The Cash Envelope Budget System

January 7, 2016 11 Comments | Disclosure

Cathy's sister Carolee is guest posting this for us. She will be introducing you to the CASH ENVELOPE BUDGET SYSTEM in 2 parts. This post she covers the pros of using the system and gives you pointers to get started. She also gives you some helpful ... Read More...

Re-purposing Household Items

November 10, 2015 11 Comments | Disclosure

I was looking through our archives and found this great post about re-purposing items around your house. There are some really great ideas in here. Are you still looking for ideas to save money, or do you feel you do not have time to mess with it? ... Read More...

How to Save Money at Disneyland!

March 19, 2015 42 Comments | Disclosure

We are getting you ready for Spring Break and Summer Break this week with lots of info to help you enjoy your time the most.  We are also giving away a  Southern California Vacation ! Planning a trip to the happiest place on earth but not looking to ... Read More...

FABULESSLY FRUGAL FRIDAY: A New Year’s Resolution?

January 2, 2015 16 Comments | Disclosure

In honor of the New Year we are bringing back one of our popular new year posts.... I had a troubling conversation with a good friend of mine the other day. She told me she felt like a complete failure last year. She had set some pretty lofty New ... Read More...

Top Ten Frugal Living Tips

January 3, 2014 5 Comments | Disclosure

Say that title 5 times fast! Whew. Alliterations aside, we here at Fabulessly Frugal know there are so many ways in addition to couponing that can save you money. We also know how dang smart our readers are. So today, we are combining that knowledge ... Read More...

FABULESSLY FRUGAL FRIDAY: The Couponing Stigma

March 4, 2011 42 Comments | Disclosure

Growing up we lived in a tiny 3 bedroom apartment, shared by 2 parents, 5 siblings, 2 turtles, 1 bird and an occasional fish. To describe our family as poor would be an understatement, but as kids we were oblivious to our financial situation. We ... Read More...

FABULESSLY FRUGAL FRIDAY: Making Your Own Cleaner

February 18, 2011 27 Comments | Disclosure

I originally posted this last year, but recently got into a discussion with some friends about making your own household cleaners. I was surprised at how many of my friends made their cleaners from scratch. I know we can often find cleaners for ... Read More...

FABULESSLY FRUGAL FRIDAY: Free Family Activities in Boise!

February 11, 2011 1 Comment | Disclosure

Karrie over at Happy Money Saver has compiled an AWESOME list of FREE things to do with your family in Boise in the month of February! Here are just a few of the freebies. See her entire list HERE. Thanks Karrie! Free Family Activities in ... Read More...

FAB FRUGAL FRIDAY: Tax Time Tips

January 28, 2011 Leave a Comment | Disclosure

I've told you before I am in no way an expert when it comes to financial matters. But I know the internet hosts a plethora of financial geniuses if you know where to look. As tax time nears, their advice could definitely come in handy. Here are 20 ... Read More...

FABULESSLY FRUGAL FRIDAY: 5 Simple W-2 Tax Tips

January 21, 2011 2 Comments | Disclosure

The most important tax form of the year is on the way–Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement. Your 2010 income tax and future social security benefits are based on it, so its accuracy is vital to your short- and long-term financial health. Here are the ... Read More...

FABULESSLY FRUGAL FRIDAY: Teaching Kids About Money

January 14, 2011 2 Comments | Disclosure

  I was at the store with my 6-year-old daughter last week shopping for a birthday present for my nephew. She found a $75 toy that she thought he would love (he would!) and announced our shopping trip was over. She has discovered the perfect ... Read More...

FABULESSLY FRUGAL FRIDAY: Expiration Dates

December 31, 2010 Leave a Comment | Disclosure

If you've been a reader for any amount of time (a day or a year), you've probably heard us talk a bit (as in a lot) about stockpiling.  That is the key to this whole fabuless world of couponing. We buy cheap, stock up and then shop from our ... Read More...

FABULESSLY FRUGAL FRIDAY: A “Stay-At-Home-Day”

December 24, 2010 3 Comments | Disclosure

When I was in college, every day was a juggling act. With a full class load, a full-time job and the desire for a social life, there were many balls in the air. Sometimes I would drop them all. On purpose. I would leave my pj's on all day, bake some ... Read More...

FABULESSLY FRUGAL FRIDAY: A Sweet Gift Idea

December 10, 2010 4 Comments | Disclosure

I was up last night until about 1am making Christmas candy with a group of girlfriends. Each year we get together and work furiously for hours, making treats to share with friends and neighbors. A lot of candy is made (and I won't mention how much is ... Read More...

FABULESSLY FRUGAL FRIDAY: Working Out at Home

November 19, 2010 2 Comments | Disclosure

  After all the holiday goodies I indulged in over the last two months my body is really needing some exercise.  Need to do the same? I'm here to offer a few tips to help you get in shape at home, without coughing up the money for an ... Read More...