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Junk Mail

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Save money by recycling the free paper, pictures or envelopes that come unwanted to your mailbox.  Some of the paper that comes is free of writing and can be given to children to make planes or for coloring. 

Envelopes can be used as paper or even turned inside out reused.  Padded envelopes can be reused by simply covering the old address information and taping on the new address.

Sometimes junk mail has pretty pictures. Cut them out and use them as inspiration for projects or decoupage. 


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Frugal footnotes:

Here are some frugal tips to help control junk mail.


- Remove yourself from mailing lists that are not important to you.  They just tempt you to spend money.
- Search the Internet for sites to help remove you from receiving junk mail. You can opt out of everything from catalogs to credit card offers and phone books.
- Put a "No Junk Mail" sign on your mailbox for your postman.







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