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Minimalist Black Friday Shopping Bags

Frugal Minimalist Black Friday

As a frugal minimalist, what are you supposed to do about Black Friday? On one hand, you’re so thankful for what you already have and want to avoid the consumerism trap that is Black Friday/Cyber Monday. On the other hand, some of the sales really are a great deal which totally appeals to your frugal […] Read more…

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Is Couponing Worth It?

There is such a hype about couponing in the frugal world, but is couponing really worth it? How much time will you spend to save a buck? Being a frugal minimalist, there is always this pull between saving money and trying to simplify my life and routines. In my experience, coupons are one of those […] Read more…

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The Difference Between Frugal & Cheap (Thrifty & Stingy)

Do you know the difference between frugal and cheap? I know a lot of people who use frugal and cheap interchangeably, as if they’re two different words for the same thing. Newsflash: They’re not. The main difference between frugal and cheap is the focus and intention behind the desire to save money. Frugal people focus […] Read more…

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Caddle App Review (promo code included!)

Caddle Promo Code If you came here to get a Caddle promo code, no need to scroll any further. Use 56532 to get started with $1.00! Click here to sign up! If you’re here to learn more about Caddle, continue reading my Caddle review including common FAQs, plus my experience and opinion about the app… […] Read more…

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OhmConnect review! Earn Money. Save Electricity.

Shout out to The Penny Hoarder for telling me about the easiest way to save money on electricity with OhmConnect!   Actually, on top of saving money on my electricity bill, I’m actually EARNING money 1-2 days a week with OhmConnect. What is OhmConnect? OhmConnect is a start-up company that pays you for using less […] Read more…

eat soup and bread to eat healthier on a budget

How to Eat Healthier on a Budget (11 Completely Free Ways!)

Wondering how to eat healthier on a budget?     Healthy eating is notoriously difficult to describe nowadays, with all the different wellness “gurus”, celebrity detoxes and fad diets all making conflicting claims about what constitutes as “healthy”. Not only are their recommendations confusing, but they are often expensive! They can leave you feeling like […] 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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No Spend Month: Part 2

We plan on doing a no spend challenge this month to assess our finances and see where we care doing well and where we could improve. We are spending as little as possible this month, while following along with the daily reading and reflection from the Uber Fugal Month Challenge hosted by The Frugalwoods. I’m […] Read more…

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

No Spend Month: Part 1

As part of setting goals for the new year, G and I decided we would do a no spend month! 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 are participating in the Uber Frugal Month Challenge hosted […] Read more…

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