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A $3000 Baby Registry!

Yesterday my husband and I decided to head to the store to start a baby registry. Being both a minimalist and unbelievably frugal I could not believe the prices of the items I saw. How can something so tiny require items that cost so much? Despite my price shock we walked around the store with … Read more

Three Sizes Bigger!

I’ll be a bridesmaid and eight months pregnant for a family wedding in September. I ordered the dress this evening and was told to order three sizes larger than my current size. I figured I’d need a size or two larger, but I’m pretty surprised that they suggested such a large dress. The dress has … Read more

How to Save On Maternity Clothes

Although I don’t want to find out the gender of our little one until the day he or she is born, I have a suspicious feeling there’s a girl in there. Around the two month mark of my pregnancy I found myself obsessed with shopping for clothes. So far I’ve avoided the maternity departments, because … Read more

I Chose the Cheapest Option: Going Nude

For the past month or so I’ve found it quite difficult to stay asleep. I fall asleep rather quickly, (almost as soon as I turn out the light), but around four or five o’clock in the morning I find myself wide awake. Once I wake up I can’t seem to find a comfy spot to … Read more

Product Reward Programs – Why I Sign Up For Them

I’m a sucker for the rewards that companies offer for buying their products. As soon as my husband walks in the door with a new 12 pack of diet Coke, he knows to rip off the cardboard coke rewards number and lay it next to my computer. He does the same thing with all sorts … Read more

Ask One Frugal Girl

A long time reader suggested a new post on this blog called ‘Ask One Frugal Girl.’ So here it is… If you have any questions you’d like to ask me feel free to leave a comment below. I’ll answer just about anything. No promises, of course, but if you have a question about finances, choices … Read more

Friday Night Link Love

A few of my favorite posts from the last three weeks: The Quest for a Balanced Life – (I’m constantly searching for this balance.) Living on $18,000 a year – by choice – (I love the idea that living on less can be a choice.) Worry About Only What You Can Change – (A gentle … Read more

Collective Buying… Do Your Homework First

This morning $uburban Dollar wrote an interesting post about the complexities involved in purchasing deals from collective buying websites. The author’s rules for buying include investigating the deal, understanding any associated restrictions, reading reviews and ultimately making sure you can afford it. After all a deal might is not a deal if you can’t afford … Read more