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Being Frugal

December 24th, 2011 at 06:02 pm

I am pretty frugal by nature.

-I prefer to shop in discount stores like Marshalls or Ross, because of the selection. I don't like shopping for clothes, and I've had some clothes for a very long time. A lot of the clothes I wear were gifts.

-I like red wine, my favorite is Italian. I usually buy it at Trader Joes - my favorite is a Montepulciano D'Abruzzo for $3.99 a bottle.

-I don't eat out that often. I have a lot of food intolerance and allergies so I don't eat a lot of food I can't control. If I do grab food its a 6" cheese sub from SUBWAY. And I drink water. (I can't have High Fructose Corn Syrup or I have a severe reaction, so I can't eat processed foods). I do go to a local restaurant and see a friend play live music, it costs $30-$70 depending if I bring company.

-I tend to use what I have, and fix things.

3 Responses to “Being Frugal ”

  1. SicilyYoder Says:

    I love Subway cheese subs. My son is allergic to shellfish, so I understand how hard it is to eat out with allergies. Welcome aboard! What part of the country are you in? Merry Christmas!

  2. PurpleLight Says:

    I'm in Southern California. Thanks for the welcome and Merry Christmas to you too. I'm having a really low-key holiday this year, my family is all in Canada. So I"m more in organize mode than holiday!

  3. SicilyYoder Says:

    Organizing is good. I wish my house was organized...back spasms and sciatic pain prevent cleaning for long periods. We had Christmas yesterday since my son had to work his security job. I asked noone to get me gifts...I wanted them to take the money and save it...and that was what they did, so although I received no gifts, the gift of knowing that all of my family/friends will have some extra $$ tucked away makes me feel warm and cozy. My friend, at church, just got back from California. He said that they didn't want to come back to Kentucky. I have producer friends in Canana- Toronto, as well as some Amish Living friends.

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