Garage Sales and Yard Sales – A Frugal Shoppers Dream!

yard sale shopping tips

Every Saturday morning my friend Ellen would shop garage sales, and return home to show off her treasures. I used to marvel at the treasures she would find until I wised up and joined her! What treasures can you find at a garage sale or yard sale? Here’s a list (in no particular order) of … Read more

Rules for Shopping at Goodwill, Consignment Shops and Thrift Stores

thrift store shopping tips

Rule #1 – Be open minded! Don’t go shopping for a specific item because you probably won’t find it! If you go in looking for a size 8, black cocktail dress, you’ll likely come out empty handed. Instead, go in looking for a cocktail dress and look at sizes 6, 8 and 10 because alterations … Read more

Start a Garden, SAVE on Produce

how to start a container garden

Gardening can feed your family cheaper than buying produce at the supermarket. A few squash plants can feed an army, and so can a few tomato plants. However, the array of products pushed at would be gardeners is truly bewildering. It doesn’t have to be that way.     Photo courtesy of Free Web Photos … Read more