Tag Archives: Frugal

Giveaway and Natural Deodorant

Nourishing Days is having a giveaway for a gift certificate for natural personal care or beauty products. This would be a great opportunity to switch to natural products. I’d love to win some myself! 🙂 The natural makeup looks awesome too. Want to begin using natural products, but have a hard time spending that kind …

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A Freebie and A Coupon For Your Digestive Health! :)

Especially since I deal with digestive issues and have food intolerances, I thought it would be especially pertinent to let you know of these freebies and coupons going on.  Culturelle is giving out a $2 coupon here if you click on it or here and also, if you request it, a free t-shirt that says …

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DIY: Frugal Flower Vases :)

  Aren’t these flowers (and vases pretty?) I think so. I made these a little while back (when there was still snow on the ground  and I was just dying for spring to finally be here!) 🙂 Sitting in my windowsill at college, they looked darling and brightened up my day (and the whiteness all …

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The CUTEST little frugalist you ever did see! :) A must read. :)

This is my littlest brother. Baby brother is not a baby anymore, but he will always be my littlest baby brother to me. 🙂 He is a doll! I’ve wanted to share photos of him with you in the past, but I haven’t ever done it. When I took this one and thought of why …

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My Journey (So Far) in Refined Sugar-Free Eating

I received the following comment from Debbie @ ajourneyinmotherhood.wordpress.com a while back: “I read your blog and enjoy your recipes. I am trying to find a balance when it comes to cost in eliminating/replacing sugar. In the beginning of this journey, I decided that we would just replace it with maple syrup until I figured …

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The True Meaning of The Frugally Rich Life…..

Hello there everyone.   About a week ago, I was pondering some things and realized that I am not spending my time with what is really important—-my family, friends, schooling, and my faith (God and my religion.) I have felt this way for some time but have been able to shake it off and ignore …

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Fabulously Frugal Healthy Homemade Deodorant

Deodorant? What? 🙂 Sounds crazy right? Healthy Deodorant?  I learned about this from Passionate Homemaking a while ago and have been meaning to post about it ever since. And this is part of why I started using it (from the passionate homemaking site): “Did you know that nearly all commercial deodorants contain aluminum salts, usually …

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My New Blouse!

    I just finished sewing this for my sewing class! I am so excited it turned out so well! I have never really sown before and before this, we have only done pajama pants and a pillowcase (both which I plan to post about later.)  I am so excited to learn more about this …

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Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

I love pumpkin chocolate chip muffins! My mom used to make these a lot but I would always feel sick after a few of them…happily, these didn’t make me sick (I think it’s got something to do with all the sugar and refined oil mom’s had…not that I blame her either—they were sure yummy!) Anyway, …

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Homemade Frugal Fun: Washable Finger-paints

A allergen-free recipe for Homemade Frugal Fun! Try this out! Modified slightly/Quoted from this source. Ingredients: 2 tbsp sugar (this is the only time I use sugar…lol) 1/3 cup cornstarch or potato starch (or arrowroot)* 2 cups water 1/4 cup dishwashing soap food coloring *in the future, I will make it thicker (by adding 1 …

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