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from the new york times no less 0 dembotoz Wednesday Wednesday 2 177
20 Habits of Frugal People 7 NeoGreen Tuesday Wednesday 12 352
My frugal 7 day emergency food & water stock for 2 people 7 Kaleva Sep 7 Sep 11 5 350
Converting a new chest freezer into a climate controlled "root cellar". 2 Kaleva Aug 22 Aug 22 2 291
How big a garden does one need for frugal times? 15 Kaleva Aug 17 Aug 21 9 414
DNI Dan Coats said cyber warning lights are blinking red 3 Hortensis Jul 15 Aug 1 4 578
Frugal gardening ideas for frugal times 13 Kaleva Jun 29 Jul 24 4 497
A basic 30 day emergency food and water stock list for 1 person 24 Kaleva Jun 24 Jul 13 5 719
Frugal meal ideas for a frugal food budget. Updated 4/06/18 48 Kaleva Jan 2018 Jun 28 13 1612
Caring for pets during frugal times 6 Kaleva Jun 2018 Jun 2018 5 469
What does it mean to be frugal? 6 NeoGreen Jun 2018 Jun 2018 3 341
Frugal summertime refreshment drinks 5 Kaleva Jun 2018 Jun 2018 5 455
Disposing of household garbage during frugal times. 3 Kaleva Jun 2018 Jun 2018 2 372
A waterless, composting toilet for frugal times 2 Kaleva Jun 2018 Jun 2018 5 413
Study examines the benefits of using rainwater to flush toilets 3 NeoGreen Jun 2018 Jun 2018 4 331
Games to play during frugal times 5 Kaleva Jun 2018 Jun 2018 2 368
Acclimatize your family to frugal living 11 Kaleva Jun 2018 Jun 2018 10 1787
what should a basic prepare for bad times pantry contain 16 dembotoz Jun 2018 Jun 2018 1 703
Khan Academy for free on line courses 5 Kaleva Apr 2018 Apr 2018 4 586
Sorry I'm late offering the links to my favorite tiny home/deployable permanent/temporary 38 IrishAyes Aug 2014 Apr 2018 6 5096
Frugality is environmentalism 3 NeoGreen May 2017 Mar 2018 4 2444
DETHLEFFS This Solar-Powered RV Runs Without Fuel Or Charging Stations 1 appleannie1943 Jan 2018 Feb 2018 6 667
Future of energy: Efficiency 1 NeoGreen Jan 2018 Jan 2018 2 2559
Solar panels being installed today 8 liberal N proud Oct 2017 Jan 2018 4 777
Have the prices risen dramatically on insulation (blow-in) due to all the tragedies, this year? 0 Frustratedlady Dec 2017 Dec 2017 0 364
Mylar Space Blankets. 4 safeinOhio Dec 2017 Dec 2017 28 1596
In praise of Invisible Sustainability 3 NeoGreen Dec 2017 Dec 2017 3 350
Study: Seaweed in Cow Feed Reduces Methane Emissions Almost Entirely Zoya Teirstein 6 applegrove Nov 2017 Nov 2017 5 746
Doesn't any company make a decent microwave oven any more? 10 LiberalEsto Mar 2016 Oct 2017 2 5553
Rooftop Solar PV 4 SHRED Sep 2017 Sep 2017 1 1332
Going Solar! 2 liberal N proud Aug 2017 Sep 2017 11 2103
Reducing the cost of watching tv 16 Kaleva Feb 2016 Jul 2017 2 2962
Price war going on here, how about in your area. 8 safeinOhio Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 1386
The Seven Sustainable Wonders of the World 0 NeoGreen Jun 2017 Jun 2017 3 1607
Anyone have a heat pump water heater? 5 Zorro Mar 2015 Apr 2017 0 1775
Got my proposal yesterday for a 4.5KW residential solar system... 13 NeoGreen Apr 2016 Jan 2017 3 1857
i would like to do passive solar heat from an upstair west facing window 0 dembotoz Oct 2016 Oct 2016 0 727
Save $ on razor blades. 3 safeinOhio Jun 2016 Sep 2016 6 949
My year long experiment at frugal living 2012-2013 4 Kaleva Jun 2016 Jun 2016 3 1414
Food bank fund drive via GoFundMe for Park County, Montana 2 Flaxbee Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 969
Thoughts on the newer insulated tabletop water boiler/dispensers versus electric kettles->energy $$ 4 hlthe2b Dec 2015 Feb 2016 0 2103
