2020

WIS, WWA | I overbought

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. So, here’s what happened. I made a menu plan , went to the store on Monday, and bought the things I needed for the week. Aldi looked too crazy, so I went to another store and spent $176. That is why I shop at Aldi.

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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.

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Lessons During The Hard

Stockpiling Moms

There are so many lessons to learn during the hard. When life hands us something that we don’t plan for our gut reaction may be to say why? Why is this happening to me? I have lived through two. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Free: Home access to ABC mouse during the Coronavirus school closures

Frugal Philly Mom

Free home access to ABC mouse during the Coronavirus school closures. This includes: * Early Learning Academy * Adventure Academy * Reading IQ. Use code SCHOOL7771. link] for Early Learning Academy (for children Preschool Through 2nd Grade). link] for Reading IQ (for children in Preschool through 6th Grade). link] for Adventure Academy (for Children in 3rd through 8th Grade). It did not require me to provide any payment info and we were able to use right away.

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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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How to Plan Trips When You Can't Travel

Shereen Travels Cheap

We're going into week 2 of forced exile, and I hope you're all keeping busy and not having too much cabin fever. I'm an introvert, but also working on some more product reviews for you, so it's fine for me.

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Website Spotlight: Kis.com

Motherhood Moments

I recently became aware of the website kis. This site sells a variety of options for women's fashion - dresses, tops, jumpsuits, swimwear, bottoms, and more.

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Hello…it has been awhile!

Stretching A Buck

Hello! It has been a LONG time since I have taken the time to sit down and write a blog post. Life has been busy, as I’m sure it has been for all of you too. I took a job outside of the home about 3 years ago, and have been slowly ramping up my hours.

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Healthy Strawberry Oatmeal Bars Recipe

Centsable Momma

My husband likes to eat cereal bars with his lunch. However, they aren't always super healthy. We both love this recipe for Healthy Strawberry Oatmeal Bars. They're easy to make, and I know all the ingredients that are going into them.

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Strawberry Cheesecake Parfait Recipe! {Easy No Bake Treat}

The Frugal Girls

Get ready to indulge your cravings with this tasty Strawberry Cheesecake Parfait Recipe. It’s the ultimate guilt-free treat! Following is a delicious Strawberry Cheesecake Parfait Recipe and guest post from Team Holly at the Healthy Cooking Blog… enjoy!

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What I Spent, What We Ate | January totals

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. I spent $135 on groceries this week, which I am a little surprised at because I went to Costco. But yay me! I’m ending this month with $689 in total spending, and I’d budgeted $750 because of it being a five week month. January Grocery Spending ($150/week budget).

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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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Best Homemade Cleaners Recipes

Stockpiling Moms

I’ve gathered some of the best homemade cleaning recipes to share with you. Sometimes, we need to go back to the way things used to be done. That includes making your own homemade cleaners. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Medical Workers Score a FREE Furbo Dog Camera

Coupon Dad

Healthcare Workers Score a FREE Furbo Dog Camera. Now with this Coronavirus, we are all seeing how important our healthcare workers are. Furbo is seeing this too. They are offering a FREE Furbo dog camera to healthcare workers. This is a $199.00 value. Free Furbo for healthcare workers.

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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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Review: The Travelon Seat Pack Organizer

Shereen Travels Cheap

The Travelon booth at the Travel Goods Show this year was packed with a bunch of new and awesome products. As a blogger, I have the privilege of going home with a media bag with some of the new or popular products for the year.

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Enriching Education: We All Can STEM

Motherhood Moments

Did you know that although girls and boys show similar interest in STEM subjects during elementary school, a 2017 study found that by age 15 just 42% of the girls surveyed said they would consider a career in STEM?

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Giant: Cheerios Cereals ONLY $0.49 Each Starting 4/3!

For the Mommas

Giant: Cheerios Cereals ONLY $0.49 Each Starting 4/3! We have a great deal to make savings at Giant. Select Cheerios Cereals are priced at $0.99 Plus we have a $1/2 General Mills Cereal coupon insert to use on this deal that will make the final price ONLY $0.49

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FINAL DAY! Up to 60% Off Baby/Kids Clothing at Kohl’s

Couponing 101

Spring is fast approaching, but there is still plenty of winter left! Whether you need some more warm duds for your child or are ready to select their spring wardrobe, we suggest you check out Kohl’s sale on clothing for babies and kids !

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It’s been a week. But I do have a colorful Snoopy.

