Hi! I’m so glad you stopped by my blog! I’m Kristen, though I’m better known on the interwebs as The Frugal Girl.
- a friendly introvert
- an ISFJ
- a homebody
- a DIY-er
- a mindful spender
- an avocado enthusiast
- a Jesus-follower
I live frugally and cheerfully on the east coast of the United States with my husband and our four kids, who are all homeschooled.
(By me. Here’s why I homeschool!)
(We do not always wear black pea coats. But when we do, we take a family picture.)
Why Do I Write About Saving Money?
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, mindful spending, and buying super high-quality stuff that lasts.
But, I’m not really a couponer, and I’m not into signing up for samples, and I don’t do a lot of deal-hunting.
So, you might be wondering….
What’s The Frugal Girl all about?
I write picture-filled posts about the practical, day-to-day ins and outs of frugal living.
(So, no stream of daily deals/coupons and no index funds/investing advice.)
What will you find?
- Recipes (here are some main dish recipes to get you started!)
- DIY projects
- Painting projects
- Repurposing ideas (I actually wrote a whole ebook full of these!)
- Frugal home decor ideas
- Inspiration for living simply
- Help in learning to be content with what you have
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.
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