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The Frugal House – Jenny Martin

Jenny Martin

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The Frugal House – Jenny Martin
The Frugal House – Jenny Martin

The Frugal House – Jenny Martin

Jenny Martin

22
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4
Plays
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In today’s world costs are only going up and paychecks are getting smaller. It’s time to take matters into your own hands and learn everything you can to save your hard earned money! Tune into The Frugal House each week as I cover money saving tips and tricks on everything from buying groceries to home decor and fashion. As you begin creating your frugal house, you’ll be amazed how much further your money goes and how much more you have!

Latest Episodes

The Frugal House – Baby Steps to Creating A Budget

At the start of a new year we all have big goals, and one of those goals should be to finally take control of where your money is going. Whether you are in debt or not we all need a budget. Join in this week as we talk with Rachel Cruze (http://www.rachelcruze.com), Daughter of Dave Ramsey and author of Smart Kids Smart Money. You'll learn easy ways to start budgeting and the importance of having a road map for your finances. For extra help checkout a new series of Southern Savers - Creating your 2014 Budget. (http://www.southernsavers.com/category/frugal-living/frugal-house/)

30 MIN2014 JAN 20
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The Frugal House – Baby Steps to Creating A Budget

The Frugal House – Getting Started & Saving Money with Backyard Farming

Everyone always asks me "How do we save money on produce?" Hands down growing it, is probably the your best bet if you want to save the most. This week we are talking with a few experts on starting your own backyard farm. We will talk vegetables, but also raising your chickens and goats! Do you need a lot of land? Our first guest Angela England, author of Backyard Farming on an Acre or Less (http://backyardfarmingguide.com/), will share how she provides over 40% of her families produce on only 1/4 acre! If you are just getting started don't forget to check out all the resources your local extension office has. We will discuss with SC Extension (http://www.clemson.edu/extension/)Agent Tony Melton about getting your yard ready for garden and all the resources your extension office has to help you get started. In the end, channel your inner child and let's get ready to play in the dirt and start to save big bucks by getting dirty and growing our own food. You can't save anything if you...

78 MIN2013 DEC 30
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The Frugal House – Getting Started & Saving Money with Backyard Farming

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27 MIN2013 DEC 16
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The Frugal House – 121613

The Frugal House – Gifts on a Budget – Thrifting & Repurposing for Gifts

Is it taboo to give someone a thrifted gift for the holidays? I would say a thirfted gift is actually more thoughtful than a store bought gift. Blogger and DIY expert The Nester (http://www.thenester.com/)from TheNester.com joins me to share what to grab and what to avoid in thrift stores and how to find the perfect gift for someone on a limited budget.

20 MIN2013 DEC 2
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The Frugal House – Gifts on a Budget – Thrifting & Repurposing for Gifts

The Frugal House – CashBack Holidays – Make an Easy $100 Shopping Holiday Deals

Most folks will shop online during the holiday season. A majority of those shoppers are savvy and look for coupon codes and sales, but how many are earning cash back from their purchases. This isn't a credit card scheme, this is just a simple extra step online before you shop. By taking a few extra seconds you could earn over $100 on your holiday shopping! A big thanks to this weeks guest, Allison Jones from Ebates.com (http://www.ebates.com/rf.do?referrerid=3HfxNkEkWWA4g81aiXQpow%3D%3D) who walks us through the basics of earning cashback. Before you do your shopping, make sure to also use the Black Friday item search (http://www.southernsavers.com/black-friday-deals/) on SouthernSavers.com (http://www.southernsavers.com) to see what store has the best deals on your top items.

21 MIN2013 NOV 27
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The Frugal House – CashBack Holidays – Make an Easy $100 Shopping Holiday Deals

The Frugal House – We are in the midst of the busiest shopping season of the year!

Tune in and learn quick and easy ways to save a bundle on your gift giving this year. Whether you are shopping online or in local stores there are a number of things to do that can easily save you half off top gifts. One big resource is to use the Black Friday deal search (http://www.southernsavers.com/black-friday-deals)on SouthernSavers.com. See what store has the best price on the items you are looking for.

33 MIN2013 NOV 18
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The Frugal House – We are in the midst of the busiest shopping season of the year!

