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Frugal books and cookbooks

Every aspiring frugalite needs a library of resources to consult. While some folks prefer one method of cooking, grocery shopping, and even lifestyle (because being a frugal grocery shopper is only one facet of the frugal life!), every one of those people has a book or two that helped them have their own personal "aha!" moment. Below are some "good ol' standbys", with a few new favorites mixed in.

1.The Complete Tightwad Gazette by Amy Dacycyzn

2. Frugal Living for Dummies by Deborah Taylor-Hough

3. Miserly Moms: Living Well on Less in a Tough Economy  by Jonni McCoy

4. Beating the High Cost of Eating: The Essential Guide to Supermarket Survival by Barbara Salasbury

5. Better Groceries for Less Cash by Randall Putala

6. Shop Smart, Save More by Teri Gault

7. Shop, Save, Share by Ellie Kay

8. Greatest Secrets of the Coupon Mom by Stephanie Nelson

9. More with Less Cookbook by Doris Janzen-Longacre

10. Betty Crocker's Big Red Cookbook

11. The Joy of Cooking cookbook

12. The Tight Budget Cookbook by Heidi Smallheiser

13. Better Homes and Garden cookbook

14. Dining on a Dime Cookbook by Tawra Jean Kellam

15. The King Arthur Flour Baking Cookbook