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Meatless Friday

Meatless Friday

One great thrifty tip to save money on your grocery bill is to cut back on your meat consumption.  Consuming less meat also has a positive impact on your health and the environment.  One initiative dedicated to encouraging people to eat less meat is Meatless Mondays whose goal is to...

Monday Meal Plan- SPRING BREAK!

Monday Meal Plan- SPRING BREAK!

Hooray!  It is here!  I survived mid-term week! My original no-meal-plan plan will not fly, as I am at Spencer’s the whole week.  Mom and Dad abandoned me in favor of a mini-vacay to Minnesota.  I’m a little jealous, but they deserve to get away.  I know they love us,...

Frugal Fashion Premiere Edition

Frugal Fashion Premiere Edition

Previously known as Thrifty Threads.  I found a new (to me) blog, My Year Without Spending, by Angela, a fellow Compact-er.  Apparently, Angela has been hosting Thrifty Thread Thursdays for much longer than I have.  They feature guests from some of my favorite frugal-living blogs.  Definitely fun to read! So if...

Monday Meal Plan- Midterm Week

Monday Meal Plan- Midterm Week

Monday Meal Plan. Yikes. The only way I will make it through this week is if I can make lots of plans.  I have a very loooong to-do list that I need to take care of before I can leave on Spring Break.  One of the items is to buy...

My Thrifty Little Puppy

My Thrifty Little Puppy

Spencer took this picture of Tony when I was home last weekend.  It makes me laugh, I hope you like it too! I was looking for some peanut butter to fill Tony’s “Kong” ball, but found an “empty” jar.  Seeing as the point of the toy was to have a...

So Long, Ramens!

So Long, Ramens!

What!? I ate my last package of Ramens yesterday, and I don’t plan on buying any more.  How can you be a frugal college student and not eat Ramens? Easy!  You find all sorts of great Internet resources for cooking inexpensive, filling, feel-good food. Like… Hillbilly Housewife Iowa Girl Eats...