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  1. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    We need to make drastic cuts to our budget. :weeping: Thankfully, there is a LOT of room for improvement! At the end of January, our contract is up with Verizon Fios. We have the triple package: cable/internet/land line. I need the internet and land line, but I'm going to check out other...
  2. Frugal Living
    I volunteer to run an arts&crafts table at a local event a couple times a year. I run a paint table where kids can sit down and paint for a little while, brushes and paint provided. It's getting to be that time again and I need to locate the cheapest possible source of plastic or plastic...
  3. Question and Answer
    I'm looking for a cheap homemade bread recipe to make breadcrumbs out of... Thanks!
  4. General Chat
    hypothetical question...Just wondering where the cheapest places to live are in the U.S....
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    For you seasoned gardeners out there, I'd love to "pick you're brains" about what you think the cheapest and simplest methods of gardening are? We do have the space, so thankfully that won't be an issue for us. I've heard of square foot gardening, which I really like the idea of, but of course...
  6. Question and Answer
    I have been "experimenting" with our meat choices lately and I don't want to anymore, so I need some input! :) I have a limited budget and meat costs are killing it. I know there are meat alternatives, beans, soy, other products. my husband won't eat them. he wants meat every day at dinner. So...
  7. Meal planning
    January ~ oranges, grapefruit, tangerines, tangelos, lemons, papayas, cabbages: red, white and green; leeks, broccoli, cauliflower February ~ oranges, tangelos, grapefruit, lemons, papayas, broccoli, cauliflower March ~ pineapples, mangoes, broccoli, lettuce April ~ pineapples, mangoes...
  8. Question and Answer
    works just as good as many expensive brands? When it comes to.. Toothpaste razors shampoo/conditioner perfume cologne electronics anything soap(bath, laundry, dishwasher, etc) trash bags skin care vitamins over the counter meds diapers and wipes etc Not talking if you have a coupon or there is...
  9. General Chat
    Who is the cheapest person or persons you know? In my case I have to say my parents in law. Let me just say beforehand that these are wealthy people. One of the many, many, many examples - they buy a frozen cream cake for visitors/birthday etc. It sit out on the table for most of the day after...
  10. General Chat
    :bolt:Some of these were smart, some totally horrifying! Enjoy
  11. Frugal Living
    I have to admit, I stole this question from another group that I'm on. Thought we might have better answers here. :) My cheapest thing: many years ago, I lived near an illegal dumping area. I would take my dogs for their off-leash walks out there, and I would hunt for treasures while they...
  12. News you can use
    The cheapest way to save the Earth Gas-sipping hybrids and soy-based sofas may make you feel better about yourself, but in the end, conservation is really about consuming less. And that's the best way to save your money.
  13. General Chat
    Here is a link to people's funny tightwad stories. Here is one that I posted on their message board that actually happened to my husband: "I had to share this one. My husband used to work with his uncle and his aunt was in charge of the...
  14. Just Tips
    A tip on when it's the best time to purchase certain fruits/vegetables. I found this list on It is a month-by-month list of the best produce deals. The Cheapest Fruits and Vegetables Month-By-Month An easy way to save on fruits and vegetables is to buy what's in season. Here's a...
  15. General Chat Some of these answers are over the top for me and others I think mmmm great idea. Katy
  16. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    what thecheapest meal you fix, that you just love!! i want your ideas and recipes..
  17. Kitchen Basics
    What are your cheapest recipes? They don’t have to be the greatest thing, just the cheapest. Spaghetti Noodles .33 Can of tomatoes .33 Italian seasonings .01 -.76 for one person Egg noodles .26 Fake Velveeta .60 Can of Tuna .33 - 1.19 for two people Haha, im obviously Italian.
  18. Freebies
    on yr cell just dial 1 888 do frucall give the barcode on a product and they tell you the cheapest place to get it website
  19. General Chat
    I've been using this to figure out where to buy it. Beats driving from place to place looking for the best price. Just pop your zip code in the box and TADAH It's also great if you have to travel... you can look up the prices and know exactly where to go ... Woohoo... $2.51/gal... do I hear...
  20. Question and Answer
    I was curious as to the cheapest most nutritious meals you all make. Posting names and recipes would be great! I will add mine in a little bit trying to finish cleaning the house.
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