Living The Frugal Life

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The Best Dollar Tree Cleaning Products
The only thing worse than cleaning is having to spend money on cleaning supplies. That's why I save by using Dollar Tree cleaning products.
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The 8 Best Alternatives to Cable TV- A Cultivated Nest
The 8 Best Alternatives to Cable TV- Tired of paying $60+ for cable television? You can still see all your favorite shows, and for much less cost. You just need to "cut the cord" and go with a cable TV alternative! Here are the 8 best alternatives to cable TV (in my opinion)! | cable television substitutes, ways to watch TV without cable, watch your favorite TV shows with no cable, #cable #cutTheCord #moneySavingTips #frugalLiving
Affording groceries on a budget can be a challenge! Check out these tips for how to save money and slash your grocery bill.
Ways to Save Money on Groceries
Affording groceries on a budget can be a challenge! Check out these tips for how to save money and slash your grocery bill.
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Save Money On Groceries: Stop Buying These Foods
These 25 foods might be busting your grocery budget! Save money on groceries by never buying these foods again!
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Reducing Your Monthly Expenses: Three New Websites that Can Help
Wouldn't it be great if someone would negotiate your bills for you? Three new websites will do just that.
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24 Free Printables to Organize Your Finances- A Cultivated Nest
24 Free Printables to Organize Your Finances- Stay organized and on top of your finances with these free printables! From expense trackers to debt payoff, get your money game in shape. | #budgeting #personalFinance #freePrintables #moneyManagement #ACultivatedNest
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Saving or Spaving? Are You Spending Just for the Thrill of Saving?
Are you a spaver? Are you spending just for the thrill of saving? Find out how to break the spaving habit.
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24 Important Financial Tasks To Do Each Year
Whether you're getting married, buying a house, having a baby, or want to retire early, use this annual financial checklist to help.
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The Best Things To Buy In May
The month of May brings warmer weather and lots of blooming deals! May is a fantastic time to take advantage of a ton of amazing deals on a wide range of products.Here's a great list of what to buy in May to save money and what to wait on. . #springdeals #bestthingstobuyinmay #Maydeals
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6 Easy Ways to Save On School Lunches
Are you looking for ways to save on school lunches? These 6 tips will help you stay on budget!
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24 Free Printables to Organize Your Finances- A Cultivated Nest
24 Free Printables to Organize Your Finances- Use these free printables to organize your finances easily! From budgeting to savings, stay on top of your money game. | #financePlanning #budgetingTips #frugalLiving #freePrintables #ACultivatedNest
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31 secret uses for vinegar
You won't believe all the uses there are for vinegar: cleaning, gardening, hair care, and more! Vinegar improves your home and saves you money.
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4 day Road Trip Itinerary - Banff National Park
#banffnationalpark #banff #daytripfromseattle
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7 Best Ways I Save my Family Money on Airfare
Airfare costs can add up quick when booking a vacation for my family of 4. Over the years, I have learned what works and what doesn't when it comes to saving my family money on airfare. Here are the 7 biggest way I find the cheapest flights possible! #savemoneyonairfare #cheapflights #budgettravel #cheapairfare #budgetfamilytravel #vacation #vacationplanning
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Suze Orman v Dave Ramsey: Who Preaches Better Finance?
Suze Orman v Dave Ramsey: Who Preaches Better Finance?
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4 Easy Steps to Finding Unbeatable Deals Online!
If you're hoping to find great bargains on the web, you need a strategy. Here are 4 easy steps to finding unbeatable deals online.
