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The Frugal House – Jenny Martin

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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!

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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!

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Wonderful!

By Tgftyjgd - Aug 19 2013
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Love listening each week! Gives me encouragement to save money!!!

A great motivating podcast

By Fabuluxe - Jul 01 2013
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Great podcast full of great information. I was impressed with the quality of content and presentation.

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16 Ratings
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16
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Wonderful!

By Tgftyjgd - Aug 19 2013
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Love listening each week! Gives me encouragement to save money!!!

A great motivating podcast

By Fabuluxe - Jul 01 2013
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Great podcast full of great information. I was impressed with the quality of content and presentation.

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Cover image of The Frugal House – Jenny Martin

The Frugal House – Jenny Martin

Updated 3 days ago

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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!

The Frugal House – The Frugal Kitchen – Cutting Corners and Budgets

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When you ponder what room in your house is the most expensive, very few of us would think of the kitchen. Between appliances, gadgets, utensils and more the costs can add up quickly. We need to have the right tools to cook, but do we need to spend a fortune to have the well equipped kitchen? This week we talked with two great Food Bloggers to get their tips on how to cut costs with gadgets, and how to cut grocery costs with cooking!
There’s a lot to learn, so tune in and see all the ways to create a Frugal Kitchen.

Thanks to this weeks guests:

Christy Jordan from SouthernPlate.com

Jen Schmidt from 10minutedinners.com

Jun 24 2013

1hr 5mins

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The Frugal House – Figuring Out How to Start Menu Planning

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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/

Learn how to Coupon – http://www.southernsavers.com/learn/

Sep 11 2013

42mins

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The Frugal House – How to Save Money at Target

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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.

Aug 19 2013

31mins

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The Frugal House – The Basics of Couponing – How to Organize Everything!

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Do you want to save a ton on groceries, but the pile of coupons on the counter really isn’t working? Tune in this week and learn about a few different ways to get your coupons organized! Find a solution that works best for your time and personality. We are covering tips that take 5 minutes to methods that take more than an hour… it’s up to you. I also talked with two long time couponers to hear how they have made changes and gotten organized in their own way.

Thanks to Lauren from Iamthatlady.com and Jaime for sharing their organization tips and tricks and helping us all realize that saving money is very doable!

If you are a more visual learner check out a few videos on different ways to get your coupons organized.

Jun 17 2013

1hr 6mins

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The Frugal House – Coupon Trends – Everything is Going Digital & Mobile

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If video killed the radio star, what will mobile do to the printable coupon? There are big trends picking up in the coupon industry pushing more and more to digital and mobile offers. This week we are talking to industry experts and digital coupon industry leaders about the growing trend of digital saving.

Whether it’s an app for your phone or offers that pop up when you enter a certain store, you can’t say couponing is for the grandma’s of the world. This is where savings is going, so hop on board and learn about all the new trends and technology in the industry.

A huge thanks to my guests this week for sharing how they are staying up with the latest technology and where their companies are headed in the future:

Josh Grossman – Marketing Director for SavingStar

Bryan Leach – CEO of Ibotta App

Nicole Harris – Director of Operations for Snip Snap

Mark Bees – CPG and Grocer Industry Consultant

Jun 03 2013

1hr 20mins

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The Frugal House – How to Vacation on a Budget

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Everyone needs a vacation, but for many of us it’s just not in the budget. This week join in as we discuss lots of ways to cut costs, budget and have a great vacation. From travel to lodging, dining to activities, we covered all the aspects of your trip.

Jul 08 2013

57mins

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The Frugal House – Making Your Own Organic Cleaners – Baby Steps to a Frugal Clean House

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Everyday new reports come out about toxins in our food and cleaners. The fad to become “green” has turned into a large movement in the marketplace to return to simple ingredients and organic techniques. The problem becomes affording all these “green” and “simply made” products.
The more basic an item is made, it seems the more they will charge for it. Tune in as we discuss simple easy ways for you to stay in budget and clean your house in an organic toxic free way. You’ll be cleaner and healthier and have saved a bundle too!

