*Paperback Swap rocks. No way around it, great site.
*If there is a movie we're dyeing to see, we buy the tickets at Costco, save $,and a bit of chocolate goes into my purse, no concession stand inflated price stuff.
*Dilute your shampoo by half, use same amount. My family can't tell the difference. I do buy good
*We buy in bulk, then split stuff with my son's family.
*I still cook for four, then Dh and I eat the leftovers the next night. Can't cook for two after all these years, unless it's steak or something like that.
*Fill dishwasher FULL, let air dry. If there are a few spots, who cares?
*Dog is 14, she gets the best food available.
*Swap DVD's with friends and family. Same with magazines and books.
*We planted a large garden, I'll fill the freezer with my son's help. We swap my baking with what a friend bags in the Fall. That is a real help for both families.
*I've been wearing the same clothes for four or five years running now. I simply don't care, as long as I'm clean and not wrinkled! The clothes that is.