How To Stretch A Dollar - Freezing eggs & other money saving tips that you need to know! I'm always looking for ideas on how to stretch a dollar! So I found some money saving tips that were new to me and thought I'd share. #frugal #frugalliving #moneysavingtips #thrfity #acultivatednest Freezer Meals, Life Hacks, Freezers, Food Storage, Freeze, Budget Meals
Freezing Eggs & Other Ways To Stretch A Dollar
How To Stretch A Dollar - Freezing eggs & other money saving tips that you need to know! I'm always looking for ideas on how to stretch a dollar! So I found some money saving tips that were new to me and thought I'd share. #frugal #frugalliving #moneysavingtips #thrfity #acultivatednest
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Bargain Pitfalls: 7 Items You Should NEVER Buy at Thrift Stores
Just because it's used doesn't mean it's a bargain! Check out these 7 items that you should never buy at thrift stores.
If you're looking for some frugal graduation gift ideas that are useful, practical and definitely within the means of a tight budget, I've got you covered! These ideas will work for the high school or college grad, as well. #gradgiftideas #frugalgifts Graduation Gifts, High School, Gift Ideas, College Grads, Frugal Gift, Grad Gifts
Practical Frugal Gift Ideas For The New Graduate
If you're looking for some frugal graduation gift ideas that are useful, practical and definitely within the means of a tight budget, I've got you covered! These ideas will work for the high school or college grad, as well. #gradgiftideas #frugalgifts
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203 Birthday Freebies to Help You Celebrate
If you're paying for food on your birthday, you're doing it wrong! Here are 203 (yes, 203!) restaurants that help you celebrate with birthday freebies!
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Lake Tahoe with Kids: Toddler-Friendly Things to Do, Where to Stay & Dine
Visiting Lake Tahoe with kids? Last week we spent 3 days in South Lake Tahoe with our 1 and 2 year old. Here are 10 Fun (& Toddler-Friendly) things to do around the lake, plus Where to Stay and our favorite places to eat and drink! #laketahoewithkids #southlaketahoe #tahoenorth #laketahoewithatoddler #hikingwithatoddler
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The Best Secret Websites for Finding Cheap Flights
With these secret websites for finding cheap flights, uncover exclusive deals to fulfill your travel dreams without breaking the bank!
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How Do You Heat Your Pool for Cheap? Readers Weigh In with Advice.
Summer is right around the corner. Learn how to have your pool and heat it too!
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Side Hustles: Why They Make Sense For Your Family's Finances
If your family is struggling financially, it only makes sense to earn some extra money with a side hustle that can change your family's finances! A side hustle can help you pay down debt faster, and it can also allow you to do more as a family! A side hustle also doesn't necessarily mean working outside the home.
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Top 5 Tips to Shop and Save at Walgreens
Top 5 Tips to Shop and Save at Walgreens
Amazon already offers great prices on almost everything under the sun, but these tips, tricks and strategies can help you save even more. We'll also help you save time by running down the tactics that no longer work. #Amazon #OnlineShopping #FugalLiving #DiscountShopping #SaveMoney #PersonalFinance #wikibuy Money Saving Methods, Budget Advice, Emergency Fund Savings Plan, Personal Finance Advice, Money Management Advice
Save Money on Amazon - 15 Ways That Work in 2020
Amazon already offers great prices on almost everything under the sun, but these tips, tricks and strategies can help you save even more. We'll also help you save time by running down the tactics that no longer work. #Amazon #OnlineShopping #FugalLiving #DiscountShopping #SaveMoney #PersonalFinance #wikibuy
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Two Simple Tricks for Saving Money at Target
Impulse buys make it hard to stay on budget at Target. Here are my tricks for sticking to your list and saving money at Target.
Looking for some thoughtful mothers day gift ideas that are budget friendly? Here are 18 thoughtful, frugal gift ideas that she will love! These gift ideas are also great for birthdays and Christmas! #frugalmothersdaygiftidea #mothersdaygiftideas #budgetfriendlygifts Gifts For Friends, Mothersdaygiftideas, Buying Gifts, Mothersday Gifts, Budget Friendly Gift, Inexpensive Gift
Budget Friendly Gift Ideas For Mom
Looking for some thoughtful mothers day gift ideas that are budget friendly? Here are 18 thoughtful, frugal gift ideas that she will love! These gift ideas are also great for birthdays and Christmas! #frugalmothersdaygiftidea #mothersdaygiftideas #budgetfriendlygifts
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7 Ways To Treat Yourself
7 Ways To Treat Yourself- There are plenty of ways to pamper yourself that won’t cost you a dime. Enjoy these 7 wonderful ways to treat yourself when you don’t have money to blow! | frugal living, self-care, save money, how to treat yourself on a budget
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10 Ways That Spring Cleaning Can Save You Money
Spring cleaning benefits your home AND your wallet! We've got 10 ways that spring cleaning can save you money!
