I have a tendency to be frugal.
If I see a penny I will stop to pick it up.
I will be the only one at the table to order a water. Duh, its free.
When we have fast food I will grab as many napkins as I can without drawing attention to myself so I can stockpile at home.
I’m constantly switching up plans with insurance and cable companies to get the most for my money.
If someone at church offers me leftovers from the potluck I will never turn them down. I will always say, “Hey kids, look what you’re having for dinner for the next week!”
I will get every last drop out of every sauce can, shampoo bottle, and toothpaste tube.
I don’t know why, but my frugal ways have not had the influence I’d hoped on the rest of my family.
For instance, while I will eek out as much as I can out of the old tube of toothpaste for, like, another two to three weeks, my entire family moves on to the next, new toothpaste tube. Read the rest of this entry »