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Free Entrance Days in the National Parks 1 Sherman A1 Thursday Thursday 1 64
Please help identify a (boring) mystery item! 14 IrishAyes Saturday Wednesday 0 218
One more - What's the best frugal green way to rot out a tree stump? 7 IrishAyes Saturday Monday 0 255
How to survive when your car stalls... 7 Eleanors38 Apr 2014 Saturday 8 533
Found a big downfall to tankless hot water 10 laundry_queen Jan 2014 Sep 12 4 1182
Simple Living in History 3 4dsc Sep 7 Sep 8 7 175
Homemade Beauty Products 5 cali Jun 2014 Sep 7 0 292
Just passing on a little way to save when it comes to cooking. 8 Skidmore Jul 27 Sep 2 6 372
For me, a rare brain flash regarding a McGyver solution 32 IrishAyes Aug 13 Aug 27 0 631
Frugal fishing ideas 4 Kaleva Jul 10 Aug 15 1 301
Sorry I'm late offering the links to my favorite tiny home/deployable permanent/temporary 36 IrishAyes Aug 3 Aug 11 6 959
Question about air conditioning. 11 Stuart G Jul 20 Aug 10 0 362
Off the grid livig in a micro-home (trailer) 13 Kaleva Jun 2014 Aug 3 1 631
Just in case anyone is considering Mexico as a place to live/retire. 19 Starboard Tack Apr 2014 Jul 27 9 827
Two Minor Victories in Frugal Living 0 IrishAyes Jul 26 Jul 26 1 242
cool FB page 5 mzteris Jun 2014 Jul 13 2 336
Just how often does one need a full shower or bath ? 28 De Leonist May 2014 Jun 30 0 1034
Guy makes plastic rope from a plastic bottle. 3 Skidmore Jun 2014 Jun 29 2 359
Inexpensive porcelain fermenting pots 1 Kaleva Jun 27 Jun 27 1 225
Did I just dodge an expensive bullet? 13 IrishAyes Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 620
Support "Hempitecture" for $1 on their Kickstarter campaign... Hemp building 2 Flaxbee May 2014 Jun 2014 2 287
The ex has pretty much killed my efforts at frugal living. 6 Kaleva Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 476
A compact kitchen that takes up 2'x2' area when not in use. 4 Kaleva Jun 2014 Jun 2014 5 364
Anybody have experience buying into a solar farm for home electricity? 4 canoeist52 May 2014 Jun 2014 0 225
Cheap Easy Attic Fan and one other unrelated idea 4 IrishAyes May 2014 May 2014 0 325
Minor comment on a couple small matters 2 IrishAyes May 2014 May 2014 2 302
This is also about gardening, but on a frugal level. 8 IrishAyes May 2014 May 2014 2 412
Interesting idea: mobile gardens in discarded shopping carts... 2 Flaxbee May 2014 May 2014 6 263
Walked into a Dollar Tree store today, took one look at the swimming pool noodles, 10 IrishAyes Apr 2014 May 2014 3 889
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 IDemo May 2014 May 2014 0 98
"Fredericton man builds $300 solar furnace, decreases heating bill" 8 applegrove Feb 2014 May 2014 8 968
Intricate recycled oil drum furniture is cut to look like lace 2 okaawhatever Apr 2014 Apr 2014 8 479
Something for those among us with arthritis and who can't afford a maid. 7 Skidmore Feb 2014 Apr 2014 16 646
Make your own fake marble 0 IrishAyes Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 240
Huston-Tillotson Prof Makes a Dumpster His Home 3 TexasTowelie Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 312
A site with good DIY info about fixing appliances 4 Kaleva Mar 2014 Mar 2014 4 353
The Pinterest Playhouse 2 Kaleva Mar 2014 Mar 2014 3 348
Idea for the pet owners allowing you to recycle old jeans. 3 Skidmore Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 397
X-Post: The first seed has sprouted in my starter pots, yaaayyy!!!! Baby cuke's are so - cute. 3 IrishAyes Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 938
I was just sitting here, 21 Curmudgeoness Feb 2014 Mar 2014 8 860
Just want to share. 21 laundry_queen Nov 2013 Mar 2014 10 1329
I saw sole proprietor biz in action in Austin... 3 Eleanors38 Feb 2014 Mar 2014 1 460
