Promoting frugality as a way to live a simple and prosperous life.
My goal as a blogger and author is to encourage us to use frugality as a way of living a more lovely, simple and fulfilled life–not one of desperation and lack. I truly believe that was the underlying message that Amy Dacyczyn was offering Tightwad Gazette readers all those years. Here’s a new money quote to get us thinking a different way…
Swagbucks is like a religion to the scores of frugal users. But I have had no luck with Swagbucks. Zero luck. I have had a total of 349 Swagbucks sitting in my account and that’s ALL I’ve earned in two years! Yes, two years. What in the world am I doing wrong?
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.
When there’s a fantastic sale on eggs, what to do–freeze them or not freeze them?
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.
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Have you tried to save money at Home Depot using competitor’s coupons? Well, those good old days may be over, but there are some other ways to save a buck when you start your spring clean up in a couple of months. Prepare by reading here.
Here’s a classic money quote that influenced me to teach couponing workshops.
Is it your fault you’re in debt and not a millionaire? The author of “Pound Foolish” is on your side.
Amy Dacyczyn still, and will always, influence millions of people with her frugal philosophies. Here is one quote of hers that I love.
You never, ever know what is really going on behind closed doors of even the most beautiful and well-manicured house on the most well-to-do block. It’s a lesson it took me years to learn, and I’m hoping that in light of recent events, my kids learn sooner than later that appearances don’t mean much anymore in today’s world.
A beautiful prayer from Marianne Williamson.
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!
It’s time for the famous Scholastic Warehouse sale in Danbury, CT! Save up to 80%!