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Gifts: Homemade
 
 

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Save money on homemade gifts by attending Christmas Bazaars.  Not only can you find thrift friendly items, but you can find unique gifts that make perfect presents all year long.

 

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Here are some more frugal tips to save money with homemade gifts.

 

- Everyone has something that they can make that can be turned into a gift.  A plate of
chocolate cookies, with the recipe, is a gift.  Or you could put the ingredients into a jar with the recipe.
 
- If you have skills and talents, look patterns and types of items you can make.  Whether your skill is woodworking or quilting, there are small items to make that can be appreciated as gifts.
 
- Barter for gifts.  Exchange babysitting for handmade items.
 
- Give coupons for services as gifts.  You can give and exchange everything from babysitting, to meals and lessons.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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