14 tips on saving from a frugal mom
6. Buy inexpensive toys
Just by looking at the McFarlane house's toy room, one would assume they spend a bundle on toys. But the most expensive toy in there cost only $20. McFarlane purchases most of her children's toys off Craigslist or Freecycle, a nonprofit grassroots website where people give their old belongings for free to keep reusable items out of landfills.