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I'm not a big water drinker. The only way I'd drink it was if it came flavored like Vitamin water. I learned that adding 1 oz of cranberry juice to 7 oz of water or adding a slice of citrus (lemon, lime, orange, grapefruit, etc) tastes just as good & saves money!
I like to dress for the body I have, not the body I had. So it's important to be able to buy new clothes as I change sizes. But that can also be really expensive.
Some Kindle books are free on amazon.com and other sites. In addition, they are putting many in public libraries where you check them out online and then return them. The best thing is that you don't have to own a Kindle - you can use your PC or smartphone to read them.
Writing and tweaking suggested meal plans and then writing my grocery list only for those items.
I had a stash of fitted sheets that no longer fit the newer mattresses. The pockets were too small.
I satisfy my shopping habit by applying for tons of free samples. I use sweetfreestuff.com because there arent any of those annoying "sign up for all these free offers to get your free sample!" sites. I get free samples in my mailbox (and most of them come with coupons). I get cool stuff everyday, and it makes me not want to go shopping!
One day while prepping store bought scallions for a meal I decided to save the rooted ends I had just cut off.
I hit the following websites weekly to stock up on electronic coupons for grocery shopping. For some, you can load them directly onto your savings card (paperless!), and others you can print out and take with you. The paperless ones automatically redeem at checkout.
Don't buy what you don't really need. Having less is very freeing. Over consumption and over production is ruining our bodies minds and environment. Less can be more. When you see what clothes you live on while on vacation (clothes for work aside) I always come home and donate a bunch of things. You see what you really can live on, update yes, but, one in one out. Help others by donating your clothes.