How to have a frugal September #5frugalthings

So summers end is insight bringing with it a return to school and September begins. Autumn ins an easy season to be frugal in I think and I have written many blog posts about frugal fall in the past. I thought today you might like to have a peek at a few of these eclectic ideas for a thrifty and frugal September.


How to have a frugal September

Over on my Simple Parenting blog I have a list of 100 things to do in Autumn  on a need never be bored or out of pocket with this list!

September is definitely time to use up your garden bounty and make some store cupboard staples like this tomato and chilli sauce

How about looking at ways to keep warm and cosy this September without putting the heating on?

And how about some home cooking?  I have a lovely range of simple pumpkin recipes that are just perfect for the impending Autumn!

And how about having a go at making a scarecrow – such a fun thing to do! Also if you are feeling a bit blue after the sunshine has departed why not indulge ina little me time? Here are some ideas for dates with yourself


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You don’t have to share five things you’ve done, anything thrifty or frugal that you’ve been doing is perfect.

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  1. August 31, 2018 / 11:48

    These links will be perfect for me! I’ve just written my first #5FrugalThings post and I’m still very new to all things frugal. As I pay me debt off, saving money is proving to be just as important as making it!

  2. August 31, 2018 / 17:36

    We are loving the idea of making a scarecrow! Wonder if we should make it our last little fun activity before the little ones go back to school! Thanks for your frugal living ideas this week.

  3. September 1, 2018 / 14:50

    Too right about not putting the heating on – that definitely won’t be happening in September!

  4. September 2, 2018 / 07:07

    Great article. Just wanted to share how much I have enjoyed your blog. I have been reading your blog for some time and I absolutely love what you have been doing! šŸ™‚

  5. September 3, 2018 / 09:11

    Himself is always warm while I’m always cold so I’ll need your keeping cosy ideas once the nice weather leaves us!

  6. September 3, 2018 / 18:27

    I am really looking forward to Autumn and this has just renewed my excitement! Going to have a good look through some of your suggestions now.

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