Reader Tip: Save More Money at the Hairdresser

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I recently received a reader tip I would love to share!! “Ask for a “wet” cut.  The stylist leaves your hair to air dry rather than blow drying and styling it.  It saves me about $7. ” Thanks Camille!! If you have a frugal tip email it to FFD. We would love to share it. This Post Contains Affiliate Links – Disclosure Policy

Stocking Your Holiday Pantry Like a Pro!

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It’s getting that time again! The holidays are on their way. Anymore I keep things pretty simple, but there was a time when I would already be mapping out Thanksgiving dinner 2 months early. The holidays often bring late nights, visitors, and family time spent around the fireplace. Keeping a well-stocked holiday pantry can keep you safe and comfortable indoors while the temperatures drop outdoors. Keep these items on hand to make the holidays go smoothly. Baking Goods Who doesn’t {Read More}

Save $54.79 a month: Stop at Garage Sales

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You can get the best deals at garage sales.  I love shopping for clothes for my girls at them.  Seriously, where else can you get a bag stuffed with clothes for $5- not even at thrift stores can I get these prices. I find that looking on Craigslist.com for community yard sales gets you the most for you time.  basically you get to drive to one area and you have lots of sales within either walking or short driving distance.  {Read More}

How I Save 50-70% on Lean Ground Beef

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Lean ground beef is so expensive these days. Even on sale I find it difficult to get 93% lean for less than $3.99 a lb and normally it is $4.99 a pound or more. My I often see much fattier beef for considerably less. In fact, my local ethnic markets has in on sale once a month or so for as low at $1.09 a lb. But the problem is that this is so fatty. Sure you can drain it, {Read More}

How to Make Your House Feel Clean Even When You Don’t Have Much Time

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As any Lazy Girl knows, housework is the pits. Now, I know there are those of you out there that LOVE to clean. But I am a Lazy Girl.. so that is not me. Yet even Lazy Girls can’t have a gross home If I was not a Frugal Girl, too, I would have a housecleaner.  I had a house cleaner come out one time because I got a Groupon.  It was AMAZING.  Here is the thing, though.. she was {Read More}

Save $54.79 (or more) Per Year: Get Your Hair Cut Less Often

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Today’s frugal tip is to consider cutting your hair less often. I have always trimmed my own bangs, so I don’t need to worry about that.  But I did use to get it cut about every 6 weeks..now I try to go 8.  By doing this I “cut out” (lame pun) almost 2 haircuts a year. The place I go is $40 by the time the tip is in there, so this saves close to $80 a year. Have you {Read More}