Category: SAVING MONEY

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 ...

The Public Library

Ahhh … the public library … sweet music to the ears of the devoted froogalist!  Quite possibly one of the best frugal inventions of all time.

The Great Library of Alexandria was founded about 300bc.  I am not sure if the ancient Egyptians knew how their brilliant idea would so profoundly affect world, but I’m glad that they went ahead and did it anyway.  Today, the public library Continue reading ...

Dietary Fiber Supplements

I try to supplement my dietary fiber each day.  It makes me feel like I’m being good to my body.  Dietary fiber supplement manufacturers like Metamucil (owned by Proctor & Gamble) point out a variety of health benefits including promoting digestive health (keeping your bowels healthy and working regularly)  as well as lowering cholesterol and improving blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.  The benefits of Continue reading ...