frugal living

  1. Shopping for the Home

    Flea market shopping

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    Shopping at flea markets can be inspiring and fun; for some, it can be a bit overwhelming. Over the years, I have found many...
  2. Fashion & Style

    5 Simple, classy pieces you can mix & match

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    Looking good has little to do with the size and scope of your wardrobe. In fact, some of the most stylish people (the late Audrey...
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    6 Thrifty beauty buys for baby and you!

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    If you want quality beauty products that are easy on the skin, hair and wallet, look no further than your baby’s changing table....
  4. School Fashion

    Everything under $1 school supplies

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    Going back to school doesn't have to mean going to the poorhouse! You can get an entire year's worth of essential school supplies at...
  5. School Fashion

    Splurge vs steal: School supplies edition

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    Back-to-school shopping can be a parent's worst nightmare. From the endless search for the "perfect" backpack to the major dent in...
  6. Budgeting & Saving

    How to easily erase late fees

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    Late fees are a lot like speeding tickets: Even if you usually obey the rules, you'll probably get slapped with one sooner or later....
  7. Family Activities

    Big fun, small price: 10 Budget-friendly vacation ideas

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    Heading off for a vacation this summer? Many families will be hitting the road and air on trips this summer. Here's how to keep your...
  8. Fashion & Style

    Transform your man's closet on a budget

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    From old, nubby sweaters to rumpled cargo pants, your man's closet is probably one big crime against fashion. Kristen Smith-Hilton,...
  9. Bargains, Savings & Shopping Tips

    Make saving a cinch with online coupons

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    Saving money is more important than ever. But you've got more important things to do than spend your Sunday afternoon flipping and...
  10. Budgeting & Saving

    Tips for eating out with your family on a budget

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    Between soccer, baseball, ballet, piano, homework, housework and the lawn, preparing dinner at home isn't always possible. Even if...
  11. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Family bargain hunting for next winter

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    You may be ready for winter to be over. You may be yearning for spring and the lazy days of summer. But before the season is...
  12. Family Recipes

    4 Family meals under $20

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    For many households, food is one of the greatest monthly expenses (second only to rent or mortgage). One way to stretch the family...
  13. New Year - Your Family

    How to be a more frugal family

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    By definition, frugality is eliminating waste and avoiding unnecessary expenses on items that you consume. When just one person is...
  14. Easy Dinner Recipes

    Double-duty dinners

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    School's well under way now, and it seems the kids always have 80 places they need to be. Meanwhile, as you juggle schedules and...
  15. Wine & Cocktail Recipes

    9 Autumn wines under $20

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    The wines you serve should change with the seasons. Cool weather calls for crisp wines that make you think of changing leaves and...
  16. Giving Thanks & Holiday Tips

    Affordable Thanksgiving family activities

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    Thanksgiving is the official start of the winter holiday season -- time to break out the festive table runner, some apple cider,...
  17. Family spending

    10 Tips from the experts on spending & saving: Mom in charge: Part III

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    Spending. Saving. Finding the balance. Easier said than done, right? Fatima Mehdikarimi, founder of ShoppingQueen.com, knows how to...
  18. Budgeting & Saving

    Easy ways to save money

    Unless you are filthy rich, you are probably always on the lookout for ways to save money. There are many simple changes you can...
  19. Budgeting & Saving

    Ten things you can do to save money on energy costs

    As the colder months quickly descend, consumers should take the time to ensure their home is as energy-efficient as possible....