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Before announcing the winner of our latest giveaway, we need to take care of business. First, let’s do some research. You do know who Amy Dacyczyn is, right? You know about The Tightwad Gazette? Here she is long ago, in the heyday of the newsletter that started it all. She’s talking about a recession. Funny [...]
OK, people. Here’s the thing. I’m expecting my 10th child and I’m waaaay behind on adding new blogs to the Frugal Blogroll. Some of you asked to be added months ago. You put the badge in your sidebar where it belongs, and you waited patiently. Then your patience finally ran out. You got tired of [...]
If you’re Facebook user, join the fans of Frugal Hacks! 335 and counting…can we make it 500 in short order? Tell your friends and 1,000 is just around the corner. After all, who doesn’t want to save money?
Some of you have been asking, so I’ll admit it. The Frugal Blogroll is a mess, and I’m really hoping you will help me put it back together. There are over a thousand links, and I’m trying to get them away from Blogrolling.com into a static list that will load much faster – and not [...]
We have solved The Problem. What? You didn’t know there was one? We had assumed that the shocking lack of commentary and general interaction was due to the sluggishness of the front page, so we moved the big ol’ blogroll to its own page over here. See? Problem solved! Now you can leave the all [...]
Meredith of Like Merchant Ships has been a contributor here on Frugal Hacks almost since the very start. We all love her sweet, cheerful spirit, her gracious hospitality on any budget, and her frank honesty about all things frugal. Now she is in the running for Scholastic’s Mommy Blogger awards! She made the final cut [...]
Frugal Hacks now has its own Twitter account. Follow!
The new forum seems to be a big hit! I can’t believe the response so far. Between 2:30 and midnight, there were over 3,000 pageviews! Are you all really excited about sharing ideas, or is it just the promise of cold hard cash? Either way, I’m excited! Just one quick request: If you are starting [...]
The new Frugal Forum is up and running, and ready for you to jump in. You can get to it by clicking on the Forum tab at the top of the page. I would love to hear from you over there, and to make it more fun, I’m going to have a drawing for a [...]
Frugal Hacks was mentioned Sunday morning in the Dallas Morning News online in a very short list of Web Sites That Give the Frugal a Forum. The others mentioned were: Are You a Tightwad or a Spendthrift The Frugal Life Suddenly Frugal. The list itself was in connection to another article in the Dallas Morning [...]
It’s a secret, but there’s something new coming to Frugal Hacks soon. Get ready for giveaways galore to celebrate the launch of Frugal Hacks’ newest feature. Can you guess what it is? Here’s one way to find out in advance: contribute a prize. I’ll publish a list of sponsors with each upcoming announcement. I’ll kick [...]
I started out to write an altogether more philosophical sort of post, but I couldn’t get it done the way I wanted to in the time frame I gave myself, so I’m working on that for next week. I sort of introduced my topic over on my other blog- you can click through here to [...]
We interrupt this message to test the Frugal Hacks feed. My apologies to Bloglines subscribers who started receiving only headlines with no text. It seems to have started when Frugal Hacks was updated to WordPress 2.7. If you use a reader other than Bloglines, have you seen any issues? I’m hoping that the issue is [...]
Hello to Frugal Hacks readers! Frugal Hacks is getting a few new contributors to add to its wealth of knowledge and insight and I was honored that Kim asked me to be one of them. My name is Jaimie and I blog under the handle “paidtwice” at I’ve Paid For This Twice Already… I started [...]
Frugal Hacks is looking for new contributors, both for a regular weekly column and for one time/occasional guest posts. The rules: Contributions must be on-topic, though a weekly contributor will have more latitude. Contributors must write from a Christian perspective and must have a clean, family friendly blog. Contributors may include links to their own [...]