My November Simple & Frugal Updates

This post will be a recurring feature on Simplymuslimmom which will be updated every month inshaAllah. We live a frugal life without debt and interest alhamdulillah. Our simple, frugal lifestyle motto is to live well, pay less while finding the best value for our money. What does frugality mean to us? Live a balanced life while taking control of our…

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Simply Muslim Mom’s Simple Thanksgiving Meal

We celebrated a simple Thanksgiving day at┬ásimplymuslimmom home. What exactly do we celebrate? We celebrate all the blessings from Allah(swt). Some years we exchange gifts, this year was not one of them. I had to do little bit of planning to pull off a Thanksgiving meal this year because our fridge is not working for almost a week now. We…

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Simply Muslim Mom’s Black Friday Shopping

A lot of sales are going right now for Thanksgiving i.e Black Friday Sale.The malls are offering numerous deals/sales and discounts/BOGO on trendy things, there are endless websites available at your finger tips so you can shop from home at your convenience- it’s not easy to not jump on the buy more band wagon. As a frugal person by choice,…

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How Not to Get Lost When You Pray Salah

Did you ever drive and reached your destination and realized you have no clue how you made it there? It’s like something took control over you and you didn’t even realize it until at the very end of your journey. You want to trace your steps but draw a blank with frustration. Do you find yourself praying like that as…

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5 Frugal Things from This Week

1. I choose not to be a part of a disposable world and try to consume mindfully. A part of this practice is to repair and mend as much as I can, even if the cost(time/money) is more to repair an item than to replace it. I mended a reusable shopping bag that cost 99 cents. One of the handles…

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7 Natural Remedies for You and Your Little Ones

The weather is getting cooler where we live in California. It’s time to take better care of ourselves and our loved ones as Winter is around the corner. Many of us tend to get under the weather as we transition to cold Winter months. “Prevention is better than cure”- especially when you’ve many responsibilities as a mom, you don’t seem…

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How I learned to Spend Without Regret and You Can Too

Frugality is getting the best value for money. It’s not about paying the least amount or accumulating the most number of things. That’s cheap not frugal. You want to focus on quantity not quality. You want to be value oriented, not stuff oriented. When you’re mindful about your purchases it has an enormous impact on other areas of your life…

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My 5 Frugal Things This Week

1. All the meals were homemade which was comprised of rice, curried meat and vegetables, burritos, quesadilla and kabab wraps. 2. The away from home lunches were homemade as well that produced zero waste. The sandwiches were wrapped in cloth napkins and then tucked inside reusable sandwich bags that I purchased from JC Penney a while ago. The fruits were…

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