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Tips and solutions about how to save money by living frugally.
Reviving Dried Up Markers
Sometimes there is plenty of ink left, but the marker tip has dried out. This is a guide about reviving dried up markers.
Reusing Refrigerator Baking Soda
This is a guide about reusing refrigerator baking soda. Once a box of soda has been used to absorb odors in the fridge, it can be useful for a variety of other things.
My Frugal Life: Making-Do In Cuba
Several years ago, Barbara, an amiga from D.C., delivered some medicinas to a family in Cuba. They invited her to stay with them and to attend their little girl's birthday party.
Frugal Uses for Vinegar
This common fermented liquid can be an inexpensive product for many household uses. This guide is about frugal uses for vinegar.
My Frugal Life: Surviving the Current Economic Times
I'm surviving the current economic times by using coupons on everything I can. One grocery store puts out a $10 coupon off a $50 gas card if you purchase $25 in groceries in their store. That is not difficult and you can use coupons on the $25 order.
Reviving Dried Up Markers
My son loves to color, he is constantly asking to get the markers out. I noticed that some of his favorite colors were starting to run dry. I was thinking I ought to buy a new set, until I remembered there was a way to get them working again!
Plastic Bottle Speaker
Are you bored and just want to chill out with music, but you lost your headset? Try cutting off the head of a plastic bottle. It should look like a funnel when you cut it. Place it upside down over your phone speaker and you'll enjoy louder music.
Using Candle Stumps in Tea-Light Holders
Don't throw out the stumps of your candles, use them in tea light holders. This is a guide about using candle stumps in tea-light holders.
Shoes for Bracing a Door Open
I have a magnetic screen on the door and I like to open the sliding door for a nice cross breeze. Today I was trying to brace the door open and had a pair of shoes close and it hit me. Put one on the outside and one on the inside. Perfect solution and I didn't have to spend a dime!
Freeze an Envelope to Remove a Stamp
There are several ways to remove a stamp from an envelope. This is a guide about freeze an envelope to remove a stamp.
Minimize Car Air Conditioner to Save Gas
As a mom, saving gas is very important. Here is one tip I can share when using your car's air conditioner. I'll make sure if the weather is good and if it is windy, I don't use the air conditioner. I will just open the window.
Matching Glassware is Unnecessary
When I first married, everything had to be a complete set. I found it was impossible to keep up with drinking glasses, as they broke more frequently than I expected. I found that I could pick up glasses for as little as a dime at garage sales and thrift shops.
Veteran's Discount At Lowe's
In order to get a veteran's discount at Lowe's I must present my veteran's card. Do I actually have to pay for the item or can someone else pay?
Heating Your Home With Your Clothes Dryer
Use the dryer vent to raise the temperature in your house in cold months. Do only with an electric dryer! Close off and seal the vent that goes to the outside, so you don't lose heat through that 4 inch hole to the outside.
Printing a Recipe Book Cheaply
I am trying to put together a recipe book for a family reunion. Does anyone know a company that would print them for a low cost?
Using It All - Deodorant
Does anyone know how to use or combine that last little bit of deodorant? I have been saving the containers and wonder if I scrape the last bit out of the applicator can it be combined in some way to make one full stick, maybe melting it in some way and letting it dry?
Save Sunday Funnies for Gift Wrap
I wanted to save money on Christmas wrapping paper. I started saving the Sunday comics to wrap children's gifts. However, when I went to use the comics, they had faded and are not pretty any more. How could I keep the colorful comics from fading?
Sell Empty Ink Cartridges
Is there a place that will pay for empty ink cartridges?
Getting All the Lotion Out of a Bottle
Alternate Uses for Dryer Sheets
Can You Refill Plug-in Air Fresheners?
Jar Candle Tips and Tricks
Don't Use Microwave to Melt Candles
Uses for Masking Tape
Stretching Liquid Hand Soap
Uses for Shampoo
Saving Money on Bottled Water
Use Electricity at Cheapest Times
Frugal Bathroom Tips
Waste Not, Want Not Tips and Tricks
Reading Your Power Meter
Uses for Panty Liners
Collecting Freebies for Gifts
Sell Your Broken or Unwanted Electronics
Saving Money on Feminine Hygiene Products
Uses for Laundry Hampers
Make Your Own Slide and Negative Viewer
Uses for Q-Tips
Saving Money on Dish Soap
Saving Money on Facial Tissues
Uses for Electrical Timers
Good Buy on Refurbished Generators
Refilling Hand Soap Dispensers
Saving Money on Magazines
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Saving Money on Toothpaste
Freeze Canned Biscuits
What Have You Done to Save a Penny?
Spending Freeze Tips
Free Tuesday Movies And Other Promotions From Cablevision
Free Whopper at Burger King
Save Discontinued Monopoly Pieces
Pulling Tissues from a Roll
Recycle Your Own Bottles and Cans
Splitting a Paper Match for Two Uses
Freezing Candles Before Use
Referring Customers for Discounted Services
Keeping Your Feet Dry With Plastic Bags
Using Mismatched Dishware
Uses for Wool Socks
Use Body Splash as Air Freshener
Ways to Have ThriftyFun
Collar Stay Replacement Ideas
Uses for Beach Balls
Using Bumper Stickers
Saving Money on Mailing Supplies
Spending Money to Save Money
Uses for Paper Plates
Saving Money on Post-its
Homemade Spray Chalk
Uses for Toothpicks
Reuse Vacuum Cleaner Bags
Watch For Pests In Secondhand Items
Ordering Books from the Library
Buy Coupons On Ebay
Use Rags Instead of Paper Towels
Getting the Last From a Spray Bottle
Wash Clothes with Plunger
Hot Water Bottle to Reduce Heating Bills
Frugal Laundry Detergent
Use Pump Bottles in the Bath
Make Stickers Out of Free Address Labels
Making Quick Curtains With Sheets
Reuse Paper to Print Coupons
Homemade Shower Seat
Jazz Up Inexpensive Items
Make Panty Liner Work for Thong Underwear
Buy Magazines Used at Garage Sales
Use Broken Flip Phone Temporarily
Reuse Disposable Vacuum Bags
Buy Books and Audiotapes At Yard Sales
Thrifty Mailbox Post
Extending the Life of Perfumed Gel
Add Sterile Water To Soap
Buy Better Quality DVD's Instead Of Blu-Ray
Frugal Patio Door Curtain
Scent Lightbulbs When Expecting Visitors
Cosmetics at Yard Sales and Thrift Shops
Leave Printer Off Until Needed
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