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Frugal Grandma’s violets tip

From my Frugal Grandma: These African violets are more than five years old and the reason why they are thriving (they are past their best in this picture and heading towards their yearly rest) is because they have never had anything … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty4 January 13, 2009

Personal Finance

Frugal Blog Carnival Roundup

My Frugal Grandma has been cleaning up recently! Her top frugal recipe is featured in the 42nd Money Hacks Carnival at the Financial Wellness Project. And her old school tips popped up in the 41st Money Hacks Carnival, at Ask … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty1 December 11, 2008

Thrifty Food

Frugal Grandma’s pie and pudding secrets

I asked my Frugal Grandma if she would provide holiday cover while I am away on my Thrifty Roadtrip this week. Frugal Grandma can do anything… When you make fruit pies put the bottom layer of pastry in the tin, … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty1 November 14, 2008

Thrifty Home

Taking cuttings from carnations and chrysanthemums

I asked my Frugal Grandma if she would provide holiday cover while I am away on my Thrifty Roadtrip this week. Frugal Grandma can do anything… When someone gives you a bunch of carnations or chrysanthemums, take off the little … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty1 November 13, 2008

Thrifty Food

Waste not, want not – old school tips

I asked my Frugal Grandma if she would provide holiday cover while I am away on my Thrifty Roadtrip this week. Frugal Grandma can do anything.. Biscuits gone a bit soft? Use them as a crumble topping over fruit, sprinkle … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty5 November 12, 2008

Thrifty Food

Hello Frugal Grandma!

I asked my Frugal Grandma if she would provide holiday cover while I am away on my Thrifty Roadtrip this week. Frugal Grandma can do anything.. Frugal Dinner This recipe is called Beef Collop; it was first made by my … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty3 November 11, 2008

Thrifty Fashion

Vintage shoe shopping: 1940s shoes update

In last week’s vintage shoe shopping guide, I argued that 1940s shoes weren’t worth bothering with. Here’s the evidence. It may have been different in other countries, but in Britain clothing was strictly rationed during the Second World War. By the time the war ended, there weren’t many … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty5 October 28, 2008

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Personal Finance

Introducing… The Thriftymobile

UPDATE: If you are visiting from MSN Smart Spending, welcome to Miss Thrifty! My passion for fashion knows no bounds, but neither does my craving for saving…  Bargains ahoy! I update my blog daily with all the latest frugal tips … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty36 September 1, 2008