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A spoonful of olive oil helps the recession go down

By now you've probably heard of "the new frugality" that has come after the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Eat out less. Cut down on going to the movies. Go grocery shopping with a specific list. Those are just a few of the many ways people are saving money these days.Now our friends at WalletPop have come up with some offbeat ways to be frugal. Among them: Join a babysitting

By now you've probably heard of "the new frugality" that has come after the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Eat out less. Cut down on going to the movies. Go grocery shopping with a specific list. Those are just a few of the many ways people are saving money these days.

Now our friends at WalletPop have come up with some offbeat ways to be frugal. Among them: Join a babysitting co-op; and, swallow a spoonful of olive oil in the morning to feel fuller all day. 

Readers: Do you have any weird ways to be more frugal?