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Saving Money on School Supplies
Don't buy anything with characters on it !!!! That way unless it becomes damaged they can use it next yr. We are using the same backpack and lunch boxes from last yr and if they are still in good shape next yr they will use them again. Office supply stores...
Use a Spray Or Mister Bottle for Cooking Oils
Cooking stores and bed bath and beyond type stores. Sell a bottle thats made for spraying oil. Its called a oil mister its about $10. Frugal living on about.com rated it as one of their favorite frugal kitchen gadgets. I have one and love it!
Reusable Coffee Cup Sleeve
Thats a great idea, I also when I get a drink carrier I use it to hold my avocados and other fruits and veggies that can become easly brused.
Reusing Gift Bags
I also reuse gift bags and stuff them with tissue paper I get after buying things from clothing stores or from other gifts. My daughter said to me one time. Wont they know that paper is from that store? Yeah but it looks nice and we recycled.
Saving Money on Easter Baskets
We recently bought easter baskets for next easter. They were nice fabric ones from cost plus that would have cost us a bunch if they were not 75% off. We got them for like 59c each. Buy for next yr after easter and put it away in the closet
Health and Beauty for Less
At home we use castle soap. It's not very expensive and comes in many scents. We wash our bodies as well as hair. We also mix it with water in a spray bottle to clean our house with. As for over the counter meds, we usually just buy house brand Tylenol. Our...
Looking For Biz Detergent in Florida
Try Target. Thats where I purchased mine
School Shopping at an Outlet Mall
Love the outlet malls!! We live in Los Angeles and last yr I drove about 30 min down the hill to Camrillo to the outlet mall their. I have three children only two in school. I bought school clothing for two kids and two pairs of shoes for $150.00. Check on...
Saving Money on Packed Lunches
I have started stocking up on snacks now. I have a top shelf in my pantry for all of the back to school lunch Items. When Items have been on sale we and have coupons we go and purchase them. Recently we went to Walgreen and bought 10 Kellogg products that were...
What Are You Doing to Pinch Pennies?
We have cut off our cable tv and switched to netflix. For 29.99 we bought our kids a inflateable pool so we can stay home and play outside. Since gas where we live is 4.69 per gal we are doing everything we can do to make our house fun to stay home
Check With Your Utilities for Cheaper Rate Times
Where we live the power and water are the same company. We were able to get a discount based on our income level and household size. In Los Angeles where we live you are considered moderate to low income if you make less that 75,000 per yr
Recommendations For Mopping Products
I use a spray bottle full of murphy's wood soap and a my swiffer wet jet. The swiffer refill cleaner is to expensive and doesn't last very long. Murphy's wood soap works great on all kinds of floors and furniture.
Saving Money on Ice Cream
If you own a food processor you can make your own. We buy frozen fruit and use 1/4 cup of powdered sugar and 1/2 cup of yogurt. That way we are sure our kids are getting the yummy goodness of ice cream. With out uncessary calories,dyes or presertives. Cook...
Switch To Dollar Stores For Shopping
Some things I buy at dollar stores are great deals. Like sometimes my kids like lunchables, and those kids yogurts. Which are very expensive even with coupon at the grocery store. At the 99c store where we live they often have bryers ice cream which my husband...
Stow Plastic Bags In Your Car
We store ours in a milk jug. Just cut the top enough to fit your hand. Then we put them in the back seat of our car.
Storing Homemade Liquid Laundry Soap
We dont have a washer and dryer at our house so I store the batch that I make in a milk jug and pour it into our empty detergent bottle to take to the laundry mat
Recycling School Supplies
This yr our kids are reusing backpacks and lunch pails. We also had them search their rooms for any pencils,crayons etc.. and we put them in an empty baby-wipes container. So they can use them for homework.
Finding Cheaper Produce
Check your local 99c only stores. Ours has bunches bannanas, bags of carrots and potatoes and a lot of time organic romane lettuce. There is nothing wrong with them. Best of all they are only 99c!
Uses for Baby Wipes
When I spill on my clothing i often use babywipes to clean it off
Best Time to Buy Back to School Clothes
The Limited Too I bought my daughter several tops,dresses and pants and my other daughter a swimsuit all for $54.00. They were having a clearance sale of "summer" things. All items were marked down and then an extra 60% off. I also got these things called too...
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