Reusable Drinking Straws for Kids!

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Reusable drinking straws for kids! My kids love drinking with straws. I kept buying inexpensive disposable ones, but I didn't like how fast we were going through them and decided it was time to find a good reusable option. Save me some money in the long run! And there really are some great options for drinking straws that you can reuse. Any way to reduce waste and garbage is good thing, right?! They each have a Contigo water bottle in the …
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Re-purposing Household Items

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I was looking through our archives and found this great post about re-purposing items around your house. There are some really great ideas in here. Are you still looking for ideas to save money, or do you feel you do not have time to mess with it? When we started this blog in 2008 people were hungry for ideas to save money and make things last longer. As the economy has improved it seems like many people have lost that hunger.  A few weeks ago …
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How to Recycle Jeans

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Jeans can be repaired, handed down, and worn again and again, but there comes a point when it is just time to do something more! I have a big pile of jeans that have holes in the knees and are too small for my kids now. I've just been letting them pile up for a year or two now because I didn't want to throw them in the trash. Seems like a waste to get rid of all of that good fabric. I have been hoping that some crafty friend or relative …
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Recycle Your Electronics for FREE

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Don't toss your old electronics in the trash! RECYCLE! Have an old printer, computer, phone or TV that isn't even worth trying to sell or fix? Instead of throwing it in the nearest dumpster, recycle it! Technology is the fastest growing waste stream on the planet. Best Buy wants to be part of the solution. Best Buy's industry-leading recycling efforts are available for FREE in every Best Buy location in Puerto Rico and the U.S. You can …
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Money Saving Tips: Recycle for Money

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Are you looking for some simple ideas to save money? We have simple solutions that you can easily apply to your lifestyle to save money! Do you want to make some extra change? As a little girl, I always loved to save our old bottles and soda cans.  Every time we'd have soft drinks as a special occasion, I took care to save all of the empty cans and put them in a big plastic garbage bag.  When the bag got full, I'd ask my mom to take me to …
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Money Saving Tips: Cover Fruit With a Plastic Bag

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Are you looking for some simple ideas to save money? We have simple solutions that you can easily apply to your lifestyle to save money! After cutting a melon in half, I like to cover it up before I put it back in the refrigerator so it will stay fresh. Plastic wrap gets the job done really well, but can get really expensive.  It's also kind of a one time use thing because if you take the melon out to cut a slice—chances are—when you …
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Money Saving Tips: Recycle an Old T-Shirt

Are you looking for some simple ideas to save money? We have simple solutions that you can easily apply to your lifestyle to save money! I'm sure we all have at least one old t-shirt that we no longer use.  Instead of throwing it out or giving it away, recycle it! Cut it up and make rags out of it. Just cut along the seams going up the sides of the t-shirt, open it up,  and cut the shirt into squares of whatever size you need. You'll …
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Tales From The Coupon Hotline…

Ring Ring Hello... Hello... Is this the Coupon Clippers anonymous hot line? Yes... yes it is... how can I help you today? Well... you see I have this problem... Yes... go on... I can't control myself from diving into recycling bins ... Oh... and what is it your hoping to find when you dive into the recycling bin my dear? Coupons... Coupons? Yes Coupons... What's so great about coupons my dear? What's so great about coupons??? Are you …
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Coupon Tip Tuesday: Bag Plastic

I am going nuts with the explosion of plastic bags under my sink. With my weekly trips to the store the bags just seem to add up. I do not want to throw them away because I know they can be recycled. Unfortunately our curbside recycling will not take them because they get caught in the machinery. Our school used to recycle these bags for school credit, but they have dropped that program. So what to do with all those bags? Look for a recycle station …
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Guest Post: My Frugal Lifestyle

Hello Fabulessly Frugal Readers!! I’m so excited to be here! I want to thank the Fabulessly Frugal Gals for featuring me today. I can’t wait to tell all of you some of my favorite Frugal posts, but first I want to tell you a little bit about myself. I am Stephanie from My Frugal Lifestyle. I'm a stay-at-home-mommy with two wonderful little boys. My 2 little monsters are the whole reason why I love to wake up in the mornings. Well, that and …
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