In search of “Arizona’s Thriftiest Family,” AZ Central’s contest singled out this family as the cheapest of the cheap.  It’s not all washing laundry on off-peak hours or driving your cars into the ground, no it takes more dedication than that: “this Gilbert mother of three was known for digging plastic silverware and cups out of the trash after a party to reuse, rescuing bulk trash from her streets — and didn’t she once use the dog trimmers to cut her son’s hair?”

What’s nice is they accompany the article with a photo of the family, so if we see them out and about, we can point and say, “Hey, there’s the family that eats with stuff out of the garbage!”