Thrifty Thursday: Produce Bag Scrub Pad

     Today I’m going to tell you about something that’s so simple it almost doesn’t need an explanation. I haven’t been doing this very long and I can’t even remember where I first got the idea. But did you know you can make a scrub pad out of a produce bag, such as one that […]

Thrifty Thursday: Ways to Save Water

Ways to Save Water      Well a couple weeks ago I talked about ways to save electricity so I thought today I’d talk about ways I try to save water, things I will try to implement when I get around to it and one or two more extreme ideas. None of these involve installing anything, […]

Thrifty Thursday: eMeals

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Thrifty Thursday: Ways to Save Electricity

     Lately I’ve been trying to think of different ways I can save electricity. Not necessarily because of Earth Day, although that fact did have some influence on my writing this post at this particular time. Some of these require more thought or effort than others and it is still a work in progress for […]

Thrifty Thursday: Survey Sites part 5

     Now, on to what is probably the most profitable use of your time–online focus groups. Online focus groups (or even in person ones if you can find a company in your area) generally pay pretty well for your time. They can pay anywhere from $50-200, depending on the subject and how long the study […]

Thrifty Thursday: Survey Sites (part 2)

      Okay, today I’m continuing my post on online survey sites, or market research companies. Last week I told you about which ones I plan to stick with for now. Today I’m going to tell you which ones (in my opinion) you shouldn’t waste your time on.           1. My View–The surveys on My View are longer […]

Thrifty Thursday: Total Money Makeover

      Have you heard of Dave Ramsey and his popular book, The Total money Makeover? If you don’t listen to Dave or read his books, you should! Unless you have no debt and a substantial amount in savings and retirement, The Total Money Makeover would probably benefit you. I’ve read it before, but I’m currently brushing up […]

Thrifty Thursday: Freezer Inventory

Well, I have have found myself throwing away frostbitten food a lot in the past. And of course, food in the trash means money down the drain. A big reason for this is I was forgetting what was actually in the freezer. And some stuff, especially leftovers tends to become unrecognizable after sitting in the […]