2019

Vintage fashion, a cereal bag reuse, and more!

The Frugal Girl

Time for Five Frugal Things, people. I used a cereal bag to freeze turkey. I saved the enormous plastic bag from a Costco-sized box of Cheerios because I thought it might come in handy. And it did, yesterday!

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Thrifty Thinking: Stairway Baluster Updating

Motherhood Moments

During Home Improvement Month in May, experts at L.J. Smith encourage homeowners to change the look of their boring interior stairways. The easy-to-install IronPro TM system allows even the least-skilled do-it-yourselfer to transform a staircase with decorative iron balusters.

5 Affordable Summer Beach Destinations

Shereen Travels Cheap

Summer is all about visiting the beach, and with a majority of travelers doing so in the summer months, it can be hard to find a decent deal near the shore. I've read that something like 40% of people will not travel over the summer due to vacation costs.

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Myfico vs Credit Karma | Everything You Need to Know

The Budget Diet

The first step toward making a big purchase is knowing your credit score. If you want to buy a house, a car, or an appliance, your first step is to determine whether you’ll be approved for that big. Read More >.

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Christmas Savings Club | May 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.

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IS TERM INSURANCE PURE PROTECTION PLAN?

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

We live in a world filled with risks and uncertainties. People, their families, their properties and their assets are constantly at exposed to a variety of risks. Insurance plans are a vital part of every person’s life for it acts as a safety net for when an individual is in need of monetary assistance due to certain circumstances.

Does Traveling Make You Happier?

Stockpiling Moms

Does traveling make you happier? I read an article on this, not to long ago, and science says yes! Personally, I have always loved to travel and I love to take my children. There is just something. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. Travel Tips family travel Kentucky/Ohio Travel Destinations Travel

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ShopRite: Bar S Franks Just $0.49 Each Thru 5/25!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Bar S Franks Just $0.49 Each Thru 5/25! This week thru 5/25, ShopRite has Bar S Franks priced at only $0.99 In addition to this, we have a $1/2 Bar S Product printable coupon to use on this deal that will make your final price ONLY $0.49 ShopRite deal thru 5/25/19: Buy (2) Bar S Franks $0.99

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What am I going to do with an empty nest?

The Frugal Girl

Kristen, Gosh, time has flown by! Just read your post about having two HS grads — I think I started reading your Frugal Girl when everyone was a baby! Zoe and me around the time I started blogging. So, I was just wondering if you had been doing any advanced planning for an empty nest?

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Homemade Chewy Snickerdoodles

The Frugal Girl

Recently, I was out with Mr. FG for dinner and I saw a big snickerdoodle cookie at the cash register. I hadn’t had a snickerdoodle in ages, so I decided to give it a try. Friends, let me tell you: It was a crushing disappointment of a cookie.

Progress is almost never dramatic.

The Frugal Girl

Big wins, sudden breakthroughs, and “aha!” ” moments are what we’d all love to experience. But in my experience (ha), those happen really, really rarely. In pretty much every area of my life, progress has happened slowly over time.

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Enriching Education: Teaching Kids About Entrepreneurship

Motherhood Moments

In his new children’s book, The Real Estate’s: A Real Estate Investing Family , author Ivan Nemorin teaches children about real estate investing, fostering a love of entrepreneurship at an early age. In the story, the Real Estate’s son, Maddox, doesn’t understand why his family owns several properties. Why do they own so many homes, even though they already have a house to live in?

Getting Deep Discounts on Car Rentals

Shereen Travels Cheap

Sometimes when you travel, it’s just not practical to take public transportation. Maybe you are covering a lot of ground on your trip or the bus schedule is iffy or you are on a business trip that calls for you to be at specific places at particular times.

Letgo vs Wallapop: The Best Way to Sell Your Stuff

The Budget Diet

It’s that time of year again: spring cleaning time! Don’t just curb alert that junk from your house. Sell it on an app! We’ve told you about Mercari and Poshmark before, but those aren’t your only options. Read More >.

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How to Save Money on Groceries

Family Balance Sheet

Looking for ways to save money on groceries? Groceries is one budget category that can get out of control very quickly. However, groceries is also an easy budget category to control, but it takes some planning, skill, and organization.

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Go Green, Save Money, Live Healthy

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

When balancing our lives, there are many things that we need to consider. Life is full of surprises and being ready for them is very important. Two of the most important facets of our lives is remaining healthy, and being financially sound. These two aspects can often reflect one another.

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Tips for Buying a Home with a Pool

Stockpiling Moms

I really wish someone would have shared with me Tips on Buying a Home with a Pool. I had no idea what was involved in taking care of a pool. I should have asked so many questions, I just. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. House Pool pool maintenance pool tips Tips for Buying a Home with a Pool

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Free Printable Cleaning Coupons Roundup

Couponing 101

Check out these free printable cleaning coupons for savings on top household brands like Windex, OxiClean, Shout and Scrubbing Bubbles. Just click, print and save on your next trip to the store! Remember to read the coupon carefully so you know what it applies to and when it expires.

