Category Archives: frugal living

A Peek into Last Week

playing outdoors

Take a peek into our days from the last week of February! Can you believe it is actually MARCH already? Spring is nearly here…


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DIY elderberry syrup :: plus other natural cold & flu remedies

DIY elderberry syrup

Quick, simple and less expensive than over the counter brands! Make your own elderberry syrup for a natural cough and cold remedy.

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Introducing Favado and $5 Dinners :: plus a HUGE All-Clad Cookware giveaway!

I’m definitely thrilled to introduce Domestic readers to this week’s giveaway! Today, we focus on some of my favorites:  saving money, cooking, and family dinner time. Several bloggers from Inspired Bloggers Network have teamed together with Favado and $5 Dinners (more on them below) to equip you with tips and inspiration to make dinner time with the family a […]

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Introducing Today’s Frugal Mom :: {and a Breville Juicer Giveaway!}

Happy Monday and start to your week…. : : Regular readers here know that I love saving money and finding ways to cut spending — especially if I was already planning to make a purchase! So today, I’m excited to share with my friend Carlie’s launch of her new website,  Today’s Frugal Mom™. In celebration (and as […]

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Buying and Budgeting for Real Food

Day #6 in the series!  Check out a list of all posts HERE. Before sharing tips on buying and budgeting for real foods, let me address two myths: Myth #1  Real food costs more than ready-made foods.  Um no, not always true.  True, organic products are more than generic ones, but real food cooked at […]

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vintage suitcases turned family room end table

It’s August!  So, I’ll be chatting up homeschooling this month.  But first, a peek into a home project. I’ve always wanted to live in an older home.  You know, in good working order, but with lots of history, character and just old in certain ways. The home improvement skills needed to tackle such a dream […]

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