If you're trying to stretch your paycheck a little further these days, you're not alone. With prices rising on everything from food to fuel oil, it seems like everyone is looking for new ways to save. Once you've covered the obvious cutbacks, like brewing coffee at home, packing your own lunch and saying goodbye to the premium cable package, it may seem like your only recourse is to search for a second job. But with a little creativity, you can find plenty of other ways to save money at home. It's true that some might require a bit of sacrifice, but the payoff can be huge, and you don't have to turn to extreme couponing to reap significant savings. Here are our five surprising tips for saving money at home.