Our Want/Need Book

This is a small notebook where we write what we want/need and regular prices. My goal is to find it cheaper by yardsaling, and shopping clearance sales and dollar stores, as well as resale shops and online shops. There is a page for each of us, as well as a page each for DVD’s, the kitchen, the livingroom, the bathroom, the laundry area, homeschooling, scrapbooking, … Continue reading Our Want/Need Book

Saving Money on Paper Products

I have a large number of dish towels that I keep in my kitchen drawer. I use these in place of paper towels for many things, including cleaning up spills. Whenever I need to clean anything up, I use these. When the dishcloths are too stained to remain in the kitchen, they are placed in the rag jug. This can be a milk jug with … Continue reading Saving Money on Paper Products

The Dreaded Price Book

Admittedly, I have not started one of these yet. I read about them year ago in The Tightwad Gazette, but never wanted to take the time to make one. Why should I have? I could remember all of the prices, at all of the stores, for the items that I purchased. Unfortunately, prices on different things are rising o often that I can no longer … Continue reading The Dreaded Price Book