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Dana Torres

Born and raised in Israel with a ten year interval in New York, Dana considers both places her home. She first made the choice to commit to a frugal life when she signed up for a degree in the Humanities. Today she loves nothing more than to share her newly learned skills and experience in thrifty living with others.

My Favorite Homeschooling Activities

My son is still really small (only 1.10) so when homeschooling him I put a lot of stress on fine and gross motor development, playing outside and taking walks. I also try to include him in as much of my daily tasks as possible, such as cleaning, organizing, going to the post office, etc. Sure, I’ve had to get used …

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My Journey To Homeschooling

The times I grew up in are a lot different than nowadays, when my son being raised. Even though I am aware that every generation tends to say this, I’m still pretty sure that I want to give my son a childhood that’s as innocent, relaxing, playful and wonderful as mine was for as long as possible. And the times we …

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Our Daytrip to Tel Afeq National Park (Antipatris)

The holidays here are almost over and the weather is making it extremely difficult to go back “to normal”, i.e., work. It’s sunny, warm and flowers are blooming everywhere. We try to spend as much time as possible outside but since every place is packed with people on vacation, we tend to stay close by to home and not venture …

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A Frugal Perspective on Technological Advancements

We are already 16 years into the 21st century, and state of the art technologies abound in all areas of our lives. Time and money have been invested into producing these impressive advancements and making them accessible to the public, thereby simplifying our lives and reducing our cost of living. Here are some examples of advances in technology that have …

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DIY Toys For Your Baby!

I’ve recently started sharing with you here my experiences as a new mother, from a frugal perspective. In this post I will show you how to make beautiful DIY toys for your little ones that will (hopefully!) keep them occupied and busy. They all have an educational sensory benefit to them that will stimulate your baby’s minds. Watching your baby get excited …

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My Favorite Items from Groopdealz!

*This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through my links. I’ve been looking some time now for the perfect outfits for end-of-winter. Clothes that will be feminine and pretty but still affordable. I wanted to share with you two of my awesome finds, both available at Groupdealz! The first outfit …

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How to throw the perfect Star Wars Birthday Party

*Please note this post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through my links:) The Star Wars franchise is popular than ever before; even though the first movie was made in 1977, the story line still captivates children – and adults’ – imaginations in a way that keeps them hooked and begging …

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Zazzle Giveaway: Win a $25 Gift Certificate! (CLOSED)

Valentine's Day Giveaway @allthefrugalladies.com

All the Frugal Ladies is happy to collaborate on a giveaway with Zazzle so one of you lucky ladies (or gentlemen) can win a $25 gift certificate to be used in their store! Entering is easy! Use the Rafflecopter widget below and follow the instructions. One lucky winner will be picked on February 14, 2015 and will receive this exciting Valentine’s …

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Are women taking more chances with their money?

The feminist revolution made big waves in the 1960’s following women’s emancipation and growing role in the workforce. However, albeit the passing of more than 60 years, women in the 21st century are still suffering from economic, social and cultural gaps that carry political, economic and social repercussions. One of these gaps is the financial gap; it is a well-known …

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Frugal Shopping Tips for Her This Holiday Season

The holiday season is the most wonderful time of year to visit different boutiques and shopping centres to stock up on items that can be enjoyed or gifted. From clothing items to jewelry accessories, it is so much fun to spend hundreds to thousands of dollars on both necessities and luxury items during the season. To prevent spending more than …

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