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Being Frugal By Choice

  • Scattered Sundays
    As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. I was washing the dishes this week and heard the chickens FREAKING out! Troy and I ran out to investigate and found a raccoon in the chicken yard. Troy and I took off towards the coop and Benn…
    - 1 day ago 24 May 20, 11:00am -
  • Crispy Air Fryer Green Bean Fries
    Crispy Air Fryer Green Bean Fries are a delicious appetizer or snack. Baked, not fried, these crispy green beans are simple to make and cook in only 10 minutes! No air fryer? You’ll find oven-baking instructions too. As an Amazon Associate, I ear…
    - 2 days ago 23 May 20, 11:00am -
  • Healthy Ranch Dressing {Yogurt Ranch Dressing}
    Creamy, tangy, and packed with flavor, this homemade Healthy Ranch Dressing is ready in just 5 minutes. Made with pantry staples and ingredients you can actually pronounce, yogurt ranch dressing is also kid-approved. For many people, ranch dressing i…
    - 4 days ago 21 May 20, 11:00am -
  • Cinnamon Pretzel Bites With Apple Syrup
    This post is sponsored by North Coast Organic through Kitchen PLAY. All opinions are my own. Whip up a batch of Cinnamon Pretzel Bites for a quick and fun treat! An incredible homemade low-sugar apple syrup is the perfect dip to go with these delicio…
    - 6 days ago 19 May 20, 11:00am -
  • Scattered Sundays
    As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. There is a special room in the bad place for someone who steals a birthday bike from a kid. And someone out there has a new after-life reservation after stealing Jack’s bike from our drivewa…
    - 8 days ago 17 May 20, 11:00am -

Frugal Babe

  • Goodbye, mortgage!
    In January 2003, my husband and I bought our first house, and saddled ourselves with our first mortgage — I believe the first payment was due in March 2003. And in March 2018, just about exactly 15 years later, we made our final mortgage payment. S…
    - 15 May 18, 3:55pm -
  • Achieving our goals, thanks to long-term frugality
    Since it’s been a year and a half since I posted anything on here, I guess I’m a bit overdue for an update. All is well here, but I’m currently freelance writing for four separate organizations, so there is always paid work to be done when I’…
    - 31 Dec 17, 7:40pm -
  • Still here!
    Hello dear readers! Since it’s been five months since my last post, I guess I’m a bit overdue for an update. I just read through that last one, and it was sort of like reading a journal entry. All of the things I mentioned are still going well. A…
    - 19 Jul 16, 12:12am -
  • An update from our frugal corner of the world
    Hello friends! I got an email from a reader today (Hi Jean!) checking to make sure that nothing had happened to me, since my little blog world here has been so quiet. So I figured this would be a good time to check in with some quick updates on our l…
    - 12 Feb 16, 6:20am -
  • Outfitting our whole life – second hand
    Our second grader (my how time has flown!) is in choir this year.  He absolutely loves it, and looks forward to Tuesday mornings despite the fact that he has to be at school 50 minutes early for choir practice.  We love seeing him have so much fun…
    - 22 Sep 15, 11:49pm -

Frugal Living NW

Suddenly Frugal

  • Free Shipping Day Update
    Free Shipping Day usually occurs one week before Christmas, give or take a business day, to account for free shipping getting there on time. This year, Free Shipping Day will be held on Friday, December 18th. Free Shipping Day is the last day that on…
    - 13 Dec 15, 5:00am -
  • Holiday Tipping Etiquette
    It’s December, which means it is that time of year–to hand out holiday tips. If you’ve been wondering how much do I tip at the holidays, don’t stress: I’ve put together an easy-to-understand list of holiday tipping etiquette based on the mo…
    - 11 Dec 15, 5:00am -
  • Tips for Thrift Store Shopping
    When our family became Suddenly Frugal in 2007, we quickly learned how thrift store shopping could be a great way to buy clothing and other household goods that we needed without blowing our budget. We also learned that when it came to putting cash b…
    - 10 Dec 15, 5:00am -

The Frugal Girl

  • newQ&A | share an embarrassing frugal habit!
    I’m saving the “embarrassing frugal habit” question for the end, so keep scrolling to get to that one. First, a few other questions. How has your attitude to frugality changed with time, as your children are older (and yes, the rest of us are t…
    - 9 hours ago 25 May 20, 9:00am -
  • WIS, WWA | I ran out of milk.
    What I Spent This was not a week for a big shopping trip. After all, I spent $430 last week! I did get a Hungry Harvest delivery ($25). And two days ago, we ran out of milk. I guess I didn’t buy enough to put into the freezer. Or my family drank mo…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 20, 9:00am -
  • Things I’ve learned during quarantine
    Frozen milk takes approximately 3 years to thaw. Ok, so not actually, but it feels like it. HOW DOES IT STAY ICY FOR SO LONG??? I’ve been buying extra gallons and throwing them into my chest freezer (to help cut down on milk runs) and my soul, I ca…
    - 4 days ago 21 May 20, 9:00am -

Thrifty Northwest Mom

  • newKaZam Balance Bikes Just $25!
    KaZam Balance Bikes Just $25! If you are looking for a deal on a balance bike, Walmart has a number of the KaZam balance bikes for just $25! These are the balance bikes that have been featured on Shark Tank, and this is a fantastic price for a balanc…
    - 1 hour ago 25 May 20, 5:00pm -
  • newKohls Fiestaware Sale – Big Savings Right Now!
    Kohls Fiestaware Sale – Big Savings Right Now! Kohls is having a great Memorial Day sale where you can stack promo codes + earn $5 on every $25 spent in Kohls cash right now. You can use these offers to score lots of great deals. One we loved was f…
    - 2 hours ago 25 May 20, 4:00pm -
  • newAmazon Online Shopping – Best Daily Deals! (Updated Regularly)
    Amazon Deals are updated daily here. We find you the best deals available on Amazon across various shopping categories (apparel, kids, Amazon devices, and so much more)! Amazon Online Shopping – Updated Regularly! Amazon online shopping is a great…
    - 3 hours ago 25 May 20, 3:30pm -
  • newTop Daily Deals – Best Online Deals Available Right Now!
    Top Daily Deals – Best Online Deals Available Right Now! Each day we update this post with what we consider the best daily deals available online.  These are our favorite 5+ deals for the day in general. If you are looking for Amazon specific deal…
    - 3 hours ago 25 May 20, 3:00pm -
  • Stitch Fix Spring Review + Gift Card Option!
      Stitch Fix Review + Gift Card Option  I first tried out Stitch Fix a few years ago and I have been loving this service ever since my first box. Now that’s not to say that I always love all of the items, but I have consistently found at least 1…
    - 2 days ago 23 May 20, 7:30pm -