What to buy at the dollar store

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I used to work in a dollar store.  It was my first retail job ever.  I wasn’t very good at customer service then:Customer: “This is terrible, blah blah blah blah…” Me: “Well… you’re welcome to leave.” Customer: “You can’t talk to me like that.  You think that because your father owns this store you can talk to me like that?  Blah blah...

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Posted in: Minimalism and Frugality

Easy moving tips – Boxes!

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The big day is TODAY and I am very excited.  I can’t wait to get settled into the new place. I wrote earlier this month about strategies for packing.  Today I want to talk about one of the pre-requisites of packing – boxes. Boxes can be expensive.  I am not sure why this is, but it is so.  Boxes from U-Haul for example, range from $85 for an “apartment kit” to several hundred...

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Posted in: Life Hacks, Minimalism and Frugality

Recipe ideas: Fried rice

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Having the most frugal grocery budget in the world isn’t going to help you and if you can’t put together at least a few healthy, tasty, and cheap eats! Every month, The Outlier Model features a cheap recipe idea, along with the cost breakdown. Fried rice is a great quick and easy meal which can use up a lot of leftover veggies and meat!  Try adding unusual ingredients like asparagus or pineapple...

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Posted in: Food and Grocery, Recipes

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