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Gift Wrapping, Cheapskate Style
Posted By Jeff Yeager On December 15, 2011 @ 3:47 pm In Money & Savings | Comments Disabled
Did you know that we spend about $2.9 billion every year on gift wrapping paper and supplies according to Hallmark? And of course most of it ends up being throw way after the holidays, which is one reason why between Thanksgiving and New Year’s we generate an extra one million tons of garbage every week.
Consider these creative gift wrapping alternatives to save some cash and tread a little lighter on the environment this holiday season:
Photo by Francine Clouden 
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Frugal followers of Jeff can vote for him as one of the top financial gurus of 2011.
Watch Jeff on the Today Show giving tips on how to live on less.
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 lighter on the environment : http://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-10-2010/savings_challenge_why_living_green_costs_less.html
 travel-related : http://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-11-2009/thrifty_holiday_road_trip.html
 worn our pair of pantyhose : http://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-09-2010/savings_challenge_worn_pantyhose_uses.html
 send the same card back and forth : http://www.aarp.org/videos.video-name=Ultimate-Cheapskate-Meet-Jeff-Yeager/
 Francine Clouden: http://www.flickr.com/photos/raggafran/
 http://www.gobankingrates.com/savings-account/jeff-yeager-ultimate-cheapskate-expert/: http://www.gobankingrates.com/savings-account/jeff-yeager-ultimate-cheapskate-expert/
 http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/45667041#45667041: http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/45667041#45667041
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