Category Archives: frugal living

summer 2017 :: frugal and fun for the win!

farm days

Our summer is off to a great start — how about you? We’re enjoying some free and frugal activities around us and wanted to share them with you.


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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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