10 Tips to Cleaning Your House Faster

Speed clean your house! For the times when you need to clean your home, whether you have guests on their way over or you just can't handle the mess any longer, but you don't have time for a deeper clean. Happens to me quite often! ;) Your house will be looking good, and quickly too, with these 10 tips!1. Have an Established System and Routine. Do a little cleaning, but do it regularly. The consistency keeps the house from getting too... …
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Live on Less – DIY Household Cleaner Recipes

Over the past few months we've been testing out some of these homemade cleaner recipes. This is a great way to live on less: make your own household cleaners, and save major dough! Some of you may have missed them, so I thought it would be nice to put them in one easy spot!  If you're on Pinterest, feel free to pin this and share it with others!  And if you have another recipe you think we should try, email us at fabulesslyfrugal at gmail dot... …
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How to Save Money at the Grocery Store Without Using Coupons

So as we addressed before, many of you don't use coupons anymore... in fact, we don't use coupons like we used to either.  BUT that doesn't mean we don't love to save money!    Aside from watching the sales, there is another easy strategy you can use that doesn't take much more effort to help you save money.Use Rebate Programs From Your Phone! There are so many great rebate programs out there!  Generally, all you have to do is download... …
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DIY Garbage Disposal Bombs!

Make your own garbage disposal bombs! Garbage disposals are convenient and a great way to clean up dishes faster. If yours is used as much as mine is, you know it can start to get a little smelly. This is because we are regularly putting food waste down there and it doesn't always break up all the way and go down the drain. That means we have decomposed organic matter in our garbage disposal. Yep, I said it. That's the odor you smell coming from... …
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60+ Uses for Vinegar

Put vinegar to use in your household! There are so many amazing uses for vinegar! It is a must-have in my pantry. Use it in the kitchen, the bathroom, in your beauty regimen, in your cleaning routine, and more! Vinegar is inexpensive, easily available, versatile, and useful. I haven't tried all of these many vinegar uses and recipes myself, but I sure want to!FYI: A lot of people (and animals) don't like the smell of vinegar, but the odor usually... …
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How to Clean Your Front Load Washer

Clean your Front Load Washer Quick! Over the last few months there has been a funky smell lurking in the laundry room and no matter how quickly I switched the laundry from the washer to the dryer, it wouldn't go away.  I am diligent about letting it air out after a load, and then running it through the clean cycle as needed, but upon a deeper inspection I realized that it was MUCH dirtier than I ever thought. So, I stopped the laundry cycle for... …
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DIY: Detail Your Cars Upholstery!!

Clean the seats in your car YOURSELF! Do you have kids in car seats? In my experience I have found this equation to be very, very true: Kids + Car Seats = Stains for days. The other day, I was cleaning my car out and removed the booster seats. What I saw mortified me. Stains, melted chocolate, spilled red juice, and the smell, we are not even going there.I called around to some local car detailers and I WAS NOT going to pay almost $200 for... …
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6 Easy Tricks To Getting Younger Kids on a Schedule {and free download!}

Trying to get your kids on a schedule? Here are some tips!Most of you know that I have 8 kids. At the time of writing this post, my oldest is nearly 21 and my youngest is 2! So I've been doing this mommy thing for awhile now. While I don't want you to think that I'm this perfect mommy who has everything figured out and my kids are perfectly organized, I DO have a few things that I've done that have helped us have a little more structure in our... …
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Two Ingredient Natural Drain Cleaner!

Clean your drains with only TWO ingredients! Do you have a slow moving drain somewhere in your house? My kitchen sink and bathroom sink sometimes start draining slowly and need a little boost. I don't have a clog yet, but I can feel one coming on! So, in an effort to prevent rather than treat, I use a homemade drain cleaning concoction. All you're going to need is already in your kitchen too! This prevention treatment is SO much better than dealing... …
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50 Ways to Save $50

50 ways to save 50 dollars
Each of these tips could save you $50 a month! Just think, if you did each of these ways to save $50 a month, you would save hundreds each month and thousands each year! Honestly, some of these things may even save you a lot more than $50 per month.A few years back, we told you about this book by Robert G Allen, “Multiple Streams of Income.” In his book he highlights 50 Ways to Save $50 a Month. We love saving money and want you to... …
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