Articles for category: Frugal Ideas

Last-Minute Gift Ideas For Any Occasion

Whether you are on your way to a birthday party, or a Christmas dinner, you don't want to show up empty-handed. Finding a last-minute gift may seem like a challenge, but it doesn't have to be. Here are some ideas you can use to purchase a last-minute gift on the fly...

Should We Really Start Stockpiling Food?

Some experts claim that we should be stockpiling foods in anticipation of rising food prices -- a sign of lean times ahead, based on our current economy. But how do you know what kinds of foods to stockpile? And exactly how much should you be storing away?

How To Dress Frugally: The Ever-Popular ‘Frugal Uniform’

I seem to have developed a standard uniform for everyday dress. I am sure other frugal people can attest to this. For me, the frugal uniform consists of dressing primarily in comfortable black slacks and black or white shirts. For others, it may mean wearing jeans and t-shirts. I know a few frugal men who stick to gray and navy slacks with white shirts.