WFMW: 5 Frugal Tips

[If you don't have a new tip this week, feel free to link up an older tip. Theme idea: Share a frugal tip!]

These 5 frugal tips save me hundreds of dollars… and my momma taught me to share.

  1. Print your own tags for gifts for every occasion. Cards are expensive! It’s hard to find one for less than $5 these days. Shop Pinterest for free printable gift tags and make your own. Or buy cards in bulk from places like Dayspring. They have an amazing collection of cards for every occasion and sell them in boxed sets, which is much cheaper per card.
  2. Celebrate your birthday (and your kids, spouse, your great Aunt Ruth’s) with freebies! Did you know there are dozens of amazing things you get for free on your birthday? Money Saving Mom has a fantastic list.
  3. Decorate your walls with free printables that you frame. I cannot believe how many fabulous printables are out there. Here are 101 amazing, FREE printables!
  4. Sign up for a 3 month free trial of Amazon Mom –you get FREE shipping on all Prime items, plus eligible purchases and 20% off select diapers and wipes, which includes a 5% Subscribe & Save discount plus an additional 15% discount exclusively for Amazon Mom members. The membership is $79 once the trial ends, so be sure to cancel if you’re not interested. Fast, free shipping is worth it if you do most of your shopping online like I do.
  5. Grocery shop with a plan: Either do the crazy coupon thing (buying in bulk) or use something like E-Meals (my choice). There are great menu plans (for every diet) and I spend less when I use the provided shopping list. Click below to learn more.

eMeals - Easy Meals for Busy People!

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Coming soon: That Works For Me! Tried & True Tips from Works For Me Wednesday



Comments

  1. 1

    says

    Ahh! I didn’t read the directions and just started linking up. You can delete anything you want. These aren’t necessarily “frugal tips,” but they’re not expensive ideas either if that counts. Thank you for your blog. Wanting to use mine to make an impact for Christ. Always inspired by your blog!

  2. 2

    says

    I like those tags! Personally, though, I get my cards from the dollar store. They have some surprising great ones for .50 each. :)

    This week I’m sharing my adventure in making homemade deodorant. It is unbelievably simple to do.

  3. 3

    says

    Good Wednesday morning to you! I linked up my Easy Laundry Soap. It’s super easy to make and smells fantastic!Thanks for hosting the party once again. Have a great week!
    Rebekah-www.potholesandpantyhose.com

  4. 5

    says

    Love all the frugal tips. My birthday is coming up and you just inspired me to see what free things I can find. This week I’m sharing a recipe for a frugal grain-free meatloaf. Have a good week.

  5. 6

    Robyn says

    I don’t have a site to link up, but I love your tip about cards – I do buy cards occasionally (and agree, dollar stores are great for them) but when my kids have a birthday party or are sending cards to family, I pull out the construction paper (or carstock if I have extra around), stickers and markers. They have fun making a card customized to their friend, and I save $3-5 each time!

  6. 8

    says

    I’m not a coupon lady and I don’t buy in bulk, but I totally believe in planning out the week of meals! That has to save something, right??

  7. 10

    says

    Superb write-up. I had been looking at consistently your blog exactly what motivated! Handy facts specially the very last portion :) We take care of such details a good deal. I’d been in search of this specific facts for years. Thanks a lot and also of fortune.

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