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Frugal meal ideas for a frugal food budget. Updated 4/06/18 46 Kaleva Jan 2018 9 hrs ago 13 1094
Caring for pets during frugal times 6 Kaleva Tuesday Wednesday 5 276
What does it mean to be frugal? 6 NeoGreen Jun 5 Tuesday 3 263
Frugal summertime refreshment drinks 5 Kaleva Jun 10 Saturday 5 299
Disposing of household garbage during frugal times. 3 Kaleva Jun 14 Jun 14 2 224
A waterless, composting toilet for frugal times 2 Kaleva Jun 7 Jun 8 5 272
Study examines the benefits of using rainwater to flush toilets 3 NeoGreen Jun 8 Jun 8 4 235
Games to play during frugal times 5 Kaleva Jun 3 Jun 5 2 259
Acclimatize your family to frugal living 11 Kaleva Jun 2 Jun 4 10 1600
what should a basic prepare for bad times pantry contain 16 dembotoz Jun 1 Jun 2 1 426
Khan Academy for free on line courses 5 Kaleva Apr 15 Apr 23 4 476
Sorry I'm late offering the links to my favorite tiny home/deployable permanent/temporary 38 IrishAyes Aug 2014 Apr 15 6 4858
Frugality is environmentalism 3 NeoGreen May 2017 Mar 2018 4 2356
DETHLEFFS This Solar-Powered RV Runs Without Fuel Or Charging Stations 1 appleannie1943 Jan 2018 Feb 2018 6 537
Future of energy: Efficiency 1 NeoGreen Jan 2018 Jan 2018 2 2462
Solar panels being installed today 8 liberal N proud Oct 2017 Jan 2018 4 678
Have the prices risen dramatically on insulation (blow-in) due to all the tragedies, this year? 0 Frustratedlady Dec 2017 Dec 2017 0 310
Mylar Space Blankets. 4 safeinOhio Dec 2017 Dec 2017 28 1500
In praise of Invisible Sustainability 3 NeoGreen Dec 2017 Dec 2017 3 289
Study: Seaweed in Cow Feed Reduces Methane Emissions Almost Entirely Zoya Teirstein 6 applegrove Nov 2017 Nov 2017 5 672
Doesn't any company make a decent microwave oven any more? 10 LiberalEsto Mar 2016 Oct 2017 2 5432
Rooftop Solar PV 4 SHRED Sep 2017 Sep 2017 1 1230
Going Solar! 2 liberal N proud Aug 2017 Sep 2017 11 2030
Reducing the cost of watching tv 16 Kaleva Feb 2016 Jul 2017 2 2863
Price war going on here, how about in your area. 8 safeinOhio Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 1325
The Seven Sustainable Wonders of the World 0 NeoGreen Jun 2017 Jun 2017 3 1550
Anyone have a heat pump water heater? 5 Zorro Mar 2015 Apr 2017 0 1694
Got my proposal yesterday for a 4.5KW residential solar system... 13 NeoGreen Apr 2016 Jan 2017 3 1773
i would like to do passive solar heat from an upstair west facing window 0 dembotoz Oct 2016 Oct 2016 0 649
Save $ on razor blades. 3 safeinOhio Jun 2016 Sep 2016 6 861
My year long experiment at frugal living 2012-2013 4 Kaleva Jun 2016 Jun 2016 3 1310
Food bank fund drive via GoFundMe for Park County, Montana 2 Flaxbee Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 913
Thoughts on the newer insulated tabletop water boiler/dispensers versus electric kettles->energy $$ 4 hlthe2b Dec 2015 Feb 2016 0 2038
One month of low water use. 9 oldandhappy Jul 2015 Feb 2016 3 2248
I have two aluminum balls. They save me money. 5 jtuck004 Jan 2016 Jan 2016 4 2346
Bought a 6 quart crock pot stoneware and glass lid for $1.50... 4 Kaleva Jan 2016 Jan 2016 3 1327
No soap showering ? 12 jakeXT Aug 2015 Jan 2016 0 2602
One more - What's the best frugal green way to rot out a tree stump? 17 IrishAyes Sep 2014 Jan 2016 0 3868
Saving money on food storage(specialized refrigeration?). 1 PyaarRevolution Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 1012
Shop Your Way Rewards/KMART/Sears 12 CountAllVotes Nov 2015 Dec 2015 3 1995
