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Femme Frugality
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Frugality/Saving, Earning More/Hustling, Parenting/Family
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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For the past several years, the Carnegie Science Center has been hosting this fun event on the summer solstice. On the solstice, you can pay for your admission—in snow! How to Pay for Your Science Center Admission with Snow If you bring in a snowball on June 21, 2018, you get to name your own Continue Reading » The post Pay Your Science Center Admission with Snow appeared first on Femme ...
Posted: Feb 16 2018 @ 2:07 PM
Today’s post, contributed by an outside writer, is brought to you by Lendlease. Our popular culture has somehow managed to paint retirement villages or communities as undesirable places for only downtrodden seniors. This wrong impression, unfortunately, deters some people from exploring the benefits and opportunities of optimal living that can be attained at a certain Continue Reading » The post Why Seniors Are Starting to Prefer Retirement Villages and Communities appeared ...
Posted: Feb 14 2018 @ 7:01 AM
Have you ever read a book that just hits you' And hits you hard' I just had that experience over the past couple of weeks. Jen Hemphill, Accredited Financial Counselor and integral member of team Brystalifer, recently released her new book: Her Money Matters. She was kind enough to supply me with a free advance Continue Reading » The post Her Money Matters: Book Review appeared first on Femme Frugality. ...
Posted: Feb 12 2018 @ 7:01 AM
Arts & crafts are more developmentally appropriate for children when you let them lead the activity.  For holidays, I choose to offer light guidance or set up and then let my little ones go crazy. In that spirit, we sat down and made some great Valentines for our family members. The best part' They were Continue Reading » The post Fun & Frugal Toddler Valentines appeared first on Femme Frugality. ...
Posted: Feb 09 2018 @ 7:01 AM
I used to work in early childhood education.  I used to write lesson plans each week on a theme using the creative curriculum model.  It was sort of fun, but sort of brain-wracking.  I wrote them in the days before Pinterest, and I’d often find myself googling little projects in my off-hours. Now that I’m Continue Reading » The post Full Olympic-Themed Creative Curriculum appeared first on Femme Frugality. ...
Posted: Feb 07 2018 @ 4:33 PM
This post is brought to you by MyFreeTaxes and The Motherhood. All opinions are 100% honest and 100% my own. I’ve always been a little bit of a tax nerd. That trend probably started because I didn’t make a whole lot of money, and getting a big refund can feel like a financial windfall. But Continue Reading » The post Get Your Taxes Filed for Free with #MyFreeTaxes appeared first on ...
Posted: Feb 05 2018 @ 7:01 AM
Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island in Maine is so incredibly beautiful. With temperate summers and gorgeous, deciduous-lined beaches that change colors in the fall, it’s a perfect natural get-away for people who love to passively enjoy the beauty of nature or like to tackle it through extreme sports. Best Times to Travel to Continue Reading » The post Acadia National Park: Affordable Travel Destination appeared first on Femme Frugality. ...
Posted: Feb 02 2018 @ 12:01 PM
Today’s post is brought to you and contributed by Abby Locker. Experiencing a personal injury can be financially and emotionally devastating. You must recover from physical injuries, while also managing the financial setbacks related to the incident. Here’s some information to get started on your journey of understanding your options if you experience a personal Continue Reading » The post Recover Financially From a Personal Injury appeared first on Femme Frugality. ...
Posted: Jan 31 2018 @ 8:35 PM
Welcome to the next installment in my Around the World in 80 Books Challenge! It’s exactly what it sounds like: I’m trying to read 80 books from 80 different countries/cultures around the world, and to add a frugal spin, I’m trying to do it all for under $20. Here’s my running tally so far: $0- Continue Reading » The post Around the World in 80 Books: Afghanistan & America appeared first ...
Posted: Jan 29 2018 @ 12:01 PM
I’ve about had it with health insurance companies. I get it. Their goal is to make money. They’re not nonprofits. They want all the money. But in the past year, I’ve dealt with so many shady billing practices it makes my head spin. These attempts to violate my rights as a patient have threatened me Continue Reading » The post Why You Always Need to Check Your Medical Bills appeared first ...
Posted: Jan 26 2018 @ 12:01 PM


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