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Being Frugal By Choice

  • newHow to Make Rice Heating Pads {Aromatherapy Rice Bags}
    This easy tutorial will teach you how to make rice heating pads that are a perfect project for any beginning sewer. Use essential oils or dried herbs to make homemade aromatherapy rice bags for easing sore muscles. Heat these for a microwavable heati…
    - 18 hours ago 14 Nov 19, 12:00pm -
  • Fried Artichoke Hearts {Air Fryer Artichoke Hearts}
    As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Crispy and dippable, you’re going to love these Fried Artichoke Hearts! Perfect as a healthy side dish or appetizer, a plate of air fryer artichoke hearts will be a new favorite! Ready in ju…
    - 3 days ago 12 Nov 19, 12:00pm -
  • Scattered Sundays
    As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. I’m speaking to the chicks born in the 80’s. Yeah, all you Sarah’s, Brandi’s, Jennifer’s, Jessica’s, Katie’s and Mandy’s. Do you remember those portable curling irons and flat…
    - 5 days ago 10 Nov 19, 12:00pm -
  • 10 Easy Whole30 Air Fryer Recipes
    Discover the 10 most amazing Whole30 Air Fryer Recipes you’ll ever make! These healthy and easy recipes are both delicious and perfect for a fast weeknight side dish. You’ll find Whole30 air fryer recipes, vegan and vegetarian air fryer recipes,…
    - 6 days ago 9 Nov 19, 12:00pm -
  • Nana’s Almond Roca Recipe {Homemade Almond Roca}
    Addicting homemade candy, my Nana’s Almond Roca Recipe is the perfect holiday treat. Whip up a batch of this easy almond toffee for a special homemade gift. A delicious buttercrunch toffee topped with melted chocolate, this will become a family hol…
    - 8 days ago 7 Nov 19, 12:00pm -

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

  • newButternut Bread Braid + Whipped Honey Butter recipes
    Butternut Braid Bread After 2 years of home schooling my young kids, it finally hit me. We actually have to be home sometimes to do this school thing well. So, since September, we’ve cut back on our commitments to bump up our time at home. It’s…
    - 9 hours ago 14 Nov 19, 8:30pm -
  • newOur top 7 kitchen tools for Thanksgiving dinner
    Top Kitchen Tools for Thanksgiving Thanksgiving will be here soon! Here are some of my favorite items for cooking during the holiday season. I have actually never prepared an entire Thanksgiving meal myself. My large family does the meal potluck st…
    - 10 hours ago 14 Nov 19, 8:00pm -
  • newWalmart Black Friday 2019 ad is available!
    The Walmart Black Friday 2019 ad is available! Doors open at 10 am on Wednesday (11/27) and deals run through Friday (11/29). Deals should be available online as well as in the store. Here are some of our favorite deals (click the link to see the pri…
    - 10 hours ago 14 Nov 19, 7:45pm -
  • newLego Star Wars Advent Calendar, Baby Shark Board Book, FurReal Cuties Bunny & more (11/14)
    Here are today’s electronics and household deals (11/14): Get this Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar (new for 2019) for $29.99 (BEST price!) Score this Pinkfong: Meet Baby Shark Board Book for $7.60 (BEST price!) Get this Little Bits Bubble Bot Starte…
    - 11 hours ago 14 Nov 19, 7:00pm -
  • newYankee Large Jar Candle, Silicone Stretch Lids, Cusinart Hand Mixer & more (11/14)
    Here are today’s electronics and household deals (11/14): Deal of the Day: Score this DOSS Soundbox Touch Wireless Bluetooth Speaker for $19.57 (BEST price!) Check out all of today’s DOSS speaker deals here. Get this Cusinart Power Advantage 5-Sp…
    - 12 hours ago 14 Nov 19, 5:47pm -

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

  • newFive Frugal Things | a $217 medical bill error, for starters!
    This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here. 1. I discovered a $217 medical billing error. People: Always check your Explanation of Benefits statements! I’ve had a long…
    - 20 hours ago 14 Nov 19, 10:00am -
  • It’s going to be imperfect. Keep trying anyway.
    This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here. The other day, I opened a new bar of soap from Third Day Naturals, and I set the wax paper wrapper aside to add to my compost…
    - 4 days ago 11 Nov 19, 1:25pm -
  • What I Spent, What We Ate | We certainly ate out less!
    This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here.  We had much better week for eating in than last week, which is admittedly a low standard. What I Spent I spent $113 at Aldi…
    - 7 days ago 8 Nov 19, 10:00am -

Thrifty Northwest Mom