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In light of the several conversations we've been having about being conservative, I..

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thought I'd post this link to Tightwad Central:




just in case there are those here who might be unfamiliar with it. I gave my husband a subscription to The Tightwad Gazette many years ago, but I think I enjoyed it just as much as he did. This online version is also full of tons of thrifty ideas....



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books, sites, newsletters...........I take what I can use and leave the rest.


The one thing I have come to realize is that we all have those things we are willing to skimp on and those things that are non-negotiable.


For me I will not EVER buy generic mayonaise and I buy premium bread.......but I will buy the cheapest paper towels I can find. A friend of mine will not buy anything without a name label on it, but buys all her clothes from thrift stores.


I am sure there are those that will do ALL those things in a book.......but for me there are certain limits I set.....that are different from those someone else makes.

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