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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Copycat Recipe: Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce

Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce
Years ago I was introduced to fresh cheese tortellini with Alfredo sauce at a lovely restaurant at London's Heathrow Airport. I've been a big fan ever since.  I don't indulge too often, but I'm often tempted to.  Cheesy, rich, and classic, this copycat, Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce, is the easiest sauce you will ever make!  I cringe at the pricey bottled  stuff at the market.  Even if you think you can't cook, you can make this divine sauce in... …
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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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Tips and Ideas for Making Cold Lunches Easy and Cool {From a Mother of 8}

As I prepare for my children to return to school, I have mixed emotions (P.S. - pic on the right is out of date! My oldest graduated and my littlest is about to turn 1!). In many ways, I love having them home during the summer. But I also long for the controlled chaos and hint of structure that comes with the fall. :) Last year during registration, I heard a woman who works in the cafeteria tell someone else that hot lunch comes to about $50.00... …
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Super Simple Meal Planning

I have been working really hard the past few months to feed myself and my family healthy foods. As part of my arsenal, I have been using a meal planning tool called eMeals to help me with budgeting, choosing good food, making my grocery list, and finding good recipes. I have loved eMeals because it has made it easy to plan and shop for healthy meals. It is so nice to just have an email tell me what to do. No more wondering what to make for... …
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How to Eliminate the Urine Smell in the Bathroom

How to get rid of that nasty urine smell in the bathroom!
If you've got boys, then you just may be like me and have an underlying funk smell in the bathroom.  And what can be discouraging is that no matter how much you scrub, that nasty smell may go away for a few hours, but then return by the end of the day. I got fed up with it enough to do some research to figure out a solution that will work!  What I found is something that leaves the bathroom looking AND smelling clean! If you have a smelly... …
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10 Things People Waste Money On

Do you have a goal to spend less money or to increase your savings? I do! My goal for 2017 is to build my savings up to cover 6 months worth of living expenses. In order to do that, I will need to pay more attention to how I'm spending my money.  Are you wasting your money? DaveRamsey.com posted an interesting article about the 10 things that Americans waste money on. Here's my take on it...1. Credit card interest - Don't buy what... …
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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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How I Saved $1,000 in 2 Hours

Have you ever wondered if you were getting the best deal on your wireless, satellite or internet services? My friend Shelly did just that! Check out how easy it was to save big money!Let me start by saying, I consider myself a pretty frugal individual all around. I am drawn to those beautiful yellow clearance stickers, select date night based on what I have a coupon for, and purchase birthday presents months in advance because they are on... …
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