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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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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How to Make the Most of Your Dishwasher

A new dishwasher was installed in our home recently. The old one bit the dust after we had issues like leaking water and then the dishes would come out not fully cleaned. I don’t mind washing dishes by hand but I really dislike how much water gets wasted from it. We run our dishwasher every other day, so the water usage from doing…

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