Traveling ? Find Out How to Get the Best Price

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With the girls we don’t often travel for the holidays, or that much at all.  It’s simply too hard on them.  But I know a lot of you do. It is daunting to book everything, know the best time to go, ect. I came across this aticle the givees a bunch of Travel Tips and Holiday Travel Deals that I knew you would want to check out. Where are you going to be this holiday season?  Home or traveling? This {Read More}

Today’s Frugal Tip: Freeze Candles to Make Them Last Longer

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So this frugal tip probably is not going to save you a lot (that is, unless your family shuns electricity.. and you probably would not be reading my blog.. or you are REAL romantic and use a a lot of candles), but it is a fun tip. Did you know that frozen candles take longer to burn?  So if you have a long night by candlelight put your sticks in the freezer first and save some dough This Post Contains {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}

Today’s Frugal Tip: Shop Online More

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I have a confession, over the last few years my enjoyment of shopping has really gone down.  I step into a store these days and I am pretty much ready to leave as soon as I got there. But shopping  online is a different story..  getting good deals, saving money on gas and not having to leave the house?  Good times! I do a lot of shopping at Amazon.com because the prices are so great sometimes.  I totally stock up {Read More}

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

Save $50 a Year (or more): Start a Garden Exchange

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With Spring upon us today’s frugal tip is start a garden exchange in your neighborhood or with your friends. Do you have tons of zucchinis, squash and tomatoes and are getting a little tired of them?  Maybe your friend has an overload of lemons or herbs they don’t need- trade them!!  This way you both are getting a bunch of organic (or at least not mass produced) produce for your dinner table. Trade your favorite recipes while you are at {Read More}