2019

Everything you wanted to know about Fincon!

The Frugal Girl

Last week, I went to Fincon19, my very first blogging conference. Well, actually, I think it was the first conference of any type I’ve gone to in my 41 years on this planet. You guys said you wanted to hear more about it, so I’m here to answer some questions!

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Hilton Head Island Girls Trip

Stockpiling Moms

Hilton Head Island girls trip is a great destination for girlfriends to make memories. I have been traveling to Hilton Head, SC since I was a little girl. The first time that we went we were all in a. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. Travel Reviews Hilton Head Girls Trip

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Parenting Pointers: Ali in the Valley

Motherhood Moments

I'd like to introduce you to Alison Ball, Ali in The Valley ! She's sort of an urban Martha Stewart, sharing tips on entertaining, food, home decor, and more. I had a chance to interview her recently to learn more. What is the new series like?

Summer Fun Guide 2019

Family Balance Sheet

After a long-snowy-polar vortex winter, are you dreaming of blue skies and sunny days? We are! Summer is my kids’ favorite season. What’s not for them to love?

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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.

Combating Jet Lag

Shereen Travels Cheap

It's happened to us all and jet lag can really ruin a trip, especially when you have limited time. My first trip to the UK, I was not prepared at all for the 8-hour time change and jet lag set in on day 3 and I slept for something like 17 hours.

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Free Printable Coupons for Pets

Couponing 101

Here is your weekly roundup of free printable coupons for pets. Just click, print and redeem on your next trip to the store! Remember to read the coupon carefully so you know what it applies to and when it expires.

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Sonia’s $25 Goodwill dresser is now white!

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. Last November, I walked into Goodwill and spied this dresser.

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Homemade Ham and Swiss Roll-Ups (Homemade Hot Pocket dough with no yeast!)

The Frugal Girl

This homemade hot pocket dough with no yeast (and a ham and cheese filling) comes together in just a few minutes. This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here.

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5 ways to make yourself miserable after a money mistake

The Frugal Girl

Did you incur a late fee? Have you forgotten to pay a bill and been charged interest? Did you miss the return window on a purchase? Did cancelling that appointment slip your mind? The one where you have to pay the full amount? Maybe you broke something expensive or botched a repair.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | Costco is always the culprit.

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. We spent $150.52 at the grocery store this week, which means I would have been right on budget. Except there was a Costco trip that totaled $31 (two chickens plus floss and toothpaste.). On a related note, here are the top ten things I buy at Costco.

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How To Start Cooking with your Kids

Stockpiling Moms

Start Cooking with Your Kids and create amazing memories while teaching your kids some skills in the kitchen. This summer I decided I was going to teach my boys to cook. Learning to cook is. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. Life and Parenting Cooking with kids How to start cooking with your kids

Book Nook: You Are What Your Grandparents Ate

Motherhood Moments

We might feel good about healthy choices we make, because we know we're potentially improving our own longevity, health, and quality of life. But did you know that there's some research that shows that your choices might impact your children and your grandchildren?

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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.

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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Eating Local VS Eating Familiar

Shereen Travels Cheap

I want to talk about food. Specifically eating on vacation, because I honestly get excited over all the new restaurants and food to eat in new places. Apparently, this is rare. I don't want to eat at chains that I can eat at at home. I'm not planning to eat at Pizza Hut or Burger King.

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Sunday Grocery Coupons Roundup

Couponing 101

Here is your Sunday roundup of free printable grocery coupons. Just click, print and save before you go grocery shopping for the week! Remember to read the coupon carefully so you know what it applies to and when it expires.

ShopRite: Suave Body Wash ONLY $0.19 Each Starting 9/22!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Suave Body Wash ONLY $0.19 Each Starting 9/22! Starting 9/22, ShopRite has Suave Body Wash priced at only $1.69 In addition to this, we have a $0.75/1 Suave Body Wash coupon insert to use on this deal that will make your final price ONLY $0.19

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this and that | 6 miscellanous things!

