Homemade Oxi-Clean for Armpit Stains


(Note: if you happen to be one of those lucky people who doesn’t sweat, you can just skip right over this post.) When I posted about what I’m doing about my clothes, I mentioned that I had a pile of shirts with deodorant stains that I was going to try to clean. I had done […]

Why I quit line-drying my laundry


Those of you who’ve been here since the start of The Frugal Girl (lo, these 4.5 years ago!) will remember that I was an enthusiastic line-dryer back then. But these days, most of my laundry is going into the dryer. Why? Well, I’m a big believer in choosing frugal tasks that you don’t despise (assuming […]

It’s a two-giveaway-day here at The Frugal Girl


This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Tasha, the randomly selected winner! I’ve got two things to give away to you guys so I thought I’d do them both on one day. I’ll do one giveaway in this post, and then this afternoon, I’ll put up a new post with another giveaway (doing them in […]

Monday Q&A | Laundry Detergent, Haircuts, and Goodwill

home haircut

Every Monday, I answer a few of the questions that my readers send me. If you have a question you’d like me to answer in a future Q&A post, just leave me a comment here or email me (thefrugalgirl [at] gmail [dot] com) and put Q&A in the subject line. I look forward to hearing […]