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Does anyone use air fresheners? [View all] 62 Curmudgeoness Jan 2012 Apr 2012 2 43699
What kind of shampoo and body-care products do you use? [View all] 56 Flaxbee Jan 2013 Sep 2013 0 10855
My efforts at frugal living [View all] 55 Kaleva Aug 2012 Jun 2013 13 35231
When you need to get another car, [View all] 53 Curmudgeoness Dec 2011 Jan 2012 3 7882
Tiny Zen Living: 8 Foot Square Mobile Cube [View all] 50 Shankapotomus Aug 2012 Jan 2013 18 13980
Frugal meal ideas for a frugal food budget. Updated 4/06/18 49 Kaleva Jan 2018 May 2019 13 3629
**F&EL GROUP HOST ELECTION**VOTE**HERE**1 Week election 46 uppityperson Dec 2011 Dec 2011 1 6733
I need to spend less. 43 yardwork Dec 2011 Jun 2012 3 7417
"Disaster Preppers" 40 Renew Deal Feb 2012 Apr 2012 2 7987
Sorry I'm late offering the links to my favorite tiny home/deployable permanent/temporary 38 IrishAyes Aug 2014 Apr 2018 6 6351
A property we bought has a water well which was abandoned by filling with bricks. 37 mbperrin Mar 2012 Jun 2012 1 6546
WILL ALL FRUGALS PLEASE REPORT TO THE FRONT DESK! 36 Hutzpa Dec 2011 Jan 2012 5 7382
George Carlin says that a house is "a pile of stuff with a cover on it" 36 Flaxbee Sep 2012 Apr 2013 0 5689
Cold weather Duers, what do you set your thermostat at during the day and at night? 35 GreenPartyVoter Jan 2012 Mar 2012 1 6153
Coffee pots 35 Kaleva Aug 2012 Oct 2013 1 12400
If you could live anywhere you wanted for the next 40 years (the last half 35 Flaxbee Apr 2013 Apr 2013 0 4575
For me, a rare brain flash regarding a McGyver solution 35 IrishAyes Aug 2014 Aug 2015 0 5468
The frugal way to do TV... 34 Fumesucker Jan 2012 Jun 2015 18 25031
Cut my own hair yesterday! 34 violetpastille Nov 2018 Nov 2018 21 1850
Juicing? 32 Curmudgeoness Oct 2012 Apr 2013 0 3896
Costs to run an electric space heater 32 Kaleva Nov 2013 Dec 2013 2 11220
Does anyone buy food or household products from Amazon? 31 cbayer Aug 2012 Aug 2012 0 5498
The Joys of Simple Living: Water 30 cbayer Sep 2012 Sep 2012 9 3756
Earth sheltered homes built on a gently sloping hillside 29 txlibdem Mar 2012 Mar 2012 0 7337
Stretching dollars at the grocery store on household supplies, food 29 Proud Liberal Dem May 2012 Sep 2012 0 5178
What do you consider your most frugal act of 2012? 29 Fumesucker Dec 2012 Jul 2013 3 4376
Which McGyver out there can tell me the cheapest best way to make a riding lawn mower? 29 IrishAyes Sep 2014 Aug 2015 1 8379
Where does one get reasonably priced supplemental vitamins. My dr. has me on a course of 28 RKP5637 Jan 2013 Jun 2013 1 3785
Just how often does one need a full shower or bath ? 28 De Leonist May 2014 Jun 2014 0 4424
Homemade Laundry Soap 27 Squinch Sep 2013 Dec 2013 2 4025
I wonder if frugals minds just work differently 26 Curmudgeoness Jan 2012 Apr 2012 5 4450
My paper delivery person thinks I am loony. 26 Curmudgeoness Dec 2011 Jan 2012 6 3971
Keep a bag of flour in your fridge ( I got this via email).... 25 Little Star Sep 2013 Nov 2013 2 5540
Being frugal does not mean being cheap. 24 Curmudgeoness Dec 2011 Dec 2011 12 5187
Some small-house love: 24 Flaxbee May 2012 Jul 2012 4 4563
Cheap meals 24 Kaleva Jul 2012 Oct 2013 4 5050
Why Americans Are Cutting Coupons Out of Their Lives 24 Sherman A1 Mar 2013 Jun 2013 2 3949
Collecting rain water at home 24 SHRED Apr 2015 Jul 2015 12 3557
A basic 30 day emergency food and water stock list for 1 person 24 Kaleva Jun 2018 Jul 2018 5 1551
How do you feel about air conditioning? 23 Flaxbee Jul 2012 Aug 2012 3 4070
Local produce markets and the frugally inclined 23 Curmudgeoness Aug 2012 Aug 2012 2 2992
