There are plenty of ways to save money on common household purchases. Part of frugal living is exploring new ways of saving money or getting more use out of an item. There isn’t one “best” way to save money or time on any particular thing. The best thing is what works for you and your family. It’s worth it to try new tightwad tactics.
Frugal: Tear dryer sheets in half and use half of it per load. Of course, these sheets were purchased on sale and with a coupon.
Fruglier: Use vinegar instead of liquid softener.
Frugliest: Go completely without a fabric softener additive.
Frugal: Find coupons for oil changes.
Fruglier: Change your own oil using oil and supplies purchased on sale.
Frugliest: Sell your car and take the bus.
Towels and napkins:
Frugal: Find paper towels on sale or get them for free with gift cards/extra care bucks.
Fruglier: Tear towels/napkins in half if you don’t plan on being messy at dinner.
Frugliest: Use cloth towels and napkins for all but the gooiest of messes.
Frugross:Use your sleeve. Or, your neighbor’s sleeve.
What can you add to this list?