Five Frugal Things This Week 2/23/18

I’m sorry that I didn’t share my 5 frugal things for last week. We were under the weather and it dragged on. We were frugal though, just no updates ;). 1. All our meals were made at home. Honestly, I could use a frozen pizza on one weeknight but I didn’t have any in my freezer. So I made hash-brown…

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Five Frugal Things This Week 2/9/18

1. Almost all the meals were homemade except for two. One of the meals was dinner at a restaurant so we could enjoy Superbowl. The other one was a frozen pizza from Trader Joe’s- to avoid a take out situation. I made hash brown, and baked oatmeal raisin cookies for snacks- both were devoured and appreciated, alhamdulillah.   2. I…

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Five Frugal Things This Week 2/2/18

1. This week’s meals were made from scratch at home. I did get 2 frozen pizzas for emergency meals but so far so good, didn’t have to use any of them alhamdulillah. I saved some limp turnip and cabbage from the fridge that provided us with healthy sides for our meals. I also used up some overripe bananas that didn’t…

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10 Blessings That Never Get Old

Everyday we are showered with many blessings from Allah(swt). These blessing manifest in different ways, some have constant presence in our lives- breathing, heart beat etc., some blessings are consistent, like having all 20 fingers and toes, the ability to blink etc., and then there are innumerable blessed surprises like these- 1.When you find something that you thought you’d lost.…

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5 Frugal Things This week 1/26/18

1. We fasted most of the week and had iftar at home most of the time. On one night though, we had to have iftar at our local masjid since we had a class to attend right before iftar. The meal was a homemade takeout endeavor in Tupperware boxes and cloth napkins. I made goat biryani and potato cakes for…

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5 Frugal Things This Week 1/19/18

  All the meals and desserts were homemade from scratch by me, no frozen pizza either. On one occasion, we encountered a no lunch situation for Mr. Simplymuslimmom, so I made rice and curried tuna for him to brown bag his lunch. It took me less than 10 minutes and the cost was less than a $1. 2.I bought a…

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How to Prepare for the Most Important Event of Your Life

Imagine you’re going to have an exclusive meeting with this very important person. He is wealthy, educated, powerful and well connected. This meeting will be the opportunity of your lifetime because you want something from him. The outcome of this meeting can totally transform your life. What would you do if you’d hoped for a meeting like this? You’d find…

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5 Frugal Things This Week 1/12/18

Here are 5 frugal things from this week- All the meals were homemade this week, no take outs, no eating outs and no frozen pizzas from Trader Joe’s. I encountered I-don’t- feel- like- cooking-today for a couple of nights because of being under the weather but remedied that with breakfast for dinner and revamping left overs. For desserts, I tried…

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