Daily Challenge Wednesday May. 02, 2012
Basic Access is about awareness of access to some key elements such as healthy food, health care, and a safe and satisfying place to live.
Choose 1 household staple and make a note to buy the generic version the next time you shop.
- Mary K.Flourishing
I'm trying but I refuse to buy generic toilet paper or soap....I will think on this one because I usually go green for most household staples....
- Reese R.BranchingLevel 37
Hrm. I do already get generic versions on lots of things. I suppose I could get generic toothpaste, but I honestly don't like it as much. And if the regular stuff will make me brush my teeth more, I figure it's worth it, right?
Generic bar soap?
Generic batteries? (this could be a waste of money..)
Generic trash bags? (I see this being horrendous..)
Generic dish soap? (I hate to ...see more
- Elizabeth P.Flourishing
I buy store brands and generic whenever I can.
I also make my own laundry soap which costs me about $10 a year for three people. 1/3 bar of your favorite soap, I use Dial, 1/2 cup borax, 1/2 cup washing soda. Dissolve the soap in 4 cups hot water, let cool, add the borax and washing soda (I use a whisk to get it incorporated). Add 3 gallons of water, let sit 24 hours, whisk again and ...see more
- Kristina N.LeafingLevel 41
I buy a lot of generic products actually, and I've found that the Target house brands (Market Pantry and Archer Farms) are consistently as good if not better than their name brand counter parts.
Kelly N. replied May 2, 2012 at 16:48 UTC:
- Sally W.Flourishing
I buy generic for most items. Generic products rarely disappoint me and I can avoid coupons. Coupons have the danger of getting me hooked on a product which will become more expensive.
Michelle, THANK YOU for the pact. I hope you have enjoyed it as much as I have. And I hope we can pact again.
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