Mary Hunt's Everyday Cheapskate https://www.everydaycheapskate.com Save Time and Money Every Day - Household tips, tricks, DIY cleaning recipes, product reviews. Tue, 19 Nov 2019 15:02:40 -0800 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3 11 Ways to Get the Best Online Deals and Discounts https://www.everydaycheapskate.com/shopping/11-ways-to-get-the-best-online-deals-and-discounts/ https://www.everydaycheapskate.com/shopping/11-ways-to-get-the-best-online-deals-and-discounts/#comments Tue, 19 Nov 2019 14:38:58 +0000 https://www.everydaycheapskate.com/?p=50440 11 Ways to Get the Best Online Deals and Discounts

Just about everyone who shops online knows to look for a discount, promotional code, or coupon of some kind before hitting checkout. But digital coupons are only one of 11 tricks, tips and ways I have for you —savvy things you can do to get the biggest discounts and best deals this holiday season.

Two new Episodes of my NEW! Podcast were just released today! Find them HERE.

Yes, I am still working on this Podcast tutorial I promised! Did I say it's confusing? Just hang on ... I am about to untangle all of that to give you a clear and simple way to Subscribe!

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Smart Saving Tastes Like Chicken https://www.everydaycheapskate.com/food-and-recipes/more-smart-saving-tastes-like-chicken/ https://www.everydaycheapskate.com/food-and-recipes/more-smart-saving-tastes-like-chicken/#comments Mon, 18 Nov 2019 13:48:46 +0000 https://www.everydaycheapskate.com/?p=50389 Smart Saving Tastes Like Chicken

With the price of beef skyrocketing, now more than ever, chicken needs to become backbone of your frugal kitchen.

Chicken is much less expensive than beef or pork and useful down to and including the bones. Everything you need to know about buying, storing, freezing, cutting up, preparing and using up completely—it's all in today post! See you there ... xo m 🐔🍗

It's Day 4 in our 40-Day Christmas Challenge!  Did you miss a day or two? No problem. It's easy to listen, download, and catch up at my NEW! Podcast page.

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Ask Me Anything: Bed Sheets, Vanilla Extract, Washing Soda, Lestoil, and More! https://www.everydaycheapskate.com/dear-mary/questions-on-bed-sheets-washing-soda-and-more/ https://www.everydaycheapskate.com/dear-mary/questions-on-bed-sheets-washing-soda-and-more/#comments Sun, 17 Nov 2019 13:53:39 +0000 https://www.everydaycheapskate.com/?p=50325 Ask Me Anything: Bed Sheets, Vanilla Extract, Washing Soda, Lestoil, and More!

I just pulled a load of questions from my mailbag, which is really my email inbox, and while I don’t always know the answers right off the top of my head, today was my lucky day! And hopefully yours, too. So let’s get right to them.

 

Contents
1. Throw rug break-down
2. Washing soda?
3. Gross, grimy kitchen cabinets
4. Sheets with Deep Pockets
5. Where can I get Lestoil? 

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Want What You Have, Buy What You Need https://www.everydaycheapskate.com/marys-perspective/want-what-you-have-buy-what-you-need/ https://www.everydaycheapskate.com/marys-perspective/want-what-you-have-buy-what-you-need/#comments Sat, 16 Nov 2019 08:01:15 +0000 http://www.everydaycheapskate.com/?p=13483 Want What You Have, Buy What You Need

It's Day 2 in our 40-Day Christmas Challenge! Listen right here, or download all Episodes at my NEW! Podcast.

Do you find yourself disatisfied, looking for contentment but usually falling short? Gratitude is the secret to contentment—that wonderful serene place where we find satisfaction and joy in choosing to enjoy what we have, not what others have or make us believe we should have.

See you at the post! Love, xo m

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5 Easy Ways to Make Homemade Laundry Softener https://www.everydaycheapskate.com/laundry/5-easy-ways-to-make-safe-homemade-laundry-softener/ https://www.everydaycheapskate.com/laundry/5-easy-ways-to-make-safe-homemade-laundry-softener/#comments Fri, 15 Nov 2019 14:47:34 +0000 https://www.everydaycheapskate.com/?p=50224 5 Easy Ways to Make Homemade Laundry Softener

Laundry softeners are designed to reduce the amount of static in synthetic fibers and make clothes and linens come out feeling soft and smelling great. So why would anyone opt to go to the time and trouble of making homemade fabric softener when the commercial stuff works well? Consider these three reasons:

1. Allergies

While I’m blessed to have a very healthy family, all of us are sensitive, if not allergic, to fabric softeners, which is common.

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