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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10 Things We Don’t Buy From the Grocery Stores

At Simplymuslimmom home, we rarely eat out or get take outs. These convenient food endeavors are not budget friendly and we prefer our homemade meals that cost much less and tastes way better than store made food. Making great meals on a budget didn’t happen overnight though, it happened after many years of cooking experiments through trial and errors. We…

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5 Frugal Things This Week

We spent $0.00 to celebrate the new year. We celebrated it alright but there was no extra cost involved, no shiny decorations or disposable plates/cups/utensils made it to landfill. instead, we hoped and prayed for another year of debt and & interest free living inshaAllah. We stayed within our budget for the month of December. There were lots of temptations…

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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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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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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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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 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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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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