Casio 76 Key Portable Keyboard with Headphones and Stand

This high quality keyboard from Casio also comes with noise-cancelling headphones, a stand, and power supply. It is also MIDI compatible. Best Buy has a price-match guarantee. Definitely worth checking out for those that need portability and lack space, but still want the piano sound. 4.8 stars!  Get the pedal and accident protection if you purchase it from Amazon.

If you are looking for classic area rugs, Steinman Magic Carpets is the place to go.  Great traditional colors and high quality and fit convenient shipping.  They will even make a deal with you – just take advantage of the chat window that appears.   Now that’s frugal!


If you need an inexpensive solution to your mattress need, delivered to your door:

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Make sure to have plenty of baking soda for cleaning around the house – pipes, silver, frog odors, general cleaning.  It is much less than you think as so much cheaper than all those cleaners.  Now that’s frugal!

If you are looking for a fantastic selection of drawer pulls, go to House of Antiques Hardware.  Their selection is overwhelming and their prices are even better than the big box guys.  Now that’s frugal!

If you credit is not the best, Credit One will help you build it back up.  Their monthly fee is worth it to increase your credit score, so you can save money with lower interest rates on bigger purchases.  Patience, and it will work out.  Now that’s frugal!

Make sure to check out your local Wal*Mart or grocery store for pre-cooked rotisserie chicken.  It is normally around $5 for a small and $8.50 for a large.  It is ready to eat and can feed so many (and sooo good!).  Now that’s frugal!

If you are trying a low carb diet, Wal*Mart and Amazon both have great selections.  Breads, soy pasta are waiting for you.  Decrease those carbs and love those numbers!

Make sure to check out your local Chinese restaurants to see if they have a buffet, especially one with a Mongolian grill.  Unlimited meats – steak, chicken, shrimp – at the grill and traditional Chinese food for around $10.  Now that’s frugal!

Hot Tub Spa Chemicals

If you have a hot tub, make sure all of the chemicals are in the correct proportion so you can continue to enjoy your heated water and jets:


If you have an old house, you may need to extend your washer discharge house to your utility room sink.  One of the cheapest and best ways is to use a dishwasher hose.  Now that’s frugal!

If you are shopping for Easter gifts, look at Amazon.  They have some of those hard to find candies and gifts.  If you need just about any type of gift card, they have that too – including the ultimate, Amazon gift cards!  Prime it for out of town recipients – for postage.  Now that’s frugal!

If you have never tried an infinitely adjustable belt, now may be the time.  That way, you will never be stuck between holes on the belt loop since some pants just fit slightly differently.  Get a second one for working in the yard!  You may never go back once you try it!

If you are looking for some good all-round boots, try RedHead.  They have some waterproof, slip proof, stain resistant, steel toe boots that will work for most job environment as well as for the snow.  Multi-purpose and long lasting, thy will definitely save money by multi tasking for you.  Now that’s frugal!

For high quality ladies workplace clothes, check out Jessica London and Woman Within.  The clothes will be delivered to your door and exchanges are simple.  They are all washable – mostly cold water and low heat dry.  You will almost always receive an email coupon or notice of, a large percentage off on your next purchase.  You may just get addicted AND save money.  Now that’s frugal!

For great values in clothes, check out thrift/second hand stores.  Not only do you let other people take the depreciation, you are also helping a good cause.  Now that’s frugal!

Custom Sized Custom Designed Rug

You can make your own rug – just about any size.  There are indoor AND outdoor rugs available.  It is just really fun to design your own rug.  It is perfect for dogs, too.

Check it out:

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Let us continue on the home makeover theme.  If you want completely breathtaking wallpaper that looks just like incredibly expensive tiles, go to greatwallonline.  It will  knock your socks off.  Prices start as low as $24.99 per roll!  You may even want to try it on your stairs to create a beach feel.  They also murals of city scenery and landscapes.  They have children’s designs.  You can also design your own mural!  Some selections are 10%.  Now that’s frugal!

