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Recycling for Fun and Profit

Recycling for Fun and Profit
One of the philosophies of frugal living is eliminating waste.  Why buy something when you have the materials and the skills to make it yourself (or have your kids make it, instead of watching tv!)?

Frugal Living Checklist II

Frugal Living Checklist II
Have you really made a commitment to frugal living, or do you just think you have?  Here are a few more frugal living habits you might like to adopt to save some money or some time.

Are You Really Shopping Around?

Are You Really Shopping Around?
Every frugal shopper, bargain hunter and cheapskate will tell you that it pays to shop around. The only way you’ll KNOW you’ve saved money is if you know the various prices on offer. But just how wide are you casting your net? Perhaps it’s time you joined the global economy!

Frugal Living to a T

Frugal Living to a T
As the change in season approaches and shorts and t-shirts are replaced with jeans and jumpers, it’s a great time for frugal living aficionado’s to do a quick wardrobe audit.   Here are some tips on redeploying your no-longer-wearables. T-Shirts

Saving on Craft Materials

Saving on Craft Materials
If you knit or crochet, you know that the cost of yarn can add up considerably.  Before you add to your stash of wool or yarn, take a look around the house – there’s plenty to keep your fingers busy and your costs down.  And if you’re not a knitter or crocheter, consider learning – it’s

A Frugal Living Tip for Every Room in the House

A Frugal Living Tip for Every Room in the House
Are you living frugally in every room in the house?   Here are some habits, trips and tricks you might like to adopt. On their own, they mightn’t make you a millionaire – but every little bit counts!

Frugal Living – A Celebration of the Imagination

Frugal Living – A Celebration of the Imagination
Anyone who has taken the decision to live frugally, is doing themselves and their families a great favour.  Not just because of the fact that you’re saving money, because you are exercising your ingenuity and imagination - which is great for your mental health and your self-esteem (not to mention

Negotiating on Price – Honing the Haggle

 Negotiating on Price – Honing  the Haggle
If you want to save money successfully, it pays to be able to haggle.  If you’re not a natural negotiator (not many of us are), here are some tips on getting the best deal.

Saving Money at the Supermarket – Size Matters

Saving Money at the Supermarket – Size Matters
Do you walk around the supermarket, buying what you always buy, without looking left or right and up or down?   Without even switching brands – you might be missing savings that are hiding right under your nose.  It’s time to switch on, tune in and reap the savings!

You Only Need One Thing to Save Money

You Only Need One Thing to Save Money
Why is the internet full of frugal living sites and page after page of money saving tips?  Simply because there are literally thousands of ways to save money.  The good news is you only need to implement ONE of them.

How to save money and live more frugally

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