We spent $101 on groceries this week ($48 of that at Aldi), so, a pretty light spending week. I feel pretty good about that, ...
Last week, a reader suggested that it would be helpful to think about the silver linings that have come with a year of ...
This week, we’re mixing it up and meeting a male Frugal Girl reader, one who has been reading since almost the very, very beginning. Battra has some lovely fall colors in his yard 1. Tell us a little ...
Getting everything updated for the next school year turned out to be a much bigger job than I’d anticipated. But it’s almost entirely done now, which means one less thing on my plate. Yay! And I am ...
Hello from my icy home! Well, my home isn’t icy. It’s just icy outside of my home (with a sprinkling of snow on top). I am very thankful it’s not cold inside my house and I feel terrible for all the ...
There are a number of specialty gluten-free brands out there, but some mainstream manufacturers sell gluten-free items too and those seem to be cheaper than the specialty brands. So, I bought three ...
This week, we’re meeting Kate, who goes by K D in the comments. Whenever I see her name pop up in the reader comment notifications, I feel happy because I know she will always have something ...
Happy Tuesday! Time for some frugal goodness. My last Hungry Harvest box included a bag of big jalapeños. I love hot peppers, and I’ve been eating them pretty regularly, but I was worried that they ...
Happily, our power is back on today! But yesterday was not so good on that front. Costco (and most other places) have TurboTax marked down until mid-February. So, I went ahead and purchased my ...
I have often mentioned that I employ breakfast and lunch as use-it-up meals for myself, and I’ve shared some of my tactics here and in my food waste course. oatmeal with berries and walnuts from my ...
New here? Thankful Thursday is a weekly practice we’ve been doing to help us all pay attention to the good that is around us, even in the midst of really hard times. It’s a $0 mood booster. I don’t ...
It’s a little weird to be a student again, but several weeks into the semester, I am doing fine. I continue to make terrible drawings on my notes. They help me remember things! I have had all of my ...