Thanks to our guests this week:
Erin Odom of the Humbled Homemaker

Amy Sanders writer for the Organic Living Journey on Southern Savers.

Jun 10 2013

1hr 12mins

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The Frugal House – Saving on Summer Camp & Activities

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Keeping the kids happy and entertained all summer is not just a want, it’s a need! As a mama, I’ll go crazy if we are stuck inside all day everyday. This week join in as we discuss great free and cheap summer activities and then tackle the big cost of summer camp. There are many ways to save, from small discounts to larger tax breaks, make sure that you are taking advantage of every opportunity.
For a full list of summer activites that are free or cheap head to SouthernSavers.com
Thanks to our guests this week:

Neil Brown CFP. with Burket Financial Services

Grant Bullard Camp Director at Gwynn Valley

May 20 2013

53mins

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

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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 and Caroline the writer behind 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!

Jul 31 2013

43mins

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

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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 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.

Aug 26 2013

57mins

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The Frugal House – Baby Steps to Creating A Budget

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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, 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.

Jan 20 2014

30mins

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

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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, 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 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 don’t try!

Dec 30 2013

1hr 18mins

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The Frugal House – 121613

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Dec 16 2013

27mins

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

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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 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.

Dec 02 2013

20mins

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

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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 who walks us through the basics of earning cashback.

Before you do your shopping, make sure to also use the Black Friday item search on SouthernSavers.com to see what store has the best deals on your top items.

Nov 26 2013

21mins

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

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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 on SouthernSavers.com. See what store has the best price on the items you are looking for.

Nov 18 2013

33mins

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The Frugal House – Figuring Out How to Start Menu Planning

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Read more

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/

Learn how to Coupon – http://www.southernsavers.com/learn/

Sep 11 2013

42mins

Play

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

Podcast cover
Read more

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 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.

Aug 26 2013

57mins

Play

The Frugal House – How to Save Money at Target

Podcast cover
Read more

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.

Aug 19 2013

31mins

Play

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

Podcast cover
Read more

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 and Caroline the writer behind 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!

Jul 31 2013

43mins

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The Frugal House – Entertaining on a Dime

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Folks seem to think that having a budget or trying to save money means sitting at home and doing nothing. This week we are tackling that myth head on! Learn how to cut cable but still have plenty to watch, or learn to save on movie tickets if you do want to go out.

With entertainment, we have to also talk about hospitality and parties. We spoke with Ruth from LivingWellSpendingLess.com who gave great tips on how to plan a party on a budget. In the end whether you go big or small, it doesn’t cost much more to have a few families join you for dinner. Learn good recipes to cook, and ways to decorate on a dime.

Jul 15 2013

47mins

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The Frugal House – How to Vacation on a Budget

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Everyone needs a vacation, but for many of us it’s just not in the budget. This week join in as we discuss lots of ways to cut costs, budget and have a great vacation. From travel to lodging, dining to activities, we covered all the aspects of your trip.

Jul 08 2013

57mins

Play

The Frugal House – The Frugal Kitchen – Cutting Corners and Budgets

Podcast cover
Read more

When you ponder what room in your house is the most expensive, very few of us would think of the kitchen. Between appliances, gadgets, utensils and more the costs can add up quickly. We need to have the right tools to cook, but do we need to spend a fortune to have the well equipped kitchen? This week we talked with two great Food Bloggers to get their tips on how to cut costs with gadgets, and how to cut grocery costs with cooking!
There’s a lot to learn, so tune in and see all the ways to create a Frugal Kitchen.

Thanks to this weeks guests:

Christy Jordan from SouthernPlate.com

Jen Schmidt from 10minutedinners.com

Jun 24 2013

1hr 5mins

Play

The Frugal House – The Basics of Couponing – How to Organize Everything!

