2021

3 Ingredient Dinner Recipes

Stockpiling Moms

If you are like me, there are days I don't feel like cooking dinner! Are you a person where lots of steps and ingredients make you nervous? That used to be me! If I saw a long list of. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Where I found money in February

Family Balance Sheet

Finding extra money has become a game for me. Over the years, I have found money through rebates, refunds, online sales, and even the ground. Yep, I found a $20 bill on a morning run at the beach! I have used the extra money to pay off debt, fund family trips, or build up our Christmas savings.

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Caring Causes: Birthday Candles for Kids

Motherhood Moments

Many families are experiencing hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, which is preventing them from affording basic needs like food and housing. Some parents are also finding it difficult to provide their children with a birthday celebration.

Thankful Thursday | I did not owe taxes!

The Frugal Girl

New here? Thankful Thursday is our weekly effort to hunt for the good in our lives; a free mood-booster! This week, I am thankful: that I owed no taxes this year. I am exceedingly happy about this, which is why it’s first on the list.

Packing Light for Your Summer Road Trips

Shereen Travels Cheap

Summer is coming and that means packing light should be easy. Well, I've learned that isn't true for a lot of people.

ShopRite: 9 Elements Dish Soap JUST $0.99 Each Thru 4/24

For the Mommas

ShopRite: 9 Elements Dish Soap JUST $0.99 Each Thru 4/24. Here is a great deal on 9 Elements Dish Soap at ShopRite. Thru 4/24, 9 Elements Dish Soap is priced at $3.99 Plus we have $3.00 ShopRite digital coupon or insert to use on this deal That will make the final price just $0.99

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Homemade Dusting Spray Recipe

Centsable Momma

As with most cleaning activities, I dislike dusting. Therefore, I use dusting spray to get rid of the heavy layer of dust on my furniture and to hopefully prevent dust for a bit longer. However, dusting spray can be expensive (even after coupons), so I decided to make some of my own.

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3 Ingredient Pork Recipes

Stockpiling Moms

If you are like me, there are days I don't feel like cooking dinner! Are you a person where lots of steps and ingredients make you nervous? That used to be me! If I saw a long list of. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

3 Ingredient Dessert Recipes

Stockpiling Moms

If you are like me, I want a fast and easy dessert! Are you a person where lots of steps and ingredients make you nervous? That used to be me! If I saw a long list of ingredients or steps I. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Thankful Thursday | the vaccine one

The Frugal Girl

This week, I am thankful: that some warm, sunny weather is coming. It’s been a chilly, cloudy week, but we’re going to get some sun starting on Saturday, and next week promises some warmer air too. for the later sunsets.

Five Frugal Things | the prunes, they are gone!

The Frugal Girl

I finished the prunes! Remember how I told you all I was working through an extremely leathery container of prunes? Well, many bowls of oatmeal later, I found the bottom of the container. In the last month or so, with oatmeal as a vehicle, I have now finished: the container of prunes.

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Create your debt freedom plan

Family Balance Sheet

Many years ago, my husband and I faced what we thought was an insurmountable hurdle– six figures of non-mortgage debts. These were loans that we knowingly took on and looked great on paper, but they became a weight on our shoulders.

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Amazing Art: Every Year the Flowers Bloom Online Exhibit

Motherhood Moments

A Virtual Solo Show of Works by Franck de las Mercedes Apr 10 2021 - May 15 2021 Now On View New York, April 12, 2021 -- The CAMP Gallery is pleased to present Every Year the Flowers Bloom , a new solo online exhibition featuring works from Franck de las Mercedes , curated by Melanie Prapopoulos.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | a no-plan week

The Frugal Girl

Normally, I take an hour on the weekend to plot out my week, and that includes picking out meals. I did not do that this week and oof, that made dinnertime much more stressful this week. I hate planning a menu, but I hate not having a menu plan even more! What I Spent.

Our Barcelona Staycation

Shereen Travels Cheap

Well, we're all in the process of getting vaccinated and hoping to get back to travel by the end of the year, but that doesn't mean we're quitting our staycations. In fact, I had a thought that we might continue to do these (just fewer) even after we get back to normal.

ShopRite: Energizer Batteries ONLY $0.74 Each Thru 4/24 {Rebate}

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Energizer Batteries ONLY $0.74 Each Thru 4/24 {Rebate}. Stock up deal on Energizer Batteries at ShopRite. Thru 4/24, Energizer Batteries 4 pack AA or AAA is priced at $2.99

JCPenney: 15% off All Orders

Centsable Momma

This post is sponsored by Sivan Social. All comments and opinions are my own. Through 4/21, you can save an extra 15% off at JCPenney when you use coupon code NEWSTYLE. Some restrictions do apply.

DiGiorno Stuffed Crust & Crispy Pan Pizzas Only $1.99 at ShopRite | Just Use Your Phone

Living Rich with Coupons

Here is easy deal for ShopRite Shoppers! Through 4/24, ShopRite has DiGiorno Stuffed Crust and Crispy Pan Pizza on sale for $4.99 We have this Save $3.00 On DiGiorno Stuffed Crust Pizza When you Buy ONE (1), Any Variety, 22.2-26.6 Redeem up to 4 offers for a total of 4. Read More.

