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Target – No Place for Bananas and a Larger Lesson in Frugal Living

I’m usually a big fan of Target, and I go there often for groceries.  Like most people, I prefer to knock out all grocery shopping at once since it is one of those tasks I really dislike.  As such, I’ve … Continue reading

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Tools of Frugality: The Rain Check

So yesterday I was lured into my local grocery store in large part by electronic notification of my frequent shopper card specials.  As is customary for this particular grocer, a few of my best “E-VIC” specials were one day deals, … Continue reading

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Bottled water for sale . . . Really?

I had this dream last night that I hated to see end.  I had become a multi-millionaire and won the Nobel Peace Prize, all for inventing and perfecting a method of delivering an essential product to people across the globe.  … Continue reading

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What’s War Got To Do With It? Learning Practical Frugal Living Techniques from History

Necessity is the Mother of Invention.  We have all heard this adage before, and it certainly applies with respect to frugal living techniques.  We all have a tendency to live a more frugal lifestyle when we have no choice but … Continue reading

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Games Grocers Play and How to Win Them

Lately I’ve been discussing the wise use of coupons.  My post today is a cross-over inasmuch as I stay with that subject while, at the same time, cuing you in on a common game grocers play.  (By the way, if … Continue reading

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Got Milk? Keep it fresh longer by freezing.

Milk is a great nutritional staple.  It is a fine source of protein and of the ever elusive mineral calcium, which is so important to strong bones.  Vitamin D, also hard to obtain, is another benefit of regular milk intake. … Continue reading

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Frugal Brown Bag Lunches — Making them work

In my last post, I emphasized the importance of monitoring and tracking price increases when planning your brown bag lunch schedule.  Inflation is a real problem with food, and brown bag lunch savings can quickly be erased if you are … Continue reading

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