Which food storage containers are the best?

March 5, 2014
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I’m kind of a container nut. I don’t know what it is, but I just really, really love containers, especially if they’re beautiful and durable. I could seriously spend waaay too much money on them. Because I’m a container fan, I’ve tried out quite a few different varieties, and so I thought it would be […]

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A vintage-inspired jewelry deal for you!

February 28, 2013

Hello, readers! I’m pleased to report that my illness has pretty much left the building…just a quiet, slightly hoarse voice remains. Which means that I am unable to summon my children if they happen to be on another level of the house. It’s inconvenient, but hey, I know my volume-producing capacities will be back soon. […]

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I now own a new vacuum. Woo!

January 16, 2013

Isn’t it purty? After our vacuum met an unfortunate end, Mr. FG and I read review after review and article after article (and all of the comments you guys left) and we eventually decided to go to a store that specializes in vacuums. This turned out to be a great decision for several reasons. At […]

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Want to know something I’ve never baked from scratch?

December 21, 2012

Yup. Never done a gingerbread house from scratch. I didn’t really grow up making gingerbread houses, so they’re not something I think of baking. But occasionally I buy one on a deep after-Christmas clearance sale and then we end up assembling a gingerbread house in January or February. Aldi sent me a gingerbread house kit […]

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I hate buying batteries.

December 6, 2012

(Food Waste Friday is over at Simply Being Mum today. And I’ll be back this afternoon with a small business giveaway.) Because I don’t like to spend money and don’t like to throw things away, I much prefer gadgets and electronics that plug into the wall or that come with chargers (all of my cameras […]

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The Frugal Girl’s Cookware Recommendations

November 27, 2012

Hey guys! I originally started to answer this question in yesterday’s Q&A post, but my answer got so long, I thought it should have its own post. If you’re like me and you tend to put kitchen stuff on your Christmas list, maybe this will give you some ideas. I know that you often times […]

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