Frugal Housekeeping: 6 {More} Things I No Longer Buy and Maybe Neither Should You

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I’d posted in 2011 about 6 things I no longer buy in order to make frugal housekeeping easy for us, and that post has continued to be really popular every month, so I thought it was time for an update.

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How I Saved Over 50% on Hotel Bills – 5 Easy Steps for YOU to Do it Too!

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“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”  ~ Augustine of Hippo

 We LOVE to travel as a family and look forward to a couple of short vacations every year. Yes, working hard and playing hard.

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8 Frugal Ways to Dress Like a Million Bucks on the Cheap { Or How We Save Money on Buying Clothes!}

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Is it just me or does the cost of good clothes seem to just keep going up year after year? I guess it is the latter, right?

Although, we live on a budget, we, also, like to buy good {and often, branded} clothes and accessories but only as many as we can use regularly without stuffing our wardrobe with every latest fashion statement.However, with the spiralling costs of clothes, looking good on a budget doesn’t come easy. BUT, with some thought and planning, we’ve learnt how to dress smart on the cheap.

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The Frugal WAHM and Holidays: 8 No-Cost Holiday Gifts For Kids

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Being a WAHM aka work-at-home mom is not easy. Being a frugal WAHM is even more challenging, especially with the holidays in full swings and stores overflowing with toys and games, literally, screaming, “Pick me!”. As we work as a family towards meeting our financial goals, I’m grateful to guest author Shelly from Awake Parent, who once again, shares her expertise as she lists 8 (eight!) super-fun and totally FREE gifts for the most special people in our lives – our kids. 

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