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Being Frugal By Choice

  • newScattered Sundays
    Burning question for this week: would you rather reverse one decision you make every day or be able to stop time for 10 seconds every day? So, 2013 called and introduced me to Game of Thrones. Have you heard of it? It’s an up and coming show on HBO…
    - 9 hours ago 26 May 19, 11:00am -
  • Trail Mix Bars {No Bake Granola Bars}
    Fudgy Trail Mix Bars are an amazing no-bake treat. These oat free granola bars are packed with lots of flavor and chocolate goodness, with no refined sugar. Naturally gluten-free, you’ll love that they come together in under 10 minutes and have a s…
    - 1 day ago 25 May 19, 11:00am -
  • Freezing Strawberries {How to Freeze Strawberries}
    Learn all the tips and tricks for freezing strawberries to extend the harvest. Freezing fresh strawberries is a great way to preserve this wonderful summer fruit without needing to know any special kitchen skills (like canning). If you have a freezer…
    - 3 days ago 23 May 19, 11:00am -
  • Buffalo Chicken Fries {Healthy Buffalo Fries}
    A quick and easy recipe, these Buffalo Chicken Fries are a real crowd pleaser! Healthy game day food, this Whole30 appetizer is packed with flavor. Loaded buffalo fries are oven-baked and topped with delicious shredded buffalo chicken and other tasty…
    - 5 days ago 21 May 19, 2:32pm -
  • Scattered Sundays
      You get a mojito. You get a mojito! Everyone gets a mojitttttttttttttttttto! No, I did not just have a stroke. I’m here to tell you the most exciting news in the history of the internet! Guess what? Oprah’s magazine listed my Mojito Mocktail a…
    - 7 days ago 19 May 19, 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

  • Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins
    This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here. (I originally found these muffins on All Recipes years ago, and I’m resharing the recipe now with a printable recipe card!)…
    - 1 day ago 25 May 19, 10:54am -
  • What I Spent, What We Ate | It’s starting to feel like summer!
    This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here. We are mostly finished with school, the weather is warm, and we had watermelon this week. So, basically summer. What I Spent…
    - 2 days ago 24 May 19, 12:48pm -
  • What am I going to do with an empty nest?
    Kristen, Gosh, time has flown by! Just read your post about having two HS grads— I think I started reading your Frugal Girl when everyone was a baby! So, I was just wondering if you had been doing any advanced planning for an empty nest? Or wising,…
    - 3 days ago 23 May 19, 1:17pm -

Thrifty Northwest Mom

  • newZoobooks Subscription On Sale – 63% Off!
    Zoobooks Subscription On Sale Today only, subscribe to Zoobooks Magazine for only $17.50 per year (63% off)! You can order up to 2 years at this price! There is no coupon code needed for this price – you can find the offer on this page here. Just…
    - 44 mins ago 26 May 19, 7:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 5 hours ago 26 May 19, 3:00pm -
  • newBirch Bay Waterslides Discount Tickets
    Birch Bay Waterslides Discount Tickets  Right now on Groupon,  you can get discount tickets for the popular Birch Bay Waterslides. The best deal is the family pack of 4 tickets for $69, which makes each ticket just $17.25 each or buy a single ticke…
    - 18 hours ago 26 May 19, 1:15am -
  • Easy DIY Bird Baths For Your Garden
    Put together this frugal DIY Bird Bath for a fraction of the cost and enjoy birds year round in your yard with this simple idea. Easy DIY Bird Bath It’s that time of the year where I love to get out in my garden and start to spruce things up. I am…
    - 1 day ago 25 May 19, 7:00pm -
  • Get Out Pass Washington – $60 Off (Includes Wild Waves, Family Fun Center & More)!
    Get Out Pass Washington – $60 Off (Includes Wild Waves, Family Fun Center & More)! Have you heard of the Get Out Pass Washington yet? It is a way to buy an annual pass, to get into multiple attractions / venues in Washington for one price. If you a…
    - 1 day ago 25 May 19, 7:00pm -