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Being Frugal By Choice

  • Scattered Sundays
    Hey, I need your help! I mean, um, good morning. You smarties have never failed me and I need you once again to find me a one-piece swimming suit. Please? I need your suggestions and recommendations! I have worn a two-piece suit for pretty much forev…
    - 2 days ago 21 Jul 19, 11:00am -
  • Canning Stewed Tomatoes {Canning Crushed Tomatoes}
    Follow this step by step tutorial to learn how simple Canning Stewed Tomatoes can be. A key ingredient for so many comfort foods, canning crushed tomatoes is a recipe that can be pressure canned or done via water bath canning. Today we’re diving de…
    - 3 days ago 20 Jul 19, 11:00am -
  • Whole30 Pesto {Dairy-Free Basil Sauce}
    A simple recipe for Whole30 Pesto made with garden fresh basil. This homemade dairy-free pesto recipe is wonderful in so many different dishes like pasta, chicken, or vegetables. Made with or without pine nuts, you can customize this vegan basil sauc…
    - 5 days ago 18 Jul 19, 11:00am -
  • Freezing Peaches {How to Freeze Peaches}
    Learn all the tips and tricks for Freezing Peaches to stock your freezer with the star of summer fruit. Freezing fresh peaches is so easy and can be done without sugar, which makes them great to use for cobblers, smoothies, or snacks. Dear Summer, t…
    - 7 days ago 16 Jul 19, 11:00am -
  • Scattered Sundays
    Phew, we survived a road trip with both kids! Which is a miracle considering how bonkers three-year-olds are and how irrationally upset Jack gets about Bennett’s bizarre preschooler behavior.  Jack’s moral compass is quite rigid. Unless it invol…
    - 9 days ago 14 Jul 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

  • newThis big silicone lid is my new favorite thing
    This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here. I’ve had some small Lekue silicone lids for several years now (they came in my Mighty Fix box one month), and I’ve been i…
    - 16 hours ago 22 Jul 19, 9:00am -
  • Chipotle Chicken Kabobs with Cilantro Lime Dipping Sauce
    This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here. This post is from the archives and I’m republishing it today with some updated links and a recipe card. Ejoy! I’ve told y…
    - 3 days ago 20 Jul 19, 12:06pm -
  • WIS, WWA | Why I share this instead of a menu plan
    This post contains affiliate links, which earn revenue for this site at no extra cost to you. See my disclosure policy here. If you’re new here, each week I share my grocery totals and also what we ate in the past week. I do this instead of sharing…
    - 4 days ago 19 Jul 19, 9:00am -

Thrifty Northwest Mom

  • newBark Box Coupon and Discounts – Double the Box with 6 Month Subscription!
    BarkBox Dog Subscription Boxes are a great way to try out organic & healthy treats, unique toys & extras for your puppy. Find the best Bark Box coupon & discounts and see why it’s puppy approved. Bark Box Coupon and Discounts We have a new addition…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Jul 19, 11:10pm -
  • newWaterparks in the Pacific Northwest (The Master List!)
    Waterparks in the Pacific Northwest (The Master List!) Looking for fun water parks in Washington, Oregon and Idaho to cool off in? We have the master list of the big parks, smaller and more affordable ones, and resources for spray parks too! Beat the…
    - 5 hours ago 22 Jul 19, 8:00pm -
  • newBubble Bum Inflatable Travel Booster Seat for Kids
    Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by Bubble Bum. However, all opinions are 100% my own & this is a product we use all the time.  Bubble Bum Inflatable Travel Booster Seat for Kids  *Update: The Bubble Bum booster seat  is currently 67% off rig…
    - 6 hours ago 22 Jul 19, 7:45pm -
  • newDiscounted Great Wolf Lodge Deal on Groupon – As low as $109/night! (Today only as low as $98/nt!)
    Discounted Great Wolf Lodge Deal on Groupon – As low as $109/night for 6 people Looking for Great Wolf Lodge coupons? Check out these discounted Great Wolf Lodge deal for as low as $109/night for up to 6 people! This deal includes lodging + waterpa…
    - 8 hours ago 22 Jul 19, 5:15pm -
  • 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 Daily (Mon. – Fri.)! Pin it to your favorit…
    - 10 hours ago 22 Jul 19, 3:30pm -