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Where to buy seeds for less Growing your own fruit and veg can be a great way to cut food costs. Find out my top 8 places to get seeds cheap or entirely free.

The Blind T-Rex. So, I Opened an Etsy Shop. What do you get when you have too much desire to move to sit still for long? When your mind is always racing about new opportunities? When you’re looking for something to throw a lot of energy in to, allowing for distraction from reality? When lite

How We Bought Inexpensive, Awesome Glasses Online Mr. Frugalwoods needed glasses. After years of competing over who could discern distant signs on roadtrips first, age finally caught up with my mountain / computer man.

A nose update, 5.5 months in A reader recently asked how things were going with my nose, and that reminded me that I should do an update. (I know it’s seriously off-topic for my blog, but never fear. I won’t be doing nose updates every month!) For those of you who are new he

How your friends and family can help when you’re saving money... Over the last few months I’ve been trying to share some guest posts from my favourite frugal and thrifty Bloggers and today I have a great post from the lovely Hannah from for you. Saving money can be tough. Particularly if you

Freebies, Frugal Measures and Frugal Fails 4 This post my Frugal Fails have been pretty minor ones compared to my last post, but they are fails none the less. The first one being that I...

How Your Credit Score Affects Loan Interest The rich get richer. It's a common phrase generally meant to mean that it seems wealthy people have an easier time generating more income. They catch all the breaks. Similarly, it seems like those with good credit catch all the breaks when it comes t

How to Save Money Installing Your Own Sprinklers A contractor wanted $6,000 to install sprinklers and topsoil, but I figured I could save money by doing it myself. This is an easy DIY sprinklers tutorial.

How We Payed Off Our Mortgage In Two Years on One Income The number one question people ask me when they hear that my husband and I paid off our $93,000 mortgage, on one income, in under 2 years is what it felt like to walk through the front door of a completely paid for house. The honest answer? Not much

Chocolate Smarties Pinata Cupcakes... This recipe for gorgeous Chocolate Smarties Pinata Cupcakes with a surprise inside is amazing. Perfect if you want to do some cooking with the kids.

10 Ways To Improve Your Blog Right Now A list of 10 ways to improve your blog right now to increase your platform and build a better blog that your readers love.

Where do we store homeschool supplies? And how do homeschoolers turn in work? It’s a Q&A day! On Instagram, Marie commented, “Where do you keep your kids’ daily homeschool materials? In your pictures of homeschooling them, I never see a bookshelf or a desk or anything containing their supplies. I have 4 kids too and a sm

April Week Three Other than £3 on a football programme (I was beyond disappointed that Zlatan was injured and wouldn't play) and some groceries we haven't sp...

Booklee - making reading fun... Learning to read should be fun for children which is why Booklee is such a great way to learn. Here's what we thought of it...

Books to Help Invest in Future What if there was a place that held the answers to all of your investing questions? What if I told you that place exists? That place is right in your home and available to you now in the form of these books. Add these books to your financial library

How to Understand a Financial Aid Letter Do you have a financial aid letter or letters that you need to read, understand and respond to right away? That was us this time a few years ago. It was when our youngest daughter had received financial aid offers from each of the schools that had ac

Britain’s cheapest supermarket ? Hello Dear Reader, This is NOT a sponsored post. I just wanted to save you some money. You may have had Farm Foods in your area for a while but our nearest store in Bodmin has opened recently. I we...

Not satisfied If It Were Doubled "You say 'If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.' You make a mistake. If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were doubled." - Charles Spurgeon...

Scattered Sundays and Meal Plan for April 24th - 30th You know you have officially jumped the shark with juvenile humor, when your eight year old rolls his eyes and says “grow up mom”. Gulp. I was making soup, and had thrown in some tomatoes I froze from last year. They cooked down a bit, but still

Three Prom dresses for under £7.50... Proving that you don't need to spend a fortune on a prom dress - Here's my post including Three Prom dresses for under £7.50...

Coming to Life As promised this weekend, a gardening post. One of the main things I noticed on returning from our holiday in Crete, was that the garden had...

Thrifty sunny Saturday Hello Dear Reader, It’s been a stunning sunny day here. We were up early and I’ve cleaned the house from top to bottom, changed the bedding and washed all the laundry and dried it in th...

Far Out I wanted to buy some onions this morning so we walked to the town via the beach. The tide was on the way out so we had a good stroll about o...

A Brilliant Dishwasher Tip As you may know if you've been reading my posts lately, I've recently become smitten with the Flylady system of home management and I am cur...

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Channel 4 Documentary - FRUGAL/SPENDER FAMILIESAbi Bourne456
Flu be goneSealyons326
Re: Redecorating my Living Room on a budget – the after pictures….Eileen870
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