Promoting frugality as a way to live a simple and prosperous life.
Wow, what a sale at ShopRite. Can’t say that about many stores in this day and age as grocery prices continue to rise. Be sure to get to ShopRite this week and next for the big stock up sale on various items. It’s worth the trip to build up your 2013 grocery stockpile!
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.
I love, love, love this website–Budget101.com (especially her amazing recipes). And I just received an email in my inbox about a new e-book, “Family Guide to Groceries Under $250 a Month.” I just downloaded the Kindle version and can’t wait to dig in.
The Tightwad’s Notebook: Lesson 15– That Stuff on Sale May Taste or Smell Terrible
The folks at Oransi, makers of frugal and innovative Robby Wash Ball, noticed all the interest coming from our blog about the product because of a past review on Two Frugal Fairfielders. So they are offering us a Robby Wash Ball to give away to one lucky TFF reader! Enter and win!
The Tightwad Tutor–Lesson #10: Save 20% Or More By Grocery Shopping Without Your Kids
The Daily Tightwad Tutor–Lesson #7: Stash Your Dollar Bills
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
Here’s a free e-book with summertime desserts from American Family. Enjoy!
Do you turn your nose up at hand-me-down clothing for your kids? If you’re frugal, you probably accept bags of hand-me-downs with wide-open arms. If you’ve never let your kids near a gently-worn item, it’s time to try because it can cut your kids’ back-to-school clothing bill in half.
Eliminating sidewalk weeds is no easy task. They look terrible poking up through the cracks. Pulling weeds from these small areas can be tough and who wants to spend money on poisonous weed killers? But one solution, boiling water, seems to do the trick and it costs nothing!
If you want a night off from cooking your own healthy fare, head to Tightwad Tuesday at Bridgeport’s Blood Root Restaurant for the best recipes you could ever want to sample for an affordable $10 (not to mention the spectacular view of Bridgeport Harbor…).
If you are tired of giving your kids junk chocolate candy, here’s a frugal, inexpensive, and quick (did I say quick?) recipe for dark chocolate candy. Even those who don’t like dark chocolate will love this candy–take it from my picky family–they couldn’t get enough of it.