2020

Homeowner's Collection Waterstar Condo Seaside Florida

Stockpiling Moms

This urban beach side town reminds me of a scene out of a storybook. The uniqueness of Seaside draws you in and makes you never want to leave. Walkability is one of the greatest perks of Seaside! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

10 things you’ve got wrong about homeschooling

The Frugal Girl

A number of you have asked for more homeschooling posts, since you’re unexpectedly joining the homeschooling ranks this year. I love reading “here’s what you’re doing wrong” types of list posts, so I thought it might be fun to do one about homeschooling misconceptions.

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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. For starters, both of our girls are sentimental. They like to hear stories, especially of their birth through toddler years. They love to look at pictures and videos from before they can remember.

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#JBFPartner Sneak Peek: JBF Lower Bucks Fall 2020 Sale at Oxford Valley Mall

Frugal Philly Mom

At Just Between Friends , you’ll find everything you need to clothe and entertain your kiddos for the Fall/Winter season. The best part? Prices are generally 50-90% less than retail. Check out JBF Lower Bucks at the former Sears at Oxford Valley Mall in Langhorne!

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It's Time to Vote!

Shereen Travels Cheap

I was going to do a regular post today, but instead, I'd like to take this time to tell you two things. First off, I have a new Twitter account and have been slowly changing it places, but if you haven't seen my Facebook posts , my new Twitter handle is @ShereenTravels.

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Book Nook: The Overly Honest Teacher

Motherhood Moments

As both a teacher and school principal, Meredith Essalat has lived the daily challenges of helping children navigate through their young lives. She has seen the struggles that parents have as they balance longer working hours with the demands of home life.

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How to Save Electricity While You’re Working at Home

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

It’s not novel news that working from home has become quite the norm these days. The Coronavirus pandemics led to many lifestyle changes and one of the biggest is the severed connection between public office environments and its staff. Incredibly, 42% of the U.S labour force now work from home full-time! It’s a complex situation, employees get to stay in the comfort of their homes but are pushed to ensure their productivity still meets the required standards.

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Stovetop Hot Chocolate Recipe! {Just 3 Ingredients = Best Cocoa Ever}

The Frugal Girls

Satisfy those cocoa cravings when you make this easy homemade Stovetop Hot Chocolate Recipe! Are you craving an easy, creamy, dreamy cup of cocoa? This luscious, indulgent homemade Stovetop Hot Chocolate Recipe is what Winter dreams are made of!

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7 Fun Ways to Celebrate Halloween with Little Kids

Centsable Momma

Halloween is fun for people of all ages, but it’s even more fun for little kids. There’s candy, cupcakes, scary movies, and costumes. It’s just so much fun. If you have little kids at home, there are some really fun ways to celebrate Halloween.

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Caleb's Spider Rice Krispie Treats

Stockpiling Moms

If you have not met my son Caleb you are missing out! Caleb is high-functioning on the Autism Spectrum and is our house cook! He loves to bake and create like no other. We spent Covid Social. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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How to hard cook eggs in the air fryer

Stockpiling Moms

I am so excited to share with you how to hard cook eggs in the air fryer. Did you know you can use the air fryer for almost anything? There is no more boiling eggs at my house. It is literally so. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Do you think about your legacy?

The Frugal Girl

I was listening to a few Hamilton songs the other day, and it occurred to me that legacies are a recurring theme throughout the musical. So, I was thinking about that, and then I saw this tweet. Do you ever wonder what your legacy will be? I think about that a lot.

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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. Frugal Kitchen in February: Curbside Pick-up: I continued my new grocery routine in February. I cannot stress enough how much this has saved me time and I really think money too.

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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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How to Plan + Budget for Big Trips

Shereen Travels Cheap

How many years have we been trapped inside now? I mean, I know it's only been 8 months, but it feels so. longer. If you're dying for some travel, well, I wouldn't recommend it. Most office buildings are talking about extending their WFH dates through June or July now.

The Parent Dilemma, Ritchie Shares Her Advice on COVID Peer-Pressure

Motherhood Moments

As parents, we all want what’s best for our children, and ultimately that should be to keep them safe. But really, WHY is It harder than it sounds? And why it’s OK to say NO. Don’t Buy into the Telephone Game. Orders’ during the pandemic are ever-changing, and confusing for anyone.