Straw or water vacuum sealer 1 Kaleva Dec 2015 Dec 2015 5 1019
DIY Electric clothes dryer energy recovery for those colder months 5 Fumesucker Sep 2015 Nov 2015 5 2588
"Fredericton man builds $300 solar furnace, decreases heating bill" 14 applegrove Feb 2014 Nov 2015 11 5329
MIT Grad's App Connects Food Suppliers With Non Profits 1 votesparks Jul 2015 Nov 2015 4 1043
Flying Is Murder - How Many Will You Kill? 0 Yallow Nov 2015 Nov 2015 3 1048
Pressure sprayers (gardening) used as shower 6 w0nderer Oct 2015 Oct 2015 3 1523
Just supporting another group that might be of interest to F and EE 0 w0nderer Oct 2015 Oct 2015 1 937
Cheap and easy, just like me. 3 safeinOhio Oct 2015 Oct 2015 5 1342
Maybe a little off-topic, but, anyone interested in adopting a sweet, young, male black cat? 1 Flaxbee Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 1146
Farming Question--Peaches 1 Demeter Aug 2015 Aug 2015 0 1020
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 1790
For me, a rare brain flash regarding a McGyver solution 35 IrishAyes Aug 2014 Aug 2015 0 4381
"Yes" Spring 2015 has an excellent article by Wendell Berry called "Revolution Starts Small and 7 jwirr Mar 2015 Aug 2015 2 1906
Gleaning 6 jeffrey_pdx Nov 2014 Aug 2015 9 1880
Which McGyver out there can tell me the cheapest best way to make a riding lawn mower? 29 IrishAyes Sep 2014 Aug 2015 1 6883
Someone's idea for a lifetime washing machine... 10 hunter Jun 2015 Jul 2015 5 1910
Collecting rain water at home 24 SHRED Apr 2015 Jul 2015 12 2991
Looking for McGyver (Cross Post) 8 IrishAyes Jun 2015 Jun 2015 0 1998
The frugal way to do TV... 34 Fumesucker Jan 2012 Jun 2015 18 23826
A couple new tricks up my sleeve 12 IrishAyes Nov 2014 May 2015 2 3106
When you have a slow leak under the sink 5 IrishAyes Jan 2015 May 2015 3 2035
I learned a frugal trick this cold and wet winter, double spinning my clothes before drying 3 Fumesucker Mar 2015 Apr 2015 8 2047
Cost per 1M BTU's of various heating fuels 15 lumberjack_jeff Feb 2015 Mar 2015 0 2825
Heating question 7 Orrex Dec 2014 Feb 2015 0 1772
Saw a beautiful magnetic-cover scene of Refrigerator Art for only $110 recently. 4 IrishAyes Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 2255
How To: Self-Watering Seed Starter Pots 4 Sherman A1 Jan 2015 Jan 2015 15 2082
Make your own wipes 1 Sedona Oct 2014 Oct 2014 3 1698
How to Peel an Entire Bag of Potatoes In A Few Seconds 8 Sherman A1 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 2308
Just in case anyone is considering Mexico as a place to live/retire. 20 Starboard Tack Apr 2014 Oct 2014 10 3930
Very strange feelings. 18 Curmudgeoness Sep 2014 Oct 2014 2 3534
Moving to a TINY HOUSE (condo). How does one go about DOWNSIZING???? 20 NYC_SKP Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 3711
Please help identify a (boring) mystery item! 18 IrishAyes Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 3080
Free Entrance Days in the National Parks 1 Sherman A1 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1284
How to survive when your car stalls... 7 Eleanors38 Apr 2014 Sep 2014 8 2461
Found a big downfall to tankless hot water 10 laundry_queen Jan 2014 Sep 2014 4 4669
Simple Living in History 3 4dsc Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 1670
Homemade Beauty Products 5 cali Jun 2014 Sep 2014 0 1897
Just passing on a little way to save when it comes to cooking. 8 Skidmore Jul 2014 Sep 2014 6 2021
Frugal fishing ideas 4 Kaleva Jul 2014 Aug 2014 1 2977
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