Sales Shopping Tips

It seems the whole world is on sale all the time and you can’t go wrong. That is if you follow the Frugal Diva rules. 1. The most expensive item in your closet is the one you never wear – even if it’s reduced by 50% with another 30% off and you have an extra 10% off coupon.  Anything not in your size, in a color you never wear, or for…

Back to Basics

Staying organized is the key to staying sane, saving money, and making the most of your time. That is a pretty big promise. There are those who hire people, buy expensive organizers, and mourn the fact that they can never get it together. No need to read further if you are among that number. We know all the excuses. “I have no time.” Putting things in their place saves you time. No need…

New Ways to Save

After a bit of an interlude, the Frugal Diva is back. Times have changed and so have ways to save. Supply chains are down, weather is always a factor, and readiness for the future is a little more up in the air. Being thrifty means a variety of things and it behooves us to keep stock of items that might disappear from shelves. However Frugal Divas are nothing if not resourceful. We will be exploring…

Easy Trader Joe’s Combos

Trader Joe started out in the Los Angeles area and the inhabitants consider it more a playground then a store. We call it TJs or the Trader and they need no advertising to bring us inside. With it’s combination of healthy food and ever changing snacks and possibilities for meals, we just gravitate there as if it was a friend’s house. Now that they have spread across the country, the Frugal…

Vita Cost

There are so many fantastic deals on the Vita Cost site I don’t know where to begin. Vitamins, shampoos, organic foods, protein powders, herbs, and homeopathy are just a few of the items covered. You can order all the non-produce ingredients in this lentil soup with one click. Let’s start with organic products – 22 ounces of  Raw Honey for $6.99, organic! (all prices subject to change, please check…

Tennessee Vacation

The Frugal Dude loves to tour a state or neighboring states and soak up the local culture. My initial reaction was if one isn’t going to a major metropolitan area why bother? It took awhile to convince me to even set foot in certain areas.  Now The Frugal Diva likes nothing better then to explore what were once just names on a map. From the first breakfast at the famous Loveless Cafe to…