6 Savvy Ways to Save Every Time You Shop

The reality of the 21st century is that almost all of us need to shop for our necessary and discretionary items. Most of us don’t harvest their own foods or make their own clothes. Unless you barter for your stuff, there’s a cost involved for our everyday purchases. We can save a lot of money by reducing and eliminating certain…

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Simple Ways to Decorate Your Home For Winter

“Time passes, and seasons too, but memories last forever.”   The weather is getting cooler where we live in California. I catch myself thinking about how we used to welcome winter in the East coast being dusted with snowy days, backyard igloo building and watching ducks finding their way on a frozen lake. It took some time to get used…

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5 Frugal Things From This Week

1. I made most of the meals, snacks and desserts at home except for chips and bread. A pizza from Trader Joe’s that served for 2 brown bag lunches for simplymuslim dad. I was feeling rather tired after one long and hectic day and made pasta with chicken and broccoli instead of ordering take outs. 2. I used up a…

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Zero Waste Muslim in The Kitchen

We have been following the zero-waste lifestyle for almost 10 years now. I don’t have an exciting story where you’d lived in a mansion surrounded by all the fancy things in the world and then had an epiphany and embraced a zero-waste lifestyle. I have a rather humble story to share with you. We have always lived a frugal life…

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How to Stay Calm During Uncertain Times

  Are you feeling confused lately? Exasperated and angry? Do you feel powerless as a parent or as a mom because of the current political turbulence? Maybe you’re asking what can I do as a mom? If you’re flooded with questions and emotions during these uncertain times, then know that you’re not alone. We all are in the similar boat,…

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5 Frugal Things from This Week

Here are 5 frugal things from this week 1. All the meals and snacks were made at home from scratch. Chips and bread were bought from Trader Joe’s.   2. We brown bagged the meals that were eaten away from home. Reusable lunch bag, Pyrex container, silverware and a cloth napkin are what it makes this meal a zero waste…

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Get Paid to Clear Clutter from your home

We all have clutter in some areas of our lives. This unuseful mass of stuff drains your mental energy because you know that you’re supposed to do something about these things and every time you look at them you take a mental note to postpone this dreadful event to “some other day”. This postponing takes time and creates stress. It’s…

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