Category: SAVING MONEY

Extending Razor Blade Life

Extending Razor Blade Life

Razor blades are getting more and more expensive all the time. Every time they add yet another blade or a new blade suspension system or a new type of lubricating strip, the price of a pack of razors seems to go up significantly. Some one has to pay all those shaving technology scientists and engineers. Are frugal living and being clean shaven mutually exclusive goals? Continue reading ...

What Is Frugal Living?

I find it awkward when someone shows me their new ‘whatever it is’ when I am still happy with my old ‘whatever it is’. I always end up with just saying something like “That’s really something,” or “It looks like you really enjoy your new [insert new product name here].” I am mostly just being polite though (except with the really cool stuff that I really would like to have) Continue reading ...

Make Your Own Customized T-Shirts

You may have recently seen a guy who looks just like me walking around with a snazzy froogalism.com t-shirt on. You weren’t seeing things, it was actually me wearing a snazzy froogalism.com t-shirt. You might now be asking yourself “Who is backing the froogalism.com advertising budget, Carlos Slim Helu? It must have cost him a fortune to get those things made,” or “He’s a phony. He’s not frugal, he’s a Continue reading ...

Frugal Fun – Part One

Some people still confuse frugal living with stingy living and/or miserly living. I am not sure how this came about, but I hope that frugalists start taking some action towards changing these perceptions. Stingy and miserly people often go without basic human necessities because they hate to part with their money. Frugal people love things like soft toilet paper and delicious food; they just think about how they can get Continue reading ...

Loose Change

My first child is due any day now.  I am a Daddy-To-Be!  I am very excited and a bit nervous, as I guess most people normally are when something (or someone) new is on the horizon.  There are so many new things about this experience: a new person coming into the world, a new person to laugh and play with, a new person living in the home, new sleeping (or Continue reading ...

3 Good Reasons to Play the Ukulele

The ukulele is a terrific instrument for many different reasons.  It is a frugal instrument extraordinaire. Find out why. Continue reading ...