Author Archive for: Isra Albinali
Isra Albinali is founder and editor of thefrugalette.com, a frugal lifestyle and food blog. After pulling her family out of mounds of debt, they changed their high maintenance lifestyle and went frugal in three years, with three kids and one income. The savvy Boston mom of 3 has been featured on Anderson Cooper Talk Show, Redbook magazine, and Aol.com among others.
Isra has gone from riches to rags and back again. Her mantra, "Happy is free," is now a year-long series on her blog. Every Monday she posts a new 'Get Happy for Free' challenge where she chronicles her path to happiness and encourages her readers to join the challenge with her.
Isra lives with her husband and three young children in Boston, MA. Say hi to her @thefrugalette.
For more information, please visit thefrugalette.com.
Entries by Isra Albinali
Happiness is not in your bank account. It’s not in your closet, your waist line or your garage. Don’t go looking to your list of, or lack of, invites, happiness isn’t keeping count. Happiness doesn’t know the difference between this season’s shoes or last season’s jacket. It’s not sitting in first class on the way to Italy. Happiness didn’t arrive on fine china. It’s not marinated with filet mignon or dipped in Belgian chocolate. Happiness can’t count how many Twitter followers you have or who you’re connected to on LinkedIn. It hasn’t liked your latest status or analyzed your influence…. Read more.
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