Frugal Living

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24+ Proven Ways to Get Dinner on the Table in Half the Time

Feeling frustrated about how long it takes to get dinner on the table every night? I hear you! With recipes labelled “30 minute meals” often taking 45 minutes or more, it gets exhausting to even try to get dinner on the table sometimes. But resorting to takeout or instant noodles often doesn’t help us in […] Read more…

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Ultimate Checkout 51 Review (Promo Code Included!)

I’m all about saving money on groceries wherever possible. Especially when it’s fun, quick, and easy to do! Enter: Checkout 51! I created this Checkout 51 review to be as complete of a resource as possible. When I was searching for Checkout 51 reviews, there were a few, but none of them answered all of […] Read more…

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Top Fruits & Veggies that Store 2+ Weeks

Sometimes we need to go as long as possible between grocery shopping trips. Often we run out of fresh fruits and vegetables first which makes us have to make another trip to the store. I want to help you go as long as possible between grocery store visits without sacrificing variety and nutrition of your […] Read more…

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Frugal Minimalist Pantry Staples (Free Printable Checklist)

Lets start off with the question that begs to be asked: What is a frugal minimalist pantry? A frugal minimalist pantry contains the must have pantry items including dry goods, pantry basics and other staple foods you’ll find in a minimalist kitchen. It includes dried and canned foods, rice, pasta, oil, vinegar, baking supplies and […] Read more…

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How to Do a No Spend Challenge

What is a No Spend Challenge? A no spend challenge is a fun way to stop spending and save money over a set period of time (days, weeks, months, or even a year!). In this article you’ll learn the rules of a no spend challenge, plus learn about different types of no spend challenges such […] Read more…

No Spend Month Reflection: where do you want to be in 10 years?

10 Takeaways From the Über Frugal Month Challenge

As part of setting goals for the new year, G and I decided we would do the Uber Frugal Month Challenge by The Frugalwoods: a no spend month challenge! We like the idea of a whole month of really digging deep into our finances to make sure we are doing the best we can. We […] Read more…

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12 Things We Don’t Buy to Save Money on Groceries

When it comes to how to save money on groceries, there are always a few products that don’t make the cut in our shopping cart. Here’s my list of 12 things we don’t buy to save money on groceries: 1. Deli Meat This is one if the easiest ones for us to avoid buying. The […] Read more…

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45 + Ways to Save Electricity in the Kitchen

We all want to save on the electricity bill.   The kitchen happens to be where the majority of electricity is used in most homes with so many major appliances, so it is a great place to focus your efforts on reducing your usage! I’ve listed my top tips to save electricity in the kitchen, as […] Read more…

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