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Being Frugal By Choice

  • newEnabling Adventure With the Burley Piccolo
    This post is sponsored by Burley. All opinions are my own. With two kids that have an almost seven-year age difference, it is nearly impossible to find any activity they both enjoy. I work from home full-time and had finally reached a point where bot…
    - 7 hours ago 22 Jan 21, 12:00pm -
  • Easy Mini Quiche Appetizers
    Perfect for make-ahead breakfasts or hors d’oeuvres, Mini Quiche Appetizers are always a hit! Easy to make and freeze, bake these delicious muffin tin quiche and store them in your freezer for months. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying…
    - 1 day ago 21 Jan 21, 12:00pm -
  • Air Fryer Egg Rolls {Easy Egg Roll Recipe}
    These crispy Air Fryer Egg Rolls are a delicious appetizer or snack! Baked, not fried, this easy egg roll recipe is simple to make and cooks in only 9 minutes. No air fryer? You’ll find skillet and oven-baking directions in the recipe card. As an A…
    - 3 days ago 19 Jan 21, 12:00pm -
  • Scattered Sundays
    I’m not going to bury the lead here and make you wait. The countertops fit. I repeat: the countertops fit! But just barely. The company we hired made it work but it was so close to not working. We’re talking like a gnat’s fart away from not fit…
    - 5 days ago 17 Jan 21, 12:00pm -
  • Loaded Air Fryer Potato Skins
    These crispy Air Fryer Potato Skins are packed with tons of flavor. Baked, not fried, they are perfect for dinners, appetizers, and snacks! No air fryer? You’ll also find oven-baking methods in the post. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifyi…
    - 6 days ago 16 Jan 21, 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

Suddenly Frugal

  • State Sales Tax Free Weekend Shopping Just Updated
    I’ve just update this post on sales tax free weekends for 2021. Why? Because I learned that summer isn’t the only time that states give their residents a holiday from paying sales tax on their purchases. In fact, two are ... Read MoreYou might…
    - 7 days ago 16 Jan 21, 5:00am -
  • Top 11 Unique New Year’s Resolutions
    When it comes to unique New Year’s resolutions, you may think there are none. I mean, most people, when making a New Year’s resolutions list, stick with the basics. Lose weight. Join a gym. Get finances in order. These are ... Read MoreYou migh…
    - 7 days ago 15 Jan 21, 4:27pm -
  • Peloton for Short Riders
    Of the 3 million Peloton members, there’s no way to know how many are short riders like I am. But here’s what I can tell you: there is a #shortietribe hashtag on the Peloton leaderboard. And there’s a Peloton for ... Read MoreYou might also e…
    - 14 days ago 8 Jan 21, 9:03pm -
  • Healthy and Unique New Year’s Resolutions for This Year
    When it comes to unique New Year’s resolutions, most Americans trend towards popular New Year’s resolutions instead of the unique. In fact, many have to do with better health. Here is what a recent New Year’s resolutions survey found: Six ... R…
    - 19 days ago 4 Jan 21, 5:00am -
  • My Noom Review: Noom versus Weight Watchers
    Are you looking for an honest Noom review? Are you trying to decide if you should try out the Noom app in 2021 to lose weight? Well, you’ve come to the right place. I feel confident mine is going to ... Read MoreYou might also enjoyHealthy and…
    - 21 days ago 2 Jan 21, 5:00am -

The Frugal Girl

  • newWIS, WWA | We joined BJ’s!
    What I Spent Let’s see. Mr. FG has been wanting to try a BJ’s warehouse club membership, so when we got a $25/year offer in the mail, he took advantage of that. So, $25 there. He spent $36 there, mostly on mouthwash and shampoo, but also on a f…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Jan 21, 4:39pm -
  • Thankful Thursday | with a few cousin items!
    This week, I am thankful:  that my pregnant cousin is feeling a little better I went to help her yesterday, and while she’s not feeling 100%, she is doing better than before. Yay! for a body healthy enough to help my cousin As I was working yester…
    - 1 day ago 21 Jan 21, 3:31pm -
  • Sonia’s bookshelf | Before and After
    Unlike me, Sonia is a person who loves to own books. Me? I like to read books and then get rid of them, which is why the library is my favorite thing. You can read books without storing them! On the rare occasion when I need to buy a book, I almost a…
    - 2 days ago 20 Jan 21, 10:00am -

Thrifty Northwest Mom

  • newAllure Beauty Boxes – Free Gift + $23 For Your First Box ($200 Value)
    Allure Beauty Boxes – $23 For Your First Box ($200 + Value) For those of you who love the Beauty Box deals, here is another fun one. Get a beauty box from Allure for just $23 (valued at $200 this month).  This is a great price, if you are looking…
    - 1 hour ago 22 Jan 21, 6:00pm -
  • newVera Bradley Face Masks – $4!
    Vera Bradley Face Masks – $4! If you love Vera Bradley patterns and are looking for a deal on a face mask, you might like this one. Currently they are offering a number of styles, and colors of face masks for $8 each. PLUS, there are a handful of s…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Jan 21, 5:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 3 hours ago 22 Jan 21, 4:00pm -
  • newFabFitFun Box Promo Code – Save Big + Review Our Review Of FabFitFun
     FabFitFun Box Promo Code + Review of Boxes *Update: For a limited time, get 40% off Winter FabFitFun boxes for new subscribers – makes them just $29.99 for a box!! Use promo code: LASTCALL40 at checkout.  ********************** Are you looking f…
    - 15 hours ago 22 Jan 21, 4:00am -
  • DIY Magnet Board Made From Dollar Store Cookie Sheet!
        DIY Magnet Board Made From $1 Cookie Sheet! There are many ways you can make a DIY magnet board for your home, including these Dollar Store tin cookie sheets. These have got to be one of the most budget friendly magnet boards you can make, and…
    - 1 day ago 21 Jan 21, 5:59pm -