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What’s a Frugal Last Straw, and Why Does it Matter?

This Frugalite found the straw that finally broke the camel’s back for her. Let’s look at her thought process.

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Countless Thrifty Uses for Castile Soap

We’ve found your new thrifty best friend: it’s Castile soap! You can use it in the kitchen, bathroom, laundry, and more.

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Heartfelt Frugal Gifts to Give When Money is Tight

There is a lot of pressure in this society to buy gifts. Colette offers some thrifty suggestions on gift-giving during these difficult financial times.

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A Frugalite’s Guide to Spring Cleaning

Ready for spring cleaning? Here’s Colette’s advice for some thrifty ways to deep clean when you don’t want to spend a lot of money doing it.

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How to Pull Extra Money Together When Big Bills Are Coming

Unexpected big bills can sometimes have a way of sneaking up on you. Here’s how Colette comes up with the extra money to pay them.

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Buy BIG, Save BIG: Things I Buy in Bulk

When you buy BIG, you can save BIG. In this article are Colette’s best tips for how to buy in bulk and save money.

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Three Things Money Can’t Buy

The longest study on health and happiness in existence has been collecting data on health and happiness for over 80 years now. Turns out, the best things in life really ARE free.

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How to Save for a Vacation When Money Is Tight

Just because money is tight, that doesn’t mean a holiday is out of the question. Here’s how to save for a vacation even when it seems impossible at first. Sometimes it just takes ONE TWEAK to make it happen.

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How to Save Money with Food Cooperative Buying Groups

Are you looking for new ways to save money on groceries? Consider joining a food cooperative buying group or even starting your own!

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3 Thrifty Lessons She Learned the Hard Way

It’s not always easy being a Frugalite. Nobody’s perfect. Here, our author shares three thrifty mistakes she made so you don’t have to learn them the hard way!

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