Easy Bento! Cooking With Trader Joe’s Cookbook: Easy Lunch Boxes


For the love of  Bento and Easy Lunch Boxes!
For the past couple months you’ve probably noticed the book on my sidebar for Kelly Lester’s Cooking With Trader Joe’s: Easy Lunch Boxes.  It’s about time I talk about it!
There is no hiding my love for Bento, I’ve written about it before… Continue reading

Free Kindle Retirement Book 5 Star Reviews ARV $20


I’m a self-confessed bookie, especially about money matters! We are responsible for teaching ourselves what our schools didn’t..and finances is the biggie. The digital version of 20 Retirement Decisions You Need to Make Right Now is usually $20, and with three 5 star review,s it’s… Continue reading

Smart Money Magazine 92% off Subscription at Amazon


I subscribe to Smart Money magazine, among others. A big part of understanding our finances is being educated about it. Unless you have an advanced degree in budgeting it’s up to you to teach yourself what our schools didn’t; how to manage our money! Besides my $5 Drugstore Deals, I rarely post deals on… Continue reading

Kindle Fire or $250 Cash Giveaway TWO Winners! CLOSED

Tablet Time, #TabletTime, Kindle Fire, KindleIt’s Tablet Time Giveaway! This is an extra special one as there are TWO winners! I’ve teamed up with some amazing blogs to offer this very special prize. The winner will have their choice of either:

  • Kindle Fire With Their Choice of Cover Color
  • $250 Paypal Cash

So, what’s the catch? It’s only a 2… Continue reading

Borders Closing Tomorrow- Everything 90% Off!

Today everything at Borders is 90% off! It’s bittersweet and quite a sign of the times as eBooks and eReaders are taking over. If it’s not electronic, it probably won’t make it in this age. I found a couple books for the kids, random newspapers, books to donate, paid my $5 and bid my regards.

Borders was… Continue reading

Amazon Free Kindle Book- Financial Freedom Must Read

Since you all went out and bought a Kindle after my last post, read about it HERE. I have a great freebie for you. Right now Saving for Retirement without Living Like a Pauper or Winning the Lottery

Dark Corners Book Review and Giveaway CLOSED


With Halloween coming, the weather getting colder, and the chance to get my mind off frugality…for once, Dark Corners came at the perfect timing! I can never say no to a good book, reading is a Frugalette’s favorite, free, past time after… Continue reading

Kindle Special Offers Pays For Itself

I love books. If you are a bookworm, bookie, reader, you know who you are! When I was a kid, during family parties I would find a room to hibernate in so I could read a book. It was no surprise to anyone when I majored in English Literature at UCLA. I love reading, and all that it entails… Continue reading

Discounts for Library Card Holders

We all know the library is a parents’ answer to frugal book reading. Where else can you go and tell the kids, “Get whatever you want!” It’s probably the only place I can go without my mind constantly calculating the cost of every item, and putting a price point on what we can and can’t afford. Besides… Continue reading