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How to Peel an Entire Bag of Potatoes In A Few Seconds 8 Sherman A1 Oct 16 Sunday 2 206
Just in case anyone is considering Mexico as a place to live/retire. 20 Starboard Tack Apr 2014 Saturday 9 937
Which McGyver out there can tell me the cheapest best way to make a riding lawn mower? 3 IrishAyes Sep 30 Oct 13 0 267
Very strange feelings. 18 Curmudgeoness Sep 26 Oct 9 1 432
One more - What's the best frugal green way to rot out a tree stump? 8 IrishAyes Sep 13 Oct 7 0 435
Moving to a TINY HOUSE (condo). How does one go about DOWNSIZING???? 20 NYC_SKP Sep 21 Sep 30 2 512
Please help identify a (boring) mystery item! 18 IrishAyes Sep 13 Sep 24 0 405
Free Entrance Days in the National Parks 1 Sherman A1 Sep 18 Sep 18 1 123
How to survive when your car stalls... 7 Eleanors38 Apr 2014 Sep 13 8 609
Found a big downfall to tankless hot water 10 laundry_queen Jan 2014 Sep 12 4 1342
Simple Living in History 3 4dsc Sep 7 Sep 8 7 245
Homemade Beauty Products 5 cali Jun 2014 Sep 7 0 331
Just passing on a little way to save when it comes to cooking. 8 Skidmore Jul 27 Sep 2 6 438
For me, a rare brain flash regarding a McGyver solution 32 IrishAyes Aug 13 Aug 27 0 752
Frugal fishing ideas 4 Kaleva Jul 2014 Aug 15 1 357
Sorry I'm late offering the links to my favorite tiny home/deployable permanent/temporary 36 IrishAyes Aug 3 Aug 11 6 1109
Question about air conditioning. 11 Stuart G Jul 2014 Aug 10 0 385
Off the grid livig in a micro-home (trailer) 13 Kaleva Jun 2014 Aug 3 1 744
Two Minor Victories in Frugal Living 0 IrishAyes Jul 2014 Jul 2014 1 280
cool FB page 5 mzteris Jun 2014 Jul 2014 2 389
Just how often does one need a full shower or bath ? 28 De Leonist May 2014 Jun 2014 0 1148
Guy makes plastic rope from a plastic bottle. 3 Skidmore Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 415
Inexpensive porcelain fermenting pots 1 Kaleva Jun 2014 Jun 2014 1 268
Did I just dodge an expensive bullet? 13 IrishAyes Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 697
Support "Hempitecture" for $1 on their Kickstarter campaign... Hemp building 2 Flaxbee May 2014 Jun 2014 2 324
The ex has pretty much killed my efforts at frugal living. 6 Kaleva Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 510
A compact kitchen that takes up 2'x2' area when not in use. 4 Kaleva Jun 2014 Jun 2014 5 404
Anybody have experience buying into a solar farm for home electricity? 4 canoeist52 May 2014 Jun 2014 0 256
Cheap Easy Attic Fan and one other unrelated idea 4 IrishAyes May 2014 May 2014 0 375
Minor comment on a couple small matters 2 IrishAyes May 2014 May 2014 2 313
This is also about gardening, but on a frugal level. 8 IrishAyes May 2014 May 2014 2 457
Interesting idea: mobile gardens in discarded shopping carts... 2 Flaxbee May 2014 May 2014 6 300
Walked into a Dollar Tree store today, took one look at the swimming pool noodles, 10 IrishAyes Apr 2014 May 2014 3 1110
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 IDemo May 2014 May 2014 0 122
"Fredericton man builds $300 solar furnace, decreases heating bill" 8 applegrove Feb 2014 May 2014 8 1045
Intricate recycled oil drum furniture is cut to look like lace 2 okaawhatever Apr 2014 Apr 2014 8 566
Something for those among us with arthritis and who can't afford a maid. 7 Skidmore Feb 2014 Apr 2014 16 699
Make your own fake marble 0 IrishAyes Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 267
Huston-Tillotson Prof Makes a Dumpster His Home 3 TexasTowelie Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 344
A site with good DIY info about fixing appliances 4 Kaleva Mar 2014 Mar 2014 4 389
The Pinterest Playhouse 2 Kaleva Mar 2014 Mar 2014 3 380
Idea for the pet owners allowing you to recycle old jeans. 3 Skidmore Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 461