The Frugal Girl

I’ve got a collection of randomness for you today, frugal people. The FTC says you should pick credit monitoring from Equifax. Hat tip to WilliamB for sending me the article! The FTC recommends that you choose the credit monitoring option from Equifax.

Use less self-control: Avoid spending triggers

The Frugal Girl

I was listening to a How to Money podcast episode recently (while sanding Sonia and Zoe’s beds!) and they said something about spending triggers…which triggered some thinking for me.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | 4th of July week

The Frugal Girl

Well, hi! I’ve been absent for two days, due partially to the holiday and also to the fact that I have been busy painting. I have things to show you next week! What I Spent. I spent $120 at the grocery stores this week, and I accidentally did not get a Hungry Harvest.

Two twin beds: painted!

The Frugal Girl

Way back in 2003, when I was pregnant with Sonia, we bought a bunkbed for Joshua and Lisey to share. Later, Lisey and Sonia shared it, and then until last year, Sonia and Zoe shared it. So, every kid in our family has slept in this bed!

How Do I Stay a Motivated Mom

Stockpiling Moms

Are you a work at home mom, stay at home mom, or a working away from home mom just trying to make it all stay afloat? There are always times when we ask How do I stay a Motivated Mom. After working. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. Healthy Lifestyle How Do I Stay a Motivated Mom Motivation

Book Nook: SheFactor

Motherhood Moments

There are lots of books and ideas out there giving advice to young women who might feel pressured to choose between success and having fun. SheFactor shows how women can have both. I had a chance to review this book by Heidi Ganahl, an entrepreneur and founder of multi-million dollar franchise, Camp Bow Wow. She wants young women to feel inspired to live a life of purpose with greater authenticity, empowerment, and fulfillment.

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Christmas Savings Club | July 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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Five Frugal Things | Vintage fashion modification, for one

The Frugal Girl

I modified a vintage top for Sonia. She had a green silk long-sleeved top (kindly given to her) that had a lot of irreparable damage in the armhole area, along with several previous repairs. I suggested that we just give up on the sleeves and make it a sleeveless shirt instead.

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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: 4 FREE Colgate Total Toothpaste Products Starting 9/22!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: 4 FREE Colgate Total Toothpaste Products Starting 9/22! Starting 9/22, ShopRite has Colgate Total Toothpaste priced at only $1.66 In addition to this, we have Colgate Toothpaste coupon insert or printable coupon to use on this deal that will make your final price FREE!

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What I Spent, What We Ate | Next one will be September!

The Frugal Girl

I am definitely ready for some slightly cooler weather, but I’m also a little sad that our summer break is coming to an end. But, it’s going to end no matter how I feel about it, so I’m going to focus on the fact that I am getting pretty tired of hot and humid weather.

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I can’t recommend Sixth Continent right now

The Frugal Girl

Sixth Continent gift cards are sometimes not downloading. I have used and loved the site for months now, as have many of you. But recently, problems have begun to crop up. Multiple readers let me know this week that they’ve ordered gift cards and have not been able to download them.

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5 Tips for Delicious Chicken Breasts

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. Over in the Frugal Girl Facebook group (Click here to join! I approve readers promptly.),

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How to make Chicken and Biscuits (a casserole)

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. When Sonia and Zoe stayed with my parents recently, my mom made a dish from my childhood: chicken and biscuits.

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Our second Ohio trip, in photos

The Frugal Girl

We finally crossed this off of our summer bucket list , just in the nick of time. One of my best friends, Mia, used to live here, but in 2018, she and her kids moved to Ohio. Sonia and Zoe and I visited them last August , and we went for another visit this August.

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Smart Safety: Ages and Stages of a Home Safety Checkup

Motherhood Moments

Americans have become obsessed with keeping their homes neat and uncluttered, thanks to the rise of organization experts that inspire neatness in the home.

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Christmas Savings Club | June 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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What Should I Look for in a Business School?

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Returning to school to earn an MBA is a big decision with a lot riding on it, so it’s only right to give it the proper consideration. But the big decision isn’t over once you’ve chosen to pursue a business degree—in fact, the toughest part is often trying to decide which school is right for you.

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