Frugal Lifestyle

The following is a sponsored post in partnership with Food Lion.   If you struggle with finding new, budget-friendly recipes that have great flavors, yet are appealing to each family member’s palate, you’re not alone! It’s easy to get in a recipe rut, and I’m always on the look-out for simple recipes to try out […]... read more

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With a new year well underway, I’ve been inspired to make this new year a great one. Although I’m not one who normally sets “official” new year’s resolutions, I admit, the excitement of closing one year and facing a fresh start in 2015, has brought a burst of energy. I have been brainstorming and planning […]... read more

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I hope you all had a happy Thanksgiving! As you return out of your food coma from yesterday, you’re likely wondering what to do with all the leftovers? Although I think Thanksgiving leftover sandwiches taste good, that can get a bit dull. My family and I have made these burritos for years and it is […]... read more

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I love frugal experiments, and I definitely am head-over-heels in love with everything Fall-ish & Autumn-esque! So I decided to test out something I had been wondering about for years, but had never tried myself: What is the cost of a canned pumpkin vs. DIY baked/pureed pumpkin? Which saves more money? How much? And how […]... read more

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Summer is the time of year when your kiddie pool gets a LOT of use. But if you’re like me, all the swim and summer gear gets stuffed in the garage or shed for the other 75% of the year…. rotating with all the pumpkin & autumn-themed displays and of course the Christmas decor! 😉 Whether […]... read more

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Guest Post: Save Money With Social Media by Cheryl Pitt I’m raising what most consider to be a large family. With five children, ages 1-17 (and three of them teen boys), I want to save money as often as possible. I love to save with coupons and other discounts! However, I don’t always have time […]... read more

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Don’t bust your budget on holiday decor, when you can create your own frugal Christmas decorations inexpensively (and sometimes close to free!) Today I’m so excited to feature a very talented friend of mine, Diana Nguyen of Yours Truly Art, with a tutorial on how to make your own FREE elegant Christmas decorations... read more

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If you’re like me, you’re gearing up for the holiday season, and trying to figure out how to capture the perfect family photos (for Christmas cards, photo gifts, scrap booking, etc). It’s the most wonderful (and perhaps stressful) time of the year, and we’re trying to savor the magic of these moments with our family […]... read more

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It’s summer and that means many families are sending their kids off to camp! If you’re searching for a camp, I’m excited to share a great online resource, created by local mom Brooke Salkoff (who also happens to be a former NBC News Correspondent). It’s a new online tool that will help you find the […]... read more

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Being a new mom is rewarding, but it can also be tough, as you navigate the waters of motherhood for the first time. If you know a new mom, you may be wondering how you can best help. These 10 inexpensive gift ideas for new moms are sure to be appreciated by any new mother. 10 inexpensive gifts for […]... read more

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