Promoting frugality as a way to live a simple and prosperous life.
Want to know what item in your house is the most inexpensive replacement for paper towels? No, it’s NOT a rag….
What do you do when you make an amazing find at Goodwill or any other thrift store? Do you use it or sell it for profit? Here’s how one beautiful item I found is making me crazy enough to write about it: a mint condition vintage Kate Spade purse.
Amy Dacyczyn still, and will always, influence millions of people with her frugal philosophies. Here is one quote of hers that I love.
Get your free PDF by Dave Ramsey here. It’s all about budgeting, a no-nonsense guide to get your finances in order in 2013.
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!
After attending a couponing workshop last night, I realized that there are still so many questions people have about how to use a coupon. Here are some questions that were asked last night and here are my answers.
Isn’t frugality the way to increase net worth which is the true indicator of wealth? Certainly buying “stuff” is one big way to decrease your net worth. Even Warren Buffett, my favorite billionaire, is well known to be frugal, still living in a modest home he purchased for around $31,000 over fifty years ago, according to Investopedia.
Last night was Back to School Night at the Middle School, and the principal put up a quote on his PowerPoint that spoke to me…and I’m sure it’ll speak to anyone who reads this blog…
The Tightwad’s Notebook: Lesson 15– That Stuff on Sale May Taste or Smell Terrible
We are lucky enough!
The Daily Tightwad Tutor –Lesson #6: No Moldy Berries
Daily Tightwad Tutor–Lesson #5: Save at least $50 Using Your Own Grocery Bags
Introducing a new feature: The Daily Tightwad Tutor. Here’s today’s Lesson #1
Homemade popsicles beat the old boxed ones! Here are some new and fun recipes that are inexpensive, but have more flavor than costly pre-made pops from the store.