The Frugal House – Figuring Out How to Start Menu Planning

We all have a desire to be a better cook or to save more money. It's time to put your desires into action and figure out exactly how to start menu planning. Not only will Menu planning push you to try new recipes and grow as a cook, you'll also save a ton of money!! We started with the basics this week and covered every aspect of menu planning. Whether you want to map out a menu for a month, or want to take it one week at time, learn tips and tricks to make dinner time less stressful. A few resources we mentioned this week: Search for specific items on sale - http://clipmunk.southernsavers.com/item-search/ (http://clipmunk.southernsavers.com/item-search/) Learn how to Coupon - http://www.southernsavers.com/learn/ (http://www.southernsavers.com/learn/)

42 MIN2013 SEP 12
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The Frugal House – Figuring Out How to Start Menu Planning

The Frugal House – Figuring Out Cloth Diapers: How to Save and What to Buy

One of the largest expenses folks think of with babies is diapers. Figuring out how to afford 2 to 3 years of diapers is something that can break the bank of any family. Because of this, many are choosing to turn to cloth diapers. This week we talked to an expert on cloth diapering, Erin Odom, author of The Cloth Diaper Convert (http://www.clothdiaperconvert.com/?ap_id=southernsavers)who shared tips on how to get cloth diapers on the cheap, plus what accessories you need and don't need. To help figure out how cloth diapers works for a typical family we also talked with Amy, a soon to be mom of two who is 17 months in on cloth diapering and preparing for her second go round. Tune in and get your questions answered and get ready to tackle a huge expense in a frugal way. If we can't convince you to jump on the cloth diaper bandwagon then check out all the details on how to build a disposable diaper stock pile on the cheap. (http://www.southernsavers.com/2012/08/stocking-up-on-diapers-h...

57 MIN2013 AUG 26
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The Frugal House – Figuring Out Cloth Diapers: How to Save and What to Buy

The Frugal House – How to Save Money at Target

Many of us look at big box stores and think we are already saving by shopping there and don't think about additional ways to save. Target stores have so many ways for shoppers to save on top of their weekly sales that you'll be amazed. If you aren't already using coupons, mobile coupons, cartwheel offers and price matching, then tune in to learn how the pros grab all the top deals in Target.

31 MIN2013 AUG 19
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The Frugal House – How to Save Money at Target

The Frugal House – Saving Money on Babies: How to Make Baby Food

Babies are expensive! Odds are that's not news to you, but guess what? There are lots of ways to cut down on costs. The biggest way is on food. Rather than buying little pouches and containers of food at $1.50 each, try your hand at making your own. This week we talked with two experts in the field of baby food: Catherine founder of Weelicious.com (http://weelicious.com/)and Caroline the writer behind ChocolateandCarrots.com. (http://chocolateandcarrots.com/) Hear from them how easy and cheap it is to make your own gourmet meals for our little folks. We even tackled organic baby food, so you have no excuses to not get started!

43 MIN2013 AUG 1
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The Frugal House – Saving Money on Babies: How to Make Baby Food

Latest Episodes

The Frugal House – Baby Steps to Creating A Budget

At the start of a new year we all have big goals, and one of those goals should be to finally take control of where your money is going. Whether you are in debt or not we all need a budget. Join in this week as we talk with Rachel Cruze (http://www.rachelcruze.com), Daughter of Dave Ramsey and author of Smart Kids Smart Money. You'll learn easy ways to start budgeting and the importance of having a road map for your finances. For extra help checkout a new series of Southern Savers - Creating your 2014 Budget. (http://www.southernsavers.com/category/frugal-living/frugal-house/)

30 MIN2014 JAN 20
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The Frugal House – Baby Steps to Creating A Budget

The Frugal House – Getting Started & Saving Money with Backyard Farming

Everyone always asks me "How do we save money on produce?" Hands down growing it, is probably the your best bet if you want to save the most. This week we are talking with a few experts on starting your own backyard farm. We will talk vegetables, but also raising your chickens and goats! Do you need a lot of land? Our first guest Angela England, author of Backyard Farming on an Acre or Less (http://backyardfarmingguide.com/), will share how she provides over 40% of her families produce on only 1/4 acre! If you are just getting started don't forget to check out all the resources your local extension office has. We will discuss with SC Extension (http://www.clemson.edu/extension/)Agent Tony Melton about getting your yard ready for garden and all the resources your extension office has to help you get started. In the end, channel your inner child and let's get ready to play in the dirt and start to save big bucks by getting dirty and growing our own food. You can't save anything if you...

78 MIN2013 DEC 30
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The Frugal House – Getting Started & Saving Money with Backyard Farming

The Frugal House – 121613

121613

27 MIN2013 DEC 16
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The Frugal House – 121613

The Frugal House – Gifts on a Budget – Thrifting & Repurposing for Gifts

Is it taboo to give someone a thrifted gift for the holidays? I would say a thirfted gift is actually more thoughtful than a store bought gift. Blogger and DIY expert The Nester (http://www.thenester.com/)from TheNester.com joins me to share what to grab and what to avoid in thrift stores and how to find the perfect gift for someone on a limited budget.

