What frugal tools should I buy first? Q&A › Category: Frugal Living › What frugal tools should I buy first? 0 Vote Up Vote Down Paula H. asked 8 years ago I want a Kitchen-Aid mixer so badly. But they’re expensive. What smaller gadgets or tools can I get that will make my life easier and aren’t expensive? 1 Answers 0 Vote Up Vote Down Sara Noel Staff answered 7 years ago Do you have a rubber spatula?