How many of you want a hot tub? The cost has probably kept you from seriously considering it. Intex has taken care of that with their inflatable, inexpensive version {less than $400!}  It is highly recommended. The care is minimal (Wal*Mart is great about carrying all of the supplies you need) and you can even put it in your basement – wow!

Great way to save money on your printer ink needs – go refurbished and save hundreds per year. Better yet, get a nice set of cartridges for even more savings! Now that’s frugal!


Don’t forget your rose bushes and other flowers and bushes.  Inexpensive trellis from Wal*Mart will help them grow how you want them to.

Let your fingers do the walking:  touch up paint, hardware – even weird stuff (coat hook, door stop) – Amazon it!  Save money and time!  Now that’s frugal!

As summer is approaching, check into seeing an MLB game in your area.  If you do business with any vendors, they will probably come up with some comp tickets for you.  If it is a big vendor, they might even spring for a hotel room for a night.  If so, live a little and order room service, do the valet parking.  You may then sing the praises of the Ballpark Hilton!

Make sure to ask your vet about NexGard for fleas and ticks.  It is chewable, beef flavored and made by Frontline.  It works great and is so much easier to apply!  Normally, they have BOGO or B3GO type specials.  Now that’s frugal!

Check out TJ Maxx for nice prices on costume jewelry and inexpensive watches.  Great accessories at great prices!  Now that’s frugal!

If you need to make a large amount of cupcakes, go to Amazon for professional cupcake holders of all kinds for minimal cost – and 2 day Prime delivery!

Make sure to sign up for Pizza Hut’s email and text clubs.  Free breadsticks with your pizza order!  Now that’s frugal!

Free entree with the purchase of same at Houlihan’s.  Sign up for that club!  Now that’s frugal!

Get $3 off that Dairy Queen birthday cake (you know, the one everyone loves) when you sign up for their club! Now that’s frugal!

HuHot BOGO birthday buffet when you sign up for their club!  Now that’s frugal!

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Extra laundry products are worth checking out at Wal*Mart:  75oz 2x Extra Detergent 41965


If you are not an Amazon Prime fan, maybe you should look into it.  It is only $99 per year (they run specials from time to time for less) or $49 if you have an .edu email.  A vast majority of their items are Prime eligible.  So you get it in 2 days – for free.  One day upgrades are also very reasonable.  Sometimes, it is cheaper to send a new item to a family member or friend than it would be to mail the one you have to them!  If you guaranteed 2 day shipping is no there on time, you get an extra month free if you complain.  This does not apply if you have a $49 account, however.  This is the best place to go to first for just about anything.  Chances are that they will have it, for less, delivered to your door or mailbox!  Now that’s frugal!

If you are a fan of Christian music, find your local station, listen to it, support it (almost all of them are listener supported) – be a blessing for others!  Just a few dollars from you may help save a soul.  Plus most stations have a discount card they will send you for being a partner.  Now that’s frugal!

If you are looking for a solid company for term life insurance, consider American National Insurance Company.  They have very reasonable rates, no exam for lower limits, and easy monthly payments online.  Save money and have peace of mind!  Now that’s frugal!

Try Redbox – just a little over a buck for a movie rental.  You can reserve it online so it is waiting for you.  Become a member of their email/texting club for free and reduced movies!  Now that’s frugal!

Make sure to stay on top of allergy season with the proper OTC (and raw local honey) that works best for you.  Walgreens and Wal*Mart have great generic equivalents for allergy medication, stomach relief, pain/headache relief, etc that will save you money. Walgreens will have a BOGO or BOGH frequently with your discount card. Now that’s frugal!

If you have a farm supply store, look into getting a large compressed bag of pine or cedar shavings for your pet cage.  It is much cheaper than the alternatives.  Now that’s frugal!

