Hi, and welcome to my blog! I’m Kristen, though I’m better known on the interwebs as The Frugal Girl.

I live frugally and cheerfully on the east coast of the United States with my husband and our four kids, who are all homeschooled.


I’ve been a fan of saving money ever since I was little, and I blog to inspire other people to live on less with a perky attitude.

I’m passionate about green living, food waste, and buying super high-quality stuff that lasts, and on this blog, I write picture-filled posts about the practical, day-to-day ins and outs of frugal living.

(No posts on index funds and investing here!)

What will you find?

Much as I love bargains and savings, I don’t live for them…I live for God. And frugal living is one of the ways that I serve Him by serving my family.

If this is your first time here, you might want to browse through some of the most popular posts I’ve written.

To get an idea of how I spend my time, you can read:

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