2020

Day Trip to Irvine KY

Stockpiling Moms

If you are looking for something fun to do consider a day trip to Irvine KY. We spent the day exploring a distillery in Ravenna which is a small town in Irvine located in Estill County. It is. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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How I Organize My Kids’ Paperwork, Artwork, and Mementos

Family Balance Sheet

Kids create a lot of paper during their childhood. They create a lot of other stuff too, but that’s for another post. Today, I’m sharing how I have handled ALL of the paper, artwork, mementos, and miscellany over the last 14+ years that I’ve been a mother.

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I broke my stove (like, REALLY broke it)

The Frugal Girl

If I could start this post off with an emoji, it would be a sheepish one. When I do dumb things like this, I often feel like I don’t want to blog about it, because…embarrassing! Remember when I melted my hot water kettle by putting it on the stove?? ).

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Food Trucks Are Perfect Pandemic Dining

Shereen Travels Cheap

I don't know about anyone else, but some things are harder than others during this pandemic. Before this hit, we used to spend our weekends eating out and going to movies.

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Website Spotlight: Superman HPV

Motherhood Moments

Have you ever met a real-life Superman? Well, Jason Mendelsohn might not be a superhero from another planet – but he is a survivor of stage 4 cancer who was given the nickname “Superman” by his friends during his remarkable recovery. Now, the 50-year old father of three, cancer-free, is also known as “ Superman HPV ,” a crusader who spreads the word about cancer prevention and the importance of the HPV vaccine.

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ShopRite: Coffeemate Creamer JUST $2.00 Each Thru 8/8!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Coffeemate Creamer JUST $2.00 Each Thru 8/8! Elevate your coffee experience from a mere routine to a meaningful ritual with Coffeemate Creamer that is available for JUST $2.00 Each at ShopRite. Thru 8/8, Coffeemate Flavored Creamers 32 oz is priced at $3.00

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3 Reasons You Might Need an Environmental Consultant

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

When it comes to the dangers of climate change, Australia is one of the world’s most vulnerable countries. In fact, the country’s temperatures have hit an all-time high, peaking at 41.9°C C in December 2019. What’s more, some studies have even pointed to Australia one of the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitters per population. To make matters worse, Australia ranks last out of 57 countries in the Climate Change Performance Index.

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18 Black-Owned Online Businesses You’ll Love Supporting

Couponing 101

Believe it or not, shopping might be one of the most impactful things you do. Where you direct your money determines which businesses thrive and which are forced to shutter their doors. Racism has recently entered the forefront of the national spotlight.

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Stockpiling Moms

Just the other day my youngest son ran in and said he wanted Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies! I have no idea where that came from but who turns down the chance to make cookies? Not me! These. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

How We Frugal-ed in February 2020

Family Balance Sheet

Frugal living is NOT about feeling deprived. Frugal living is being intentional with our money and creative with our resources, so we have more to put towards the things that are important to us. We want to live WELL on LESS Money.

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Five Frugal Things | And the bear says hello

The Frugal Girl

This bear that Sonia made has nothing to do with today’s post. But he’s really cute, and I thought he might improve your day. We got a family discount on orthodontics. Is there a lot about orthodontics that is frugal? Not really!

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How We Frugal-ed through April 2020

Family Balance Sheet

April 2020 might go down as the most frugal month of my lifetime. With the global pandemic and the decline of our small business, I have flexed frugal muscles that I didn’t know I have. Operation Frugal Living is in full swing at my house.

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Five Frugal Things | tea, masks, and food rescues

The Frugal Girl

Happy Tuesday! Time for your weekly dose of five frugal things. I’ve been making iced tea. This is so, so much cheaper than buying pre-made tea. A box of tea bags costs about $3, which is about the price of one of the bottle gallons from the store. Definitely a money-saving option.

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Unique Ways for you to Try New Cuisine When Abroad

Shereen Travels Cheap

There really is nothing better than exploring a new cuisine when you are venturing around the world. Tasting the local delicacies is a very crucial part when it comes to you immersing yourself in culture.

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Enriching Education: Work from Home and Homeschooling Tips from Lisa Collum

Motherhood Moments

Whether you’re making the switch to distance learning by choice or necessity, one thing is certain--you can always use a little extra support.

ShopRite: 2 FREE Honey Nut Cheerios Cereals + More Deals Thru 7/4!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: 2 FREE Honey Nut Cheerios Cereals + More Deals Thru 7/4! Don’t miss out on this freebie deal on Honey Nut Cheerios Cereals at ShopRite. Honey Nut Cheerios Cereals are priced at $1.49

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Ten Ways to Prevent Accidents

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Tragedies and accidents, unfortunately, have been a part of human life since it began. Injuries through accidents have been around ever since human beings have been clumsy. Even when they are not, freak events in our surroundings can hurt us at times and even take out lives in some cases. In Indian history, the Mughal emperor Humayun tripped and fell down a flight of stairs till his death. As a solid ruler, no one would have anticipated that their king will die by falling down the stairs.

