Practical Rules That You Probably Had To Follow Growing Up If Your Family Was Frugal

That’s A Pretty Good Way To Live

“Nothing wasted! Mum had a dish called mixed-up stew which was basically a little mince beef, mashed potatoes, and any leftovers from the fridge. Good menu planning—she never called it that but one meal led to the next with last’s night leftovers included.

“Failing that, she always had a soup on the go using bones from chicken, dried barley, and, yet again, leftovers. The thing is: they were all delicious, but that could be me just remembering her fondly.” —Reddit / Barneyjoe