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Bathroom Decorating on a Budget

Bathroom Decorating on a Budget

Saturday, September 14, 2013

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Just because there aren’t thousands of dollars available for decorating doesn’t mean that a bath can’t be unique, dramatic and thoroughly satisfying. Here are a half dozen frugal ways to spice up any bathroom. 1. Collections of inexpensive mirrors add both light and space to any bathroom. They reflect colors, faces and other decorations and […]

Low-Cost Frugal Vacations

Low-Cost Frugal Vacations

Saturday, September 14, 2013

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What makes a perfect family vacation? That depends on your family; what they like to do, where they like to go, the ages of your children, even your parenting style. But most families will agree that a perfect vacation needs to be relaxing and fun with something for everyone. There is a seemingly endless list […]

Frugality Can Equal Happiness

Frugality Can Equal Happiness

Saturday, September 14, 2013

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Frugality and happiness aren’t something society usually puts together. Frugality often brings up images of great sacrifice. We think of the miser who lived in poverty only for others to find millions saved after the miser passes away. What was the use? Frugal living isn’t necessarily what you may possibly consider it to be. Frugal […]

From Two Incomes to Frugal Living

Sat, Sep 14, 2013

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From Two Incomes to Frugal Living

Many families start living a frugal lifestyle because one partner wants to stay at home with the kids. If you are going from a two-income household to one, you may be afraid of what all has to be done to live frugally. Below are several steps you can take to make the transition easier. 1. […]

Frugal Floor Cleaners

Sat, Sep 14, 2013

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Frugal Floor Cleaners

You don’t need fancy cleaners to keep your floor sparkling clean. Try a few of the ideas below and see how proud you can be of your floors. Vinegar. A few drops in the cleaning water will help remove grease. Dull, greasy film on no-wax linoleum can be washed way with 1/2 cup white vinegar […]

Finding it Used, Yet Usable

Sat, Sep 14, 2013

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Finding it Used, Yet Usable

Where can you buy items in good condition but for little money? How can you be frugal with your money? By being frugal you can get more with less. While there are other places, the following five are the most frequently used. With a little time to search, you can find tons of great products, […]

Save a Fortune on Food

Sat, Sep 14, 2013

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Save a Fortune on Food

Your food budget is the most flexible area of your household budget. Grocery savings will free up a significant amount of money if you need to balance the budget, or fund your savings accounts. Eliminate eating out! Period! – O.K. if you’re family is screaming mad at you then take them out at least once […]

Frugal Rules to Live By

Sat, Sep 14, 2013

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Frugal Rules to Live By

Frugal living is something that you undertake for the long haul. It isn’t something you can pick and choose to do one day and not the next-that is, not if you expect to see progress toward your goal. You do have a goal, don’t you? If not, read the final tip here first. Below are […]

Spices the Frugal Way

Tue, Sep 10, 2013

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Spices the Frugal Way

One way people can save money is by preparing things at home that you use often in cooking. Spices are among the most expensive, yet, with a bit of time, you can create your own spice blend for a fraction of the cost of premixed blends. Below are some ideas to help you get started. […]