2022

How to prepare for high school senior year

Stockpiling Moms

I wanted to share some tips for how to prepare for high school senior year. I cannot believe that my son is a senior in high school. I blinked and here we are. How to prepare for high school senior year: They say that the days are long, but the years are so, and they are RIGHT.

Happy 14th to my blog!

The Frugal Girl

Today, it’s been 14 years since I first hit “publish” on a Frugal Girl post. Me about a year into blogging, in a Goodwill dress. In case you were interesting, I started out my blog by sharing a photo of a skirt I made by refashioning some pants.

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Music Minute: Before He Cracks the Sky

Motherhood Moments

When award-winning hip-hop artist Brinson Wright was just 4 years old, he was given a cassette tape containing the song “Bible Break” by Stephen Wiley (regarded as the godfather of Christian rap), and a seed was planted.

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How We Frugal-ed in July 2022

Family Balance Sheet

We’ve seen higher grocery and fuel bills lately, so we’re upping our frugal game to help the budget. Our financial goals are still important to us and we want to hit them regardless of the rising prices. How I frugal-ed in the kitchen: I spend a lot of time in my kitchen.

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How to Plan the Perfect Trip for You and Your Partner

Shereen Travels Cheap

Planning romantic trips is an art. The journey doesn't start or end with an itinerary. It starts when you decide to take the plunge and starts when you decide that the perfect person will be on your list of travel companions. But what does that look like in practice?

How to Stack Coupons to Save More Money

Penny Pinchin' Mom

The post How to Stack Coupons to Save More Money appeared first on Penny Pinchin' Mom. Using store coupons and manufacturer coupons together is called stacking. It is a simple grocery savings strategy many couponers have used for years.

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Basketball Shorts Deal – Just $15.49

Koupon Karen

Grab this 3 pack of Mens Basketball Shorts for just $15.49 when using the code I5ARNLEG at checkout! Make sure you join the Daily Deals & Steals Facebook Group where we post deals all day long! Get it HERE. Want more Amazon Deals? LOOK HERE.

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Target: Zerowater Pitcher ONLY $2.99 (Reg. $20.99)

For the Mommas

Target: Zerowater Pitcher ONLY $2.99 (Reg. 20.99). Target: Zerowater Pitcher ONLY $2.99 (Reg. 20.99). Target has ZeroWater 7 Cup Pitcher with Ready-Pour + Free Water Quality Meter on sale for $12.99, normally priced at $20.99.

50th Birthday Weekend Celebration

Stockpiling Moms

I planned a surprise 50th Birthday Weekend Celebration for my sweet hubby. We graduated from Berea, KY and that is where we currently live. I decided for his birthday that I wanted to plan a reunion of friends to surprise him.

What’s the point in decorating a temporary rental?

The Frugal Girl

Last night, a follower messaged me on Instagram to tell me that she is going through a separation prior to a divorce, and as a result, she’s had to move out of her home and into a rental.

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Buffalo Trace Distillery Tour

Stockpiling Moms

Check out the Buffalo Trace Distillery Tour. We just celebrated our 24th wedding anniversary and spent the day together. We started out our day by visiting and taking the Trace Tour.

A collection of white paint projects

The Frugal Girl

In my efforts to beautify my rental home, I’ve done a bunch of small white painting projects, but none of them really warranted their own post. So you get a round-up today! Two plant pots. This small one is from Goodwill, I think, and the original spray paint coat had chipped off pretty badly.

Consumer Critique: Marie Originals

Motherhood Moments

I recently had a chance to see two products from Marie Originals. Poison Ivy Soap : A potent anti-inflammatory blend, this herbal soap instantly soothes irritation and itching while removing urushiol oil to halt the spread of poison ivy, oak, and sumac.

How We Frugal-ed in June 2022

Family Balance Sheet

It’s been a long time since I’ve shared a “How I Frugal-ed” post, but for a variety of reasons, I’m making a more conscious effort lately to flex my frugal muscles. Here’s how we frugal-ed in June. How my husband saved us $460…for awhile at least.

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Thankful Thursday | My semester is done!

The Frugal Girl

I took my final exam on Tuesday and I am so, so, so happy to have made it to the end of the semester. It’s been a wild ride since January (!!), and I am delighted to have a break. This is the face of a relieved college student.

The Ultimate Guide to Shopping at Consignment Stores

Penny Pinchin' Mom

The post The Ultimate Guide to Shopping at Consignment Stores appeared first on Penny Pinchin' Mom. I love my kids. However, what I don’t love is just how quickly they grow! It seems that they can often outgrow clothes before they even wear out.

Travel Jewelry Organizer – Just $5.19 shipped

Koupon Karen

Amazon has this Travel Jewelry Organizer for just $5.19 shipped when you use coupon code 608SNM65 at checkout. Make sure you join the Daily Deals & Steals Facebook Group where we post deals all day long! Get it HERE. Want more Amazon Deals? LOOK HERE.

Eco-Friendly Cryptocurrencies – Things You Should Know

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

According to a CNBC survey, 1 in 10 people invests in cryptocurrencies. Some of the reasons for this are the excitement that these transactions bring, the fact that it’s easy to make trades, and crypto’s potential for short-term high growth. Moreover, many people get cryptos because they are encouraged by friends, family, or social media personalities. Meanwhile, businesses love using ICOs because these allow them to raise capital very fast, especially if they are start-ups.

