Blog: Frugal And Tightwad Tanya

My blog is about how I live a frugally and tightwad life here in Minn. My finds that are frugal. My style of tightwaddery and thrift. It's about my frugal and tightwad family.

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Cheap Sources For Beauty
Sunday, March 08, 2009

I used to think that WalMart was a cheap inexpensive source for my lipstick by Love My Lips. Not anymore is it under a $1. It is now just over a $1. I have never been extremely cheap, but when you ad a little over a dollar to your final bill at the checkout. It adds up. When you are on a tight budget, because I can't get cable signal without digital now, or the box which I could not afford. My family insisted on keeping TV, as we don't utilize the library for viewing movies for free, but drunken people show up for the movies too. You know the ones that smell and reek of beer. I for one don't want my youngest exposed to that sort of situation that I don't want to explain to her. Those same smelly people are also loud. The libriarian says it is public place. Yea the woman is probably a slush too. Well as we don't utilize the library anymore that is good. We get a high bill for the cable TV which cuts into my income for our family. We went with my income as our family income, as my hubby is totally disabled now, and I get more money per month cause I have been on disability longer, so makeup in the budget is expensive, and our family has all girl children. My poor hubby is the only male now. We had a foster son, but he had too many problems that we tried to fix, but could not. The agency thought the boy would be better as an only child, so he went to another family. But back to makeup. It is a necessity in our house. My girls all want it to attract boys, as some of the girls in our home are in high school. The younger ones are only allowed clear lip gloss for now. A cheap source for makeup and beauty I found is the dollar store aka Dollar Tree, and The Family Dollar store in our area. Other source On-line there is a lot of cheap, and chic sources for all ages. E.L.F. is one at I even found Avon to be a cheap source. Mary Kay is not cheap, but if you can afford it... It is an adventure to find cheap sources for beauty that doesn't only include makeup, but skin care too. This economy is so tough on small business people. I prefer to give business to them instead of places like JCPenny's, Macy's, and Bloomingdale's. I find dollar makeup is just as good. Even skin care too. They both work just as good as Estee Lauder, Clinique, and Merle Norman. Try the dollar store or Avon for cheap sources. My family does and we love it, so you will love it too. I can almost guarentee it. Minus those who are allergic to non name brand makeup and skin care. Well happy hunting for cheap sources. I have been so busy this year.

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I live in Minnesota, and I am a published author of poetry On-line. I have a hubby, and several children. I shop with coupons, and I willingly take several classes On-line thru AZU. I have several degrees, and diplomas. I am a crafting person, and I live for Octoberfest not for the beer, but the food is great too. I am mix mutt of heritages. I love to shop at thrift stores, and garage sales/yard sales. I live a green lifestyle or try too.

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