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Weekly Frugal Wins // Piano Lessons at Home

This is a new series in the style of The Frugal Girl’s Five Frugal Things, where I’ll be posting weekly(ish) about what I’ve done lately to save money and make things stretch in order to further our financial goals, which currently include us paying off a decent hunk of debt. I encourage you to play …

Grocery Spending Report: January 2023

Back when I was talking about how 2023 was probably going to be “The Year of Frugality” for us, I had several readers who were interested in me posting our grocery spending report each month, especially because by most counts, it’s pretty low. For some background, we’re a family of five consisting of two adults …

Weekly Frugal Wins // Frugal Vacations, Soap, and Duvets

This is a new series in the style of The Frugal Girl’s Five Frugal Things, where I’ll be posting weekly(ish) about what I’ve done lately to save money and make things stretch in order to further our financial goals, which currently include us paying off a decent hunk of debt. I encourage you to play …

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Weekly Frugal Wins // Christmas Clearance + Fast Food Apps

This is a new series in the style of The Frugal Girl’s Five Frugal Things, where I’ll be posting weekly(ish) about what I’ve done lately to save money and make things stretch in order to further our financial goals, which currently include us paying off a decent hunk of debt. I encourage you to play …

Weekly Frugal Wins // The Hot Tub is Gone!

This is a new series in the style of The Frugal Girl’s Five Frugal Things, where I’ll be posting weekly(ish) about what I’ve done lately to save money and make things stretch in order to further our financial goals, which currently include us paying off a decent hunk of debt. I encourage you to play …

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Tightwad Gazette Deep Dive: School Lunches

This series takes a deeper look at different articles from The Complete Tightwad Gazette, which is a compilation of frugal tips and articles that were published in a monthly newsletter from the 1990’s. While much of the information is timeless and the tips still useful, I’m looking at how the issues currently stand today and …