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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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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7 Frugal Ways to Save On Back to School Supplies

It’s school supply time and my total for this year’s school supplies is $5.23. How was I able to get away spending $5.23? By reusing what we already have, buying only what we needed and choosing not to buy trendy things that we don’t really need. We will be mostly using our supplies from last years (or older), I have added a…

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12 Excellent Back to School Items that You Will Love (And So Will the Kids)

We have been through many school supplies over the last 10 years of homeschooling. And these are our favorites by far that we use regularly for our homeschooling. These school supplies are well made, great quality items. 1.Pencils– Dixon Ticonderoga pencils are our favorite all purpose pencils. These are good for all grades and great for beginners, specially for penmanship in print.…

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5 Great Deals This Week

Here are a few good deals that I found this week- The Children’s Place- https://www.childrensplace.com/shop/us/home Get a $10 coupon when you spend $40 or more on a Children’s Place gift card. This card is great if you need clothes for your kids for back to school shopping or for the upcoming EId. Everything is 50% off, plus free shipping Staples-…

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3 Hijab Fixing Hacks You Must Know

All hijabis are familiar with the good days and bad days with hijab. And no, I am not talking about super hot days with a side of humidity. That’s for another day. I want to share the real hijab issues that can be solved in minutes. So, here are my to go quick fixes for taking care of my hijabs…

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Grocery Saving tips- How to Shop from the Bulk Bins

    I discovered the joy of shopping from the bulk section after we moved to the West coast and found Sprouts Farmers Market. We used to live in the East Coast before and there wasn’t any reasonably priced bulk food store within 20 mile of where we lived. We did have a Whole Foods Market which had a big…

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3 Ways You can Save Money at the Grocery Store

I plan to live a debt and interest free life. I have developed habits over the years that has helped my family to live a  simple, frugal life. The income had varied over the years but the lifestyle remained the same- striving to live a frugal life through mindful spending. There are many ways to save money and saving money…

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How to Replace Paper Towels with Cloth Towels

I started replacing paper products in my home about 10 years ago and never went back. Over the years it had made a big difference in reducing waste while saving money. It feels really great to be able to leave fewer carbon footprints on earth. Switching to cloth towels from paper towels is not as daunting as it sounds. You…

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