Everyday food preparation is a rushed, harried, nerve-wracking chore that consumes time I’d rather spend at something more profitable, like listing my garage sale finds in eBay. I would gladly pay extra for a house without a kitchen. You know that show, Thirty Minute Meals?...
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Tag: Thrifty Living
July 27, 2011 | 12:43 pm
July 18, 2011 | 7:54 pm
There are all kinds of thrifty living sites out there.
www.moneysavingmom.com is one of many mommyblogs that list supermarket and drugstore coupons and retail discounts. I buy very little processed food, so a lot of this packaged, chemicalized stuff is of no interest to me. I...
July 13, 2011 | 1:04 pm
I hate to go shopping when I need something. I don’t enjoy having to race against a deadline to find the right thing at the right price. I prefer to buy stuff when I spot a good deal, and then I have it when I need it.
My son was wandering through the mall a few weeks ago, not...
July 5, 2011 | 11:50 am
I had a buzzing in my ears, and the doctor gave me a prescription for a nasal spray. When the pharmacist told me it would cost $135, I was one flabbergasted frugalista! This was not a medicine that the doctor guaranteed would cure me. It was more a case of ‘Try this. It might...