Croc flip flops are only the beginning with the new styles. There are crocs for men, cros for women, toddler crocs, dressy crocs, casual crocs, even winter crocs!
If someone’s birthday is getting close, go classic and nostalgic: an ice cream cake from Dairy Queen. You can even get Blizzard flavored ones!
Make sure you are buying that Sunday newspaper for the coupons. Also, you will get advance information regarding CVS and Walgreens specials. Wait for the buy one, get one 50% off with your rewards card for some of those prized OTC medications.
See if you can stop by your local hardware store for some free advise on small repairs. You may be able to pull it off. If not, they should have a name of a trusted handyman.
Consider buying a camping grill that uses those small propane cylinders. It is very portable, can travel anywhere, the propane is safe to take with you in the car, and can even be used at home if need be.
If you are an allergy sufferer, Claritin 24 hour Fexofenadine HCl – 180 mg Antihistamine works very well. Most people see the same results with Wal Flex (Walgreens). Make sure to look into Wal-Phed as well. Consult your health care provider, and you may be on your way to allergy relief!
Consider going to a local hygiene clinic. Most community colleges have this type of program. Since their students need supervised work, they will normally open up to the public services at a very reduced price. A dentist is supervising, so you will get a professional opinion for a fraction of the cost.
Make sure you walk around your car once a month or so to make sure you do not have any bulbs burned out. Local auto parts stores like O’Reilly’s, Auto Zone, Pep Boys will sometimes change them out for you for no charge!
Make sure to always have caulk around the house. It is great for so many different repairs – temporary and permanent. Cinder blocks are also surprisingly cheap and quite useful for repairs, support, building, …
Looking for a frugal dinner idea? Keep an eye on the Pizza Hut website. They run regular specials – $5.55 each for 2 larges, $10 and $19.99 dinner specials, wing special nights that vary in different regions. They are also very good with supporting local organizations by being apart of coupon fundraisers (the free bread sticks with a large pizza is great for at least 3 people – maybe 4 if there are younger children) and special prices for school functions. Check it out!
Another frugal dinner idea: Sonic’s 5 Sonic Burgers for $5.95 on Tuesdays from 5 p.m. to close. Call your local Sonic to make sure they have it. Add a large order of tots for a meal for the entire family. Hard to beat and so good!
Wait to get those chips on sale! Sometimes, less than half price! With expiration dates at least 6 months down the road, a little planning will save you money! Let’s be frugal!