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5 Top Tips on How to save money on Laundry Detergent – Frugal tips and hints

Laundry! I’m pretty sure it’s safe to say that no one ever feels super excited when they hear the word. Or, for that matter when they look at their overflowing laundry basket and realize it’s in need of attention. Sure, laundry is not the most exciting activity in the world, but it is a necessity. …

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5 Ways to Top a Sweet Potato and call it Dinner! (Frugal Tips and Hints – Easy Food and Meals)

Maybe I should’ve titled this post: “Ode to a Sweet Potato”, because I honestly think it’s one of my favourite veggies of all time. And coming from a true vegetable fan, that is saying something! A simple, cooked sweet potato is a nourishing and frugal base for all sorts of delicious meal ideas. So, let’s …

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Frugal tips: The 1 simple trick to make your Clothes dryer 75% more efficient

This is a simple, but important trick. If you run an electric clothes dryer, then you MUST clean the lint trap every time you’ve run a load of clothes through it. Did you know: a dryer can lose 75% of its efficiency if the lint trap is not cleaned? You might wonder why that is. …

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Frugal tips: Save money by hanging clothes to dry (air drying versus electric dryer)

Here’s today’s simple frugal tip of the day! Save huge amounts of electricity by simply air drying your clothes once they’re been washed. I looked up some of the most recent statistics I could find about the cost of running an electric dryer. Two years ago (2020) the common cost for most people was about …

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5 Tips to keep Cut Flowers Fresh Longer – Frugal tips and hints

A beautiful bouquet of flowers is a real treat! It brightens your home, and adds a lovely splash of the outdoors into your indoor space. You don’t need a special occasion to splurge on flowers, since they are a real pick-me-up any time of year. And those beautiful blooms are especially appreciated once the garden …

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