I often struggle with finding a balance of being Frugal and paying retail because it’s just so much simpler. So I wanted to know your thoughts on What Does Frugal Mean?
I think we all all can agree that we often find ourselves going back and forth between 2 types of Frugal living. While they both are dear to my heart and both bring me joy life tends to get in the way and I loose my focus.
1. Frugal Living means making your own bread, avoiding the stores, cooking from scratch, reusing as much a possible, etc.
2. Frugal Living means shopping stores and stockpiling for free or as close to free as I can. Not to mention adding in the occasional Thrift Store or Garage Sale stop!
When trying to define Frugal in Wixipedia here’s what it comes up with: Frugality is the quality of being frugal, sparing, thrifty, prudent or economical in the use of consumable resources such as food, time or money, and avoiding waste, lavishness or extravagance.
Here’s how they also defined Frugal Living: Frugal living is mainly practiced by those who aim to cut expenses, have more money, and get the most they possibly can from their money.