= I am frugal,not Cheap! Spend Smarter but..Live Modestly

A cynic knows the Cost of Everything but..

A cynic knows the Cost of Everything but..
the VALUE of Nothing!
Showing posts with label frugal. Show all posts
Showing posts with label frugal. Show all posts

Monday, July 27, 2009

SAVE BIG with Mama...


'old food crate label that is now considered vintage art. Go figure! But..they are pretty.'

Yes.. this woman from 'Mama's Cafe' blog, is very much like me in that she enjoys canning and of course saving a buck! I too have purchased mason jars and lids to preserve the goodies from my garden. guess what? It's fun too. She has some good recipes and also can tell you how to get the jars real cheap. I got mine at a yard sale for .25 a jar..Read more

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Where the Bargains are ..NOW

my 'Green Art',recycled,reused metal earrings made from tuna cans! I added gem stones and beads to make it 'shabby chic' style. What do you think?
click link to se what yo can save on now if you want to be a frugal,smart,persisitant shopper. (hint) you don't need ot go to Lands End store or outlet to get shoes. try 'Label chopper' for the same thing for $ 15.! Accessories too are down. i know i make jewelry. I sold earrings of sterling silver and gem stone for $ 15, to a hair salon store owner, that normally costs $ 22! no, the cost of silver and shipping it did not go down folks. I simply want to sell what I have as is overstock.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Cheap,Frugal..What's the difference?!



Being frugal, means you like a bargain and rather save your money than waste IT frivolously. You can be quite generous however in many other ways like with your time and giving of yourself. being cheap means that your back hurts from stooping to pick up pennies as you walk down the street! Cheapness isn't a matter of practicality but rather is like a disease. When you rather freeze than put on some heat even when your 85 year old grand mother is visiting, That aint being frugal but just good old wrong!

Take the quiz to find out if you're frugal or just plain CHEAP!


Quiz

1. Do you walk or take public transportation rather than drive even though you own a vehicle?!

2. Do you carpool to work even though your job is across the street?!

3. Do you own a television but instead watch your neighbor's, through their window?!

4. Is your idea of a good time, cutting coupons?!

5. Do you wear your husbands donated clothes?!

6. Is your idea of eating out, going to McDonald's for a dollar value meal?!

7. Do you not own a book case or a book because you won't buy a book when you can get it free at the library?!

8. Do you heat your home with solar panels you made yourself out of last night's tv dinners?!

9. Do you conserve water by taking a bath or shower once a week and use baby wipes to clean yourself instead?!

10. Last but not least..(good grief!) is your idea of a vacation, going to your local park?!

If you answered yes to more than one of these telling questions, you are not frugal but a tight wad!

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My new beer bottle cap jewelry

My new beer bottle cap jewelry
by Artzstuf

Reused Clothing..

SAVE & MAKE

SAVE & MAKE
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YARD sale..weekend

YARD sale..weekend
more info on Craigslist

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Skiing... on the Moon!

Skiing... on the Moon!
WednesdaYS, LADIES' dAY, HUNTER mountain $53.