Podcast cover
Read more

Do you want to save a ton on groceries, but the pile of coupons on the counter really isn’t working? Tune in this week and learn about a few different ways to get your coupons organized! Find a solution that works best for your time and personality. We are covering tips that take 5 minutes to methods that take more than an hour… it’s up to you. I also talked with two long time couponers to hear how they have made changes and gotten organized in their own way.

Thanks to Lauren from Iamthatlady.com and Jaime for sharing their organization tips and tricks and helping us all realize that saving money is very doable!

If you are a more visual learner check out a few videos on different ways to get your coupons organized.

Jun 17 2013

1hr 6mins

Play

The Frugal House – Making Your Own Organic Cleaners – Baby Steps to a Frugal Clean House

Podcast cover
Read more

Everyday new reports come out about toxins in our food and cleaners. The fad to become “green” has turned into a large movement in the marketplace to return to simple ingredients and organic techniques. The problem becomes affording all these “green” and “simply made” products.
The more basic an item is made, it seems the more they will charge for it. Tune in as we discuss simple easy ways for you to stay in budget and clean your house in an organic toxic free way. You’ll be cleaner and healthier and have saved a bundle too!

Thanks to our guests this week:
Erin Odom of the Humbled Homemaker

Amy Sanders writer for the Organic Living Journey on Southern Savers.

Jun 10 2013

1hr 12mins

Play

The Frugal House – Coupon Trends – Everything is Going Digital & Mobile

Podcast cover
Read more

If video killed the radio star, what will mobile do to the printable coupon? There are big trends picking up in the coupon industry pushing more and more to digital and mobile offers. This week we are talking to industry experts and digital coupon industry leaders about the growing trend of digital saving.

Whether it’s an app for your phone or offers that pop up when you enter a certain store, you can’t say couponing is for the grandma’s of the world. This is where savings is going, so hop on board and learn about all the new trends and technology in the industry.

A huge thanks to my guests this week for sharing how they are staying up with the latest technology and where their companies are headed in the future:

Josh Grossman – Marketing Director for SavingStar

Bryan Leach – CEO of Ibotta App

Nicole Harris – Director of Operations for Snip Snap

Mark Bees – CPG and Grocer Industry Consultant

Jun 03 2013

1hr 20mins

Play

The Frugal House – Saving on Summer Camp & Activities

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Read more

Keeping the kids happy and entertained all summer is not just a want, it’s a need! As a mama, I’ll go crazy if we are stuck inside all day everyday. This week join in as we discuss great free and cheap summer activities and then tackle the big cost of summer camp. There are many ways to save, from small discounts to larger tax breaks, make sure that you are taking advantage of every opportunity.
For a full list of summer activites that are free or cheap head to SouthernSavers.com
Thanks to our guests this week:

Neil Brown CFP. with Burket Financial Services

Grant Bullard Camp Director at Gwynn Valley

May 20 2013

53mins

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The Frugal House – Learning and Playing the Drugstore “Game”

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Imagine never again paying for toothpaste, shampoo, soap, deodorant and more. You can get almost everything in the drugstores completely free if you know the tricks of the trade. Learn the art of “drugstoring” and grabbing deals on everything from diapers to mascara. A small warning for anyone new – it’s addictive! We’ll have you stocked on free personal care items for life!

If this show seems too indepth, try checking out an online video version. New drugstore deals are posted every Thursday on SouthernSavers.com so hop over and see what you can get for free this week.

May 13 2013

40mins

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The Frugal House – What Real Couponing Looks Like

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We’ve all seen the negative view of couponing from other shoppers or the media. Today we are taking a look at what real couponing looks like for the true “average couponer”. Learn the basics of strategic shopping, and tips from numerous shoppers on how they save between 40% and 60% off grocery and household needs. Don’t let a bad stereotype and excuses keep you from learning how to cut your grocery budget in half!

To learn even more check out our Learn to Coupon page or even a free full 2 hour long online video couponing workshop!

May 06 2013

54mins

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