Category Archives for Frugal Tips

Use That Bacon Grease

Saving bacon grease in a jar for cooking and frying

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How To Make Your Own Air Freshener Spray

Make your own homemade air freshener and fabric refresher. Just 3 ingredient and the only other thing you need is a spray bottle.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Do you remember watching the first few ads for air freshener spray like Febreze? I remember seeing them and think that it’ll never catch on and […]

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How To Store Onions – Frugal Tip

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Extending Ground Beef

With ground beef prices soaring, use these tips to buy less meat but make your dishes just as tasty.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Do you remember when you could find ground beef on sale for 99 cents? I miss those days. Now I’m lucky to find ground chuck for […]

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Saving Soap Slivers – Frugal Tip

Don't toss that last little bit of the soap bar. Put it to use with these simple little tips.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Part of being frugal means using up every little bit of …well, everything.  That even holds true for bar soaps. I’m sure you have some little […]

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Homemade Towel Rug – Frugal Tip

Turn old towels into this cute diy bath rug.

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Is My Baking Powder Or Baking Soda Still Good?

Not sure how fresh your baking soda or powder is? Test it before you start baking.

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Homemade Croutons

Turn stale bread into delicious croutons.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Homemade croutons are a great way to use up leftover bread. If you don’t like to make sandwiches out of the heels of your bread, toss […]

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How Long Will Hard Boiled Eggs Keep?

How long will hard boiled eggs last and how should you store them.

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Simple Snack Ideas

Great snack ideas for hungry kids. Good for you and your wallet.

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Frugal Fabric Softener Alternatives

Doing laundry with fabric softener alterntatives.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. An easy way to save on laundry is to skip fabric softeners and dryer sheets. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have nice, fluffy laundry and […]

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