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One month of low water use. 9 oldandhappy Jul 2015 Yesterday 2 662
I have two aluminum balls. They save me money. 5 jtuck004 Jan 25 Jan 25 2 348
Bought a 6 quart crock pot stoneware and glass lid for $1.50... 4 Kaleva Jan 17 Jan 21 2 262
No soap showering ? 12 jakeXT Aug 2015 Jan 5 0 737
One more - What's the best frugal green way to rot out a tree stump? 17 IrishAyes Sep 2014 Jan 5 0 2258
Saving money on food storage(specialized refrigeration?). 1 PyaarRevolution Jan 1 Jan 4 0 215
Thoughts on the newer insulated tabletop water boiler/dispensers versus electric kettles->energy $$ 3 hlthe2b Dec 20 Dec 20 0 285
Shop Your Way Rewards/KMART/Sears 12 CountAllVotes Nov 2015 Dec 20 3 641
Straw or water vacuum sealer 1 Kaleva Dec 5 Dec 5 5 295
DIY Electric clothes dryer energy recovery for those colder months 5 Fumesucker Sep 2015 Nov 24 5 773
"Fredericton man builds $300 solar furnace, decreases heating bill" 14 applegrove Feb 2014 Nov 2015 11 2593
MIT Grad's App Connects Food Suppliers With Non Profits 1 votesparks Jul 2015 Nov 2015 2 384
Flying Is Murder - How Many Will You Kill? 0 Yallow Nov 2015 Nov 2015 1 298
Pressure sprayers (gardening) used as shower 6 w0nderer Oct 2015 Oct 2015 3 683
Just supporting another group that might be of interest to F and EE 0 w0nderer Oct 2015 Oct 2015 1 326
Cheap and easy, just like me. 3 safeinOhio Oct 2015 Oct 2015 5 468
Maybe a little off-topic, but, anyone interested in adopting a sweet, young, male black cat? 1 Flaxbee Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 485
Farming Question--Peaches 1 Demeter Aug 2015 Aug 2015 0 381
I figure if anyone knows about these Obama phones I keep hearing about it would be someone here. 6 haikugal Aug 2015 Aug 2015 1 670
For me, a rare brain flash regarding a McGyver solution 35 IrishAyes Aug 2014 Aug 2015 0 2570
"Yes" Spring 2015 has an excellent article by Wendell Berry called "Revolution Starts Small and 7 jwirr Mar 2015 Aug 2015 1 927
Gleaning 6 jeffrey_pdx Nov 2014 Aug 2015 9 1119
Which McGyver out there can tell me the cheapest best way to make a riding lawn mower? 29 IrishAyes Sep 2014 Aug 2015 1 3153
Someone's idea for a lifetime washing machine... 10 hunter Jun 2015 Jul 2015 5 916
Collecting rain water at home 24 SHRED Apr 2015 Jul 2015 12 1510
Looking for McGyver (Cross Post) 8 IrishAyes Jun 2015 Jun 2015 0 735
The frugal way to do TV... 34 Fumesucker Jan 2012 Jun 2015 18 14713
A couple new tricks up my sleeve 12 IrishAyes Nov 2014 May 2015 2 1978
When you have a slow leak under the sink 5 IrishAyes Jan 2015 May 2015 3 1039
I learned a frugal trick this cold and wet winter, double spinning my clothes before drying 3 Fumesucker Mar 2015 Apr 2015 8 1086
Cost per 1M BTU's of various heating fuels 15 lumberjack_jeff Feb 2015 Mar 2015 0 1568
Anyone have a heat pump water heater? 4 Zorro Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 738
Heating question 7 Orrex Dec 2014 Feb 2015 0 1004
Saw a beautiful magnetic-cover scene of Refrigerator Art for only $110 recently. 4 IrishAyes Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 934
How To: Self-Watering Seed Starter Pots 4 Sherman A1 Jan 2015 Jan 2015 15 1228
Make your own wipes 1 Sedona Oct 2014 Oct 2014 3 1046
How to Peel an Entire Bag of Potatoes In A Few Seconds 8 Sherman A1 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 1340
Just in case anyone is considering Mexico as a place to live/retire. 20 Starboard Tack Apr 2014 Oct 2014 9 2430
Very strange feelings. 18 Curmudgeoness Sep 2014 Oct 2014 2 1868
Moving to a TINY HOUSE (condo). How does one go about DOWNSIZING???? 20 NYC_SKP Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 1946
