Archive for October 2010

Frugal finds at garage sales!

Frugal finds at garage sales!
My cousin Kris and I decided to go around the North Shore area this past Saturday morning to see what we could find at garage sales! In our pictures, you can see our masses of loot we accumulated!  We had a great time, spent about 4 hours shopping and scouting and had some great finds... Read more »

15 awesome Birthday freebies!

Today’s my birthday!  That’s right, commence celebrating throughout the world!!!   Okay now for the actual post….as my birthday week rolled around last Sunday, my inbox was flooded with Birthday freebies from restaurants, stores and more!  On your B-Day by signing up for all the right e-club mailing lists prior to your B-Day month, you should be... Read more »

Frugal grocery shopping in Chicago

Frugal grocery shopping in Chicago
In Chicago, Jewel-Osco and Dominick’s are everywhere!  But, choosing between going to Jewel or Dominick’s is not your only choice for all your groceries. You can save a lot of money by a little bit of adventure and a little bit of planning ahead. Plan your week (quickly) Now I realize not everyone may have the chance... Read more »
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    I'm Stephanie, your local north-sider Chicagoan with advice on everything frugal! I enjoy living joyfully without excessive spending and sharing my 'saving money' advice and practices with others. I am a Christian and love music-making, cooking, traveling the world and of course, blogging! "LIKE" me on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Frugirlsteph

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