20 MIN2013 DEC 2
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The Frugal House – Gifts on a Budget – Thrifting & Repurposing for Gifts

The Frugal House – CashBack Holidays – Make an Easy $100 Shopping Holiday Deals

Most folks will shop online during the holiday season. A majority of those shoppers are savvy and look for coupon codes and sales, but how many are earning cash back from their purchases. This isn't a credit card scheme, this is just a simple extra step online before you shop. By taking a few extra seconds you could earn over $100 on your holiday shopping! A big thanks to this weeks guest, Allison Jones from Ebates.com (http://www.ebates.com/rf.do?referrerid=3HfxNkEkWWA4g81aiXQpow%3D%3D) who walks us through the basics of earning cashback. Before you do your shopping, make sure to also use the Black Friday item search (http://www.southernsavers.com/black-friday-deals/) on SouthernSavers.com (http://www.southernsavers.com) to see what store has the best deals on your top items.

21 MIN2013 NOV 27
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The Frugal House – CashBack Holidays – Make an Easy $100 Shopping Holiday Deals

The Frugal House – We are in the midst of the busiest shopping season of the year!

Tune in and learn quick and easy ways to save a bundle on your gift giving this year. Whether you are shopping online or in local stores there are a number of things to do that can easily save you half off top gifts. One big resource is to use the Black Friday deal search (http://www.southernsavers.com/black-friday-deals)on SouthernSavers.com. See what store has the best price on the items you are looking for.

33 MIN2013 NOV 18
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The Frugal House – We are in the midst of the busiest shopping season of the year!

The Frugal House – Figuring Out How to Start Menu Planning

We all have a desire to be a better cook or to save more money. It's time to put your desires into action and figure out exactly how to start menu planning. Not only will Menu planning push you to try new recipes and grow as a cook, you'll also save a ton of money!! We started with the basics this week and covered every aspect of menu planning. Whether you want to map out a menu for a month, or want to take it one week at time, learn tips and tricks to make dinner time less stressful. A few resources we mentioned this week: Search for specific items on sale - http://clipmunk.southernsavers.com/item-search/ (http://clipmunk.southernsavers.com/item-search/) Learn how to Coupon - http://www.southernsavers.com/learn/ (http://www.southernsavers.com/learn/)

42 MIN2013 SEP 12
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The Frugal House – Figuring Out How to Start Menu Planning

The Frugal House – Figuring Out Cloth Diapers: How to Save and What to Buy

One of the largest expenses folks think of with babies is diapers. Figuring out how to afford 2 to 3 years of diapers is something that can break the bank of any family. Because of this, many are choosing to turn to cloth diapers. This week we talked to an expert on cloth diapering, Erin Odom, author of The Cloth Diaper Convert (http://www.clothdiaperconvert.com/?ap_id=southernsavers)who shared tips on how to get cloth diapers on the cheap, plus what accessories you need and don't need. To help figure out how cloth diapers works for a typical family we also talked with Amy, a soon to be mom of two who is 17 months in on cloth diapering and preparing for her second go round. Tune in and get your questions answered and get ready to tackle a huge expense in a frugal way. If we can't convince you to jump on the cloth diaper bandwagon then check out all the details on how to build a disposable diaper stock pile on the cheap. (http://www.southernsavers.com/2012/08/stocking-up-on-diapers-h...

57 MIN2013 AUG 26
Comments
The Frugal House – Figuring Out Cloth Diapers: How to Save and What to Buy

The Frugal House – How to Save Money at Target

Many of us look at big box stores and think we are already saving by shopping there and don't think about additional ways to save. Target stores have so many ways for shoppers to save on top of their weekly sales that you'll be amazed. If you aren't already using coupons, mobile coupons, cartwheel offers and price matching, then tune in to learn how the pros grab all the top deals in Target.

31 MIN2013 AUG 19
Comments
The Frugal House – How to Save Money at Target

The Frugal House – Saving Money on Babies: How to Make Baby Food

Babies are expensive! Odds are that's not news to you, but guess what? There are lots of ways to cut down on costs. The biggest way is on food. Rather than buying little pouches and containers of food at $1.50 each, try your hand at making your own. This week we talked with two experts in the field of baby food: Catherine founder of Weelicious.com (http://weelicious.com/)and Caroline the writer behind ChocolateandCarrots.com. (http://chocolateandcarrots.com/) Hear from them how easy and cheap it is to make your own gourmet meals for our little folks. We even tackled organic baby food, so you have no excuses to not get started!

43 MIN2013 AUG 1
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The Frugal House – Saving Money on Babies: How to Make Baby Food