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Something for those among us with arthritis and who can't afford a maid. 6 Skidmore Feb 27 Yesterday 15 388
How to survive when your car stalls... 4 Eleanors38 Apr 7 Apr 8 6 205
"Fredericton man builds $300 solar furnace, decreases heating bill" 7 applegrove Feb 8 Apr 3 8 608
Huston-Tillotson Prof Makes a Dumpster His Home 3 TexasTowelie Mar 20 Mar 28 1 141
A site with good DIY info about fixing appliances 4 Kaleva Mar 5 Mar 23 3 190
The Pinterest Playhouse 2 Kaleva Mar 11 Mar 23 3 211
Idea for the pet owners allowing you to recycle old jeans. 3 Skidmore Mar 15 Mar 23 0 208
X-Post: The first seed has sprouted in my starter pots, yaaayyy!!!! Baby cuke's are so - cute. 3 IrishAyes Mar 22 Mar 23 0 125
I was just sitting here, 21 Curmudgeoness Feb 22 Mar 11 8 579
Just want to share. 21 laundry_queen Nov 2013 Mar 7 10 994
I saw sole proprietor biz in action in Austin... 3 Eleanors38 Feb 13 Mar 1 1 275
What to do with coffee beans when you don't have a grinder? 8 IrishAyes Mar 1 Mar 1 0 261
Found a big downfall to tankless hot water 9 laundry_queen Jan 2014 Feb 27 3 716
Ashley Stanley started Lovin' Spoonfuls to match surplus food with hungry people (CS Monitor) 2 pinto Feb 24 Feb 24 2 105
Frugal and Energy Efficient Dying 7 Starboard Tack Feb 5 Feb 22 6 361
Got a tip about restoring corroded brass. 2 IrishAyes Feb 22 Feb 22 0 222
I've been browsing apartmenttherapy.com as an antidote to the political wars. 2 IrishAyes Feb 21 Feb 21 1 278
We're almost frozen solid here. City water main's frozen in the ground on many streets. 7 IrishAyes Feb 11 Feb 13 0 269
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 13 0 598
Anyone with knowledge of Victorian-era (and earlier) floor finishing techniques? 3 IrishAyes Feb 5 Feb 9 0 185
182 square foot Seattle Condo. 1 lumberjack_jeff Jan 30 Feb 5 8 273
Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening 21 Flaxbee Feb 2013 Jan 24 15 5326
Found another excellent savings website: Budget101.com 19 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 23 7 622
An MPG tip for your car: Use defrost sparingly. 10 Eleanors38 Jan 2014 Jan 21 5 633
Seven Sustainable Technologies | John Michael Greer 1 Tace Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 189
Unventing a vented gas water heater. 4 Kaleva Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 301
WARNING! 4 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 401
X-Post from DIY (UPDATE 1/8 WARNING BELOW) 2 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 229
Edit: Some groups here at DU with lots of info for us frugal types 3 Kaleva Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 357
Hot water from wood heat ideas 5 ConcernedCanuk Oct 2013 Dec 2013 2 611
"Your Dream Home - How to Build It For Less Than $3,500" (1950) 22 Flaxbee Sep 2012 Dec 2013 1 2803
The Green Friday Manifesto 5 FarCenter Nov 2013 Dec 2013 3 296
Costs to run an electric space heater 32 Kaleva Nov 2013 Dec 2013 2 1320
Closer (x-posted from Lounge) 3 IrishAyes Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 234
Free DIY mousetrap that works! i know cuz we caught our mouse with it this morning! 12 NMDemDist2 Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 525
Green Tips how to Reduce Home Waste and Recycle More 13 ahtohg Oct 2013 Dec 2013 7 1359
Home made peanut butter. 8 safeinOhio Oct 2013 Dec 2013 2 509
Homemade Laundry Soap 27 Squinch Sep 2013 Dec 2013 2 1460
Cheap Dog Toys 6 IrishAyes Dec 2013 Dec 2013 5 432
Cost of a 1 pack a day habit, by state, at 100% of FPL 4 lumberjack_jeff Dec 2013 Dec 2013 1 385
Electrolytic rust removal 11 lumberjack_jeff Dec 2013 Dec 2013 11 668
