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Anyone have a heat pump water heater? 5 Zorro Mar 2015 Apr 10 0 1207
Reducing the cost of watching tv 13 Kaleva Feb 2016 Apr 7 2 1894
Got my proposal yesterday for a 4.5KW residential solar system... 13 NeoGreen Apr 2016 Jan 27 3 1194
Doesn't any company make a decent microwave oven any more? 9 LiberalEsto Mar 2016 Jan 2017 2 3214
i would like to do passive solar heat from an upstair west facing window 0 dembotoz Oct 2016 Oct 2016 0 226
Save $ on razor blades. 3 safeinOhio Jun 2016 Sep 2016 6 504
My year long experiment at frugal living 2012-2013 4 Kaleva Jun 2016 Jun 2016 3 868
Food bank fund drive via GoFundMe for Park County, Montana 2 Flaxbee Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 598
Thoughts on the newer insulated tabletop water boiler/dispensers versus electric kettles->energy $$ 4 hlthe2b Dec 2015 Feb 2016 0 1484
One month of low water use. 9 oldandhappy Jul 2015 Feb 2016 3 1831
I have two aluminum balls. They save me money. 5 jtuck004 Jan 2016 Jan 2016 3 1615
Bought a 6 quart crock pot stoneware and glass lid for $1.50... 4 Kaleva Jan 2016 Jan 2016 3 904
No soap showering ? 12 jakeXT Aug 2015 Jan 2016 0 1932
One more - What's the best frugal green way to rot out a tree stump? 17 IrishAyes Sep 2014 Jan 2016 0 3316
Saving money on food storage(specialized refrigeration?). 1 PyaarRevolution Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 670
Shop Your Way Rewards/KMART/Sears 12 CountAllVotes Nov 2015 Dec 2015 3 1466
Straw or water vacuum sealer 1 Kaleva Dec 2015 Dec 2015 5 655
DIY Electric clothes dryer energy recovery for those colder months 5 Fumesucker Sep 2015 Nov 2015 5 1616
"Fredericton man builds $300 solar furnace, decreases heating bill" 14 applegrove Feb 2014 Nov 2015 11 4487
MIT Grad's App Connects Food Suppliers With Non Profits 1 votesparks Jul 2015 Nov 2015 3 769
Flying Is Murder - How Many Will You Kill? 0 Yallow Nov 2015 Nov 2015 3 652
Pressure sprayers (gardening) used as shower 6 w0nderer Oct 2015 Oct 2015 3 1168
Just supporting another group that might be of interest to F and EE 0 w0nderer Oct 2015 Oct 2015 1 673
Cheap and easy, just like me. 3 safeinOhio Oct 2015 Oct 2015 5 891
Maybe a little off-topic, but, anyone interested in adopting a sweet, young, male black cat? 1 Flaxbee Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 769
Farming Question--Peaches 1 Demeter Aug 2015 Aug 2015 0 673
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 1109
For me, a rare brain flash regarding a McGyver solution 35 IrishAyes Aug 2014 Aug 2015 0 3594
"Yes" Spring 2015 has an excellent article by Wendell Berry called "Revolution Starts Small and 7 jwirr Mar 2015 Aug 2015 2 1449
Gleaning 6 jeffrey_pdx Nov 2014 Aug 2015 9 1515
Which McGyver out there can tell me the cheapest best way to make a riding lawn mower? 29 IrishAyes Sep 2014 Aug 2015 1 5467
Someone's idea for a lifetime washing machine... 10 hunter Jun 2015 Jul 2015 5 1492
Collecting rain water at home 24 SHRED Apr 2015 Jul 2015 12 2425
Looking for McGyver (Cross Post) 8 IrishAyes Jun 2015 Jun 2015 0 1416
The frugal way to do TV... 34 Fumesucker Jan 2012 Jun 2015 18 18371
A couple new tricks up my sleeve 12 IrishAyes Nov 2014 May 2015 2 2604
When you have a slow leak under the sink 5 IrishAyes Jan 2015 May 2015 3 1583
I learned a frugal trick this cold and wet winter, double spinning my clothes before drying 3 Fumesucker Mar 2015 Apr 2015 8 1571
Cost per 1M BTU's of various heating fuels 15 lumberjack_jeff Feb 2015 Mar 2015 0 2313
Heating question 7 Orrex Dec 2014 Feb 2015 0 1411
Saw a beautiful magnetic-cover scene of Refrigerator Art for only $110 recently. 4 IrishAyes Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 1817