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Thankful Thursday

The Frugal Girl

New here? Thankful Thursday is something we’ve been doing in these COVID times; an exercise to help us hunt for the good that is in our lives and in the world, even in the midst of a pandemic. This week, I am thankful: -that our power stayed on during the storms.

How to Successfully Work from Home with Kids

Couponing 101

Since social distancing is critical for halting the spread of the coronavirus, some businesses now allow their employees to work from home. Many people dream of working from home. But as with anything, there’s a learning curve.

How to Connect with Friends While Social Distancing

Stockpiling Moms

Looking for tips for How to Connect with Friends While Social Distancing. Whether in the past it’s been time that was the issue, the miles between you and your friend, or the recent social distancing. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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I kayaked. And I got very discontented.

The Frugal Girl

Recently, on a sunny Saturday morning, Mr. FG and I were kayaking out on the river our neighborhood borders. There were so many reasons to be happy and/or thankful. The weather was beautiful. We have free water access in our own neighborhood.

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Camping Hacks for Preparing Meals Outdoors

Stockpiling Moms

Check out these Camping Hacks for Preparing Meals Outdoors. Do you love to go camping but feel extremely limited on what foods you can enjoy while you’re away? I used to feel this way before I found. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

How I’m Managing our Family Budget during the Pandemic

Family Balance Sheet

Like many across the globe, my family’s finances are a bit unstable due to the Coronvius Pandemic. I feel like going forward life will be known as Pre-Coronavirus and Post-Coronavirus , kind of like what happened after 9/11.

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Thankful Thursday | the benefits of gratitude

The Frugal Girl

Marigolds that I grew from seed. So cheap! And so easy, even I can do it. In an Instagram post earlier this week, I mentioned a Forbes article about the scientifically proven benefits of gratitude.

Happy Birthday, Harry Potter! Part 1

Shereen Travels Cheap

This year has been full of disappointments and a very small light at the end of a very long tunnel. We've found ways to enjoy what we have and what we can do safely, which is not traveling or going to movies (not that they're open anyway) or out to eat.

Roofing and Curb Appeal

Motherhood Moments

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ShopRite: FREE Sun-Maid Bites Starting 8/9! {Rebate}

For the Mommas

ShopRite: FREE Sun-Maid Bites Starting 8/9! Rebate}. Don’t miss out on this freebie deal on Sun-Maid Bites at ShopRite. Starting 8/9, Sun-Maid Bites are priced at $0.99 Plus we have $1.25 Ibotta rebates to use on this deal That will make the final price FREE + $1.30 moneymaker.

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Saving Money on Home Heating

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Winter is the coolest time of year, as the saying goes. When you’re home, sweet home, you want to be warm as toast. You know what’s worse than a drafty home? A high heating bill. Saving money on home heating starts with preventing heating loss. Point2 Homes recently published an interesting article sharing tips to prevent heat loss in your home. Insulating Your Walls. The best way to prevent heat loss is to ensure you have proper insulation in your home.

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Five Frugal Things | swimsuit flip, hot sauce + 3 more

The Frugal Girl

I sold a Target return. This was such a weird situation. Let me explain. One of the swimsuits we ordered was too small for Zoe, so I went through the online returns process. Target refunded me, but said I didn’t need to bother to return the suit. (I’m

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7 Ways to Prepare to Reenter the Outside World

Couponing 101

After several months in quarantine, some states are opening back up. But things have changed, so you may not know what to expect when you reenter the outside world. These seven tips can help make your transition back into society as smooth as possible. Take Precautions.

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Q&A | share an embarrassing frugal habit!

The Frugal Girl

I’m saving the “embarrassing frugal habit” question for the end, so keep scrolling to get to that one. First, a few other questions. How has your attitude to frugality changed with time, as your children are older (and yes, the rest of us are too!)

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Free things to do during the quarantine

Family Balance Sheet

Governors across the country have ordered many of us to stay home. Shout out to the health care workers, grocery store workers, restaurant workers, cleaning and sanitation workers, truck drivers, military personnel, journalists, and everyone else on the front lines. Thank you for your service!

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Tips for First Time Kayaking

Stockpiling Moms

Below are some great Tips for First Time Kayaking that will make the process easier to manage and much more fun experience for the family. You've picked out your kayak and prepped your supplies a. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Things I?ve learned during quarantine

The Frugal Girl

Frozen milk takes approximately 3 years to thaw. Ok, so not actually, but it feels like it. HOW DOES IT STAY ICY FOR SO LONG???

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Five Frugal Things | Some non-controversy

The Frugal Girl

Yesterday was kind of a day with comments, mainly on my Facebook page. I knew masks were a little controversial, but I was perhaps unprepared for just how controversial they are on Facebook. I love you all, regardless of your position on face masks. Virtual (and virus-free!) hugs to you all.

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Organizing an Ideal City Break

Shereen Travels Cheap

At some point we'll be able to safely travel again. People are planning epic bucket-list trips for when that happens. People are saving money by not having so many options for eating out, going to movies, go to cons and concerts.

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Retailers and Restaurants Requiring Masks

Motherhood Moments

In an effort to keep you informed and prepared, RetailMeNot has prepared a running list below of retailers, restaurants and gyms requiring shoppers to wear face coverings.

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