Its no secret that living in the North is costly, to say the least. Prices for food and rent make national headlines as Canadians are shocked at the cost we Northerners pay on a daily basis. As Northerners we learn at times to improvise, we learn at times to go without, and we learn to think twice. Frugal living is something many Northerners are doing, whether they know it or not.
FRUGAL: an adjective describing careful use of money or supplies.