Tuesday Tip | Put the word out

The Frugal Girl

Put a “wanted” post out on freecycle/Nextdoor. When a non-emergency “I need to buy a new thing!” ” situation comes up, instead of buying something right away, try putting the word out. Let your group of friends know you’re looking to buy/borrow the item.

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5 Things That Are Making Me Happy (and one that’s not)

The Frugal Girl

I listed it on freecycle, and a reader who works at the NICU picked it up because she said they never have enough there. The unhappy thing. Let’s get this out of the way first!

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Kids Toys | What to keep, what to give away

The Frugal Girl

But mostly, we’ve given our outgrown toys away either to younger cousins, or to freecyclers. Readers frequently ask me about how I handle outgrown toys. What do I keep? What do I get rid of? Is there any point in keeping outgrown toys around? What about when grandchildren come along?

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10 ways to jumpstart your emergency fund this month

The Frugal Girl

Could you ask for it on Freecycle, or in your friend group? I get commissions for purchases made through links in this post. If you read my post about the importance of an emergency fund , you might have felt inspired to start one.

Take one caravan…

Discount Coder UK

Try placing a ‘wanted’ ad on Gumtree or rummaging around in the Freecycle community. Did you know you can pick up an old caravan for very little money, if not free? Trawl the Friday ad classifieds or ask around. The tattier it is, the cheaper it should be. Just made sure its structural integrity is. read more. Home & Garden cheap home extension re-purpose old caravan

How Little Could You Spend on Your Child in a Year?

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Garlick got all of her children’s clothes and gear from friends, family, and sites like Freecycle. When a woman is pregnant for her first child, she’ll likely have a baby shower (or several).

Canning CAN Be Cheap!

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

You might even luck out and find one listed on Freecycle or in your local paper’s classified ad section. A few months back I wrote here about canning tomatoes.

Tips for a Frugal and Eco-Friendly Spring

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Guest Post Author Bio: This post was written by Les Roberts money saving writer at Moneysupermarket.com. The evenings are getting lighter, the birds are singing and the weather is completely erratic…all of which means that spring time is upon us once more.

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An Easy Way to Save for Irregular Expenses

For the Mommas

Did you find something on Freecycle that you were planning to purchase? Today I’m participating in the Ultimate Blog Swap.