Is frugalness making you sad? When struggling to stay positive, bring some frugal fun into your life.
Below are some ways...
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Vist your local library Meal plans are the rage these days. Get the family together for a library cookbook night and make up weekly meal plans where each family member gets their favorite meal atleast once each week.
Have a picnic Outside is not meant for walking only.
Cook basic meals Reduce your meat intake.
Eat cheap carbs (such as pasta, potatoes and rice) You can always find numerous recipes for these 3 staples, at your local library and on-line. You can never get bored!
Farmer's Market Of you live near a farmer's market or roadside stand, go for it! An obvious awesome opportunity during the right seasons.
Buy frozen or canned If fresh fruits and vegetables are too expensive, there is NOTHING wrong with buying frozen or canned. You can always find new and interesting recipes on the label.
Make bag lunches Think about how your health will shine as opposed to driving through the drive-thru and getting value meals!
If you ever do feel down while saving money, know there is always a person with less than you. Whatever your reason for saving money, remember it when you are struggling and smile!