One month of low water use. 9 oldandhappy Jul 2015 Feb 2016 3 2335
I have two aluminum balls. They save me money. 5 jtuck004 Jan 2016 Jan 2016 4 2442
Bought a 6 quart crock pot stoneware and glass lid for $1.50... 4 Kaleva Jan 2016 Jan 2016 3 1392
No soap showering ? 12 jakeXT Aug 2015 Jan 2016 0 2753
One more - What's the best frugal green way to rot out a tree stump? 17 IrishAyes Sep 2014 Jan 2016 0 3956
Saving money on food storage(specialized refrigeration?). 1 PyaarRevolution Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 1081
Shop Your Way Rewards/KMART/Sears 12 CountAllVotes Nov 2015 Dec 2015 3 2080
Straw or water vacuum sealer 1 Kaleva Dec 2015 Dec 2015 5 1081
DIY Electric clothes dryer energy recovery for those colder months 5 Fumesucker Sep 2015 Nov 2015 5 2687
"Fredericton man builds $300 solar furnace, decreases heating bill" 14 applegrove Feb 2014 Nov 2015 11 5443
MIT Grad's App Connects Food Suppliers With Non Profits 1 votesparks Jul 2015 Nov 2015 4 1102
Flying Is Murder - How Many Will You Kill? 0 Yallow Nov 2015 Nov 2015 3 1099
Pressure sprayers (gardening) used as shower 6 w0nderer Oct 2015 Oct 2015 3 1579
Just supporting another group that might be of interest to F and EE 0 w0nderer Oct 2015 Oct 2015 1 1009
Cheap and easy, just like me. 3 safeinOhio Oct 2015 Oct 2015 5 1441
Maybe a little off-topic, but, anyone interested in adopting a sweet, young, male black cat? 1 Flaxbee Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 1201
Farming Question--Peaches 1 Demeter Aug 2015 Aug 2015 0 1081
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 1862
For me, a rare brain flash regarding a McGyver solution 35 IrishAyes Aug 2014 Aug 2015 0 4529
"Yes" Spring 2015 has an excellent article by Wendell Berry called "Revolution Starts Small and 7 jwirr Mar 2015 Aug 2015 2 1975
Gleaning 6 jeffrey_pdx Nov 2014 Aug 2015 9 1941
Which McGyver out there can tell me the cheapest best way to make a riding lawn mower? 29 IrishAyes Sep 2014 Aug 2015 1 7135
Someone's idea for a lifetime washing machine... 10 hunter Jun 2015 Jul 2015 5 2032
Collecting rain water at home 24 SHRED Apr 2015 Jul 2015 12 3092
Looking for McGyver (Cross Post) 8 IrishAyes Jun 2015 Jun 2015 0 2098
The frugal way to do TV... 34 Fumesucker Jan 2012 Jun 2015 18 24025
A couple new tricks up my sleeve 12 IrishAyes Nov 2014 May 2015 2 3201
When you have a slow leak under the sink 5 IrishAyes Jan 2015 May 2015 3 2123
I learned a frugal trick this cold and wet winter, double spinning my clothes before drying 3 Fumesucker Mar 2015 Apr 2015 8 2112
Cost per 1M BTU's of various heating fuels 15 lumberjack_jeff Feb 2015 Mar 2015 0 2914
Heating question 7 Orrex Dec 2014 Feb 2015 0 1865
Saw a beautiful magnetic-cover scene of Refrigerator Art for only $110 recently. 4 IrishAyes Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 2344
How To: Self-Watering Seed Starter Pots 4 Sherman A1 Jan 2015 Jan 2015 15 2154
Make your own wipes 1 Sedona Oct 2014 Oct 2014 3 1763
How to Peel an Entire Bag of Potatoes In A Few Seconds 8 Sherman A1 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 2449
Just in case anyone is considering Mexico as a place to live/retire. 20 Starboard Tack Apr 2014 Oct 2014 10 4111
Very strange feelings. 18 Curmudgeoness Sep 2014 Oct 2014 2 3662
Moving to a TINY HOUSE (condo). How does one go about DOWNSIZING???? 20 NYC_SKP Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 3841
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