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Flowers: Fresh
 
 

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Save money on fresh flowers by making them last as long as possible.   Most retail flowers come with preservation packets.  If you pick them yourself, add a few drops of bleach and 1 teaspoon of sugar to every quart of water.

 

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Frugal footnotes:

Here are some more frugal tips to save money on flowers.

 

- Put flowers in water as soon as possible.
 
- Keep flowers out of direct sunlight.  It will dry them out.
 
- Avoid placing flowers by air vents or anything else that will dry them out.
 
- Buy flowers with buds still waiting to open.
 
- Plant perennials that come up year after year.
 
- Ask you neighbors for the bulbs they pull up when they are thinning their garden.
 
- Share seeds with neighbors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tightwad Tidbits

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Click below to find hundreds of money saving
tips in alphabetical order

 

A - Frugal Tips: Acne - Automobiles

 

B - Frugal Tips:  Babies - Buttons

 

C - Frugal Tips: Cakes - Cutting Boards

 

D - Frugal Tips:  Dandruff - Dryers

 

E - Frugal Tips:  Eating Out - Eyeliner

 

F - Frugal Tips:  Fabric - Furniture

 

G- Frugal Tips:  Garage Sales - Groceries

 

H - Frugal Tips:  Hair Humidifiers

 

I - Frugal Tips:  Ice - Ironing

 

J - Frugal Tips:  Jars - Junk Mail

 

K - Frugal Tips:  Ketchup - Kitchen Pot Hangers

 

L - Frugal Tips:  Ladders - Lotions

 

M - Frugal Tips:  Mac and Cheese - Mushrooms

 

N - Frugal Tips:  Nail Polish - Nuts

 

O - Frugal Tips: Oatmeal - Ovens

 

P - Frugal Tips: Paint - Pumpkins

 

Q - Frugal Tips: Quiche - Quilting

 

R - Frugal Tips: Radishes - Rubbing Alcohol

 

S - Frugal Tips: Sales - Sweetened Condensed Milk

 

T - Frugal Tips: Tablecloths - TV Dinners

 

U - Frugal Tips: Upholstery Fabric - Utilities

 

V - Frugal Tips: Vacations - Vinyl Tablecloths

 

W - Frugal Tips: Wallpaper - Wreaths

 

XYZ - Frugal Tips - Yams - Zucchini