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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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Mini Pantry Purge Challenge

Ever look in the cupboards and repeatedly close them looking for something to eat? The pantry is full but it feels like there’s nothing to eat! You need a pantry purge! There are lots of ways to go about getting rid of stuff in your pantry. You could set aside a whole afternoon to take […] 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 kitchen staples. It includes dried and canned foods, rice, pasta, oil, vinegar, baking supplies and herbs and spices. The pantry list […] 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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Minimalist Gift Ideas (that will fit into your budget!)

What to buy a minimalist? What to get for the person who wants nothing? You know they don’t want stuff they don’t need, and probably even consider themselves anti-consumerist, meaning they actively try to avoid buying things. Choosing gifts for a minimalist can feel really stressful! Especially when you’re on a budget too! How can […] Read more…

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