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Debra Muccio is a wife and mother (five-year old daughter) living in the Dallas/Ft Worth area.

Debra traded in high-powered suits and high-heeled shoes for a new role as mommy – crayon enthusiast, storyteller, and kisser of boo-boo’s.

In the summer of 2008, it became clear that the economy was in trouble and families were hurting.  Seeing a need within her own community, Debra set out to educate others about what she had learned of budgeting and cutting grocery costs significantly. She created this successful blog, which was designed to help families around the country.

These days, Debra has expanded the focus of A Frugal Friend to include everything from shopping deals and family travel to social media events.

You can reach Debra:
Email – [email protected]
Twitter – @AFrugalFriend

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1 Megan January 11, 2010 at 3:04 pm

Debra,
Thanks so much for being so kind! :-) I am so excited about going to Disney! I plan to just sit back and absorb whatever knowledge I can, lol!
Megan

2 sari February 5, 2010 at 6:44 am

Debra, thank you so much for all that you do to help with budgeting and saving a little, here and there. It all adds up! You have steered me in a direction that will benefit our family and I am addicted.

3 Amanda February 25, 2010 at 10:14 am

I love, love, LOVE your website! I just signed up for swagbucks and can’t wait to start saving even more! I love coupons and I know your website is safe.
Thanks!
-Amanda M.

4 Kristyn April 8, 2010 at 8:59 pm

I would like to subscribe to Frugal Friend but I can not find on your page where to do so. My friends all just rave about the samples they receive in the mail and the coupons via email and I have become very interested, if you could please let me know how to join in on this I would really appreciate it.
Thanks
Kristyn

5 Judith April 29, 2010 at 5:07 pm

I am interested in subscribing to Frugal Friend as well. Could you please share with me how to join in as well (i.e. referring to Kristyn above). Thank you very much! I greatly appreciate it.
Judith

6 A Frugal Friend April 29, 2010 at 7:55 pm

Ladies,

To subscribe to A Frugal Friend, you’ll find the link on the right hand side of my blog (a bit under the CBS 11 logo). Click on it and follow the instructions. Let me know if you have any problems!

7 Amanda May 19, 2010 at 9:00 am

Least favorite chore: that would have to be the bathroom as well, considering I have THREE of them!
Most favorite: None come to mind! Just the satisfied feeling of a clean home when it’s all said and done!

8 Jenni @ Sweet Pennies from Heaven June 10, 2010 at 1:25 am

Hi…Just wanted to pop in and say thanks for “Liking” me on Facebook. Thanks also for entering the DVD Giveaway. I am now your newest Facebook Fan :) Making new blogger friends is always fun when you’re a newbie like me!!

Blessings~

Jenni
Sweet Pennies from Heaven

9 Francie Alexander August 17, 2010 at 10:13 am

I enjoyed meeting you at Blog-Her. Great help for those of us who are thrifty.

10 Joy February 5, 2011 at 3:06 pm

Debra sent you an email with my snail mail addy for the puzzle contest, thanks again for hosting! My daughter will enjoy making another puzzle.

11 Julie B December 22, 2011 at 2:27 pm

Thank you for the great giveaways!!!

12 jessie f January 22, 2012 at 7:21 pm

Love your website (especially the pictures and deals). Just followed you on twitter to keep in touch and get more deals.

I am a stay at home mom too.

Jessie f,

13 Marianne Gill February 7, 2012 at 7:47 pm

“Liked” Yankee Candle also on Facebook :-)

14 Marianne Gill February 7, 2012 at 7:48 pm

“Liked” A Frugal Friend also on Facebook :-)

15 Marianne Gill February 7, 2012 at 7:51 pm

I would love Cinnamon Scone :-) I love all the food smells from Yankee Candle!!! Have loved their candles for many years and will remain a good customer :-) Thanks for the opportunity.to enter this contest :-)

16 Megan Van Der Pool February 19, 2012 at 7:20 pm

This is the first time I got to see your website Aunt Debra. It’s really great!

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