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Being Frugal By Choice

  • newRoasting Frozen Vegetables {How to Roast Frozen Vegetables}
    This is the ultimate guide to Roasting Frozen Vegetables. This is the best resource for helping you make tasty and healthy vegetable side dishes using all frozen veggies! Oven-roasted frozen vegetables are delicious and will save you so much time and…
    - 7 hours ago 28 Mar 20, 11:00am -
  • Pantry Staples You Can Make Yourself
    You’ll love these 28 delicious pantry staples that you can make yourself using ingredients in your fridge, cupboards, and freezer. Never run out of your favorites again with these easy homemade versions of kitchen essentials! No matter what you hav…
    - 2 days ago 26 Mar 20, 11:00am -
  • Homemade Honey Wheat Bread {Vegan Options Included}
    A simple Homemade Honey Wheat Bread recipe that can be made without a bread maker. Homemade sandwich bread is easy to make (and freeze) and can save you so much money at the grocery store! As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Thi…
    - 3 days ago 25 Mar 20, 11:00am -
  • Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies
    Soft and delicious Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies are an easy dessert that won’t require heating up your kitchen. Make the perfect cookie on your countertop for fast treats that your family will love. You’ll also find oven-baking instructions i…
    - 4 days ago 24 Mar 20, 11:00am -
  • Scattered Sundays
    As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Do you know what this whole self-quarantining situation has taught me? One, I do not understand other people’s buying habits. Have people been purchasing 1-3 rolls of toilet paper at a time…
    - 6 days ago 22 Mar 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

  • newHow to Properly Freeze Food
    Freezing foods is such an amazing way to stretch your grocery budget and there are so many ways to make it work! We all know about freezing meat of course, keeping frozen veggies or fruit on hand to use in a pinch, but what about thinking outside the…
    - 22 hours ago 27 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
  • newFREE Bowling For Kids All Summer Long!
    Summer feels like a million years away, but if you have kids, you know that weirdly you have to start signing these children up for camps and clinics and lessons NOW before they fill up. This always gets me thinking about other things to fill those d…
    - 23 hours ago 27 Mar 20, 7:00pm -
  • Simplify your wardrobe this weekend in 4 easy steps
    Do you have a closet filled to the brim with clothes, scarves, and shoes, but still feel like there’s “nothing to wear” every morning? Do you regularly end up wearing the same outfit most days — jeans + grey or black shirt + grey or black car…
    - 1 day ago 27 Mar 20, 6:00pm -
  • Pokemon Digital Watch, WowWee Interactive Dragon, Melissa & Doug Indoor Playhouse & more (3/27)
    Here are today’s electronics and household deals (3/27): Get this Dr. Seuss Bright & Early Board Book Set for $8.73 (BEST price!) Get this Mega Construx Pokemon Mew vs. Mewtwo Building Set for $14.17 (BEST price!) when you clip the $4.72 off coupon…
    - 1 day ago 27 Mar 20, 6:00pm -
  • Kind Whole Fruit Bars, Elmer’s Glue Sticks, OGX Body Wash & more (3/27)
    Here are today’s electronics and household deals (3/27): Get this Kind Whole Fruit Bars (12 count) for $10.84 (BEST price!) Save more when you opt for Subscribe & Save delivery. Get this OGX Coconut Miracle Oil Body Wash, 19.5 oz for $3.68 (BEST pr…
    - 1 day ago 27 Mar 20, 4:15pm -

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

  • WIS, WWA | I overbought
    What I Spent So, here’s what happened. I made a menu plan, went to the store on Monday, and bought the things I needed for the week. Aldi looked too crazy, so I went to another store and spent $176. That is why I shop at Aldi. Geez. So, I got home…
    - 1 day ago 27 Mar 20, 1:41pm -
  • 8 Menu Planning Tips
    Since most of us are trying not to go to the grocery store too much these days, I thought a republish of some menu planning tips could be helpful. I hope this serves you as you try to feed your household safely. I was going to title this, “How to p…
    - 2 days ago 26 Mar 20, 9:00am -
  • Five Frugal Things | Because normal feels good
    For a bit of normalcy around here: a usual mid-week five frugal things post! 1. I ordered a lidded 8×8 Pyrex pan Zoe baked brownies (using this not-from-a-box recipe that she loves), I was reminded that whenever I need to store something in my lidle…
    - 3 days ago 25 Mar 20, 9:00am -

Thrifty Northwest Mom

  • newFree Hallmark Cards This Month!
    Free Hallmark Cards This Month! Here is a great offer from Hallmark Cards this holiday season! Hallmark has a promotion going on through June 26th, where you can get a free Hallmark card on Fridays. However, since stores are currently shut down, righ…
    - 18 hours ago 28 Mar 20, 12:23am -
  • Zoobooks Subscription On Sale – 63% Off! Today Only!
    Zoobooks Subscription On Sale Through today only, subscribe to Zoobooks Magazine for only $17.99 per year (63% off)! You can order up to 2 years at this price! Just enter coupon code THRIFTYNWMOM This offer expires at Friday 03/27/20 11:59 PM EST…
    - 1 day ago 27 Mar 20, 5:00pm -
  • Vera Bradley Outlet – Get Up To 75% Off Online! Today Only! Free Shipping!
    Vera Bradley Outlet SALE Today (Online)! Through today only (3/27) you can shop the Vera Bradley Outlet Online, and get up to 75% off! The Vera Bradley Outlet is not always available to shop online, so if you do not have one near you this is a great…
    - 1 day ago 27 Mar 20, 4:30pm -
  • Top 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…
    - 1 day ago 27 Mar 20, 3:00pm -
  • Free Printable Chore Chart – Customize Responsibility Chart for Your Kids
      Free Printable Chore Chart – Customizable Responsibility Chart for Kids I shared earlier about our system for how we teach money skills to our kids through a Spend, Save, Give approach that we combine with a “Responsibility” Chore Chart. I t…
    - 2 days ago 26 Mar 20, 9:00pm -