- stick to their grocery lists and cut back on browsing
- opt for private label food
- maintain their current vehicles rather than buying new
For example, I haven't traded in my vacation for an LCD television. And yes, I'll take ground beef before steak and chicken before beef, but that's just because I like them better. As my husband never fails to remind me, it's easy for me to be frugal when I have tastes like a peasant.