Episodes

Getting the Most from Your Local Library – EP 28

Libraries aren’t just for 6-inch voices and frail librarians anymore! Upon closer inspection, there is quite a lot to be gained from these community establishments. Beyond lending books, most libraries have a plethora of additional (FREE!!) resources and events just waiting to be discovered. Join Jill in being shocked by all libraries have to offer!…

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Getting the Most from Your Local Library - EP 28
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Pawn Shops -The Hidden Gems of Secondhand – EP 27

They have a reputation for being ‘shady’ and there’s the unfortunate play on words that TV shows love to exploit – but for the frugal shopper – pawn shops shouldn’t be ignored! Today we discuss some of the highlights of these hidden gems and how to be a shrewd & savvy shopper in these secondhand…

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Frugal Cooking & Meal Prep Tips With Jess Dang of Cook Smarts – EP 26

We are so excited to have Jess Dang, the Founder of Cook Smarts on the podcast today! After experiencing health complications of her own, Jess desired to provide a useful service to others that may be experiencing difficulty in meal planning, and finding recipes to suite their dietary needs. Jess gives us a behind the…

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Frugal Cooking & Meal Prep Tips With Jess Dang of Cook Smarts - EP 26
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Frugal Beauty | All-Natural & Affordable Beauty and Skincare Products – EP 25

We all have some sort of care routine; whether its just brushing your teeth in the morning, or an all out 2 hour event prior to leaving the house – it would be great to spend less regardless. In this episode we explore some frugal alternatives to skin-care routines, and cosmetics. We even find that…

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Frugal Beauty | All-Natural & Affordable Beauty and Skincare Products - EP 25
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Side Hustles | Side Gigs That Are Affordable to Start & Not a Waste of Your Time – EP 24

Extra jobs, gigs, supplemental income, passive income – however you want to define – we’re all talking the same thing: side hustles. While it’s not necessary to have a side hustle to be frugal, they can certainly help in the “debt-pay-off-and-other-financial-goals” journey! In this episode we look at the most (and least) lucrative side hustles,…

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Side Hustles | Side Gigs That Are Affordable to Start & Not a Waste of Your Time - EP 24
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DIY Home Maintenance Tips | What to Youtube & What to Leave to the Professionals – EP 23

Keeping up with repairs and maintenance of our homes can be costly! And the issues always arise at the worst possible times! Today we look at what the internet has to say about economical ways to tackle home repair projects, while also sharing our personal experience. We even discuss the ‘tools’ every home should have….

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DIY Home Maintenance Tips | What to Youtube & What to Leave to the Professionals - EP 23
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The Life-Changing Magic of a Shopping Ban with Cait Flanders – EP 22

We are so excited to have Cait Flanders, author of “The Year of Less”, on the podcast today! Cait underwent a two-year shopping ban that changed not just her finances, but her life.  Cait is here on the podcast to tell us more about her experience, and give tips to others considering a lifestyle change. …

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The Life-Changing Magic of a Shopping Ban with Cait Flanders - EP 22
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Frugal Date Ideas | Free and Cheap Dates to Take Yourself (or Loved One) on – EP 21

We all want to enjoy quality time with our significant other, but how can we do this on a budget?! Today we’re talking about nurturing our relationships and our bank accounts. We search the internet, and discuss our own tips on getting out (or staying in!) to enjoy fun and memorable dates with your love!…

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Frugal Date Ideas | Free and Cheap Dates to Take Yourself (or Loved One) on - EP 21
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Minimalism & Frugality | Do You Have to be a Minimalist to be Frugal? – EP 20

 In this episode we’re talking about minimalism and it’s part in frugality. You don’t have to be a minimalist to be frugal – but you might find that as you buy less and place less value in stuff you cultivate your own definition of minimalism. Sponsors: Podcast Crafter: You know what will make you…

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Minimalism & Frugality | Do You Have to be a Minimalist to be Frugal? - EP 20
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