I guess I’m…a dance mom now?

September 9, 2014
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On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I post a picture and just a few words. Zoe has been quite into dancing (on her own) since she was a toddler, and since her love hasn’t seemed to fade over time, we finally decided to get her into a beginning ballet class. Sonia decided she’d like to give it […]

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Q&A | Completely ditching paper towels & plastic bags | Re-dying black leggings

September 8, 2014
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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 […]

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It wasn’t a good week to be a squash at my house.

September 5, 2014
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Every week, I post a picture of the food that has gone bad over the last seven days. Why do I do this? Because in March of 2008, I finally got fed up with the amount of food I was wasting, and I thought that showing my waste to other people would motivate me to […]

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Easy Pulled Pork (from The Make Ahead Cook)

September 4, 2014
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Before I get to the recipe, here are two important things about the Make Ahead Cook giveaway. One, I got word that Canadian readers can indeed enter!  So have at it, Canadians.  Two, attention email subscribers!  Sadly, I cannot track entries that are emailed to me.  Click right here to go straight to the giveaway […]

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Win a copy of The Make-Ahead Cook!

September 3, 2014
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I got some mail from America’s Test Kitchen recently: an advance copy of The Make-Ahead Cook. America’s Test Kitchen wants to help people get dinner on the table at night, so they’ve already put out several books with quick-cooking recipes. However, this book takes a different approach to time-crunched cooking by helping you get your […]

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15 years ago today…

September 2, 2014
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Joshua’s arrival made us a family of three. It’s weird…in some ways, it doesn’t seem all that long ago.  But then again, it’s a little bit hard to remember what life was like before we we became parents. Really?  There used to be just two of us?? And now we have a 15 year old. […]

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