My menu board bit the dust. But I resurrected it.

October 22, 2014
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Remember the menu board I made from a super-ugly Goodwill frame this summer? Well, it had a little accident. Large pieces of glass don’t take kindly to being knocked off the wall. I’d grown rather fond of my board, though, and I didn’t want to just give it up. So, I popped in at Goodwill […]

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Pizza dough rescue

October 21, 2014
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On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I post a picture and just a few words. This past Friday, I made a double batch of pizza dough, but I only ended up needed 3/4 of it. So I stuck the last fourth in the fridge. Yesterday I pulled it out, gently stretched it out on some (already used) […]

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Blue Apron (and their ilk) | Bread Freezing | Other Frugal Blogs (it’s a Q&A post!)

October 20, 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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Some pictures would have been helpful…

October 17, 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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What I thought of Julep

October 16, 2014

Back in the summer, I signed up for Julep’s free welcome box, which includes three not-so-toxic* nail polishes and a random beauty product. *Julep polish is 5-free. (In case you missed the original post, Julep is a subscription-based monthly beauty-product/nail polish service.) I promised that I’d update you once I’d had a chance to try […]

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Help me help you: Tell me about your picture-taking troubles!

October 15, 2014
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When I posted about the MyPublisher photo books, several of you contacted me, wondering how to take better photos. Since that’s not exactly in line with my blog’s theme (and since there are many great photography blogs written by people more skilled than me with a camera!), I checked with you all on Facebook the […]

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