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Being Frugal By Choice

  • newFreezing Pesto {How to Freeze Pesto}
    Learn all the tips and tricks for Freezing Pesto to save money and prevent food waste. A freezer stash of frozen pesto opens the door to amazing meals packed with flavor.  As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Homemade or storeb…
    - 6 hours ago 5 Aug 20, 11:00am -
  • Air Fryer Biscuits With Green Chile
    This post has been sponsored by the New Mexico Department of Agriculture through Kitchen PLAY. All opinions are my own. These Air Fryer Biscuits With Green Chile are a delicious addition to any meal! This easy one-bowl recipe with incredible New Mexi…
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  • Scattered Sundays

    - 3 days ago 2 Aug 20, 11:00am -
  • Gluten-Free Blackberry Crisp
    This is the best gluten-free Blackberry Crisp you’ll ever eat! So easy to make, this blackberry crumble captures all the amazing flavors of summer in one delicious dish. Made with a to die for gluten-free topping, leftover crisp also makes a fantas…
    - 4 days ago 1 Aug 20, 11:00am -
  • Confessions
    If you’re new around here, confessions is a time for us to all unburden ourselves of the silliness we’re feeling at the moment. I share dumb things, then you share dumb things, and we all have a better day because of it. Let’s get started! As a…
    - 6 days ago 30 Jul 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

  • newLifeStraw Personal Water Filter, Pacifica Face Oil, Cosori Air Fryer & more (8/5)
    Here are today’s electronics and household deals (8/5): Get this Pacifica Super Flower Rapid Response Face Oil, 1 fl oz for $7.99! This is cents away from it’s BEST price. Save more when you opt for Subscribe & Save delivery. Score this Jack Lin…
    - 53 mins ago 5 Aug 20, 3:52pm -
  • newCostco Coupon Deals for August 5 – 30 2020
    Costco Coupon Deals The new Costco Home Mailer Coupon Booklet deals start DATE. Here’s a list of our favorite deals (along with the prices!). Deals listed in the Costco Home Mailer Booklet are actually rebates — no coupon clipping needed! You wil…
    - 10 hours ago 5 Aug 20, 6:58am -
  • newSafeway Deals for August 5-11 {DOUBLE COUPON DEALS}
    Here are the best deals at Safeway this week. The Safeway ad runs Wednesday-Tuesday in the Pacific Northwest. Find the full list of this week’s Safeway deals, including a printable list feature, here. Please note that at this time, the list does no…
    - 12 hours ago 5 Aug 20, 4:59am -
  • new10 Must-Have Items from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale
    Welcome to the 2020 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale! This year is totally different in how Nordstrom is presenting the sale. Instead of the traditional catalog, they are giving us a full preview of the items for sale and letting us add to our “wish list…
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  • newCandied Jalapenos (Cowboy Candy)
    Candied Jalapenos (Cowboy Candy) I’ll admit it. Jalapeno peppers intimidate me. It’s not so much the heat of eating them, as the pain of working with them. Jalapenos make me wheeze and cough. My eyes water. My fingers burn. Whatever my fingers to…
    - 21 hours ago 4 Aug 20, 7:30pm -

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

  • newI broke my stove (like, REALLY broke it)
    If I could start this post off with an emoji, it would be a sheepish one. When I do dumb things like this, I often feel like I don’t want to blog about it, because…embarrassing! (Remember when I melted my hot water kettle by putting it on the sto…
    - 8 hours ago 5 Aug 20, 9:00am -
  • Five Frugal Things | pretty much 100% food!
    When you all responded to my survey, lots of you said you enjoy Five Frugal Things posts. So, I just wanted to give a hat tip to my friend Katy at The Non-Consumer Advocate, since her blog is where I got the idea in the first place. Katy posts almost…
    - 1 day ago 4 Aug 20, 9:00am -
  • WIS, WWA | Groceries > Takeout
    What I Spent I finally made a trip to Aldi, and I spent $201. So, this means my July grocery spending is waaay over what I usually budget. My average spending is $150/week and this month my average was $174/week. If this continued long-term, that wou…
    - 5 days ago 31 Jul 20, 12:26pm -

Thrifty Northwest Mom

  • 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…
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  • newAmazon Mom & In-Store Diaper Deals (This Week’s Best Prices)!
    Diapers can be a big expense for families, when raising young kids. We have a round up of this weeks best in-store diaper prices. We also have a round up of the best Amazon Family (formally Amazon Mom) diaper deals for this week, if you would rather…
    - 1 hour ago 5 Aug 20, 3:30pm -
  • newDSW Shoes – 50% Off Sale, Shoes From $9.99 Shipped!
    DSW Shoes – 50% Shoe Sale – Shoes Just $9.99 Check out this sale going on at DSW Shoes right now! They have a number of shoes (there are hundreds of shoes included in this sale) for men & women that are 50% off ! No promo code is needed for this…
    - 1 hour ago 5 Aug 20, 3:22pm -
  • newWomen’s Nightgowns Sale – as low as $10.49!
    Women’s Nightgowns – as low as $10.49! Macy’s is having a Deal of the Day on Women’s Nightgowns by Charter Club, with prices starting as low as $10.49 (reg $29.99). It can be hard to find women’s nightgowns & pajamas for under $20, so these…
    - 15 hours ago 5 Aug 20, 1:56am -
  • newThe Pioneer Woman Magazine – $14.99 per year (39% off)!
    Pioneer Woman Magazine on Sale! Here is a deal for all of you Pioneer Woman fans! I love that I can now get both her show on On Demand and a magazine packed full of her recipes and tips too. Right now you can subscribe The Pioneer Woman Magazine fo…
    - 16 hours ago 5 Aug 20, 1:00am -