How To: Self-Watering Seed Starter Pots 4 Sherman A1 Jan 2015 Jan 2015 15 1712
Make your own wipes 1 Sedona Oct 2014 Oct 2014 3 1403
How to Peel an Entire Bag of Potatoes In A Few Seconds 8 Sherman A1 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 1924
Just in case anyone is considering Mexico as a place to live/retire. 20 Starboard Tack Apr 2014 Oct 2014 10 3239
Very strange feelings. 18 Curmudgeoness Sep 2014 Oct 2014 2 2914
Moving to a TINY HOUSE (condo). How does one go about DOWNSIZING???? 20 NYC_SKP Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 2977
Please help identify a (boring) mystery item! 18 IrishAyes Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 2509
Free Entrance Days in the National Parks 1 Sherman A1 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 945
How to survive when your car stalls... 7 Eleanors38 Apr 2014 Sep 2014 8 2005
Found a big downfall to tankless hot water 10 laundry_queen Jan 2014 Sep 2014 4 4016
Simple Living in History 3 4dsc Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 1384
Homemade Beauty Products 5 cali Jun 2014 Sep 2014 0 1561
Just passing on a little way to save when it comes to cooking. 8 Skidmore Jul 2014 Sep 2014 6 1665
Frugal fishing ideas 4 Kaleva Jul 2014 Aug 2014 1 2465
Sorry I'm late offering the links to my favorite tiny home/deployable permanent/temporary 36 IrishAyes Aug 2014 Aug 2014 6 3949
Question about air conditioning. 11 Stuart G Jul 2014 Aug 2014 0 1759
Off the grid livig in a micro-home (trailer) 13 Kaleva Jun 2014 Aug 2014 1 2446
Two Minor Victories in Frugal Living 0 IrishAyes Jul 2014 Jul 2014 1 1038
cool FB page 5 mzteris Jun 2014 Jul 2014 2 1522
Just how often does one need a full shower or bath ? 28 De Leonist May 2014 Jun 2014 0 3341
Guy makes plastic rope from a plastic bottle. 3 Skidmore Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 1478
Inexpensive porcelain fermenting pots 1 Kaleva Jun 2014 Jun 2014 1 1422
Did I just dodge an expensive bullet? 13 IrishAyes Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 2477
Support "Hempitecture" for $1 on their Kickstarter campaign... Hemp building 2 Flaxbee May 2014 Jun 2014 2 1317
The ex has pretty much killed my efforts at frugal living. 6 Kaleva Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 1671
A compact kitchen that takes up 2'x2' area when not in use. 4 Kaleva Jun 2014 Jun 2014 5 1546
Anybody have experience buying into a solar farm for home electricity? 4 canoeist52 May 2014 Jun 2014 0 1325
Cheap Easy Attic Fan and one other unrelated idea 4 IrishAyes May 2014 May 2014 0 1472
Minor comment on a couple small matters 2 IrishAyes May 2014 May 2014 2 1194
This is also about gardening, but on a frugal level. 8 IrishAyes May 2014 May 2014 2 1762
Interesting idea: mobile gardens in discarded shopping carts... 2 Flaxbee May 2014 May 2014 6 1174
Walked into a Dollar Tree store today, took one look at the swimming pool noodles, 10 IrishAyes Apr 2014 May 2014 3 9663
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 IDemo May 2014 May 2014 0 823
Intricate recycled oil drum furniture is cut to look like lace 2 okaawhatever Apr 2014 Apr 2014 8 3447
Something for those among us with arthritis and who can't afford a maid. 7 Skidmore Feb 2014 Apr 2014 16 1869
Make your own fake marble 0 IrishAyes Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 1022
Huston-Tillotson Prof Makes a Dumpster His Home 3 TexasTowelie Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 1296
A site with good DIY info about fixing appliances 4 Kaleva Mar 2014 Mar 2014 4 1393
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