Welcome to the Festival of Frugality #118. We’re busy focusing on learning how to spell at our house right now… so what better way to celebrate the festival than with a focus on letters? There are 57 great frugal articles in the ABC edition of the festival.
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Aryn presents 13 Frugal Ways to Celebrate Spring Fever posted at Sound Money Matters, saying, “In honor of spring, I have 13 frugal ways to celebrate the season – one for each week.” It’s a great list of ideas to get outside and enjoy springtime without spending a fortune.
Jason presents Prepare Your Home for Summer Energy Savings posted at The Frugal Dad. Change the direction of your ceiling fan and other helpful tips will get you started on energy savings for the summer.
C Duran presents Budget Organic – How to Spend Less for Organic Foods posted at Jinxy Knows Best, saying, “Eating organic is great for your health and for the environment, but it’s not always so great for your wallet. But, with these tips, you can eat organic foods without breaking the bank.” We’ve been considering joining a CSA, so this was a good reminder for me to do some research.
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Amy presents Five Find for Friday – Free Things to Do in Atlanta posted at The Q Family Adventure.
Thursday Bram presents Cutting the Grocery Bill: Reducing the Cost of a Good Spice Rack posted at Wise Bread.
Kris presents Free Cooking Lessons Part II: A Beginner’s Guide to TV Chefs posted at Cheap Healthy Good.
Bryce presents Farmer’s Market posted at Save and Conquer, saying, “You can save money at a local farmer’s market and get healthy and scrumptious food as well. It doesn’t hurt to haggle, as well.”
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Rio Rivas presents The importance of keeping investment expenses to a minimum posted at Get Financially Fit! saying, “Using average mutual funds may cost you a quarter of your nest egg”
Finance Girl presents When I’m Debt-Free, I’m Buying the Expensive Toilet Paper! posted at Finance Gets Personal.
Penny Nickel presents Delicious homemade ice cream means more for my money posted at Money and Values.
Raymond presents The Difference Between Legal Tax Avoidance and Illegal Tax Evasion posted at Money Blue Book.
FMF presents Wisdom from Readers: Saving Money and Performance of Index Funds posted at Free Money Finance, saying, “Save money by getting AAA discounts.”
Shana presents Smart Easy Money: Budgeting is Only for Lean Times?? posted at Smart Easy Money.
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Kyle James presents Fun and Frugal Spring Family Activities posted at Rather-Be-Shopping.
Steward presents Save to Buy … If You Buy At All posted at My Family’s Money.
Dollar Frugal presents New Work Clothes posted at Dollar Frugal.
Stephanie presents Beat Rising Food Prices – Grow Your Own posted at Unclaimed Money.
RC presents Your Health and Money- Save Money by Living Healthier posted at Think Your Way to Wealth.
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David presents Beauty in Simplicity: Steps for Decluttering Your Life posted at Slow Down Fast Today!
Deborah presents The American Frugal Housewife posted at Pennies To Nickels.
Lazy Man and Money presents Feeling Poor: Here Are The Two Largest Reasons Why posted at Lazy Man and Money.
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Be This Way presents I’ve Finally Found the Line posted at Are You Going To Be This Way The Rest of The Time I Know You?.
Lisa presents Free Time or More Money-Which is it? posted at Greener Pastures: Personal Finance, saying, “When I was just out of college, all I wanted was money. Now, pushing fifty, all I want is time.”
Dorian presents The Personal Financier: How to Make Sure this is your Dream Home: 7 Practical Tips posted at Personal Financier.
Thanks to all the participants in the festival. Submit your article to the next edition of Festival of Frugality, hosted by Consumerism Commentary, using the carnival submission form.