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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 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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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?

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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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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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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How to Spend Less on Groceries

I’ve made a comprehensive list of the best tips to spend less money on groceries. If you implement all, or even just a few of them, you are bound to spend less on groceries over time. The cost of a healthy food basket is estimated to be around $1000 per month for a family of […] Read more…

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