Frugal fru·gal \ˈfrü-gəl\ adjective : economical in use or expenditure; prudently saving or sparing; not wasteful (synonyms: thrifty)
Bon Vivant bon vi·vant \ˌbän-vē-ˈvänt\ noun : a person who lives luxuriously and enjoys good food and drink. (synonyms: epicurean, foodie, libertine, connoisseur)
The best things in life might not always be free, but they can usually be had at a bargain. The Frugal Bon Vivant serves up deals, coupon & promo codes, how-tos, and tips on enjoying the good life on a budget. Frugal living since 1981.
Bonjour. I’m Olivia and I started the Frugal Bon Vivant to share deals and my bon vivant approach to frugal living! I’ve always been a sucker for a deal, so when I quit my job in 2008 to travel for a year, finding deals became even more important. I live in Portland, Oregon and when I’m not scouring the web for deals I can be found enjoying the great outdoors, dreaming about travel, drinking massive cups of coffee, cooking from my garden, and creating extensive lists… among a few other things.
I’m Hannah, writer and deal finder for the Frugal Bon Vivant. I too enjoy cruising for discounts online, endlessly researching the best products to buy and making my house a home. I recently relocated to Kailua, Hawaii (from Portland), and in addition to sharing my favorite finds, I love shopping [in real life!] for home goods and whimsical decor items. I love the inspiration brought on by traveling, the nostalgia of estates sales and vintage finds, and the optimism of gardening and homemade creations.
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