X-Post: The first seed has sprouted in my starter pots, yaaayyy!!!! Baby cuke's are so - cute. 3 IrishAyes Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 1328
I was just sitting here, 21 Curmudgeoness Feb 2014 Mar 2014 9 909
Just want to share. 21 laundry_queen Nov 2013 Mar 2014 10 1385
I saw sole proprietor biz in action in Austin... 3 Eleanors38 Feb 2014 Mar 2014 1 492
What to do with coffee beans when you don't have a grinder? 8 IrishAyes Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 551
Ashley Stanley started Lovin' Spoonfuls to match surplus food with hungry people (CS Monitor) 2 pinto Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 243
Frugal and Energy Efficient Dying 7 Starboard Tack Feb 2014 Feb 2014 6 557
Got a tip about restoring corroded brass. 2 IrishAyes Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 695
I've been browsing apartmenttherapy.com as an antidote to the political wars. 2 IrishAyes Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 526
We're almost frozen solid here. City water main's frozen in the ground on many streets. 7 IrishAyes Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 494
I really like the idea of a small, simple home (not tiny) but I really want one with two bathrooms 22 Flaxbee Jan 2014 Feb 2014 0 892
Anyone with knowledge of Victorian-era (and earlier) floor finishing techniques? 3 IrishAyes Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 345
182 square foot Seattle Condo. 1 lumberjack_jeff Jan 2014 Feb 2014 8 449
Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening 21 Flaxbee Feb 2013 Jan 2014 15 6354
Found another excellent savings website: Budget101.com 19 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 7 1010
An MPG tip for your car: Use defrost sparingly. 10 Eleanors38 Jan 2014 Jan 2014 5 1098
Seven Sustainable Technologies | John Michael Greer 1 Tace Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 312
Unventing a vented gas water heater. 4 Kaleva Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 525
WARNING! 4 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 594
X-Post from DIY (UPDATE 1/8 WARNING BELOW) 2 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 361
Edit: Some groups here at DU with lots of info for us frugal types 3 Kaleva Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 501
Hot water from wood heat ideas 5 ConcernedCanuk Oct 2013 Dec 2013 2 955
"Your Dream Home - How to Build It For Less Than $3,500" (1950) 22 Flaxbee Sep 2012 Dec 2013 1 3512
The Green Friday Manifesto 5 FarCenter Nov 2013 Dec 2013 3 470
Costs to run an electric space heater 32 Kaleva Nov 2013 Dec 2013 2 1927
Closer (x-posted from Lounge) 3 IrishAyes Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 390
Free DIY mousetrap that works! i know cuz we caught our mouse with it this morning! 12 NMDemDist2 Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 735
Green Tips how to Reduce Home Waste and Recycle More 13 ahtohg Oct 2013 Dec 2013 7 1678
Home made peanut butter. 8 safeinOhio Oct 2013 Dec 2013 2 711
Homemade Laundry Soap 27 Squinch Sep 2013 Dec 2013 2 1826
Cheap Dog Toys 6 IrishAyes Dec 2013 Dec 2013 5 673
Cost of a 1 pack a day habit, by state, at 100% of FPL 4 lumberjack_jeff Dec 2013 Dec 2013 1 687
Electrolytic rust removal 11 lumberjack_jeff Dec 2013 Dec 2013 11 1168
"Heat Your Room with 1 Candle plus Flowerpots, Nuts and Washers" (Permaculture Magazine) 14 eShirl Nov 2013 Dec 2013 7 2068
Probably shouldn't admit this; 2 IrishAyes Nov 2013 Dec 2013 4 514
Living 'down under' in Cappadocia, Turkey (youtube) 4 Lodestar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 448
Tumbleweed Tiny House 8 Kaleva Nov 2013 Nov 2013 2 748
goodwill outlets: Very inexpensive source for various items 10 cally Mar 2012 Nov 2013 9 1807
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