Watch Natalie on The Dr. Oz Show, Tuesday (4/28)

Hey Frugs! I’ve been sitting on this info for a while! I shot a segment on The Dr ....more

Ham & Pepper Skillet Frittata – a budget-friendly meal

This skillet frittata is so easy to whip together and is so versatile. You can easily replace the ham and peppers that I used with other meat and veggies that you have on hand, such as cooked sausage or bacon, asparagus or...more

45% Off Monkey Bars Tower Today Only

This Toy Monster Monkey Bars Tower is 45% off today only at Kids Woot. It’s $119.99. If you haven’t checked out the New Baby Must Haves pop-up shop at Kids Woot, be sure to take a look while you’re there ....more

Tax Setback

Husband and I are both self-employed and, therefore, pay our own taxes (as opposed to having taxes withheld from our paycheck). We file “married filing jointly” and I knew that for 2014 we’d be teetering between two tax brackets: between paying 15% and 25%. (Side note: Doesn’t that seem like a huge jump? ...more

Markdowns are $4.88 and Under Today Only at Crazy8

All clearance markdowns are priced at $4.88 and under today only at Crazy 8 online. Prices start at just $1.88. I’m seeing $4.88 boys’ sherpa jackets and flannel shirts, $2.88 toddler girls’ and girls’ leggings and tees, and more ....more

40% to 50% Off Chicco Echo Stroller

Here’s another great gift-card-with-purchase deal from Target’s Baby Sale: Get a $40 Target gift card when you buy the Chicco Echo stroller in Garnet ($59.99 after gift card). That’s 40% off! Other Echo colors will earn you a $5 or $15 gift card ....more

Baby Jogger Stroller Deals at Target

Target’s running a Baby Sale right now, and one of the deals is for Baby Jogger strollers. Get a $30 Target gift card with purchase of a Baby Jogger Vue Lite Travel System in select colors ($269.99 after gift card). Comes with the Baby Jogger Go infant car seat and Vue stroller ....more

Pros and Cons of Doing a “Spending Diet” (+ Why It Worked for Me)

Many thanks to everyone who read my post on Business Insider last week. I so appreciate all the support. In the midst of all the excitement, I’ve gotten a lot of questions from folks who read the piece and were inspired to start paying down debt ....more

New Printable Huggies Diaper and Wipes Coupons

Don’t miss these new baby/kid coupons at! Print these baby and toddler coupons (twice) before they’re gone. To find them, select “Baby and Toddler” from the pulldown menu when when you click through ....more

On my birthday: 20 Things I’ve Learned

Today is my birthday, and so I’m gonna take a little detour off the frugal path and instead write a random list of things I’ve learned in the 37 years I’ve existed. (I was gonna write 37 things, but I ran out of time....more