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3 Ways You Can Treat Yourself For Less

There comes a time when even the most frugally frugal person needs to just treat themselves. Some kind of splurge for themselves that makes the whole world better for a moment. Something that makes them feel better about the day they had.

I am in total support of this kind of splurge. The world is full of wonderful things and constantly denying yourself is just a silly way to live. Even celebrities on strict diets talk about their cheat days.

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4 Smart Purchases Worth Spending On

I may be an avid fan of minimalism and frugality, but I’m happy to spend on the right things. Quality is definitely something to pay for. Whether it’s a service or a material good, spending money on things that are well made and well executed is a good idea.

There are areas where you can and should cut back or buy second hand, like groceries and clothing. But there are other areas where shopping second hand or cutting back can actually cost you money.

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10 Must Have Baby Items

Let me be honest here. I was never one of those perfect moms you see out at the park that make motherhood look completely effortless. You know who I’m talking about – the freshly showered, perfectly pony-tailed, fresh-faced moms with the blissfully silent, perfectly clean baby in tow, probably wrapped around them in some fashionable sling.

Apparently those kind of moms do, in fact, exist.

Me? I’m not one of them. I’m the mom hiding in the corner with the toddler who has the sloppy, lopsided pig tails and a milk mustache while she is hanging from my leg. Continue reading

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