Tag Archive: frugal living tips

Sep 21

Oven Roasted Mixed Vegetables

Sheet Pan Meals: We love throwing ingredients together on a sheet pan and roasting for a simple sheet pan dinner. They make busy weeknights a bit more manageable. (And clean-up isn’t bad either!) Show us your healthy take on a sheet pan meal.

I’m counting potatoes as vegetables in this recipe because they are technically …

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Apr 22

Roasted Baby Carrots

In honor of Earth day, we’re challenging ReDux members to show how they reduce food waste. Whatever you would normally toss, use it up. Share tips for reducing food waste in meal planning, prep or using up scraps.

Happy Earth Day! The April Recipe ReDux theme makes me super happy! Maybe part of why I’m …

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Mar 31

Lemon and Herb Roasted Chicken

Welcome to our weekly Foodie Friday link up! I’m linking up with Annmarie from the Fit Foodie Mama + Esther from Chocolate Runner Girl to create awesome healthy recipes each week! This week’s theme is Citrus!

Join @fitfoodiemama + @run_chocolate for #FoodieFriday this week! #desserts #bgbcommunity

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Trish and I got together last weekend to …

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Feb 09

DIY Coffee Sugar Scrub

I haven’t shared a DIY skin care recipe in a while, so I figured I should change that up! If you want to learn how to make your own honey aspirin mask or green tea toner, make sure you go check those out too! :]

Much to the shock(?) of my former classmates and current …

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Jan 21

Slow Cooker Quinoa and Vegetables

Budget Eats: How low can you go? Can you make a meal for less than $3 per serving? Whatever your budget, show us your healthy entree recipe to help keep food spending in check in 2017.

A couple years back, I wrote a post about how I spend $50/month for food. It’s probably still my most …

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Jan 09

Get Awarded for Healthy Living with Achievemint

Do you track your workouts? Meals? Steps? Weight?

I recently discovered Achievemint, an app/site that gives you points for healthy activities. You can earn $10 for every 10,000 points you earn!

I don’t know about you, but the prospect of getting awarded for healthy living, especially with things I’m already doing, was rather intriguing.

For …

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Dec 13

4-Ingredient Lavender Coconut Oil Lotion

This cold weather sure isn’t agreeing with me. Granted, it’s a full 10 degrees warmer than where I spent my last couple winters up in the mountains of West Virginia, but…I don’t think I was made for the cold. I’m likely going to have to move back to the west coast or to Hawai’i after …

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Nov 01

DIY 2-Ingredient Apple Cider Vinegar Toner

Fun fact (in case you weren’t already aware)! I’m somewhat of a crunchy granola girl in that I’m a big fan of green living. Whenever possible, I try to  reduce my carbon footprint by walking/biking/carpooling/using public transportation, recycling/re-purposing items, and making my own products.

Aside from reusable pads and the DivaCup, I also semi-recently made the switch …

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Sep 19

Go Green with the DivaCup!

Have you ever heard of the DivaCup? My college roommate used one of these back in the day, and had nothing but glowing reviews about it.

At the time, I wasn’t quite comfortable with even using tampons, so I felt like using a silicone cup would be way too huge of a leap, so I took …

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Aug 16

How to Vacation on the Cheap in Oahu

I know I keep teasing you with mentions of Hawai’i, but my in-depth Hawai’i posts are starting up on my next Travel Tuesday (two weeks from now)–to be continued until I finish writing about everything I did there! Til then, here’s another teaser post. :]

Before I get to the meat of this post, this …

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