The Frugal Girl

This has been a long week for a variety of reasons, and not really my best week of cooking. The combo of just getting back from a trip (with no menu plan in hand) and then getting sick right away has made things a little wonky on the food front!

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Stitch Fix January 2020 | I sent it all back

The Frugal Girl

If you dislike Stitch Fix posts…consider yourself warned! Proceed only if you feel like being irritated today. If you’d rather peruse some hilarious second-hand fashion: the ThredUp Rescue Box fails. And here are the ThredUp Rescue box keepers. (I’m

2020 206

The non-digital planner that almost works with my brain

The Frugal Girl

Elaine left a comment this morning wondering about what planner I use, so here’s a quick explanation. But first, we have to talk about synesthesia. What’s synesthesia?? I’ve written before about the spatial sequence synesthesia that I and some of my kids have.

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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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How to Groom Dogs at Home

Stockpiling Moms

How to Groom Dogs at Home. I get this question all of the time. There are many reasons people choose to groom their own dogs at home. Taking your dog to the groomer isn’t just expensive, it can be. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Target Deal – Razor Pocket Electric Scooter $168.74 Shipped

Coupon Dad

Target Deal – Save $81 on Razor Pocket Scooter. The other day, we wrote about Target having the coupon for 25% off a toy Well today, we found the Razor Pocket Scooter on sale for $224.99. It’s normally $249.99. You can stack that 25% off with that sale to save a totally of $81.

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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.

2020 109

Review: Travel Pakt Toiletry Bags

Shereen Travels Cheap

If you're like me and like to have a toiletry bag always in your carry-on, so you don't have to keep packing and unpacking and making sure you have everything you need, then I bring you the genius of Travel Pakt. This small company lets you choose all the items you want to bring with you, where it will be pulled together and put into a 3-1-1 bag for you, then sent straight to you, ready to toss in your bag. Travel Pakt chooses brands that are good for you and, when possible, that give back.

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Smart Safety: Project Stonefish

Motherhood Moments

Over the past ten months, the Special Projects Team at Bark , the tech company known for creating the social media monitoring tool that helps protect more than five million kids across the U.S., has been working on Project Stonefish , a nine-minute mini documentary on childhood predation.

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Giant: Policy Change Effective 2/17/20!

For the Mommas

Giant shoppers, we have a new policy change that we would like to share with you. We were able to gather all of the information that you need for the new policy change.

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Free Kids Event: Make a Valentine’s Day Desk Box!

Couponing 101

Head over to your local JCPenney on February 8 for another free Kids Zone event! From 11 am to noon, parents can bring their children to their local store to craft a Valentine’s Day desk box.

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I HAVE NO SQUIRREL NESTS (+ other random topics)

The Frugal Girl

I have a bunch of unrelated things to talk about today, so…buckle up for a miscellany post. My squirrel repellent gadget is working great. I apologize for the yelling in the title of this post, but people! I am excited!

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A few words about body image + 4 other frugal things

The Frugal Girl

I bought a squirrel repellent for my van. Longtime readers will remember my persistent troubles with squirrels nesting in my van. Last year, I even found live baby squirrels in there!). I’d heard the suggestion of an under-hood light before, but at first, I thought that made no sense.

2020 205

A simple (but hard!) way to avoid food waste

The Frugal Girl

Here it is: Eat more of your fruits and vegetables. It’s not complicated. But it is hard to do. Why focus on fruits and veggies? For one thing, they’re one of the food types most likely to be wasted. (

Basic Frittata Recipe

Family Balance Sheet

Looking for an easy meal, but short on ingredients? A frittata is a quick and hearty meal that is a great way to use up any leftovers or food that you already have in your refrigerator or freezer. . Basic Frittata Recipe. I love the ease and flexibility of a frittata.

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Easter Gift Guide 2020

Stockpiling Moms

If you are looking for some creative Easter Basket Must Haves we have you covered with our Easter Gift Guide 2020. Think outside the box when it comes to filling your Easter Baskets and don’t forget. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Five Frugal Things | Free E-Z pass, a refund, + 3 more

The Frugal Girl

I got a free E-Z pass transponder. The E-Z pass is an electronic toll collection system that’s used on the east coast and also as far into the Midwest as Illinois.).

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What I Spent, What We Ate | It’s a new year!

The Frugal Girl

I know I skipped a lot of Friday menu posts in the last six weeks. We did buy groceries and eat dinner, though. And I haven’t added it up, but I think I ended the year averaging right around $150/week, as I have the whole year long.

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