Miscellany

Five Frugal Things

November 17, 2014
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As always, hat-tip to my friend Katy for the post theme. One A while back, Mr. FG and I bought a Schlage handle for our front door, on the premise that a Schlage would last for a looong time. (I love things that last.) Well, for some reason, the finish on our handle set began […]

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Here and there

November 7, 2014

You guys, this 86 square foot apartment in Paris is pretty darn cool.  I’m not saying I’d want to live there (where would I put my piano???), but it’s still delightful to look at. _____________________ Know how I’m sure we own the right amount of dishes? At the end of the day, the cabinet almost […]

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Randomness

October 24, 2014

Good Friday morning to you, dear readers! I just have some randomness to throw at you today. I’ve been making tons of applesauce. Well, not tons, but enough for me to fill up pretty much all of my containers. (note the motley collection there, waiting to be filled.) When you run out of containers, you […]

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Five Frugal Things

September 12, 2014
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 Just five random frugal things I’ve done lately. (A hat-tip to my friend Katy for the blog post theme.) 1. I got a Big Fat Check. From Ebates, of course. The name of their checks is always funny to me, because depending on how much shopping I’ve done or whether I’ve gotten any referrals, sometimes […]

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Five Frugal Things

July 25, 2014
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As always, a hat-tip to The Nonconsumer Advocate for the post theme, which I am totally stealing from her. 1. I’m selling old school books. I just recycle consumables, of course, but when I have a non-consumable book we no longer need, I list it on half.com or ebay. And of course I ship my […]

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Three Things for a Wednesday

July 2, 2014
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One I don’t do tend to do much guest posting (this here blog keeps me pretty busy!) but I just wrote a post for Mint.com about how we handle allowance here at Chez Frugal Girl. Two I got an email letting me know that the Starfish Project, an organization that helps exploited women, is having […]

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