Giant: Moneymaker Gift Card Deals Starting 8/12 {5X Points}

For the Mommas

Giant: Moneymaker Gift Card Deals Starting 8/12 {5X Points}. Here is another nice gift card deal starting from 8/12. You will receive 5 X’s the gas rewards when you purchase Select Gift Cards. Grab your gift card and you score a moneymaker return on gas.

Thankful Thursday | from the cabin

The Frugal Girl

I’ve been in Wisconsin all week with extended family, at my uncle’s cabin, so fair warning, my list will probably be QUITE cabin-themed this week. This week, I am thankful: for my uncle and aunt’s generosity.

Thankful Thursday | with a Texas theme

The Frugal Girl

This week, I am thankful: for a fun trip to see my friends in Texas. I am so, so happy that I was able to go visit my friend and her family. It was a delight to see them all after so many years. that my friend’s kids are friendly.

Abandoned House Dining Table Rehab!

The Frugal Girl

This one’s been a long time coming; those of you who follow me on social media have been slowly watching this process since I started in April!

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Thankful Thursday | SOME things are well

The Frugal Girl

I was chatting with a reader on Instagram last month after she’d made a thankful list in the midst of personal hard times, and I said, “Yep! When you make a point of hunting for blessings, it does not mean you pretend that ALL is well.

Consumer Critique: Sonoma Wool Co

Motherhood Moments

I was excited to try out Sonoma Wool Company Wool Dog Toys. These are 100% natural wool toys as that are an eco-friendly and healthier alternative to brightly colored plastic toys.

10 Ways to Save at Giant Food Stores

Family Balance Sheet

This post was originally published as a sponsored post back in 2015. Today, I’m updating it since a lot has changed at GIANT. This updated post is not sponsored. As the home manager, my mission is to serve my family quality and tasty food on our limited budget.

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WIS, WWA | And I’m outta here!

The Frugal Girl

See Friday below for the post title reference. ??. What I Spent. I spent: $30 on wings. $49 49 at Aldi. $13 13 at Safeway. $11 11 at Chick-Fil-A. So, that’s $103 for the week. What We Ate. Saturday.

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Contact Me

Penny Pinchin' Mom

The post Contact Me appeared first on Penny Pinchin' Mom. I try to respond to each email, but I’m not able to due to the high-volume of emails that come in. If you have a question that I can help with, I’ll try my best to help!

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Washing Machine Cleaner Tabs – Just $7.47 shipped (This Box will last you about 1 year!)

Koupon Karen

Grab this box of Washing Machine Cleaner Tabs for just $7.47 shipped when you use coupon code 50T66X8S at checkout. It comes with 24 Tabs and they recommend using 1-3 at a time. So this box could essentially last you about a year! Code Expires 8/18/2022.

Before and After | a Philco table

The Frugal Girl

When my dad and I went over to the abandoned house to grab some furniture, we almost passed this little table by. It was very lightweight, super wobbly, and the veneer top had terrible water damage.

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Giant: FREE Tastykake Mini Bundt Cakes Starting 8/12 {5-Point Freebie}

For the Mommas

Giant: FREE Tastykake Mini Bundt Cakes. Giant: FREE Tastykake Mini Bundt Cakes Starting 8/12 {5-Point Freebie}. Don’t miss out on this freebie deal on Tastykake Mini Bundt Cakes at Giant. Starting from 8/12, Tastykake Mini Bundt Cakes is priced at $4.59

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Five Frugal Things | a mailbox flag refresh

The Frugal Girl

This first one is making me unreasonably happy. ??. I spray-painted my mailbox flag. The mailbox here at my rental is past the flower of its youth, and the flag in particular was showing the mailbox’s age. I looked at it one day and thought, “Hmm, it would be sweet if I could paint that.”

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Meet a Reader | Carrie, mom of 7!

The Frugal Girl

I’ve never met Carrie in person, but we’ve moved in similar internet circles for quite some time. So, I was delighted when she volunteered to do a Meet a Reader interview. Here’s Carrie: 1. Tell us a little about yourself. I’m a homeschooling mom of 7 (with 3 graduates!)

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I finished a piece of furniture! (the free bookshelf)

The Frugal Girl

Alrighty, patient readers…as you know, I’ve been blessed with lots of free furniture lately, and I’ve been working on rehabbing most of it. So, this is the first in an intermittent series of makeovers. First up? This bookshelf.

Thankful Thursday | wineberries, for starters

The Frugal Girl

This week, I’m thankful: for the berries growing in my backyard. These are wineberries, and there are several bushes in my yard, plus lots of them along my walking route. They’re kind of like a less-seedy raspberry. that Zoe’s healing up well after her wisdom teeth extraction.

Movie Minute: Lifemark

Motherhood Moments

David’s comfortable world is turned upside down when his birthmother unexpectedly reaches out to him, longing to meet the 18-year-old son she’s only held once. With the encouragement of his adoptive parents, David embarks on a journey of discovery that leads to a staggering truth from his past.

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Start Planning and Budgeting for Summer TODAY!

Family Balance Sheet

After a long winter, are you dreaming of blue skies and sunny days? We are! As a family, we are looking forward to camping trips, a week at the beach, and cookouts with friends. I want to make sure we have time to squeeze everything in and the funds to do it all.

Thankful Thursday | post-exam

The Frugal Girl

Hello everyone! I’m writing my list kinda late today; school has had me snowed under (my school + helping Zoe with her end-of-semester stuff). I took my last regular exam today, though, and I got my final assignment finished yesterday.