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Thrifty Thursday | Learn the Art of Mending

 Thrifty Thursday | Learn the Art of Mending Looking to save some money and live more frugally! Each Thursday I’ll post some great Thrifty Ideas to help you save money! Go and visit previous Thrifty Thursday Tips! Mending clothes seems to have become almost Taboo. If it rips toss it and buy new seems to… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | The $5 Trick

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Thrifty Thursday | The $5 Trick  Each Thursday I’ll post some great Thrifty Ideas to help you save money! Go and visit previous Thrifty Thursday Tips! This trick I have used for a while now. I use cash for groceries, thrift store shopping, garage sailing, farmer’s markets and many other places. So I have a… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Reader Tip! More for Less Theory

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Thrifty Thursday | Reader Tip! More for Less Theory This week tip comes from reader Tracy who has adopted a slightly different ‘more for less theory’. Here is her tip: When it comes to grocery shopping i adopt the more for less theory, (it’s my own so you probably haven’t heard it but it is… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Use Your Slow Cooker

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As the weather gets warmer you should try to use the oven less. The heat from the oven will make your house warmer. Using a slow cooker will cook your meals use less electric and keep your house cool! I am a slow cooker junkie I have a few of them! In the summer  months… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Pull Out Cash

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Going grocery shopping, to the mall, farmers market, garage saling ect? Pull out cash. It hurts a heck of a lot more to break a $100 bill then it does to swipe a card and because of that you will think twice before spending it and you will spend less. How much less, research shows… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Hang Your Clothes

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Hanging your clothes instead of using the washer can save you a good chunk of money. In the summer this is easy to do but what about the winter? We have a clothes drying rack. I am able to hang up at least half a load of clothes a day with it during the winter.… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Eat Before You Go Shopping

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This age old trick of eating before you go shopping has been passed down for a while! Even that extra $3 pack of cookies or snacks each week is an extra $156 a year! The hungrier you are the more things will end up in your cart that aren’t on your list, to an average… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Open the Curtains

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Thrifty Thursday | Open the Curtains I know some people might think I’m crazy but get up right now and go open your curtains on the South and South-West Side of your house. I know it’s winter and you want to keep the heat in but trust me! In the afternoons from about noon until… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Use Rags

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 Thrifty Thursday | Use Rags Why spend money on sponges and pay for replacement cloths for that swiffer? I admit I like the scrubby sponges for cleaning my dishes! But otherwise use a rag it’s free! I remember my grandparents always had a box of rags out in the garage and that what we cleaned… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Reuse Store Trash Bags

Thrifty Thursday | Reuse Store Trash Bags I have mentioned this before but it’s worth another post, instead of buying plastic trash bags for your small home trash cans, such as the ones in the bathroom or under the kitchen sink, use the plastic bags you bring the groceries home in. You can also use… Read More »