Promoting frugality as a way to live a simple and prosperous life.
Tempted to have a clothesline but you are afraid of what the neighbors might think. Ha! Don’t worry about that, just read this tutorial on how to hang your clothes on a line outdoors. You’ll love this infographic full of how-do’s and facts about the cost of drying clothes.
Have you ever wondered if it’s worth buying more expensive paper towels versus generic paper towels? I tested out Bounty DuraTowels with ShopRite generic paper towels and found out my instincts were right.
Dress for Less for Kindle is out on Amazon. It’s full of frugal ideas about how to find clothing that won’t fall apart after one wearing and one washing.
I was reminded of how to take frugal living to a higher and more elegant level by reading Lessons from Madame Chic: 20 Stylish Secrets I Learned While Living in Paris. This book is full of frugal gems.
New shopping-organizing bag for everyone who forgets to bring coupons/lists/reusable bags to the store.
Want to know what item in your house is the most inexpensive replacement for paper towels? No, it’s NOT a rag….
If couponing doesn’t thrill you, study the store sales circular to find coupon-free deals. You’d be surprised at how many people do not read the circular and miss out on the deals.
Most of us don’t have bags or binders of coupons attached at our hip at all times. Many people consistently forget their coupons but have every intention of using them. The problem: they don’t see the benefits or payoff of using coupons, so they don’t put a priority on taking them to the store.
Tired of losing coupons at the grocery store? Tired of losing coupons at the bottom of your purse? Tired of forgetting your coupons at home? I found a quick, super-simple solution to all of the above for $1.
Here’s an eye-opener: that great sale on untrimmed boneless chicken breast may not be that great after the fat is trimmed, but it’s even worse when you buy the chicken when it’s NOT on sale!
Last week I spent $20 (!!) on a sweatshirt for my son’s wrestling class and of course in a couple of days, it was riddled with ugly, awful grease stains I couldn’t get out. Until today! Here’s the easy trick.
Want to know what traps there are lurking for you at the grocery store? Take a look at this research presented by All You Magazine to find out what trips you up when you’re shopping.
The Tightwad’s Notebook–Lesson 14: Learn to Darn Socks (Seriously)
Back from vacation? Then, it’s back to financial reality! There’s no need to feel guilty if you blew your budget this summer. Autumn is the perfect time to get back on track and reboot your frugal habits. I know that’s what I have to do!