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Question about air conditioning. 6 Stuart G Sunday Sunday 0 114
Frugal fishing ideas 3 Kaleva Jul 10 Jul 14 1 135
cool FB page 5 mzteris Jun 1 Jul 13 2 254
Just how often does one need a full shower or bath ? 28 De Leonist May 4 Jun 30 0 809
Guy makes plastic rope from a plastic bottle. 3 Skidmore Jun 21 Jun 29 2 229
Inexpensive porcelain fermenting pots 1 Kaleva Jun 27 Jun 27 1 131
Homemade Beauty Products 4 cali Jun 20 Jun 21 0 166
Off the grid livig in a micro-home (trailer) 7 Kaleva Jun 12 Jun 21 0 335
Did I just dodge an expensive bullet? 13 IrishAyes Jun 5 Jun 9 2 444
Support "Hempitecture" for $1 on their Kickstarter campaign... Hemp building 2 Flaxbee May 10 Jun 9 2 194
The ex has pretty much killed my efforts at frugal living. 6 Kaleva Jun 6 Jun 8 0 355
A compact kitchen that takes up 2'x2' area when not in use. 4 Kaleva Jun 7 Jun 7 3 281
Anybody have experience buying into a solar farm for home electricity? 4 canoeist52 May 27 Jun 6 0 169
Cheap Easy Attic Fan and one other unrelated idea 4 IrishAyes May 26 May 28 0 218
Minor comment on a couple small matters 2 IrishAyes May 21 May 22 2 246
This is also about gardening, but on a frugal level. 8 IrishAyes May 19 May 19 2 311
Interesting idea: mobile gardens in discarded shopping carts... 2 Flaxbee May 14 May 15 6 208
Walked into a Dollar Tree store today, took one look at the swimming pool noodles, 10 IrishAyes Apr 2014 May 11 3 543
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 IDemo May 10 May 10 0 56
How to survive when your car stalls... 6 Eleanors38 Apr 2014 May 6 8 409
"Fredericton man builds $300 solar furnace, decreases heating bill" 8 applegrove Feb 2014 May 6 8 839
Intricate recycled oil drum furniture is cut to look like lace 2 okaawhatever Apr 28 Apr 28 8 336
Something for those among us with arthritis and who can't afford a maid. 7 Skidmore Feb 2014 Apr 2014 16 565
Just in case anyone is considering Mexico as a place to live/retire. 15 Starboard Tack Apr 2014 Apr 2014 6 519
Make your own fake marble 0 IrishAyes Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 182
Huston-Tillotson Prof Makes a Dumpster His Home 3 TexasTowelie Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 252
A site with good DIY info about fixing appliances 4 Kaleva Mar 2014 Mar 2014 4 283
The Pinterest Playhouse 2 Kaleva Mar 2014 Mar 2014 3 295
Idea for the pet owners allowing you to recycle old jeans. 3 Skidmore Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 316
X-Post: The first seed has sprouted in my starter pots, yaaayyy!!!! Baby cuke's are so - cute. 3 IrishAyes Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 626
I was just sitting here, 21 Curmudgeoness Feb 2014 Mar 2014 8 777
Just want to share. 21 laundry_queen Nov 2013 Mar 2014 10 1195
I saw sole proprietor biz in action in Austin... 3 Eleanors38 Feb 2014 Mar 2014 1 406
What to do with coffee beans when you don't have a grinder? 8 IrishAyes Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 385
Found a big downfall to tankless hot water 9 laundry_queen Jan 2014 Feb 2014 3 929
Ashley Stanley started Lovin' Spoonfuls to match surplus food with hungry people (CS Monitor) 2 pinto Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 154
Frugal and Energy Efficient Dying 7 Starboard Tack Feb 2014 Feb 2014 6 460
Got a tip about restoring corroded brass. 2 IrishAyes Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 438
I've been browsing apartmenttherapy.com as an antidote to the political wars. 2 IrishAyes Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 395
We're almost frozen solid here. City water main's frozen in the ground on many streets. 7 IrishAyes Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 378
