A Free Life Success Toolkit: Where to Go for Free Help, Relief and Transformation

If you want to go beyond traditional talk therapy, take advantage of free events such as The Tapping World Summit. You'll have access to the best of the best in Emotional Freedom Technique therapy.
Sharing with you the value of free personal growth workshops: If you want to go beyond traditional talk therapy, take advantage of free events such as The Tapping World Summit. You’ll have access to the best of the best in Emotional Freedom Technique therapy.

In the spirit of frugal living, I want to share access to a free online personal development event that has seriously benefited me over the years, and I know it can benefit many of you who are seeking mental and emotional relief from stress—financial or otherwise. Continue reading “A Free Life Success Toolkit: Where to Go for Free Help, Relief and Transformation”

The Tightwad’s Notebook: Lesson 12–Really Read Expiration Dates on Food Packages

Peanut butter cookies, cooked and on the bakin...
Many homemade peanut butter cookies are in my family’s future! That’s because I goofed and bought loads of natural pb that will soon expire in October. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Tightwad’s Notebook: Lesson 12–Really Read Expiration Dates on Food Packages

I once almost bought a box of falafel mix from a health food store until I realized the box was sort of…um, musty (!) and the expiration date was long over. Yuck. Continue reading “The Tightwad’s Notebook: Lesson 12–Really Read Expiration Dates on Food Packages”

The Daily Tightwad Tutor Lesson #2: Dilute Everything!

Welcome to The Daily Tightwad Tutor Lesson #2: Dilute Everything!

saving money on milk
Not enough milk for breakfast? Here’s a simple trick. Dilute with water!

Yesterday you read that you should cut everything in half. Today, get in the habit of diluting everything! That’s right, cut milk, juice (cuts sugar), cleaning fluids (cuts toxicity), shampoo (cuts harshness), conditioner (thins it out a bit), body wash (it’s too concentrated anyhow) — anything liquid! Again, you will either be saving 50% or doubling your money–whichever way you look at it. For more on diluting milk, read this post.~Marilyn, TFF

The Daily Tightwad Tutor — Lesson #1

Thanks to our faithfully frugal reader and friend, Wendy, who sends in great quick money-saving ideas and who wrote a guest blog Clean Out the Closets: It Can Be Lucrative, I am going to start “The Daily Tightwad Tutor.” (You may remember I used to do the “Bargain Alert of the Day” but the price of gas skyrocketed which put a damper on my time-consuming trips round town to seek out unadvertised deals.)

Each Daily Tightwad Tutor Lesson may be quick and without many images if any at all, and you may or may not have already read about it here or elsewhere–but it doesn’t hurt to read a refresher on how to save money.  Continue reading “The Daily Tightwad Tutor — Lesson #1”