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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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ShopRite Weekly Ad Preview For 10/25/20 Thru 10/31/20 Is Here!

For the Mommas

ShopRite Weekly Ad Preview. Early ShopRite Weekly Ads Preview. Your NEW ShopRite Weekly Ad Preview Scan for the sales running 10/25/20 Thru 10/31/20. Preview the Early ShopRite Ad Scan Preview For 10/25/20 – 10/31/20 HERE. Check out the Current ShopRite Ad Scan for 10/18/20 – 10/24/20 HERE.

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Cold Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe! {Easy No Cook Party Dip}

The Frugal Girls

Create some tastebud happiness when you serve up this flavor-packed Cold Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe this year! Is it party time? You’ve just stumbled across a No Cook Spinach Artichoke Dip that is totally divine!

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Thankful Thursday | I have a college account now!

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: for community college employees.

Thankful Thursday | I have a handmade quilt!

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. Hey there, friends! It’s Thursday, and you know what that means: time for some thankfulness.

Halloween Pumpkin UpChuck

Stockpiling Moms

My sister called me last Halloween cracking up! Usually I am the creator of recipes but she outdid herself this time! She told me she has the perfect way to serve our Spinach Dip! We call it. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

How to recover after a money mistake: 7 tips

The Frugal Girl

In the recent survey I did , a reader left this question: What should you do when you have failed and bought something that doesn’t work/was not necessary/isn’t easy to resell? I especially wonder about your thoughts in such situations. Do you criticize yourself? Or is it ok to slip?

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How to Create a Family Balance Sheet + Get a FREE one for your family!

Family Balance Sheet

Need a quick snapshot of your finances? Let me show you how to create a Family Balance Sheet. I’m a firm believer that finances must be organized and neat, and a Family Balance Sheet helps you keep track of your finances in one tidy spreadsheet.

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Five Frugal Things | I’m $80 richer!

The Frugal Girl

I sold two things on Facebook Marketplace. Two items are out of my house, they’re now in homes where they’re needed, and I have $80. This is a nice little collection of benefits for the 10-15 minutes I spent making the listings and responding to messages.

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Thankful Thursday | I have windows!

The Frugal Girl

New here? Thankful Thursday is something we’ve been doing in these COVID times; a (frugal and free) 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 my windows are installed.

Healthy Habits: Transplants During COVID

Motherhood Moments

Approximately 80 people undergo organ transplants each day – these recipients are presented with unique challenges during the pandemic that require them to make substantial changes in ways that they receive medical care from their healthcare professionals.

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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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Acme: Buck-A-Bag Produce Sale Starting 10/23! {Back Again}

For the Mommas

Acme: Buck-A-Bag Produce Sale Starting 10/23! Back Again}.

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How to get rid of lice with tea tree oil (instead of insecticide)

The Frugal Girl

I thought perhaps lice would not be such a problem right now because of COVID-19, but a reader just let me know today that she’s been fighting a persistent case with her daughter who is doing in-person classes.

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Thankful Thursday | I have a big hole in my wall

The Frugal Girl

This week, I am thankful: -that my window installation is going to be finished soon. before the window install, obviously! I had anticipated it would be done by now. But it rained Monday, which was our original install date.

Five Frugal Things | electric savings, meat markdowns, & more

The Frugal Girl

I switched our electric service to a lower rate. I got a renewal letter, checked the rate, and discovered it wasn’t actually lower than my default company’s rate.

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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.

WIS, WWA | Will I ever get to the store??

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. Well, I still didn’t do a regular grocery shopping trip. One of these weeks I will! Maybe today.). I did get a $20 Hungry Harvest box. And Mr. FG and I made a $39 stop at Trader Joe’s, plus a $10 milk run. So my grocery spending this week is $69.

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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. We’ve always been a frugal household by being intentional with our money, but we have been affected financially by the pandemic, so we need to stretch our dollars even further.

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Sonia’s Side Table Makeover: before, during, and after

The Frugal Girl

Earlier this summer, I poked around Facebook Marketplace to find a small table for Sonia. There was an old black dresser there (from Mr. FG’s bachelor days!) and she wanted something smaller and more beautiful to replace it. So, I found this table.

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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.