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How To Include Savings in Your Budget
How to include savings in your budget without breaking the bank
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Six Ways to Save Money at Trader Joe's
Trader Joe's already has great deals, but it still pays to shop smart there! Check out these 6 ways to save money at Trader Joe's.
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Easy Oreo Poke Cake
Easy Oreo Poke Cake is ideal for chocolate lovers! It's easy to make, tastes amazing and is a perfect birthday cake, holiday dessert or treat for just about any occasion! #oreopokecake #chocolatedessert
You don't have to pay an arm and a leg for high quality jewelry. We found 12 places to buy beautiful but inexpensive jewelry. Buying Jewelry, Inexpensive Jewelry, Discount Jewelry, Wholesale Jewelry, Online Jewelry, Quality Jewelry, Cleaning Silver Jewelry, Cleaning Jewelry
12 Places to Find Inexpensive Jewelry
You don't have to pay an arm and a leg for high quality jewelry. We found 12 places to buy beautiful but inexpensive jewelry.
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Easy No Bake Banana Pudding Recipe
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9 Money Saving Alternatives to Sponges
Sponges suck up as much money as they do water! I came up with these 9 cheaper alternatives to conventional (and pricey!) sponges.
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Healthy Eggplant Parmesan
This healthy Eggplant Parmesan is full of flavor & deliciousness without the breading of traditional eggplant parmesan. It's a great option if you're cutting carbs AND it's also a frugal meal idea! #healthyeggplantparmesan #lowcarbmeal #eggplantparmesan
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7 Frugal Ways to Organize Cords
Electrical cords can become a tangled mess, plus they're such eyesores! Check out these 7 frugal ways to organize cords.
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How to Save Money Fast on a Low Income
How to Save Money Fast on a Low Income Discover proven tips, tricks, and hacks to saving money quickly on a low-budget. #budgeting #savingmoney #moneymanagement
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How to save money at Whole Foods
You don't have to spend your Whole Paycheck! Check out these tips for how to save money at Whole Foods.
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20 Free Budgeting Printables Inspired by Dave Ramsey- A Cultivated Nest
10 Free Budgeting Printables Inspired by Dave Ramsey- If you want to save money, get your finances in order, or pay down debt, then you need to check out these 10 free budgeting printables inspired by Dave Ramsey! | #freePrintable #budgetBinder #budgetPrintables #personalFinance #ACultivatedNest
Vintage Skills Frugal Homemakers Still Need - Once upon a time homemaking was all about "Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without." Despite technology and modern conveniences, there are still some vintage skills frugal homemakers need to have in order for them to navigate the art of frugal homemaking today.  Frugal living, homemaker tips, old fashioned homemaking, homemaking 101, money saving tips, living on a budget, sahm, home management Cooking, Foods, Ingredients, Gourmet, Ceviche, Homemaking, Food, Gourmet Sandwiches
Vintage Skills Frugal Homemakers Still Need
Vintage Skills Frugal Homemakers Still Need - Once upon a time homemaking was all about "Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without." Despite technology and modern conveniences, there are still some vintage skills frugal homemakers need to have in order for them to navigate the art of frugal homemaking today. Frugal living, homemaker tips, old fashioned homemaking, homemaking 101, money saving tips, living on a budget, sahm, home management
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Dave Ramsey Allocated Spending Plan: Guide & Forms
Learn how to budget using Dave Ramsey's Allocated Spending Plan. Here are the 4 steps, plus worksheets to get you started easily.