Prepare for winter by ordering your wood along with your special mix of starter log and kindling materials. You may have to visit farm stores and Wal*Mart for the best deals and to make sure you have your tool belt full. If you need a new ash bucket, a galvanized pail for pets works just fine. This will help you keep the furnace working less and save propane or natural gas.  Don’t forget the hand lotion to keep your hands in good shape with the reduced humidity.  Now that’s frugal!

Check out those CFL and LED lights.  They will pay for themselves relatively quickly and save electricity.  Now that’s frugal!

Be careful when paying taxes, debt collectors, and judgments.  If you use money orders, you will not be sad later.  The less information disclosed, the happier you will be in the long run.

Look into getting a co-branded credit card with the airlines you use to save money from baggage fees; which add up so quickly.  Also, monitor your miles to see if buying a few more will put you over the amount for a free ticket.  (Don’t be surprised by the $5.60 fee per flight for TSA expenses)  Now that’s frugal!

Consider investigating if there is a salvage grocery store in your area.  They normally have restaurant quality food for pennies on the dollar.  Now that’s frugal!

If you like food that is slightly different than the norm, check out your local import store.  They will have more variety, quality and oftentimes better prices than the grocery store option.  Now that’s frugal!

Research some of your local Chinese Buffets to see if they give senior discounts, student discounts, or have BOGO deals.  Now that’s frugal!

Pizza Hut Special – Large 2 topping carry out for only $7.99.  Flavored crusts included.  Talk about a deal.  Don’t let it pass you by.  Now that’s frugal!

If you have a local clinic, contact them to see if they have any grant deals with pharmacies.  You may actually find better prices than through your insurance co-pay.  Of course, if you do not have a good prescription plan, this would be an even better route.  Now that’s frugal!

Ask your health care provider about adding fruit and vegetable juices and yogurt to your diet.  If you have a wellness program, they might recommend it also.  It could save a large medical bill down the road.  Now that’s frugal!

If you are looking for good-quality office clothes for women (as well as casual), check out Woman Within.  They are always running specials and you get free shipping if you use their credit card.  Now that’s frugal!

If you have any home repairs, make sure you purchase the parts from your local hardware store. Stock up on those nuts and bolts and odds and ends and duct tape and foam spray.  Their free advise may prevent a service call!  Now that’s frugal!

The insurance from USPS is a very cheap way to purchase piece of mind.  If something strange happens to your package, you are covered.



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Make sure to take care of your car.  Take it to a local oil change place regularly so they can get to know you.  Most places will send you a coupon when your oil is ready to be changed again.  They should be able to take care of your state inspections as well as some possible light repairs.

Make sure to also use engine additives to boost performance and gas mileage.  Super dooper treatment with every oil change and regular otherwise.You will probably end up making money and increasing the life of your engine!

Great pizza deal at Pizza Hut:  Medium Dinner Box – medium one item pan with 10 cinnamon stix and an order of breadsticks for only $10 plus tax.  You can feed 3-4 people.  Now that’s frugal!

When was the last time you had an ice cream cake from Dairy Queen?  Sometimes we forget how good it is.  If there is a birthday coming up – or not- go get one.  Less than $25, really delicious, you can have them write on it, you can cut it up in as many pieces as you need, leftovers can stay in the freezer (cut them up first for easy serving later).  Now that’s frugal!

Straight Talk ZTE Savvy Z750C Prepaid Cell Phone uses the $45 Straight talk plan.  Well-made smartphone product.  Wal*Mart runs great specials on this phone from time to time.

This Straight Talk ZTE Savvy Z750C Prepaid Cell Phone comes with a talk time of up to 6.9 hours and a standby time of 12 days to help you always stay in touch. The 4″ touchscreen lets you perform a variety of tasks, from making a call to surfing the web. This Straight Talk Android phone includes 3G/WiFi connectivity so you can answer your email or play games online. The unlimited entry phone book allows you to enter all of your contacts. Use the 5MP camera to capture important events. The GPS capability will help you navigate through unfamiliar places easily. This Android Jelly Bean phone comes with a charger, an activation card and a battery. Two phone plans are available for unlimited domestic and international calls.