as can be the recovery from the storms. Months have passed since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, and nearly 200,000 families and businesses — 16% of the island — remain without power.

ShopRite: Nabisco Single Serve 12-Packs ONLY $0.99 Each Starting 5/27!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Nabisco Single Serve 12-Packs ONLY $0.99 Each Starting 5/27! Starting 5/27, ShopRite will have Nabisco Single Serve 12-Packs for $4.99 each & Gold Peak Tea for $1.00. In addition to this, we have a Checkout 51 rebate available to use. Plus, earn $10.00

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My ThredUp Goody box arrived!

The Frugal Girl

I get commissions for purchases made through links in this post. ThredUp did not sponsor this post or ask me to order/review a Goody Box. And I have a review and photos for you.

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Free Baby Sandals for Summer! {2 Free Pairs with this Discount Code!}

The Frugal Girls

Right now you can score 2 pairs of free baby sandals just in time for summer! Summer is almost here, and that means it’s time to get baby geared up and ready for some sunshine cuteness! These Free Baby Sandals are the perfect accessory for almost any summer outfit.

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IZZE Sparkling Juice Variety Pack for $0.35 per Can Shipped

Stretching A Buck

On Amazon right now you can get these yummy IZZE Sparkling Juice, 4 Flavor Variety Pack, 8.4 oz Cans, 24 Count for just $0.35 per can! Here is how: Choose IZZE Sparkling Juice, 4 Flavor Variety Pack, 8.4 oz Cans, 24 Count for $13.24. Clip the 25% off coupon dropping the price to $9.93.

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Blue Little Tikes Rocking Horse

Penny Pinchin' Mom

If you are looking for some fun toys that can be used inside or out, this would be a great deal to grab right now on Amazon! You can get the Blue Little Tikes Rocking Horse for only $21.95. You will be saving a whopping 63% on this purchase because it is normally $59.99.

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Thrifty Thinking: Professionals and Student Loan Debt

Motherhood Moments

Ever wonder which professionals are doing the best when it comes to student loan debt? For example, did you know that optometrists have the highest percentage of monthly income devoted to student loans? Also, veterinarians have the highest median loan balance as a percentage of their annual income.