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21 Secret Uses for Aluminum Foil
Is aluminum foil living up to its full potential in your home? You could be saving money with these 21 secret uses for foil.
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Top things to do in Sitka Alaska
Going on an Alaskan Cruise? Sitka, Alaska is a popular port of call on many Alaska Cruise lines. Here are 5 fun things to do in Sitka (with or without a baby!). #alaska #sitka #babytravel #thingstodo #alaskancruise #cruise
Learn valuable ways to save money, survive and thrive in tough economic times. These frugal living tips from the Great Depression are still as relevent and useful today as they were back then. #frugallivingtips Frugal Meal Planning, Saving Money Diy, Debt Management
Frugal Living Ideas From The Great Depression
Learn valuable ways to save money, survive and thrive in tough economic times. These frugal living tips from the Great Depression are still as relevent and useful today as they were back then. #frugallivingtips
Who needs pricey beauty treatments? You have all sorts of natural skin care products already in your kitchen! Find out what they are and how to use them. Beauty Remedies, Skin Care Regimen, Skin Care Advices, Natural Beauty Care, Beauty Care, Natural Beauty Treatments, Oils For Skin, Natural Skin Care, Anti Aging
Natural Skin Care: 18 Beauty Products Already in Your Kitchen
Who needs pricey beauty treatments? You have all sorts of natural skin care products already in your kitchen! Find out what they are and how to use them.
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The Best Things To Buy In April
Want to know the best things to buy in April? Here's a great list of what to buy and save money and what to wait on. There are tons of money saving deals in April that include home improvement supplies, produce, appliances and more!
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How To Do A Zero Based Budget
If you want to make the most out of your hard earned income, you need to give every dollar a job and there's no better budgeting system for that than a zero based budget. Make your dollars work for you instead of wondering where they went every month. #zerobasedbudget #budget #budgeting #youneedabudget
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How to Put Together a Craft Kit on a Budget
Craft kits are convenient, but the markup is crazy! Follow our guide for a budget DIY craft kit that will have your kids creating for hours.
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Banff National Park - day trip to Moraine Lake
Tips on Exploring Moraine Lake just north of Banff, Canada. #banff #banffnationalpark #canada #familytravel
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10 Ways to Decorate Your Walls on a Budget
You don't have to have a big budget or DIY skill to brighten up your home with artwork. Here are 10 ways to decorate your walls on a budget.
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Benefits Of A Bidet Attachment
Why wipe when you can wash? There are many benefits and advantages of using a bidet attachment, which is why you should consider one for your home. A bidet attachment is not only affordable, but will improve your hygiene and save you money on costly toilet paper & plumbing problems. #bidet #bidetattachment
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Guide to Disney World's Magic Kingdom with Toddlers - Lazy Lauren
Heading to Magic Kingdom with a Toddler? We took our kids, ages 2 & 1, to Disney World in July. Here's everything you need to know to make it a magical day! (+8 important tips to know before you go)
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Bargain Pitfalls: 7 Items You Should NEVER Buy at Thrift Stores
Do you know what to avoid when thrifting? Check out these 7 items that you should never buy at thrift stores.
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How To Get A Beautiful Yard On A Low Budget
How to makeover your yard on a tight budget. Frugal landscaping ideas. How to have a beautiful yard on a budget. Budget friendly landscaping ideas. Transform your yard on a very low budget. Cheap and easy yard on a budget. Yard makeover ideas.
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Achieve A Beautiful, Frugal Manicure With Impress Nails
Master salon-worthy nails without the hefty price tag using Impress Nails & achieve a frugal, yet beautiful manicure from the comfort of home. #impressnails #pressonnails #diymanicure
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Azure Standard for Beginners (natural groceries delivered)
Find out how to get bulk natural food delivered with Azure Standard!