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In this season of life, I don’t think I go overboard. I don’t chase every deal I find. Mainly because there was a time I did go *slightly* overboard.
I used to be a little crazy when it comes to my couponing ninja skills.
My former coupon binder in all its glory:
Breakfast stockpile would frequently look like this:
Shopping trips like this was the norm:
*Please note that during all of this I was pregnant with my daughter. I may have possibly been nesting. Or crazy.*
8 Strange Ways To Save Money
*I am not trying to offend anyone who may use some of these methods. If you do, that’s great for you. But it’s just not for me.*
- Reusable toilet paper. NO NO NO. It’s just not going to happen.
- Stealing extra condiments/napkins/ect. from restaurants. I’m all for saving what they give you in the bag at the drive through but it’s not morally worth it to me to take extra ketchup packets to fill up my containers at home.
- Refusing to use indoor plumbing. Yes, there are people who CHOOSE to use bedpans. And use their “collection” to fertilize their yards. Nope. I’m not that desperate.
- Dumpster diving for food.
- Digging through neighbors trash for cans. Just make friends with them and ask them to save them for you. It’s a lot cleaner.
- Eating roadkill.
- Using newspaper, magazines, ect. for toilet paper. Can you imagine the paper cuts?
- Filtering urine for water. I’m sure it’s a handy skill to have in a survivalist situation. But in every day life? It’s just not happening in my house.
What are the strangest ways you’ve heard to save money?