"Your Dream Home - How to Build It For Less Than $3,500" (1950) 22 Flaxbee Sep 2012 Dec 2013 1 6532
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 3324
Shower or bath 21 Curmudgeoness Feb 2012 Mar 2012 0 4082
Put a switch on my electric water heater, now I only turn it before I'll need really hot water.. 21 Fumesucker Jan 2012 Jan 2012 0 21555
Where does one draw the line between being frugal and being an OCD packrat? 21 canoeist52 Dec 2011 Dec 2011 1 9353
Come on, frugals, we have to do more posting 21 Curmudgeoness Dec 2011 Dec 2011 3 3836
Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening 21 Flaxbee Feb 2013 Jan 2014 15 10105
Just want to share. 21 laundry_queen Nov 2013 Mar 2014 11 3851
I was just sitting here, 21 Curmudgeoness Feb 2014 Mar 2014 9 3311
Just in case anyone is considering Mexico as a place to live/retire. 20 Starboard Tack Apr 2014 Oct 2014 10 4649
Moving to a TINY HOUSE (condo). How does one go about DOWNSIZING???? 20 NYC_SKP Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 4496
Frugal and Energy Efficient Laundry 19 cbayer Apr 2012 Jul 2012 4 3914
50 ways to change your habits and reduce climate change (so many of them will appeal to a frugal's 19 Flaxbee Jan 2013 Jan 2013 9 21314
Found another excellent savings website: Budget101.com 19 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 7 3025
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 3005
Please help identify a (boring) mystery item! 18 IrishAyes Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 3586
Very strange feelings. 18 Curmudgeoness Sep 2014 Oct 2014 2 4129
Giving Up Coffee 18 violetpastille Dec 2018 Dec 2018 1 1143
LOL. Shopping cart veggies... 17 pinto Jan 2012 Jan 2012 0 5704
Dishwasher versus handwashing for multiple small loads: efficiency pros and cons... 17 hlthe2b Jun 2012 Jul 2012 0 9338
Before you trash it, wear it out 17 Sherman A1 Jan 2013 Jan 2013 5 2492
One more - What's the best frugal green way to rot out a tree stump? 17 IrishAyes Sep 2014 Jan 2016 0 4681
Never mind, thanks for the answers. Please vote in Official thread with the ***s. 16 uppityperson Dec 2011 Dec 2011 1 3288
Harvesting ornamental & wild plants for food and other uses 16 Kaleva Nov 2012 Nov 2012 2 2942
Reducing the cost of watching tv 16 Kaleva Feb 2016 Jul 2017 2 3872
what should a basic prepare for bad times pantry contain 16 dembotoz Jun 2018 Jun 2018 1 1946
Alright, fellow frugals: Recommend good cookware - pots and pans - that aren't teflon 15 Flaxbee May 2012 May 2012 0 6326
"Happier Without" - a blog post from Miss Minimalist on 15 things she's happier not having... 15 Flaxbee Oct 2012 Oct 2012 2 4651
10 Quick and Cheap Life Hacks to De-Clutter and Simplify Your Life 15 Flaxbee Jan 2013 Feb 2013 6 3264
LED lighting 15 sendero Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 2642
Cost per 1M BTU's of various heating fuels 15 lumberjack_jeff Feb 2015 Mar 2015 0 3406
How big a garden does one need for frugal times? 15 Kaleva Aug 2018 Aug 2018 10 1343
Learned an interesting and handy new term the other day, kind of the opposite of unobtainium.. 14 Fumesucker Jan 2012 Nov 2013 6 4837
NetFlix vs. cable/satellite 14 Kaleva Jun 2012 Jul 2012 1 5583
Turning my old, heavy duty top load washing machine into a high efficiency model 14 Kaleva Aug 2012 Oct 2012 1 6797
Sustainable clothes, made in USA 14 Flaxbee Nov 2012 Nov 2012 3 2923
Hunting for health, economy, and the ecology... 14 Eleanors38 Apr 2013 Apr 2013 1 2887
Does anyone here have a solar energy system? 14 Momgonepostal Apr 2013 Sep 2013 3 2713
Majority of Shoppers Donít Make Lists 14 Sherman A1 May 2013 Jun 2013 1 2345
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