Self Care Ideas Moms Can Use

Stockpiling Moms

Self Care Ideas Moms Can Use While Quarantining. Covid has changed the way we live, especially moms. If you have to quarantine, you may be wondering how you can care for yourself, as a mom. For all. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Meet a Frugal Girl Reader | Rose

The Frugal Girl

A few weeks ago, there was a discussion in the comments of a Meet a Reader post where Rose was saying she’s not naturally frugal, and that it would be fun to hear from a reader like herself. So, I emailed and asked if she’d like to be featured, and she said yes!

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Where we found money in March 2021

Family Balance Sheet

Finding extra money is a game for me. Over the years, I have found money through rebates, refunds, online sales, and even the ground. Yep, I found a $20 bill while running on the beach! I have used the extra money to pay off debt, fund family trips, or build up our Christmas savings.

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Meet a Frugal Girl Reader | Sarah, an RVer

The Frugal Girl

Reader Sarah is a full-time RVer, and she wrote to me asking if I’d like to feature her in a Monday post, since RVing is a slightly unusual way of life. And I thought that it would be a fun way to mix things up, so I sent her the interview questions. Tell us a little about yourself.

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25 Ways to Find Money for Your Emergency Fund

Family Balance Sheet

Emergencies happen when you least expect them. My husband sent me a short text a few years ago, “truck $700.” ” My stomach sank. He took the truck to our mechanic because a dashboard light came on.

Fun Freetime: Craft Ideas for Earth Day

Motherhood Moments

Sany Sandler, creator of Bowdabra, is a d o-it-yourself craft and home décor expert for the creatively challenged.

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Anti-food waste breakfast and lunch (in pictures)

The Frugal Girl

I recently shared a collection of breakfast and lunch photos, all with a bent towards using up odds and ends in the name of avoiding food waste. And since enough readers found that to be helpful, I’ve got another such collection for you today! breakfast | carrot oats with an orange.

How to Build your Emergency Fund

Family Balance Sheet

need to redirect this link. This post was first published in 2016. Life suddenly changed for most of us in March 2020 and this past year of the pandemic has reinforced how important an emergency fund is.

ShopRite: Heinz Ketchup Just $1.99 Each Thru 4/24!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Heinz Ketchup Just $1.99 Each Thru 5/2! Heinz Ketchup is gluten-free and is made only from sweet, juicy, red ripe tomatoes grown from Heinz seeds for signature taste. It is perfect for sandwiches, burgers and hot dogs or as a dipping sauce for fries and other favorite food.

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20 of the Best Picnic Foods

Centsable Momma

It's my favorite time of year - summer! I love when the weather starts to get nice and you can go out on nature hikes and have dinner or lunch outdoors. The best picnic food are finger foods that travel well. What Else Should I Bring on My Picnic?

Breyers Ice Cream as Low as $0.99 at ShopRite!

Living Rich with Coupons

Here is another good stock up deal. Starting Sunday 12/20, ShopRite has Breyers Ice Cream 48oz on sale for $2.50.

WIS, WWA | still not over it!

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. I am still not over the joy of daylight at dinnertime. My family is probably getting tired of my enthusiasm over it, actually, but I can’t help it; I am so happy to have daylight when we sit down to eat.

Five Frugal Things | I have a dental appliance

The Frugal Girl

I bought a Luna Guard. My dentist told me it looks like I grind my teeth at night (whoops) and she recommended a Luna Guard. So, I ordered one, molded it to my teeth, and I’m two nights in to wearing it. Note: I do not actually wear this thing during the day.

WIS, WWA | with a non-cake birthday

The Frugal Girl

(WIS, WWA = What I Spent, What We Ate. That’s just awfully long to put in the title of a post!). What I Spent. We spent $101 on groceries this week ( $48 of that at Aldi), so, a pretty light spending week.

7 Ways to Spring Clean Your Finances

Family Balance Sheet

Take a deep breath, spring is finally here! If your winter was as long and cold as mine, then you’re also looking forward to opening windows, breathing in the fresh air, and soaking up the sunshine. Springtime soothes the soul and revives our spirits.

Five Frugal Things | a library edition

The Frugal Girl

Well, the library makes up the first two, at least! I put next month’s book club book on hold. I am sort of allergic to buying books (unless they are somehow not available at the library). As long as they are at the library, that is where I will always go.

Book Nook: The Female Gaze - Essential Movies Made by Women

Motherhood Moments

I recently had a chance to see a copy of the book The Female Gaze - Essential Movies Made by Women. If you're a movie fan, this could be a great book for you.

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Stream of consciousness

The Frugal Girl

It’s currently 11 am (ok, scratch that, it’s now after 12pm), and none of my in-draft posts are ready to go. So, stream of consciousness is what you get today, written from my couch, where the cat is sitting next to me. something in my drafts.

How to make DIY instant microwave oatmeal for one

The Frugal Girl

By request, after I mentioned adding a carrot to my oats! Aside from maybe fried mush , oatmeal is one of the cheapest breakfast foods I can think of. Oatmeal with peaches (which I froze this summer when I bought boxes of discounted bruised peaches).