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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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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How To Make a Farmhouse Hello Wreath

Stockpiling Moms

Simple crafts are one of my favorite ways to change how a room looks in my home. This Farmhouse Hello Wreath is so easy to whip up and is really inexpensive. That makes it the ideal option for. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. DIY How To Make a Farmhouse Hello Wreath

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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.

What To Wear On the Plane

Shereen Travels Cheap

Flying can be a good experience or a terrible one. If you prepare well in advance and are comfortable, you might find that the plane isn't as bad as you expect, even on long flights.

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Book Nook: The Life Heroic - How to Unleash Your Most Amazing Self

Motherhood Moments

When kids think of heroes, they often think of people in masks and capes with superhuman powers. Older kids and adults tend to think of those who are in certain professions like law enforcement, the military, or firefighters - or someone who has done an extraordinary act of bravery. It can be hard for most people to think of themselves as heroes. Author Elizzbeth Svoboda wants to change that. She recently wrote The Life Heroic: How to Unleash Your Most Amazing Self.

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Giant: Angel Soft Bath Tissue 4 Pack ONLY $0.49 Each Starting 9/20!

For the Mommas

Giant: Angel Soft Bath Tissue 4 Pack ONLY $0.49 Each Starting 9/20! We have a great deal to make savings at Giant. Angel Soft Bath Tissue 4 pack is on sale for $1.49

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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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Simple Ways to Surprise Your College Kid

Frugal Shopping With Julie

If you’ve got a kid who chose a college that isn’t in your home town, chances are you spend plenty of time missing them and worrying about whether or not they’re taking good care of themselves.

Jurassic World T-Rex Inflatable Costume for $33.59 Shipped

Stretching A Buck

On Amazon right now you can get this fun Rubie’s Jurassic World T-Rex Inflatable Costume, Child’s Size Small for just $33.59! This is a 44% savings and will ship free! Find more great Amazon Deals here. Note: Amazon prices and promotions can change at any time.

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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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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.

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

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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My Favorite Free Las Vegas Attractions part 2

Shereen Travels Cheap

In my last post, I started telling you about my favorite things to do in Vegas if you don't want to spend any money. Believe it or not, there are quite a few things that are absolutely free to do.

Consumer Critique: Funkless Deodorant

Motherhood Moments

As a middle school teacher, I have the fortune of being quite familiar with the hallway smell after PE or sports practice. As a mom, I have the responsibility of making sure my own daughter gets in the habit of using hers.

ShopRite: Juicy Juice 64 Oz Bottles JUST $0.49 Each Starting 9/22!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Juicy Juice 64 Oz Bottles JUST $0.49 Each Starting 9/22! Starting 9/22, ShopRite has Juicy Juice 64 Oz Bottles priced at only $1.99 In addition to this, we have a $0.75/1 Juicy Juice Product coupon insert to use on this deal that will make your final price ONLY $0.49

Eat more of the good foods.

The Frugal Girl

Back in April, CNN published an article about a global diet study that had sort of surprising results: Many diet-related deaths are due not to over-consumption of bad foods, but to under-consumption of good foods, such as whole grains, fruit, nuts, and seeds.

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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.

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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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.

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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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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The Kentucky Castle Anniversary Destination

Stockpiling Moms

The Kentucky Castle is an unique destination that EVERYONE needs to put on their travel bucket list right here in Central Kentucky. It isn’t every day that you get the opportunity to stay in. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. Travel Tips The Kentucky Castle Unique Travel Experience

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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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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Book Nook: Henry's Mysterious Voice

Motherhood Moments

“Henry’s Mysterious Voice” is an illustrated children’s book that takes readers on an adventure with a tiny brown mouse named Henry as he explores the outside world and discovers all that it has to offer.

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ShopRite: Scotties Facial Tissues ONLY $0.38 Each Thru 9/21!

For the Mommas

ShopRite: Scotties Facial Tissues ONLY $0.38 Each Thru 9/21! This week thru 9/21, ShopRite has Scotties Facial Tissues priced at only $0.88 In addition to this, we have a $0.50 Ibotta rebate to use on this deal that will make your final price ONLY $0.38

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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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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!

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.

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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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!

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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How to Create a Budget {when you don’t know how to get started}

Centsable Momma

Whether you've just moved out on your own or are having to watch what you spend for the first time, you may not know where to begin to create a budget. However, taking the time to learn can make a huge difference in your life and help you create a better future for yourself and your family.

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How to Change your Financial Situation Fast

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Is saving money one of the goals that you always seem to set for yourself, but never quite achieve? These days, most of us know that if we want to be successful in life, we have to commit to regular saving. However, telling ourselves to manage our money more carefully, and achieving financial independence are two very different things. Most of the time, making a significant difference to your financial situation is a process that takes consistent effort, and time.

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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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