What to do with coffee beans when you don't have a grinder? 8 IrishAyes Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 517
Ashley Stanley started Lovin' Spoonfuls to match surplus food with hungry people (CS Monitor) 2 pinto Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 214
Frugal and Energy Efficient Dying 7 Starboard Tack Feb 2014 Feb 2014 6 519
Got a tip about restoring corroded brass. 2 IrishAyes Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 607
I've been browsing apartmenttherapy.com as an antidote to the political wars. 2 IrishAyes Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 471
We're almost frozen solid here. City water main's frozen in the ground on many streets. 7 IrishAyes Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 446
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 0 839
Anyone with knowledge of Victorian-era (and earlier) floor finishing techniques? 3 IrishAyes Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 320
182 square foot Seattle Condo. 1 lumberjack_jeff Jan 2014 Feb 2014 8 411
Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening 21 Flaxbee Feb 2013 Jan 2014 15 6204
Found another excellent savings website: Budget101.com 19 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 7 920
An MPG tip for your car: Use defrost sparingly. 10 Eleanors38 Jan 2014 Jan 2014 5 998
Seven Sustainable Technologies | John Michael Greer 1 Tace Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 282
Unventing a vented gas water heater. 4 Kaleva Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 488
WARNING! 4 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 563
X-Post from DIY (UPDATE 1/8 WARNING BELOW) 2 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 346
Edit: Some groups here at DU with lots of info for us frugal types 3 Kaleva Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 477
Hot water from wood heat ideas 5 ConcernedCanuk Oct 2013 Dec 2013 2 882
"Your Dream Home - How to Build It For Less Than $3,500" (1950) 22 Flaxbee Sep 2012 Dec 2013 1 3391
The Green Friday Manifesto 5 FarCenter Nov 2013 Dec 2013 3 436
Costs to run an electric space heater 32 Kaleva Nov 2013 Dec 2013 2 1809
Closer (x-posted from Lounge) 3 IrishAyes Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 373
Free DIY mousetrap that works! i know cuz we caught our mouse with it this morning! 12 NMDemDist2 Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 704
Green Tips how to Reduce Home Waste and Recycle More 13 ahtohg Oct 2013 Dec 2013 7 1635
Home made peanut butter. 8 safeinOhio Oct 2013 Dec 2013 2 670
Homemade Laundry Soap 27 Squinch Sep 2013 Dec 2013 2 1785
Cheap Dog Toys 6 IrishAyes Dec 2013 Dec 2013 5 637
Cost of a 1 pack a day habit, by state, at 100% of FPL 4 lumberjack_jeff Dec 2013 Dec 2013 1 634
Electrolytic rust removal 11 lumberjack_jeff Dec 2013 Dec 2013 11 1060
"Heat Your Room with 1 Candle plus Flowerpots, Nuts and Washers" (Permaculture Magazine) 14 eShirl Nov 2013 Dec 2013 7 1931
Probably shouldn't admit this; 2 IrishAyes Nov 2013 Dec 2013 4 488
Living 'down under' in Cappadocia, Turkey (youtube) 4 Lodestar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 417
Tumbleweed Tiny House 8 Kaleva Nov 2013 Nov 2013 2 706
goodwill outlets: Very inexpensive source for various items 10 cally Mar 2012 Nov 2013 9 1747
Keep a bag of flour in your fridge ( I got this via email).... 25 Little Star Sep 2013 Nov 2013 2 2251
Learned an interesting and handy new term the other day, kind of the opposite of unobtainium.. 14 Fumesucker Jan 2012 Nov 2013 6 2758
Has anyone ever surfed over to thriftyfun.com? 4 IrishAyes Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 764
LED lighting 15 sendero Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 1304
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