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Being Frugal By Choice

  • newInstant Pot Basmati Rice
    Make perfect Instant Pot Basmati Rice for a fast side dish that the whole family will love! Made in a flash in a pressure cooker, this delicious rice is great for meal prep and is pairs well with so many dishes. No pressure cooker? You’ll also fin…
    - 24 hours ago 24 Oct 20, 11:00am -
  • Freezing Pumpkin {How to Freeze Pumpkin}
    Learn all the tips and tricks for freezing pumpkin to extend the harvest. Learning how to freeze pumpkin in cubes or puree is a great way to preserve this wonderful ingredient without needing to know any special kitchen skills. As an Amazon Associat…
    - 5 days ago 20 Oct 20, 11:00am -
  • Scattered Sundays
    As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. On Monday morning I woke up with the expectation that I was going to take photos for the blog. Instead, I checked the IKEA website for the inventory that is still missing from our kitchen orde…
    - 7 days ago 18 Oct 20, 11:00am -
  • Creamy White Bean Soup {Vegetarian}
    A big bowl of Creamy White Bean Soup is a simple, delicious, and affordable “whole meal” kind of dish. This vegetarian bean soup has an amazing and flavorful creamy broth paired with tons of veggies. You’ll find both Instant Pot and slow cooke…
    - 8 days ago 17 Oct 20, 11:00am -
  • Healthy Apple Pie Pancakes
    A delicious family favorite, these healthy Apple Pie Pancakes are super fluffy and kid-approved. Warm apples, cinnamon, and whole wheat make these pancakes irresistible. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. If my fluffy whole whe…
    - 10 days ago 15 Oct 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

  • newSelect 4 Magazines for $16 Subscription Sale
    Discount Mags is having a Select 4 Magazines for $16 Subscription Sale right now. They have a bunch of options to choose from, including: Business Category Entrepreneur Fast Company INC Cars & Trucks Category Car and Driver Cooking Category Taste o…
    - 17 hours ago 24 Oct 20, 5:30pm -
  • Hacker Cyber Security Game, Tom & Jerry DVD Collection, Learning Resources Tool Set & more (10/23)
    Here are today’s electronics and household deals (10/23): Get this Learning Resources Sprouts Fix It Tool Set for $12.95 (BEST price!) Score this Tom & Jerry Golden Collection, Vol 1 for $9.96 (BEST price!) Check out the Tom & Jerry Anniversary Col…
    - 2 days ago 23 Oct 20, 6:21pm -
  • KitchenAid Tools, GoGo Squeez, Revlon Drying Brush & more (10/23)
    Here are today’s electronics and household deals (10/23): Deal of the Day: Get this KitchenAid Can Opener for $8.43 (BEST price!) Check out all of today’s KitchenAid deals here. Score this GoGo Squeez Apple Sauce on the Go (18 count) for $11.99 (…
    - 2 days ago 23 Oct 20, 4:54pm -
  • Easy homemade coffee creamer recipe
    How to make homemade coffee creamer For the past few years, our family has been working hard to eliminate all processed foods from our diet.  I drink coffee creamer every day (with coffee if that wasn’t obvious), so I knew this was a big one to ad…
    - 3 days ago 22 Oct 20, 7:30pm -
  • Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons, Lego Ninjago Building Kit, Henri Matisse: Drawing with Scissors & more (10/22)
    Here are today’s electronics and household deals (10/22): Get this Lego Ninjago Cole’s Speeder Car Building Kit for $8.49 (BEST price!) Get this Nintendo Switch Joy-Con for $69 (BEST price!) Shipping is delayed on this item. Score this Lego Duplo…
    - 3 days ago 22 Oct 20, 7:20pm -

