Monthly Archive: July 2015

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Frugal Hound Sniffs: Mindful Riot

A note to new readers: while we often delve deeply into financial topics (such as How A Year Of Extreme Frugality Changed Us and 11 Ways To Be A Frugal Weirdo And Love It), we also like to keep it irreverent and downright silly. Because hey, who doesn’t need an investigative interview series conducted by a dog?! And so, I hope you’ll enjoy Frugal Hound Sniffs! If you’d prefer a more, ahem, financial independence-related post, start here. Greetings, Internet. Lest...

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How We Broke Our Eating Out Habit In 9 Steps

In the past 15 months, Mr. Frugalwoods and I have eaten out exactly twice. To be precise, we’ve paid to eat out exactly twice. We’ve eaten out a handful of other times on someone else’s dime, like work, our generous parents (thanks mom and dad!), or once with a friend who kindly bought us dinner as a thank-you. But as far as expending Frugalwoods bucks on restaurant meals, we’ve clocked in at a grand total...

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Have A Happy, Frugal July 4th Weekend!

Happy 4th of July to our US readers! What do frugal people do to celebrate independence day? Why, they run through the streets waving the flag of the frugal weirdo of course. Although, come to think of it, that would be no flag at all since we’re all too frugal to buy an actual frugal weirdo flag… But I digress, frugal weirdos just do free stuff like fear for their lives while watching their neighbors and...

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June 2015 Expenditures

Oh what a glorious month is June! Ours brimmed with celebrations: my sister-in-law’s high school graduation, our 7th wedding anniversary, Frugal Hound’s 6th birthday, and at 19 weeks pregnant today, we’re almost halfway to Babywoods’ arrival! Naturally, we celebrated each event with our customary frugal aplomb. For the graduation, we found super cheap airfare, took our own food on the plane, didn’t check any bags, and used credit card rewards points to buy a graduation...