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 0 720
Anyone with knowledge of Victorian-era (and earlier) floor finishing techniques? 3 IrishAyes Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 267
182 square foot Seattle Condo. 1 lumberjack_jeff Jan 2014 Feb 2014 8 351
Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening 21 Flaxbee Feb 2013 Jan 2014 15 5872
Found another excellent savings website: Budget101.com 19 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 7 789
An MPG tip for your car: Use defrost sparingly. 10 Eleanors38 Jan 2014 Jan 2014 5 842
Seven Sustainable Technologies | John Michael Greer 1 Tace Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 251
Unventing a vented gas water heater. 4 Kaleva Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 407
WARNING! 4 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 507
X-Post from DIY (UPDATE 1/8 WARNING BELOW) 2 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 304
Edit: Some groups here at DU with lots of info for us frugal types 3 Kaleva Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 428
Hot water from wood heat ideas 5 ConcernedCanuk Oct 2013 Dec 2013 2 772
"Your Dream Home - How to Build It For Less Than $3,500" (1950) 22 Flaxbee Sep 2012 Dec 2013 1 3178
The Green Friday Manifesto 5 FarCenter Nov 2013 Dec 2013 3 369
Costs to run an electric space heater 32 Kaleva Nov 2013 Dec 2013 2 1624
Closer (x-posted from Lounge) 3 IrishAyes Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 318
Free DIY mousetrap that works! i know cuz we caught our mouse with it this morning! 12 NMDemDist2 Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 630
Green Tips how to Reduce Home Waste and Recycle More 13 ahtohg Oct 2013 Dec 2013 7 1521
Home made peanut butter. 8 safeinOhio Oct 2013 Dec 2013 2 620
Homemade Laundry Soap 27 Squinch Sep 2013 Dec 2013 2 1657
Cheap Dog Toys 6 IrishAyes Dec 2013 Dec 2013 5 549
Cost of a 1 pack a day habit, by state, at 100% of FPL 4 lumberjack_jeff Dec 2013 Dec 2013 1 509
Electrolytic rust removal 11 lumberjack_jeff Dec 2013 Dec 2013 11 891
"Heat Your Room with 1 Candle plus Flowerpots, Nuts and Washers" (Permaculture Magazine) 14 eShirl Nov 2013 Dec 2013 7 1777
Probably shouldn't admit this; 2 IrishAyes Nov 2013 Dec 2013 4 432
Living 'down under' in Cappadocia, Turkey (youtube) 4 Lodestar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 342
Tumbleweed Tiny House 8 Kaleva Nov 2013 Nov 2013 2 628
goodwill outlets: Very inexpensive source for various items 10 cally Mar 2012 Nov 2013 9 1659
Keep a bag of flour in your fridge ( I got this via email).... 25 Little Star Sep 2013 Nov 2013 2 2095
Learned an interesting and handy new term the other day, kind of the opposite of unobtainium.. 14 Fumesucker Jan 2012 Nov 2013 6 2634
Has anyone ever surfed over to thriftyfun.com? 4 IrishAyes Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 699
LED lighting 15 sendero Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 1174
Homemade antacids and gatorade 8 Kaleva Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 1277
Disaster preparedness 9 Kaleva Nov 2012 Oct 2013 2 1091
Care to share your experience with a tankless hot water heater? 13 laundry_queen Mar 2013 Oct 2013 0 2334
Coffee pots 35 Kaleva Aug 2012 Oct 2013 1 5006
Free upcycle mittens and pattern. 3 pengillian101 Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 631
Efforts at frugal living-Part II 10 Kaleva Aug 2013 Oct 2013 2 1190
Cheap meals 24 Kaleva Jul 2012 Oct 2013 4 3334
Small prefab home; nice design 6 Flaxbee Aug 2012 Oct 2013 9 2466
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