Monday, October 20, 2008

Introducing Frugalityville...

As I have listened to the news over the past few months and pondered the state of our economy, I have wondered what I can do personally to lend a helping hand to those who are finding themselves in need.

With a husband in school full time (only 6 more weeks!), I don't have a lot to give, but one thing I CAN pass on is the information I have learned over the past 15 years. At the age of 26 I was asked to do several presentations in quite a few different wards on how to be a bit more frugal. It was a way of life I had learned to live faithfully in order to be able to be a stay-at-home mom to my two children, ages 5 & 2. Now ten years later, and back on one salary while hubby finishes school (did I mention it was only 6 more weeks?), this is what I want to share with you. It's nothing spectacular, (I am not an expert), just practical, real tips that can hopefully help you stretch your dollars a little further.

There are people who don't care that they spend more for things than they have to. They "don't have time" to save money or feel they are "doing just fine" living the way they are. This blog is not for them. This blog is meant to help people who are looking for ways to cut spending and to encourage people who are looking to get a bit more for a bit less. My future hope for this blog is that eventually it will become more of a community for friends... where we can all share what we know, learn from each other and celebrate our frugal successes. I encourage you to comment and share your tips for being a little more frugal, here in Frugalityville.

Sunday, October 19, 2008

New To Frugalityville?

WELCOME!!!! I hope you enjoy your time here. Frugalityville is a not-for-profit blog designed to help people like you find little ways to save money.

To make your visit more profitable, please be sure to check out some of the previous posts. A few that I suggest to get you started are: Introducing Frugalityville, Getting The Family Involved, Beginning Grocery Basics, Coupons, About Fruits & Veggies, and Thoughts On Buying Meat.

After you have read through these you can browse the archives and find the posts that can help you in the areas you need it the most.

Please come back and visit often and feel free to link to this website so that as many people as possible can benefit from this information.

Also, if you have tips that you would like to share, please feel free to comment or send me an email at frugalityville[at]gmail[dot]com. Thanks and hope to see you often! :)

Saturday, October 18, 2008

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