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It’s all about saving money
And cutting household expenses. Have you ever wondered how those on a single income get by or how some people just have it all figured out?
Their secret is investing in items that will help save them money. I’m talking kitchen appliances that save you both time and money.
Simple household items that you take for granted that can save you big bucks.
Over the last year we have researched items that will help save you time and money. Cutting your household expenses and putting more money back into your wallet.
21 Of The Best Frugal Household Items:
1. Instant Pot
I think hands down the Instant Pot is one of the best money saving and time saving kitchen items a home should have. Where else can you cook triple chocolate cheesecake, chicken breasts, ginger beef and so much more in minutes?
2. Slow Cooker
Set it and forget it. The timeless household meal maker, the reason behind dump and go dinner recipes. A slow cooker is a household must.
3. Coffee Maker
Why spend $5 everyday at the coffee shop drive thru when you can make amazing coffee at home with this coffee maker.
4. Travel Coffee Mug
Don’t leave home without your favorite travel coffee mug. Save money everyday by bringing your coffee from home.
5. Bread Maker
This is a new investment in our home, but a definite money saver. When gluten free bread and some artisan breads are running $5.99 a loaf a multitasking bread maker is a household must.
6. Travel Oven Lunch Box
Do you work away from home? Travel for work or work on a construction site? Do you prefer warm lunches? This travel oven lunch box is amazing!! I bought one for my husband and we all love it. He gets great piping hot meals for lunch and I get to save on meals by using up leftovers.
7. Kitchenaid Mixer
Cookies, bread, pasta and so much more. You name it and you can probably make it with your Kitchenaid Mixer. We have even invested in the pasta maker attachments for ours.
8. Hanging Clothes Dryer
Save money by hanging your clothes to dry. Invest in a indoor clothes dryer.
9. Dryer Balls
Skip the chemicals and decrease the drying time. Dryer balls speed up the drying time of your clothes and decrease the use of costly dryer sheets.
10. Reusable Soap Dispensers
Are you a bulk buy household? Do you purchase larger bottles of soap? Invest in soap dispensers to save money.
11. Cloth Napkins
Say goodbye to paper products and start using cloth napkins.
12. Tea Towels
No more paper towels. Use tea towels or cloth kitchen towels to clean up messes and cut down on costs.
13. Thermostat Lock Box
Heating and cooling temperatures in a household are an age old debate. Keep the temperature balanced by installing a thermostat lock box. No more surprising costly utility bills.
14. Reusable Dusters
Investing in reusable dusters and floor cloths is a big money saver. At over $10 a box of single use think about all the money you will save.
15. Essential Oils
Essential oils, add them to household cleaners. Use them to deodorize your home. Skip the chemicals and invest in your health and save money.
16. Moisture Barrier
Checking your home for moisture leaks is important. A small leak can cause lots of costly damage. Invest in moisture barriers and window seals.
Is the sealant going around your bath tub or shower? What about around your sundeck or doors? Water, air and moisture leaks can be costly. Invest in a simple caulking and seal all needed areas.
18. Cast Iron Frying Pan
If you treat it right it will last for ever. Cast iron frying pans can be used on the stove, in the oven, over the campfire and more. You can bake, fry, saute and make a whole meal in one place.
19. DIY Cleaning Supplies
A simple vinegar and water solution can clean your whole home. Skip the costly cleaning solutions and invest in DIY cleaning solutions.
Keeping track of your daily activities, budgeting, meal preparation and more can save you both money and time. Invest in a calendar that works for both you and your family.
21. Meal Plan
Are you tired of the “what’s for dinner” question? Struggle no more with the grocery shopping budget and the meal plan. Invest in a meal plan that works for you.
Stop wondering how to save money
Frugal people know that stocking the house with items that will save them time and money is important.
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Twenty one simple frugal items that will save you time and money.
You can still do it all and have a great home cooked meal and a great smelling home. Borrow the money saving secrets of thrifty people and start saving money on your household expenses.
Updated April 6, 2020