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'America's cheapest family' shares family budget tips

The Economides family -- aka America's cheapest family -- visited TODAY to share more of their money-saving tips.(And yes, that is their real name, in case you were wondering.)They say they spend only $350 a month on groceries, including food, toiletries and cleaning supplies. Among their tips: Use a crockpot, do your own yardwork, buy a large used freezer so you can buy and freeze food on sale. T

The Economides family -- aka America's cheapest family -- visited TODAY to share more of their money-saving tips.

(And yes, that is their real name, in case you were wondering.)

They say they spend only $350 a month on groceries, including food, toiletries and cleaning supplies. Among their tips: Use a crockpot, do your own yardwork, buy a large used freezer so you can buy and freeze food on sale. Their biggest tip: Make a family budget, and stick to it.

"Life is not about how good you look on the outside, it is about how healthy you are on the inside," Annette Economides advises.

Meredith Vieira was impressed: "That was a good one," she says.

How do you save money in your family budget?