Sure you know that you shouldn’t let the water run when you’re brushing your teeth or washing dishes. And that you can reuse water. But there is one tip that you don’t see very often, and it will save you time and money.
We love pasta around here. But the package directions, and most cookbooks, call for huge amounts of water. Boiling all that water takes time and money. The cookbooks are wrong. Here are ten creative ideas for making pasta frugally. Cook as usual, but use less water. Start with half the amount you usually use. The [...]
The frugal website Wisebread asked readers for suggestions on staying cool in the summer without air-conditioning. Since drinking is an important part of staying cool, I’ve collected tips on saving and quenching your thirst at the same time. While purchased drinks are a dispensable part of the grocery budget for many families, there are ways to save even if you already drink only tap water.
Welcome to the 213th Edition of the Festival of Frugality. The Festival is a weekly listing of frugal posts from around the internet. For more information about hosting or submitting a post, see the website.
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Wisebread wrote about her parents’ extreme frugality, leading to an interesting discussion on the difference between being poor and frugal. When I was growing up, my parents were able to purchase good quality food, clothes and furniture. But my mother did not believe in wasting resources. Here are twenty ways my mother was frugal: Cooking [...]