Category Archives: Clothing

Laura’s Cheap Trick #75

Shop when you are in a hurry. This works well not only in keeping your overall expenditures down but to force the decision.  My daughter can shop for days on end for a prom dress.  But when it is the … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #67

Look for the defective model. Outlets offer them, but often most stores will also offer the discount for a slightly defective product.  A small tear, the pattern that doesn’t match the typo on the label.  All sorts of small errors.  Keep an … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #43

Run It When It’s Full. Save both money and water by only running your dishwasher or washing machine when they are full. Take a moment to rinse off the dishes so the food does not get stuck on.  Spray a … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #39

Pass It On. The hand-me-down isn’t limited to clothing or family.  We have received hand-me-down computer games, movies, place settings, clothing, dog supplies in addition to the standard clothing.  If you have not desire to sell it and not sure … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #22

Shop at the Consignment sales/stores. I grew up the middle of three girls.  Meaning (here comes the middle child whine) I got all the older sister hand-me-downs and my younger sister AND older sister got new clothing…it’s so unfair! Our … Continue reading

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