Stock Up on Forever Stamps – A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned

As of May 11, the price of mailing a First Class letter through the U.S. Postal Service will be going up a penny, from 41 cents to 42 cents. Right now you can buy the “Forever Stamp” at the current price of 41 cents. The good thing about these stamps is that they will continue to be valid at the … [Read more...]

I love my Crock-Pot – Check Out My Creamy Salsa-Cheese Dip Recipe

I love to use my Crock-Pot. It's a nice easy way to cook. You can throw everything together in the morning, forget it while it's cooking all day, and then have a nice hot dinner ready with very little fuss. I love to use my Little Dipper for salsa-cheese dip during get-togethers. It's so nice to be … [Read more...]

Thrifty Baking: Tips to Reduce the Cost of Baking from Scratch

Baking from scratch is usually cheaper (and healthier) than buying baked goods, but here are a few tips to reduce the cost of baking from scratch and keep the costs down even further: **Substitute one Tbsp soy powder and one Tbsp water for one egg (this also reduces the fat in the … [Read more...]

How to Earn Extra Money with On-line Surveys

Click Here to See My Updated Survey Post A great way to make extra money from home is by doing online surveys. There are dozens of survey sites available, but some are much better than others. Don't waste your time on any sites that require you to sign up for "special offers" before completing … [Read more...]

How to Save Money on Organic Foods

We have had a couple of requests for information on how to save money on organic foods, which tend to be expensive. Check out our other blog "Jinxy Knows Best" for some detailed information on buying organic food for less: … [Read more...]

Easiest No Knead Bread Recipe

Sara Lee announced today that they will be raising bread prices again. (According to Reuters) Bread, of course, is a basic staple, so what is a thrifty person to do? Bake your own!!!!  There are a few ways to do this, but my favorite is the Easiest No Knead Bread Recipe below.  How to Bake … [Read more...]

Welcome to our Blog about Thrifty Living!

Welcome! Jinxy and I are happy to have you here. We're excited to start our new blog devoted to Thrifty living. We plan to provide lots of great information regarding living "on the cheap". Our topics will include shopping with coupons and refunds, finding great deals on-line, tips to live more … [Read more...]

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