We go through a lot of razors in our house. Has anyone noticed that razors get dull rather quickly? And at $8 for 4 replacement blades, I cringe every time I need to replace the blades. [...]
In looking for ways to be more frugal, I often find that giving up a little convenience can be a great way to save money. The alternatives generally don’t take much more time or effort, and [...]
I’m thinking about taking up running. One of the expenses I cut when my husband lost his job last year was our YMCA membership. I used to go workout with on the elliptical and weight machines [...]
A few weeks ago I was lamenting about the high prices on everything lately. Recession or not, it’s getting harder to afford the increased cost of living. I asked Being Frugal readers for help, and the [...]
I love free stuff! It makes my day when I can get something I need without paying for it (legally, of course). That’s why I love rebate programs! In my area I use the Rite Aid [...]
Baking Soda is a versatile product that is used in many homemade cleaners. My homemade cleaning products posts have been going over really well, so I thought I’d keep going with it, Especially since my readers [...]
I fixed my garbage disposal, and I never even crawled under the sink! Kyle at Rather be Shopping is holding a contest for a brand new Craftsman Cordless Drill. To enter, you need to write a [...]
I know I’m feeling the crunch. In my town gas prices have topped $3.50 a gallon, and I paid $2.25 for a half-dozen eggs earlier this week. Not a dozen. A half dozen. I went to [...]
Laundry can take up a lot of time, money and energy. I’m always on the lookout for ways to save money on washing and drying clothing. I do things like re-wear clothes before washing them, cutting [...]
With gasoline prices skyrocketing, I knew I needed to do something to cut back. With gas prices over $3.00 a gallon and no sign of prices dropping anytime soon, my husband and I found that filling [...]
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