Please help identify a (boring) mystery item! 18 IrishAyes Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 1745
Free Entrance Days in the National Parks 1 Sherman A1 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 677
How to survive when your car stalls... 7 Eleanors38 Apr 2014 Sep 2014 8 1429
Found a big downfall to tankless hot water 10 laundry_queen Jan 2014 Sep 2014 4 2774
Simple Living in History 3 4dsc Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 1034
Homemade Beauty Products 5 cali Jun 2014 Sep 2014 0 1094
Just passing on a little way to save when it comes to cooking. 8 Skidmore Jul 2014 Sep 2014 6 1280
Frugal fishing ideas 4 Kaleva Jul 2014 Aug 2014 1 1335
Sorry I'm late offering the links to my favorite tiny home/deployable permanent/temporary 36 IrishAyes Aug 2014 Aug 2014 6 2920
Question about air conditioning. 11 Stuart G Jul 2014 Aug 2014 0 1263
Off the grid livig in a micro-home (trailer) 13 Kaleva Jun 2014 Aug 2014 1 1816
Two Minor Victories in Frugal Living 0 IrishAyes Jul 2014 Jul 2014 1 779
cool FB page 5 mzteris Jun 2014 Jul 2014 2 1119
Just how often does one need a full shower or bath ? 28 De Leonist May 2014 Jun 2014 0 2527
Guy makes plastic rope from a plastic bottle. 3 Skidmore Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 1140
Inexpensive porcelain fermenting pots 1 Kaleva Jun 2014 Jun 2014 1 975
Did I just dodge an expensive bullet? 13 IrishAyes Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 1866
Support "Hempitecture" for $1 on their Kickstarter campaign... Hemp building 2 Flaxbee May 2014 Jun 2014 2 987
The ex has pretty much killed my efforts at frugal living. 6 Kaleva Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 1261
A compact kitchen that takes up 2'x2' area when not in use. 4 Kaleva Jun 2014 Jun 2014 5 1154
Anybody have experience buying into a solar farm for home electricity? 4 canoeist52 May 2014 Jun 2014 0 938
Cheap Easy Attic Fan and one other unrelated idea 4 IrishAyes May 2014 May 2014 0 1102
Minor comment on a couple small matters 2 IrishAyes May 2014 May 2014 2 874
This is also about gardening, but on a frugal level. 8 IrishAyes May 2014 May 2014 2 1211
Interesting idea: mobile gardens in discarded shopping carts... 2 Flaxbee May 2014 May 2014 6 873
Walked into a Dollar Tree store today, took one look at the swimming pool noodles, 10 IrishAyes Apr 2014 May 2014 3 4864
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 IDemo May 2014 May 2014 0 617
Intricate recycled oil drum furniture is cut to look like lace 2 okaawhatever Apr 2014 Apr 2014 8 2390
Something for those among us with arthritis and who can't afford a maid. 7 Skidmore Feb 2014 Apr 2014 16 1401
Make your own fake marble 0 IrishAyes Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 748
Huston-Tillotson Prof Makes a Dumpster His Home 3 TexasTowelie Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 945
A site with good DIY info about fixing appliances 4 Kaleva Mar 2014 Mar 2014 4 1015
The Pinterest Playhouse 2 Kaleva Mar 2014 Mar 2014 3 886
Idea for the pet owners allowing you to recycle old jeans. 3 Skidmore Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 1218
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 6613
I was just sitting here, 21 Curmudgeoness Feb 2014 Mar 2014 9 1878
Just want to share. 21 laundry_queen Nov 2013 Mar 2014 11 2396
I saw sole proprietor biz in action in Austin... 3 Eleanors38 Feb 2014 Mar 2014 1 1147
What to do with coffee beans when you don't have a grinder? 8 IrishAyes Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 1390
Ashley Stanley started Lovin' Spoonfuls to match surplus food with hungry people (CS Monitor) 2 pinto Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 859
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