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Why Bulk Buying is Smart

by Ashley

It’s smart to do bulk buying, especially if you want to save major bucks on items that you frequently use on a daily basis. Especially if you have a large family, it would be smart to buy necessities such as food, household products, and prescriptions in mast quantity at affordable pricing. Here’s what you need to know about the perks of this particular practice.

Compare. When planning on bulk buying items, look into what is the current value of the item when bought individually. If you do bulk buying, notice that merchandise sell it well below retail competitors. The more you buy, the less each unit will cost you. Compare prices using accessible digital tools such Calc Nexus or PPU Calculator and then decide which scenario gives you a better deal. The purpose of this tactic is to figure out if the product size provides a great value for money.

Awareness. Be aware of the quality of the items you purchase. Some merchandise require short shelf life so if you and your family do not typically use the products, it’s best not to buy items that spoil too easily and quickly. But on the contrast viewpoint of this, bulk buying is more cheaper. Keep in mind, once you buy a lot, you need to learn to love it. Experts recommend purchasing bath essentials, storage, and little things such as gum when it comes to bulk buying.

It’s Green. Not only it saves money but bulk buying, but this method allows people to use materials less frequently, and possibly reuse storage containers. And in terms of produce, most are organic, making this option more pleasing.

 


DIY Fashion Essentials Save Big

by Ashley

It’s hard to frequently splurge on materialistic items especially when you’re on a budget. Fortunately in this age and time, new approaches have been implemented to complement those who need to live in a affordable lifestyle – yet wish to also look fashionable and stylish. And with numerous comprehensive to-do guides available, many people have turned to ‘do-it-yourself’ (or DIY) projects; with that, hop onto the bandwagon and you can start a mini project to create looks to help alleviate your spending habits. Here are important must-haves to start your crafts.

White Canvas (or any neutral-colored shoe, for that matter). Keds, Toms, and practically every retail store carry a pair of clean white canvas shoes and any colored-shoe that you can beautifully craft yourself. And I’m sure sure you have seen a lot of tutorial guides online on how to design your own look and style without overspending on shoes with styles that are mediocre at best. Here is an excellent demonstration of how you can create your preferred style.

Steel. Who needs to throw in hundreds of bucks on jewelry? Spend no more (than over $50), if you buy the materials, follow guides, and make them. Hundreds of people have created their unique spin to rings that have been sold at retail stores. Thin, flexible metal pieces are available

Yarn. Learn how to knit or crochet in these easy steps. With that particular set skill, you can easily create your fall and winterDIY bracelet made from a heart and string clothing and accessories with a simple understanding and dedication to the practice of this longtime leisure activity. They save you money, and make great gifts during the holidays.

String. I remember seeing these at a store and wanting them but thought they were extremely overpriced so I went to google how to make these and bam Рthere were sites and sites to choose from. Create your own bracelet to your liking simply by purchasing  your choice of charms and colored-strings at craft stores, thrift shops, and flea markets. There are numerous step-by-step guides to show

Rope. Spring and summer are right around the corner and what better way to mirror the warmer and sunnier seasons than to rock colors and trends that infuse this. Nautical themes have been a rising trend and its no exception that accessories will remain popular.

There are many more accessories and clothing that you create. With time and dedication, you can achieve these hobbies…and save money while you’re at it.

Go on DIY! Happy crafting!


Delicious Meals for Less

by Ashley

When it comes to food, convenience plays a deciding factor in our decisions. However, with a few simple changes, we can make healthier and less expensive choices. Here are some tips.

Brown Bag It. If you have a budget, let’s say, spending less than $10 a day on meals at work or school, then you’d be saving hundreds of dollars per year. Bring lunch in a brown bag two-three times a week. It saves major bucks, and you can use that money elsewhere, like happy hours and weekend purchases or leisure activities.

What’s Cookin’. Plan your meals for the week based on what’s on sale at the grocery store is a solid strategy. Try making meals for the week centered on what was purchased.

Bottle Me Up. Bottled water isn’t just bad for the environment; it’s also a great way to pay a lot for something you can get for free. Purchase a filter system like a Brita, and spend money on reusable thermos or bottle containers.

Take It To-Go. Make your own coffee or tea in the morning, instead of stopping at a chain store. The five bucks you could of spent on drinks in the morning can go towards a necessity instead.

Food Shopping. You will spend less on food if you shop with a list, take advantage of sales, and purchase basic ingredients, rather than ready-made items. Save hundreds of dollars a year by shopping at lower-priced food stores. Convenience stores often charge the highest price. Shop at grocery stores, not convenient marts.


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