Find Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Bookmark & Share Subscribe to Feed

Being Frugal By Choice

  • Grandma Dorothy’s Soft Pumpkin Cookies
    Nothing welcomes Fall like baking up a batch of Grandma Dorothy’s Soft Pumpkin Cookies for dessert! These amazing cookies are so easy to make and are topped with an incredible orange cream cheese frosting. Grandma Dorothy is the real-life grandmoth…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 11:00am -
  • Simple Homemade Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns
    Full of flavor, these Simple Homemade Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns are hearty and delicious. They are so easy to make, you’ll never buy store-bought again! When you go to a restaurant, how often do you order the burger? Half of the time? A quarter?…
    - 3 days ago 20 Sep 18, 11:00am -
  • Old-Fashioned Slow Cooker Apple Butter
    Use your crockpot for making incredible Old-Fashioned Slow Cooker Apple Butter. This recipe is so addicting and easy for canning or freezing. Apple butter makes me think of my nana Ramona (rest her soul) and her best friend Irma. If you’re picturin…
    - 5 days ago 18 Sep 18, 11:00am -
  • Scattered Sundays and Meal Plan
    Sending love and thoughts for safety to all of those in the path of Florence right now. I wonder if our garbage man knows how much joy he brings to our house each week? One day a week we’re all on high alert between 8 and 8:30 am; listening for tha…
    - 7 days ago 16 Sep 18, 11:00am -
  • Chicken Gyro Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes (GF)
    Ready for an amazingly healthy and fast weeknight one-pot meal? Chicken Gyro Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes combine spinach, feta, and a creamy Greek yogurt sauce for an unforgettable meal. Oven-baking instructions are included too. When I was 20, I was…
    - 9 days ago 14 Sep 18, 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

  • newTop 10 Online Deals for 9/22
    There have been some fantastic online deals posted this week. In case you missed anything, here are my favorites: Triple Nordstrom Rewards points through 9/23 (FREE sign up) Mad Gab Game — $3.78 (BEST price!) This is an Add-on Item Good Cook Ham…
    - 10 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 7:00pm -
  • newFall Subscription Sale
    Discount Mags is having a Fall Subscription Sale again right now. They have a bunch of options to choose from, including: Home Category Family Handyman (1 Year: $8.99, 2 Years: $19.98, 3 Years: $29.97, 4 Years: $39.96) Architectural Digest (1 Year:…
    - 11 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 5:30pm -
  • Disney Princess Cookbook, The Fox and the Hound I & II, Paint Your Own Stepping Stone and more (9/21)
    Here are today’s best toy deals (9/21): Score Disney The Fox and the Hound I & II DVD for $8.49 (BEST price!) Get this Mosaic Paint Your Own Stepping Stone for $7.99 (BEST price!) Choose from a sun, ladybug, or butterfly design. Grab this Nerf Zomb…
    - 1 day ago 21 Sep 18, 6:05pm -
  • The BEST leather loafer shoe and they are only $13

    - 1 day ago 21 Sep 18, 4:55pm -
  • NCAA CamelBak Water Bottles, Rubbermaid Food Storage, Bic 4-Color Pens and more (9/21)
    Here are today’s electronics and household deals (9/21): Grab this Bic Classic 4-Color Ballpoint Pen (3 count) for $3.20 (BEST price!) This is an Add-on Item, which means you’ll need to include it in an order of $25 or more, even if you have Pr…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 4:06pm -

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

  • What I Spent, What We Ate | Only one more week in September!
    We’ve had pretty much all warm weather so far this month, and I think the lack of crisp fall days is making it hard for me to think that October is almost here. But I know warm, humid weather is nothing compared to the weather difficulties people i…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 9:00am -
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie (from bakingwithlisey.com)
    I switched blog hosts earlier this year, and while that was overall an excellent move, a few things got lost in communication and we accidentally didn’t get Lisey’s blog moved. And I thought it got moved so I gave the go-ahead to my old host to d…
    - 3 days ago 20 Sep 18, 9:00am -
  • 4 Frugal Things (and one frugal fail)
    1.We got $0.50 Frosties. I thought this deal would be over after Labor Day, but nope! Still going strong. 2. I sent off my out-of-network papers. I finally got everything in order and in the mailbox! This particular batch of bills will not get us any…
    - 4 days ago 19 Sep 18, 1:08pm -

Thrifty Northwest Mom

  • newThe North Face Slacker Hooded Jacket $59.98 (Reg $120)
    The North Face Slacker Hooded Jacket Check out this North Face deal I just found on Nordstrom. You can get this The North Face Slacker Hooded Jacket for $59.98! That is down from the normal price of $120, for a 50% savings. Plus it will ship for free…
    - 2 hours ago 23 Sep 18, 2:30am -
  • newRite Aid Deals – Sep 23rd – 29th
    Here are the Top 10 deals from this week’s Rite Aid ad starting Sunday.  Find the full list of  Rite Aid coupon matchups and store sales for this week.  You can use the full list to make your grocery shopping list, by checking the deals you’…
    - 2 hours ago 23 Sep 18, 2:22am -
  • newWalgreens Deals – Sep 23rd – 29th

    - 3 hours ago 23 Sep 18, 1:20am -
  • newThermos Stainless King 40 Ounce Beverage Bottle $14.53
    Thermos Stainless King 40 Ounce Beverage Bottle If you like the Thermos brand, here is a pretty nice deal to check out. Amazon is offering this Thermos Stainless King 40 Ounce Beverage Bottle for $14.53! Product Details: THERMOS vacuum insulation tec…
    - 5 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 11:30pm -
  • newChinese Laundry Breanna Convertible Large Tote $15.99 (Reg $89)
    Chinese Laundry Breanna Convertible Large Tote Here is a cute bag deal you may want to check out. 6pm is offering this Chinese Laundry Breanna Convertible Large Tote for $15.99! That is down from the normal price of $89, for an 82% savings. They have…
    - 8 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 8:26pm -