Blog Posts - Frugal



How To Bundle Up Some Savings

Establishing and maintaining a home budget is important. It helps you to stay on track, pay your bills on time and find areas that may need improving. But even though you have your finances in order, there are always things you can do to trim the bud...
by Penny Thots on Jun 7, 2016

Weekend Wind Down Link Party #124

Thanks for stopping by, everyone. I am keeping this post short and skipping features again this week, as I am still away from home. I’m enjoying the beginning of my summer, and I hope you’re doing the same.   Please link up your best pos...
by MomsWhoSave.com Blog on Jun 3, 2016

My FREE Lay’s BBQ Chips Coupon Arrived — Did You Get Yours Yet?

I am sure you remember when I posted about the FREE Lay’s BBQ Chips product coupon back in April (no longer available). The request form was surprisingly up for well over one week, so I know...
by FreebieShark on Jun 3, 2016

Yummy uses for cold chips!

I try to not buy takeaways because they can be expensive compared to home made meals, are rarely as healthy and usually come in packaging (although I have been known to take my own reusable containers). Most of the time I try to take my own advice&nb...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Jun 2, 2016

BBQ Beef Koftas

These BBQ Beef Koftas are a yummy way to stretch a packet of minced beef and cook something a little different over the coals this summer. Hands up, I’ve never made Koftas before. The first batch I made were HUGE, and they promptly fell off th...
by Hedgecombers on Jun 1, 2016

It's time to stop wasting food!

I've been thinking about food waste a lot recently and also vlogging. I've had a quick go and put a video together about food waste. Let me know what you think and whether you think I should make more of these or not!?!?!On the food waste front, I'm...
by Eco Thrifty Living on May 30, 2016

Interview with Maria Nedeva of The Money Principle!

Maria Nedeva is the owner of The Money Principle where she teaches people in financial trouble how to build sustainable wealth. I recently came across her blog and was hooked. Maria's blog is not only really informative and helpful, but is also a ver...
by Eco Thrifty Living on May 26, 2016

The Power of The 5 Minute Budget Check In

Your budget can change quickly. You can plan everything out but sometimes expenses come up and things can change. Or maybe you don’t spend as much as you were planning and have extra money you might be able to save or use to pay down debt. As proac...
by MoneySmartGuides on May 25, 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

The Smartest Ways To Save Money On A Car

Is it me or are car prices going nowhere but up? When I was shopping for a car a couple of years ago, I went at the end of the model year. I did this because car manufacturers and dealers tend to give good deals during this period so they can get rid...
by Penny Thots on May 24, 2016

When is wasting stuff a good thing?

Trying to go zero waste is a great challenge to take on and a brilliant direction to head towards, but in real life actually creating absolutely zero waste is not achievable and I don't think it is always desirable. In some circumstances waste can be...
by Eco Thrifty Living on May 23, 2016

My SampleSource Box Has Officially Arrived! Did You Get Yours?

I totally thought that I wasn’t getting my SampleSource box today when it wasn’t delivered with my mail earlier today. Turns out that I got it today! The mailman did a special trip an...
by FreebieShark on May 23, 2016

Frugal Tip: Homemade Carpet Powder

We have two dogs and a cat - but I don't like using chemical carpet cleaners and even the unscented ones smell too strong to me - so this is a great idea!Homemade Carpet Powder-- Mix baking soda and several drops orange essential oil (or any other es...
by Frugal Freebies on May 21, 2016

How to avoid these 10 zero waste fails

My household is not a zero waste household by any stretch of the imagination, but it is most definitely a reduced waste one as we have strived to throw away less and less over time. It doesn't always go to plan though and I've put together a list of...
by Eco Thrifty Living on May 19, 2016

The Shelf Life Of Your Soaring Auto Premium Following A Big Claim

So you’ve had to make an auto insurance claim; that happens, and it’s not an uncommon occurrence. The fact of the matter is that if it weren’t for an abundance of claims, then insurance wouldn’t be an industry in the first place. Having claim...
by Penny Thots on May 19, 2016

FRUGAL TIP: 60 Unusual Uses for your Nail Polish

Now that I have fallen in love with Jamberry nail wraps - I really have no further need for nail polish.No big deal for me, but my sister and her four girls have shelves and drawers and bins full of all sorts of nail polish - and I wondered what she...
by Frugal Freebies on May 19, 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

How to Get Someone Else to Pay for You

Have you ever wanted to go out to eat, make a nice meal or go out for drinks but you didn’t have money to pay for it? Well, there may be a simple way to fix that problem. Just get someone else to pay for you. As a newly single woman, I have bee...
by Debt Free Living Guru on May 17, 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

Broccoli and Almond Soup

This Broccoli and Almond Soup is so quick and easy to make, it’s ridiculously healthy and tastes sublime. I first published this recipe back in 2011 and I’ve been wanting to remake (and re-shoot) it ever since. If you happen to read this...
by Hedgecombers on May 16, 2016


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