Dec 142016
How To Buy On Craigslist - Our 16 Tips Buying Guide

We love Craigslist! That’s right, here in the Frugality Is Free family, we are strong believers in shopping at Craigslist. Not only do we get to buy furniture we can afford, but we get to buy real furniture – you know the kind made out of real wood, and it is an environmentally friendly shopping solution too.

Before we moved, we sold a lot of our things on Craigslist, because we had to fit all of our belongings into one moving truck.… Read more

Feb 112016
How To Sell on Craigslist - Ten Tips To Make Money By Decluttering

Craigslist Selling Tips

As we are preparing our move to greener pastures, we’ve been cleaning out big time here in the Frugality Is Free family. Over the years, we’ve been both buying and selling on Craigslist, and at this point we have the Craigslist selling down. We are planning on having one or two yard sales before our move, but first we try selling on Craigslist, because we can get a better price than at a yard sale.… Read more

Mar 312015
Wordless Wednesday Linky: The First Tomato Harvest

We’ve packed away the “winter” clothes here in South Florida, and this also means that it is time for the first tomato harvest. We have some big tomato types and some grape and cherry tomatoes, but I prefer the small types since there’s a greater chance that we get to eat them before the pests in the garden.

The tomatoes are grown from tomatoes we’ve eaten.… Read more

Jan 242015
Frugal Living: Yard Sale Tips

We usually try to have a yard sale every fall, but last year we decided to skip it and wait until spring, since Bellamy Blue would be done with more of the baby stuff. Today was our yard sale day, and we were hoping to declutter our home a little. For the past month, we have been preparing for the yard sale, by tackling different sorting projects around the house.… Read more

Jan 232015
Frugal Living: Save On Clothes By Shopping Ahead - See How We Bought $6000 Worth of Clothing For $88!

With four kids in the family, we go through a lot of clothes. Years ago, when we were in college and had a little one, I learned the lesson of shopping ahead to save on clothes, and my husband has seen how it works, so 13 years later we now have a very organized storage system when it comes to clothes and shoes.… Read more

Sep 052014
Free Doll Clothes Patterns - Easy Shirt For 18-Inch-Doll

Free doll clothes pattern

If you have a little girl in the family, I am sure you know how expensive doll clothes can be. For the past year I have been making doll clothes for a doll that I won, and which Bellamy Blue will receive for Christmas. Some clothing I have made from my own designs, but every Friday I get free doll clothes patterns at Pixie Faire.… Read more

Aug 252014
Our Khan Academy Review - A Priceless Free Math Program

khan academy

School is back in session, and thanks to Khan Academy our boys are ready and prepared for what the new school year brings in terms of math. Throughout the summer, our two oldest sons have put in at least two hours a week at Khan academy going over, what they had learned in the previous grades. After having reviewed all of the math skills from the previous year, they are now ready to absorb new math skills in school.… Read more

Aug 212014
How To Make A Tutu (For Less Than $5)

How To Make A Tutu


I grew up sewing, knitting and creating, but I will admit that after having three boys my creative skills were put on hold. All of it changed, when Bellamy Blue arrived though, because I’ve re-found my passion for creating now that I have a child in the house that appreciates my creations. I have been making lots of doll outfits, and created tutu skirts for all her little friends dolls.… Read more

Jul 292014
The Frugal Garden: Growing Green Onions

As a frugal family, we are all for reusing things, and regrowing green onions is one of our specialties. Growing green onions is extremely easy, and it does not take much room or effort. Our city garden is extremely small, but our green onions are thriving and not only do we save money by not having to buy the green onion, but it also enhances our meals by adding fresh flavor, and we love that we can grow our own food without worrying about the chemicals that have been sprayed on it.… Read more

May 062014
Molluscum Contagiosum Home Remedy Apple Cider Vinegar

Have you ever heard of Molluscum Contagiosum? If so, you might just have come to Frugality Is Free in search of a Molluscum Contagiosum home remedy, and you have surely come to the right place. If you have never heard of Molluscum – well, be thankful, because you are lucky!

Even if you have never heard of Molluscum Contagiosum, you may want to keep on reading, because you never know if you or someone you know will encounter Molluscum.… Read more

Apr 272014
How To Make Doll Clothes - A Sundress Made From Baby Clothes

If you liked my post earlier this year about how to make doll clothes from free doll clothes pattern, you are going to love this post even more. I’ve often wondered about how to make doll clothes, and now that Bellamy Blue is at the age, where dolls are the big thing, I’ve quickly learned how to make doll clothes.… Read more