ShopRite: Nathan’s Beef Franks ONLY $0.99 Starting 5/26!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Nathan’s Beef Franks ONLY $0.99 Starting 5/26! Starting 5/26, ShopRite has Nathan’s Beef Franks priced at only $2.49 In addition to this, we have a $1.50 ShopRite ecoupon to use on this deal that will make your final price ONLY $0.99

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Five Frugal Things | Pumpkin oats, 50 cent Frosties, and more

The Frugal Girl

I’m using up pumpkin in my oatmeal. I made a batch of pumpkin muffins on Monday and annoyingly enough, they did not use the whole can. So, I’ve been stirring a few tablespoons of pumpkin into my oatmeal, along with spices like allspice and cloves.

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A really quick Five Frugal Things

The Frugal Girl

It’s been a good Monday morning so far…I worked out, showered, took Sonia to her tutorial, went to Aldi and another store, and did some laundry. And it’s not quite 11:00 am. But I did not write a blog post. So, we’re gonna just have a quick little Five Frugal Things today.

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Tuesday Tip | How to avoid overspray with nonstick spray

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 I thought about it for a long time and could not come up with a better title than that. It’ll be what it’ll be.).

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Book Nook: All Families Invited

Motherhood Moments

I recently had a chance to review a copy of All Families Invited by school and family counselor Kathleen Goodman. The book is an inspiring story about eight-year-old Annabel, who is disappointed that the school's upcoming father-daughter dance excludes people. Although she initially meets with resistance to change, it has a satisfying ending that helps the school celebrate all families, no matter who is in them. “I

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How to Declutter Without Creating Trash

The Frugal Girl

Last updated March 30, 2019. Though I forgot to mention this in my review of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Kondo’s persistent mentions of the hundreds of bags of trash she’s helped her clients throw out…well, it made me a little twitchy.

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Airbnb vs Hostel | Which is Your Best Option?

The Budget Diet

Travel on a budget is possible, but which is the winner in a battle of Airbnb vs. Hostel? Many people dream of world travel. Checking out new landscapes, putting your feet in the sand and experiencing new cultures. Read More >. The post Airbnb vs Hostel | Which is Your Best Option?

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Christmas Savings Club April 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.

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Eco-Friendly Properties – The Next Big Thing of 2019

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

There’s no doubt that the world has become more conscious of environmental issues over recent years. Evidence suggests that consumers are now more aware of ethical and environmental issues surrounding the goods and services they use, with research from the Ethical Consumerism Report revealing that 50 per cent of consumers had avoided a product due to a company’s bad reputation.

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8 thoughts after a year of owning a cat

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links. At the beginning of 2018, we adopted a 7 year old cat from the local animal shelter. I’m not gonna lie; I was pretty apprehensive about this.

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Free Printable Health & Wellness Coupons

Couponing 101

Is it just me or is allergy season in full swing? Take these free printable coupons with you to the drug store to get you feeling right! This week’s roundup includes top health brands like Claritin, Flonase and Alka-Seltzer. Just click, print and save on your next trip to the store!

ShopRite Ad Scan For 05/26/19 Thru 06/01/19 Is Here!

For the Mommas

ShopRite Ad Scan For 05/26/19 Thru 06/01/19 Is Here! Here is your NEW ShopRite Ad Scan for the sales running 05/26/19 Thru 06/01/19. Please note: Prices and select sale items may vary by location. Preview The NEW ShopRite Ad Scan For 5/26 HERE.

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It doesn’t have to be perfect to bless other people.

The Frugal Girl

(This is a post I wrote 9 years ago, and I thought it needed to see the light of day again.). Ahh, perfectionism. It almost sounds like a virtue, doesn’t it? In reality, it is such a snare in so many ways, not the least of which is its tendency to render us immobile.

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Five Frugal Things | Free soap pump, Goodwill silverware, and more

The Frugal Girl

I called Method about their soap dispensers. I like foaming soap because it seems to be a lot less wasteful than regular liquid soap. But the last two dispensers I got from Method became nearly unusable after just one refill. The top just stayed down when you pressed it.).

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How to Make Popovers (in a muffin tin)

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. Oddly enough, until a few years ago, I’d never had a popover, despite having seen them in cookbooks for years.

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Amazing Apps: Toca Boca Character Creator

Motherhood Moments

The popular kids’ app developer Toca Boca is excited to be launching the free Character Creator today! Players will be able to build their own Toca Life: World character, and then play with them within the app among the other inhabitants of their universe.

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Is it cheaper to make trail mix or to buy it?

The Frugal Girl

For years, I have wondered if it’s cheaper to: a) make my own trail mix with Aldi ingredients. b) buy the pre-mixed Aldi trail mix. If I didn’t have a blog, I’d probably just spend the rest of my life wondering.

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Tuesday Tip | A quick Frywall review

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. In an issue of Cook’s Country or Cook’s Illustrated (I can’t remember!), I saw that they recommended the Frywall. What’s a Frywall?

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Christmas Savings Club | March Meeting

Family Balance Sheet

On January 25, 2019, I started the Christmas Savings Club. The club is open to anyone who wants monthly accountability to save for a cash Christmas.

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