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Free or Frugal Recommendations

You don't need to spend a lot of money to get what you need out of life.

Check out my favorite Free or Frugal Recommendations below to help you save cash on the things on your everyday purchases.

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Earn cash back (in the form of "Swagbucks") for all of your online purchases. You can redeem your Swagbucks for a digital gift card of your choice from a variable selection of gift cards that are available within their gift card store.

Rakuten (formerly

Much like Swagbucks, you can earn cashback for all of your online purchases. Simply sign up for a free account to receive your initial $10 welcome bonus in addition to any future online purchases you'll be making. You will receive a physical rebate check in the mail at the end of every quarter.

There are deals to be had in every corner locally and globally on You can find a deal for everything and anything you need from a regular maintenance car oil change to local hair salons in your area. Maybe you're planning a vacation to go somewhere warm during your break, Groupon's got some deals for your favorite destinations too without going overboard.

Shop Jane

If you're looking for cute, trendy, and affordable gifts for yourself or for your best gal pals, is the place to shop online for that. They have gifts for every occasion covering birthdays, weddings, and even graduations. There is always something new and eye-catching to window shop on even if it's all online.

If you're in a funny little predicament like me and you hate to cook, love to eat, and absolutely can't afford to waste money eating from the drive-thru every night because of it, then is for you. Check out Erin Chase's no-nonsense plans to get you unstuck from the overwhelmed, help you save money and get you & your family started with healthy, well-planned, frugal meals right inside of your freezer.


Get cash back rebates for all of your purchases, not just groceries! You can choose to to get paid via check, physical or digital gift cards for any participating offers and purchases. Just make sure you check the app before you purchase and upload your receipt and upc # to verify the items that you've purchased to get credit.

Ninja Foodi

If, like me, you find yourself looking and feeling like a chicken with its head cut off every weeknight an hour right before dinner time, then this is for you. This all-in-one slow cooker/pressure cooker whips up dinner so quick, you won't have time to think about what to get at the drive-thrus let alone listen to anyone in your family complain about hunger pangs. This baby is the gift that keeps on giving because it saves us time and money every single time.

Zojirushi Rice Cooker

This is the best rice cooker I have ever owned. And those are some big words coming from decades of cooking rice. It's so simple to use and it makes perfect rice each and every time without me ever screwing it up.

If you're short on time but love reading, you won't have to compromise with Listen while you work, exercise, or drive anywhere while listening to your favorite audiobook or podcast with You can make your commute enjoyable and squeeze more out of your day with audiobooks.

Apple Airpods

Noise-canceling! 😃 Fellow introverts, let me repeat, Noise-canceling! If, like me, you struggle with focus and concentration, these are perfect for you. These were given to me as a birthday gift last year from my husband and I cannot begin to describe to you how incredibly grateful I am to him for these magic pods. Having these on allows me to actually get things done now even when my entire family is at home. I can whip out an email, exercise, do chores while catching up on a podcast without anyone having to whisper while I work like they normally would.

Atomic Habits By James Clear

This book completely changed my outlook on productivity and the power of habits particularly when it comes to habit stacking.

Essentialism By Greg McKeown

Are you a people pleaser? Learn how to say no and say no gracefully and more often so that you can prioritize the things that matter to you and your family. The takeaway: less is more.

Quiet By Susan Cain

Surprise! No, you're not as weird as you think you are. You may, however, be highly sensitive and/or highly attuned to your environment, which makes you unique because it's actually your superpower.

Have We Met Yet?

My mission is to encourage moms (like you) to freely pursue your inner calling without mom-guilt or judgment while raising kind mixed kids & thriving on a dime.

Frugality is timeless...

Welcome to Full of Fortunes, where it's ok to be weird, to not fit in, and to go against the grain of everyone else's expectations about what a good life should, "look like."

I'll show you how to create your own set of rules for what it means to live a fulfilling life without ALL OF THE stuff or ANY of fuss using a few of my favorite tools, tips, and tricks to make it happen.