About Cathy

A mother of 8 who thinks there should be a "like" button at dinner time. In her pre-blogging days, she loved to read, dabble in photography, and play in photoshop. She is the founder and CEO of FabulesslyFrugal.com and loves shopping on Amazon.

All Natural After Sun Spray

Summer is here! And all that sunshine usually calls for SUNBURNS! We've all had them and know just how uncomfortable they can be!  Regular Aloe Vera Gel has all kinds of extra ingredients, alcohol, water, glycerin, 4 more ingredients I've never heard of and THEN Aloe leaf... plus a bunch more chemicals and colors after that! There is no need to irritate your skin even more by applying chemicals to your skin that will absorb right into your... …
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5 Things I Never Buy at the Store

I skip the lines, the headache and the hassle of shopping at the store for these 5 everyday items!Like all of you, I am busy.  Besides the blog, there are carpools, sports, taking kids to friend's houses, church activities, doctor appointments and feeding everyone in my family 3 times a day.  So when I don't have to run to the store last minute, life is awesome! But, let's be honest, my trips to the grocery store always need to be done FAST.... …
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What Your Guy Really Wants for Fathers Day

 Well ladies, Father's Day is RIGHT around the corner and I am sure all of you have thought about what the ideal gift would be for your man. He does so many things to help your family and you just want to give something to him that he will ENJOY. Whether it be for your father, uncle, grandpa, or any other father figure in your life, I thought I would help you find the perfect gift for that special guy.Since I am not a father, I don't... …
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My Secret to Getting the Seasons BEST Products for CHEAP (and a FabFitFun Coupon Code)

If you're like me, a mom with kids, who works and rarely has time for pampering, then this is for you! I'm going to share a way that you can  PAMPER yourself for a fraction of the cost! This is a fun (and frugal) way to send yourself a little surprise pampering gift! Make sure you use my exclusive FabFitFun coupon code to get it! Keep reading for the details... Introducing FabFitFun and my exclusive coupon codeFabFitFun is a subscription... …
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10 Commandments for Your Teens Social Media Use

If you've got a teenager or child with a device, you need to know what they are looking at! This is something I'm very passionate about.  We as mothers can't be afraid of technology!  In fact, you've got to be one step ahead of the game and know more than what your kids know!  I'm happy to have a Fabulessly Frugal reader share some smart things parents should be doing when it comes to our kids and their electronics and social media use. Here... …
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Got Bored Kids? Here’s My Little Trick…

Are you tired of your kids getting sucked into mindless games, television, and videos? Here's my workaround... I recognize the need to decompress and be a part of the digital world. But I'd MUCH rather have them be benefiting long term from their time on electronics. That's why I am glad to have found ABCmouse.com. ABCmouse is the a fun "game" software (except you don't download ANYTHING) that allows kids from ages 2-8 to LEARN while they are PLAYING!... …
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Sam’s Club Scan & Go App Review {Why This is a Game Changer}

Sam's Club Scan and Go App is a Game Changer! Get this app now HERE:Scan and Go App for iPhone Scan and Go App for Android Don't have a Sam's Club Membership? NOW is a great time to get one! See the Sam's Club Membership Deal. Last week I got to go use the Sam's Club Scan and Go app for the very first time. Let me just say that I am IN LOVE with it! What an awesome time saver! I could NOT believe how easy it was to use! You can watch... …
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13 FREEBIES for New Moms: Carseat Canopy, Udder Covers, Baby Slings, Maternity Bands, Baby Leggings,Nursing Pads & More!!

I am a busy mother and I know just how expensive it is to have children. Because of that, I decided to find you 13 of the best deals out there, put them all in one place, and help you get FREE products for you and your babies. Here is a list of 13 of the hottest deals in the industry right now that will leave you paying just the shipping and handling. No joke, we are talking discounts up to $60 and free items shipped right to your door, no strings... …
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10 Tips For Cleaning Your House Faster {Spring Cleaning Series Pt. 3}

Hello everyone! We are now on DAY 3 of our Spring Cleaning series and I am loving it so far. How about you? If you've missed out on anything check out our Fabulessly Frugaler's Spring Cleaning Checklist from Day 1 AND tips on How to Get your Family Involved in Spring Cleaning on our Day 2 post! I have loved focusing on Spring Cleaning this week because it is something that is a necessity in my house. According to our survey, 75% of our readers... …
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How to Make Spring Cleaning a Family Event {Spring Cleaning Series Part 2}

As many of you noticed, this week we are talking about spring cleaning! If you missed yesterday's post, it was all about helping you get MOTIVATED to start your spring cleaning! We have an awesome checklist to help guide you. Check it out here!  Let's Jump Right into Things! My goal is to to help you do everything for less! Here are 5 more of my FAVORITE DIY cleaners. Most of these ingredients are found in your home and combining them together... …
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