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Being Frugal By Choice

  • Scattered Sundays
    As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. I finally was able to get a hair cut this week. A firm declaration of first-world issues. My last one was in February before the shut down started. I have very fine hair and it wasn’t like m…
    - 2 days ago 12 Jul 20, 11:00am -
  • One Pot Instant Pot Tortellini
    This delicious Instant Pot Tortellini is an easy weeknight dinner that the whole family will love. Packed with flavor and ready in a flash, you’ll find yourself making this pressure cooker pasta every week! As an Amazon Associate, I earn from quali…
    - 3 days ago 11 Jul 20, 11:00am -
  • How to Freeze Carrots
    Learning how to freeze carrots is a great way to preserve this essential ingredient that is a staple of so many comforting recipes. A freezer stash of frozen produce opens the door to amazing and speedy meals. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qual…
    - 5 days ago 9 Jul 20, 11:00am -
  • Kale Chopped Salad
    This delicious Kale Chopped Salad is a powerhouse of veggies with a touch of {optional} bacon. A hearty make-ahead salad that is packed with so much flavor, it might just become your new favorite side dish. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualify…
    - 7 days ago 7 Jul 20, 11:00am -
  • Scattered Sundays
    As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. On Thursday I went for a run for the first time in almost two weeks. I had been dealing with shin splints, a sore left hip, and some really annoying shark week cramps. Life happened and runnin…
    - 9 days ago 5 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

  • newFortnite MicroShots Blaster, Star Wars Crochet, Secret Life of Pets & more (7/13)
    Here are today’s electronics and household deals (7/13): Get this Paint By Sticker Kids: Unicorns & Magic Book for $3.99 (BEST price!) Get this Star Wars Crochet Kit for $13.17 (BEST price!) Grab The Unofficial Encyclopedia for Minecrafters for $6.…
    - 16 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 6:00pm -
  • newRaspberry Ricotta Cake recipe
    Raspberry Ricotta Cake (recipe) I am totally off my produce game this summer. You see those raspberries? I bought them. At the store. In a white plastic bag in the freezer section. I’m pretty sure a little piece of my heart broke off and died right…
    - 16 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 6:00pm -
  • newDial Antibacterial Soap, Ziploc Storage Bags, Bella Air Fryer & more (7/13)
    Here are today’s electronics and household deals (7/13): Score this Dial Gold Antibacterial Bar Soap (3 pack) for $1.61. This is only $.54 per bar. Get this Ziploc Mega Pack Gallon Size Storage Bags (75 count) for as low as $5.65 (BEST price!) whe…
    - 18 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 4:00pm -
  • Select 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 Road & Track Cycle World…
    - 3 days ago 11 Jul 20, 5:30pm -
  • Paint By Sticker Kids, Stunt Bumper Car RC Set, Harry Potter Illustrated Edition & more (7/10)
    Here are today’s electronics and household deals (7/10): Score this Paint By Sticker Kids: Unicorns & Magic Book for $3.99 (BEST price!) Score this Melissa & Doug Tote & Tour Pet Travel Play Set for $17.32!  Get Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire…
    - 4 days ago 10 Jul 20, 6:00pm -

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

  • How to sell books on eBay
    Whenever I mention in passing that I’m selling books on eBay, someone asks questions about the process.   So, I thought it would be good to have a post that I can send people to when they ask that question in the future. I am totally not an eBay e…
    - 1 day ago 13 Jul 20, 9:00am -
  • What I Spent, What We Ate | with a few fireworks photos
    What I Spent I spent $180 on groceries this week. That’s a little high, but it did include a stock-up trip to Aldi (which included an 18 roll pack of toilet paper. I really like being able to buy TP again!) Week 1: $145 Week 2: $180 What We Ate…
    - 4 days ago 10 Jul 20, 9:00am -
  • Thankful Thursday
    New here? Thankful Thursday is something we’ve been doing in these COVID times; an exercise to help us hunt the good that is in our lives and in the world, even in the midst of a pandemic. This week I am thankful: for a kid who drives. Yesterday I…
    - 5 days ago 9 Jul 20, 3:06pm -

Thrifty Northwest Mom

  • newAmazon Book Sale
      Amazon Book Sale Amazon is having another big book sale! I found some great books for summer learning or fun, as well as great gift ideas to put away for birthday gifts or even set aside for Christmas gifts. Here are just a few books we found on g…
    - 7 hours ago 14 Jul 20, 3:20am -
  • newFREE Online Virtual Summer Camps for Kids
    FREE Online Virtual Summer Camps for Kids Summer camps can be a big part of kids summer fun and activity. My kids have looked forward to it each year. With the changes that have taken place this year, many of these summer camps will not be available…
    - 16 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 6:00pm -
  • newDiscounted Great Wolf Lodge Deal on Groupon – As low as $129/night!
    Discounted Great Wolf Lodge Deal on Groupon – As low as $129/night for 6 people Looking for Great Wolf Lodge coupons? Check out these discounted Great Wolf Lodge deal for as low as $129/night for up to 6 people! This deal includes lodging + waterpa…
    - 17 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 5:00pm -
  • newCents of Style Warehouse Sale Going On – Super Deals Shipped Free!
    Cents of Style Deals Cents of Style is having their most MASSIVE EVER Online Warehouse Sale this week with a different deal every day! Here is a list of what you can expect to find in their Warehouse event this week. Cents of Style always offers free…
    - 17 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 4:30pm -
  • 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…
    - 18 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 3:30pm -