Suddenly Frugal

  • Stitch Fix Review: What is Stitch Fix
    Are you looking for an honest Stitch Fix review? Wondering what Stitch Fix is all about? Well, let me tell you. Have you ever wanted to have your own stylist? However, you don’t have the income to justify shopping with one? Or maybe you don’t hav…
    - 2 days ago 23 Oct 20, 5:00am -
  • Most Popular Subscription Boxes By State
    Wondering what the most popular subscriptions boxes are? Are you looking to sign up for a workout clothes subscription box, an activewear subscription box or maybe a meal plan subscription? Perhaps you’re looking for an easy anniversary, holiday or…
    - 3 days ago 22 Oct 20, 5:00am -
  • Remote Peloton Bike Fitting: My Review
    For months I’d been reading Facebook posts about people getting a remote Peloton bike fitting. Most of the people doing these bike fit sessions were in the Power Zone Pack. They wanted to make sure they were in the best position possible on their P…
    - 5 days ago 20 Oct 20, 10:11pm -
  • Best Heart Rate Monitor for Peloton
    If you’re wondering if the best heart rate monitor for Peloton is the one that comes with your bike or Tread, this blog post will answer that question. I can tell you that when we first got our Peloton bike in 2016, I strapped on the Peloton heart…
    - 10 days ago 15 Oct 20, 3:07pm -
  • Halloween on the Cheap: Frugal Costumes and More
    Who doesn’t love the idea of frugal Halloween costumes? Considering that spending on Halloween overall increases each year, it’s a good idea to think about ways you can do Halloween on the cheap and especially this year. According to the National…
    - 13 days ago 12 Oct 20, 5:00am -

The Frugal Girl

  • WIS, WWA | Will I ever get to the store??
    What I Spent Well, I still didn’t do a regular grocery shopping trip. One of these weeks I will! (Maybe today.) I did get a $20 Hungry Harvest box. And Mr. FG and I made a $39 stop at Trader Joe’s, plus a $10 milk run. So my grocery spending this…
    - 2 days ago 23 Oct 20, 2:15pm -
  • Thankful Thursday | I have windows!
    New here? Thankful Thursday is something we’ve been doing in these COVID times; a (frugal and free) exercise to help us hunt for the good that is in our lives and in the world, even in the midst of a pandemic. This week, I am thankful: that my wind…
    - 3 days ago 22 Oct 20, 9:00am -
  • Why are you trying to save money?
    Yesterday, reader Anne left this comment: Kristen, I think I just got a fun idea for a post. I was reading through the frugal hacks and wondering for what reason people were saving money. Some, of course, because this is a difficult season, financial…
    - 4 days ago 21 Oct 20, 9:00am -

Thrifty Northwest Mom

  • newTarget Beauty Boxes Back + Beauty Advent Calendar!
    Target Beauty Boxes Back + Beauty Advent Calendar! The Target Beauty Boxes are such a popular deal, and we have been sharing them for a few years now. Target just announced that “the previous Beauty Box program is ending to make way for something n…
    - 6 hours ago 25 Oct 20, 5:00am -
  • newSuper Chewer BarkBox Subscription Box – Double the First Box + Free Shipping
    Super Chewer BarkBox Subscription Box Do you have a puppy or dog in your life that destroys toys within minutes every time you buy something new? Or maybe they might keep it a day or two before destroying it. But, dogs still need new stimulation and…
    - 19 hours ago 24 Oct 20, 4:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 20 hours ago 24 Oct 20, 3:00pm -
  • The North Face Sale: Up to 50% off + Free Shipping!
    The North Face Sale I know a lot of you love The North Face items as much as we do. Here is a sale you do not want to miss out on. Right now The North Face is having some great clearance sales on their outerwear for everyone in the family. Plus, you…
    - 1 day ago 24 Oct 20, 12:00am -
  • NW Getaway Ideas on a Budget (New Deals Updated Weekly) – Deals from $46/nt& more!
      Northwest Getaway Ideas on a Budget Living in the Northwest we have so many wonderful options for budget friendly or cheap weekend getaways. Within driving distance we can see the mountains, wine country, beaches, and city getaways. We have access…
    - 2 days ago 23 Oct 20, 6:59pm -