‘Frugal’ Tips That I Will NOT Try: Cut Dryer Sheets In Half

This blog is mainly about how I find ways to save money and I have tried a LOT of different things in the past. I read other blogs to look for tips on things I can do to reduce my expenses so that I can work on reducing debt and building wealth. I have found a few frugal tips out that have been great and there also a few that really freak me out!!!! I decided to start a little series of Frugal Tips That I will NOT try so you can get a...

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Line Dried Clothes To Save Money

It is very hot right now and this means that line drying is in full swing again. I live in an apartment where I do not have a balcony so I bought a drying rack and set it up in the spare bedroom. The room is well ventilated and I just open the window to let fresh air and some sunlight in. The clothes usually dry in a couple of hours but since I am only doing laundry about every three days I just leave the clothes on the rack until I...

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Cutting Down On My Electric Bill

My first electric bill for the year almost gave me a heart attack at $148.49 because the bill for the same time last year was $82.53. I know that last year I was using the space heater instead of the central heating because it did not make sense (and still does not) to heat unused rooms. I really went a bit wild last month with using the heat and need to seriously cut down on my electricity use because I have added to my debt with the...

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Frugal Tips For Fighting The Flu (And Colds Too)

I had been fighting a cold for about a week and battling coworkers who keep claiming that I have H1N1 or Swine Flu as it is commonly known. I did some research on the flu vs. colds and since I did not have a fever and only had minor body aches on the first day, I concluded that I have a cold and not the flu. Now I did not visit a doctor because I have had colds before and I figured that I could take care of it on my own. If I...

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Reusable Toilet Wipes (Poopy Cloth Patrol)

I found this site called WallyPop that sells Resuable Family Toilet Wipes. Yes. Wipes. For the family. Now these wipes are simply cloths that you use instead of toilet paper, sort of like baby wipes. The main difference is that unlike baby wipes, these wipes are made of a washable material….sort of like cloth diapers. You use the wipe and then toss it into some container and wash in the machine when you have a load (pardon the...

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