Monthly Archive: November 2022

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How I’ve Saved Thousands of Dollars on Clothes for My Kids

I started a clothing-focused mini-series over the summer wherein I managed to devote two ENTIRE posts to the topic of just me and my clothing alone: My Ever-Evolving Relationship With My Clothes The Clothes I Wear For Comfort and Confidence Riveting as that was, a number of you requested I write about the clothing of the other people in my house. In response, today I bring you a deep dive into the closets of my...

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Yes, I Actually Have a Black Friday Sale for You

I know, I know, Black Friday is dumb; but since it exists, I figured I’d offer a coupon code for 10% off: An hourlong phone call with me (that’s $25 off) A basic financial consultation with me (that’s $150 off) A premium financial consultation with me (that’s $300 off) A spot in an Uber Frugal Month Mastermind group (that’s $30 off) You can purchase any of the above for yourself OR as a gift certificate...

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Give The Gift of Financial Freedom!

Give the gift of financial freedom this holiday season! Do you have a person in your life you keep recommending Frugalwoods to? Do you continually send them links to personal finance articles that they seem to ignore? Does this same person  bemoan that their money is a mess? Do you wish you could stage a financial intervention? Now you can!! I am here for all of your financial intervention needs with… Gift Certificates for Private...

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Reader Case Study: The Financial Reality of Raising High-Needs Kids

Alice and her wife Ann live in a small northern New England town with their two sons and two dogs. Both Alice and Ann are educators and enjoy their work. Their children were adopted from the foster care system and both have significant early childhood trauma. Due to this, they have intensive needs and Alice and Ann have organized their family life around addressing these needs. Practically, this means Alice is the primary at-home parent...

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Introducing UFM Mastermind Groups!

I’m all about starting new things these days and so, I’m launching a BRAND NEW way to participate in my Uber Frugal Month Challenge: Mastermind Groups!!!! These will be a chance for you to meet (on video) with me and nine other frugal folks once a week for five weeks starting in January. If you don’t want to read another word and just want to join a group, go here. Otherwise, read on! What Will...

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A DOG! And Other October 2022 Expenses

We Adopted A Dog! I’m thrilled to introduce Genevieve the dog (aka Gigi)!! Frugal Hound 2.0, Gigiwoods, G-dog McHound Face! She’s a rescue so we’re not sure of her exact age or breed, but our vet estimates she’s 6 months old and likely to be 60-70lbs (she’s currently 40lbs). We think she’s a Plott Hound/Black & Tan Coonhound cross, but again, can’t be certain. She has snuggled right into our pack and the girls are...