Tag: food

Sep 16

Green Giant Frozen Vegetables And The False Value Trap

An important aspect of frugal living is an awareness of the False Value Trap.  The False Value Trap describes the false savings that you get buy buying an inferior brand of something that ends up costing you more in the long run or that is so inferior that it markedly reduces your enjoyment of the product.  Frozen vegetables are a good illustration of this trap.  Let me explain. Continue reading ...

Sep 14

Money Saving at the Grocery Store

One of the best money saving tips at the grocery store is to use a shopping list. Using a list enables the frugal shopper to get what they need and to get more for their money by helping them target key sale items. It also reduces the temptation to fill the chopping cart with impulse purchases. In short, a list works very well.

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Aug 29

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 ...

Aug 21

REVIEW EZ Way Reusable Coffee Maker

The EZ Way coffee maker is good choice for the frugal coffee lover. I have used the EZ Way coffee maker for about five years now and I like it for a couple of important reasons: Continue reading ...