"Heat Your Room with 1 Candle plus Flowerpots, Nuts and Washers" (Permaculture Magazine) 14 eShirl Nov 2013 Dec 2013 7 1534
Probably shouldn't admit this; 2 IrishAyes Nov 2013 Dec 2013 4 348
Living 'down under' in Cappadocia, Turkey (youtube) 4 Lodestar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 270
Tumbleweed Tiny House 8 Kaleva Nov 2013 Nov 2013 2 524
goodwill outlets: Very inexpensive source for various items 10 cally Mar 2012 Nov 2013 9 1543
Keep a bag of flour in your fridge ( I got this via email).... 25 Little Star Sep 2013 Nov 2013 2 1813
Learned an interesting and handy new term the other day, kind of the opposite of unobtainium.. 14 Fumesucker Jan 2012 Nov 2013 6 2447
Has anyone ever surfed over to thriftyfun.com? 4 IrishAyes Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 568
LED lighting 15 sendero Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 977
Homemade antacids and gatorade 8 Kaleva Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 946
Disaster preparedness 9 Kaleva Nov 2012 Oct 2013 2 977
Care to share your experience with a tankless hot water heater? 13 laundry_queen Mar 2013 Oct 2013 0 2041
Coffee pots 35 Kaleva Aug 2012 Oct 2013 1 4627
Free upcycle mittens and pattern. 3 pengillian101 Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 510
Efforts at frugal living-Part II 10 Kaleva Aug 2013 Oct 2013 2 1049
Cheap meals 24 Kaleva Jul 2012 Oct 2013 4 3169
Small prefab home; nice design 6 Flaxbee Aug 2012 Oct 2013 9 2228
Green Tips for Preparing your Home for Autumn 5 thecentristword Oct 2013 Oct 2013 5 663
Dr. Bronners fans 0 TexasBushwhacker Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 256
Solar shingles...are they a viable option right now? 3 joeunderdog Aug 2013 Sep 2013 0 561
Cheap cleaning solutions. 4 Skidmore Aug 2013 Sep 2013 1 590
Just a general comment - Shop the sales! Use those coupons! 3 pinto Sep 2013 Sep 2013 3 400
Dr. Oz offered a frugal tip the other day 3 IrishAyes Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 510
What kind of shampoo and body-care products do you use? [View all] 56 Flaxbee Jan 2013 Sep 2013 0 3823
I don't want a "tiny" house. I think i'd go crazy. Not because I want a lot of stuff, or 18 Flaxbee Aug 2013 Sep 2013 0 1388
Does anyone here have a solar energy system? 14 Momgonepostal Apr 2013 Sep 2013 3 1353
Haven't stopped over here for a long time but I found this and wanted to share it. 14 Skidmore Aug 2013 Sep 2013 1 1045
Kroger plans to stop doubling coupon amounts... 4 Phentex Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 481
Coors Brewing Co. Launches Recycling Initiative 3 Sherman A1 Feb 2013 Aug 2013 1 637
I've asked this question in other threads with no success 12 IrishAyes Aug 2013 Aug 2013 0 1265
Interview with Quinn Eaker of Garden of Eden About SWAT raid on Organic Garden 1 votesparks Aug 2013 Aug 2013 1 380
I had a headache today. 10 Curmudgeoness Aug 2013 Aug 2013 0 854
Gasifier - anyone have recommendations or experince with these? Or is there a previous buried thread 0 mtnester Aug 2013 Aug 2013 0 289
Frugal smile here. 5 safeinOhio Aug 2013 Aug 2013 4 560
The ELF - Affordable green transportation 10 Shankapotomus Jan 2013 Aug 2013 8 1222
Testing a smarter thermostat to reduce energy consumption. - Updated 9 Glassunion Dec 2012 Jul 2013 4 998
What 'green disasters' have you encountered on your green/frugal quest? 9 laundry_queen Jul 2013 Jul 2013 4 724
Volvo sunshade charges with solar power 10 Sherman A1 Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 1002
What do you consider your most frugal act of 2012? 29 Fumesucker Dec 2012 Jul 2013 3 2078
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