Blog Posts - Frugal Living



How To Buy On Craigslist – Our 16 Tips Buying Guide

We love Craigslist! That’s right, here in the Frugality Is Free family, we are strong believers in shopping at Craigslist. Not only do we get to buy furniture we can afford, but we get to buy real furniture – you know the kind made out of...
by Frugality Is Free on Dec 14, 2016

Flip house kitchen pics (plus a buyer!)

Hello friends! I realize it has been quite awhile since I’ve posted. I began this summer trying to juggle several balls in the air, then quickly became buried in what I’d compare to a McDonald’s Playland ball pit. I’m sure ...
by Living Rich on Less on Aug 29, 2016

NEW Home Printable Activities from DreamWorks + Clips! #Home

  The all-new show DreamWorks HOME ADVENTURES WITH TIP & OH will premiere exclusively on Netflix TODAY!! I am super excited to share some FREE printable activities for you and your family to celebrate this launch. Simply click...
by This N That with Olivia on Jul 29, 2016

How to Stop FOMO from Creating a Gaping Hole in Your Monthly Budget

FOMO — the fear of missing out — is a powerful feeling. It’s defined as an anxiety that something exciting is happening somewhere that you’re not. It may sound like a benign and harmless feeling, but FOMO controls us more than...
by Len Penzo dot Com on Jul 13, 2016

9 Key Steps to Protect Yourself From Consumer Fraud

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Chase. All opinions are 100% mine.   It happens every day in America and around the globe: Identity theft, or consumer fraud. I consider myself to be borderline paranoid when it comes to my p...
by Color Me Frugal on Jul 8, 2016

3 Ways Smart Singles Plan and Budget Their Weekly Meals

Whether your kids have moved out of the house, or you’ve just left a relationship, being single doesn’t have to mean lonely nights of greasy take-out or microwaved frozen meals. There is a way to support a tight budget, eat healthy, and n...
by Len Penzo dot Com on Jul 7, 2016

9 Ways to Save Money on Your Expensive Cable Bill

Having trouble “cutting the cord”? If so, you can ease the cost of cable with these savvy ways to shave money off your bill while still enjoying your favorite shows: Optimize Your Internet Speed If you enjoy cable the old-school way ̵...
by Len Penzo dot Com on Jul 5, 2016

This Amazing Fruit Reduces My Grocery Bill by $300 Every Year

Have you ever wondered why there aren’t very many blue fruits or vegetables in nature? I know I have. In fact, most fruits and vegetables that people usually offer as examples of azure produce are actually purple. And, no, blueberries aren̵...
by Len Penzo dot Com on Jul 4, 2016

How to Save Money When Doing a DIY Home Remodeling Project

There is a mountain of good advice on the Internet these days about how to implement DIY home improvement projects. And alongside all of those good ideas inspiration from, there has probably never been a better time to give your home an upgrade. The...
by Len Penzo dot Com on Jun 16, 2016

You Can Save with Groupon Coupons

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine. I have a confession to make. I never used to make an effort to save money. It just seemed like so much work for so little reward. Then I became self-employed. (The money comes in spurts.) And then I wa...
by Creative Cynchronicity on May 25, 2016

Frugal Living: 5 Easy Ways to Recycle and Save in Your Home

Recycling — we all want to “go green” and be good stewards of the earth. But often, recycling seems to take more effort than we can muster. I know this from experience! Over the years, I’ve come up with some truly easy and pai...
by Girls in White Dresses on May 18, 2016

6 Ways to Create a Stylish Home Office on a Budget

Flexible scheduling and the beauty of technology in the workplace has allowed for more opportunities than ever to work from home — either part or full-time — rather than hanging out in the office seven days a week. That being said, just a...
by Len Penzo dot Com on May 17, 2016

7 Modest Wedding Gifts that I’m Still Enjoying 20 Years Later

This week the Honeybee and I will celebrate our 20th anniversary. All things considered, our wedding day was a very frugal affair — but that didn’t affect our celebration by any means. And while we were married in May, it turns out that J...
by Len Penzo dot Com on May 16, 2016

Recession Busters and Resources to Improve Your Life

Poor Man Survival Self Reliance tools for independent minded people… www.poormansurvivor.net ISSN 2161-5543 A Digest of Urban Survival Resources I don't want the cheese, I just want out of the trap! >Spanish Proverb   Reces...
by Urban Survival Resources on May 12, 2016

Ideas for Frugal Fun

Having fun doesn’t have to be expensive. Get creative and you’ll find lots of ideas for frugal fun. Here are a few to get you started:   1) Love to have friends over for dinner or to go out to eat at a restaurant together? Try forming a dinn...
by Creative Cynchronicity on Apr 29, 2016

Caring for Kids’ Clothes So They Can be Reused

I’ve talked before about practical ways to save money on kids’ clothes and one of the best ways is to be able to use hand-me-downs instead of buying all new clothing for your children. Just as important as getting new clothes for your kids, is pa...
by Creative Cynchronicity on Apr 25, 2016

100 Words On: Why Grandma Was Probably Smarter Than You About Money

Grandma may not pay bills with a smartphone or trade stocks on her computer — but chances are she can teach a few lessons about saving money that you can take to the bank: Live within your means; only buy what you can afford Use credit only whe...
by Len Penzo dot Com on Apr 14, 2016

Free Personal Finance Tips for Women

Women, take control of your financial life. Get free daily personal finance tips from DailyWorth! DailyWorth delivers practical tips, empowering ideas, and the occasional kick in the pants. DailyWorth tips cover self worth, net worth, saving, spend...
by MomsWhoSave.com Blog on Apr 7, 2016

25 Easy Ways to Save Money

Are you trying to cut costs? Some unexpected expenses cropped up this year and so I’ve been looking for some easy ways to save money. I have to admit – many of these are ones I followed when my daughter was younger, but as I got older and...
by Creative Cynchronicity on Apr 6, 2016

A Never Ending Story: Rising Prices-Ways to Cut Your Costs, Urban Farming Contest

Poor Man Survival Self Reliance tools for independent minded people… www.poormansurvivor.net   ISSN 2161-5543 A Digest of Urban Survival Resources Yiddish proverb: “With money in your pocket, you are wise and you are handsome and yo...
by Urban Survival Resources on Apr 5, 2016


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