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Got a pair of Drifire jeans at a 1 multigraincracker Friday Friday 6 278
Events have pretty much overwhelmed my plans for this year. 9 Kaleva Aug 2021 Jul 28 13 1716
So my radiant heat barrier arrived & was (mostly) installed yesterday! 14 SheltieLover Jun 25 Jul 27 6 837
The Earthships of New Mexico Are Next Level Sustainable Living. 3 SergeStorms Jul 23 Jul 23 11 485
I scored at the bread store today. 29 multigraincracker Jul 22 Jul 22 41 1637
This Colorado 'solar garden' is literally a farm under solar panels 3 Jilly_in_VA Nov 2021 Jun 24 16 1247
Yes, aluminum foil can be used over windows to help keep homes cool 6 SheltieLover Jun 14 Jun 24 5 727
How to be a sustainable fashion lover - and why it matters 6 littlemissmartypants Apr 2022 Jun 24 11 1248
Earthships - America's Off-Grid Desert Community 4 Uncle Joe Nov 2021 Jun 5 17 1411
Gas prices are up roughly 40% from just a year ago. So you may want to try this method to get 'basic 1 multigraincracker May 2022 May 2022 4 1402
Handy chart on recyclables. 3 Maraya1969 Apr 2022 Apr 2022 7 750
Replacing natural gas heat 6 Delarage Jul 2021 Apr 2022 2 2432
Efforts pour in to reduce Galway carbon coffee cup print 0 Sherman A1 Apr 2022 Apr 2022 2 647
CA to temporarily double recycling refund. 10Cents per can 1 Demovictory9 Apr 2022 Apr 2022 4 331
'It's a sanctuary': the magic of quiet, low-cost, allergy-free 'passive' homes 0 Jilly_in_VA Feb 2022 Feb 2022 15 1413
Items and materials for repairs 9 canetoad Jan 2022 Feb 2022 6 1028
Replacing grocery totes 16 drmeow Jan 2022 Jan 2022 2 1145
Reusable toilet paper! Seriously. 5 Maraya1969 May 2021 Jan 2022 1 3292
Building complete and warm survival shelter Bushcraft earth hut, grass roof & fireplace with clay 1 bucolic_frolic Jan 2022 Jan 2022 6 1292
I can't see...damn lightbulbs. 25 multigraincracker Nov 2021 Nov 2021 0 1044
Installed a mini split heat pump yesterday 8 Woodwizard Oct 2021 Oct 2021 11 1162
The bumpy road to India's electric car dreams 4 Jilly_in_VA Oct 2021 Oct 2021 3 870
Frugal gardening ideas for frugal times 17 Kaleva Jun 2018 Oct 2021 5 4884
It's time for the thermal undies and socks again. I stay nice and cozy and save money on my heat 25 brewens Oct 2021 Oct 2021 21 2310
Life at 50C: Keeping cool in India's heatwaves 0 Jilly_in_VA Oct 2021 Oct 2021 2 659
Any "Stashers" here? 7 Shermann Aug 2021 Sep 2021 1 1071
Our HVAC died and we lost our big trees but there is a silver lining... 4 Phentex Sep 2021 Sep 2021 12 1324
The ancient Persian way to keep cool 5 Jilly_in_VA Aug 2021 Aug 2021 19 1592
"Is It Scratchy? 5 Things to Know About Bamboo Toilet Paper " 6 TreasonousBastard Jul 2021 Aug 2021 4 2646
Frugally prepping for possible COVID19 Delta variant lockdown 21 Kaleva Jul 2021 Jul 2021 9 2252
Home battery 14 CountAllVotes Nov 2020 Jul 2021 0 3232
Review of a Chinese EV delivery van 4 Warpy May 2021 May 2021 0 5050
any smokers in here? 17 mopinko Oct 2020 Apr 2021 4 2765
I have the thermostat set down to 60 9 Kaleva Mar 2021 Mar 2021 4 6532
So I checked the 10 day weather forecast for Central Maine todaay. 2 OAITW r.2.0 Mar 2021 Mar 2021 4 5299
What is your "North Star"? 3 ret5hd Feb 2021 Feb 2021 2 3019
Cleaning with electrolysis generator 1 cilla4progress Feb 2021 Feb 2021 1 1810
Did you ever wish you had saved silver coins back when? 21 multigraincracker Feb 2021 Feb 2021 2 3795
Frugal shopping at Dollar General 18 Kaleva Feb 2021 Feb 2021 26 4021
Solar panels being installed today 12 liberal N proud Oct 2017 Feb 2021 5 5831
Goals this year to prepare for possible frugal times 8 Kaleva Feb 2021 Feb 2021 5 3306
A frugal Crisco emergency candle. 28 Kaleva Jan 2021 Feb 2021 48 5259
Buy an EV, or, never buy another car? (Poll) 22 Quemado Jan 2020 Jan 2021 4 5655
Cut my own hair yesterday! 38 violetpastille Nov 2018 Jan 2021 23 8709
I cut my electrical bill by $20 a month by just wearing thermal socks and underwear all 4 brewens Nov 2020 Jan 2021 9 1974
I get all my clothes at thrift stores. Mostly jeans and Tees. 4 no_hypocrisy Jan 2021 Jan 2021 8 1902
Finally got rid of my Gas Mower 12 sellitman May 2020 Dec 2020 5 4455
It's that time of year for "Free Food" again! 4 ret5hd Nov 2020 Nov 2020 3 1570
How's this for Harley bike-- as in bicycle. Electric bicycle... 7 TreasonousBastard Oct 2020 Oct 2020 7 1894
ok, how about a cooking tip? dried beans. 14 mopinko Oct 2020 Oct 2020 7 1446
ok y'all liked my last tip, so here's another- wood cleaner. 11 mopinko Oct 2020 Oct 2020 15 1645
here's a great cleaning tip- anything white vinegar can do, 10 mopinko Oct 2020 Oct 2020 13 1865
have you tried the wool clothes dryer balls? 6 Fresh_Start Feb 2020 Sep 2020 5 4195
Oil companies out smarted me today. 4 safeinOhio Feb 2020 Sep 2020 2 3628
Sick of hand washing ziploc bags and paper coffee filters only 8 GreenPartyVoter Apr 2020 Sep 2020 0 3387
Found a portable air conditioner curbside that sells new for 450 but the cord was cut off. Why would 21 mahina Jun 2020 Jul 2020 2 3188
What was the best thing or things you bought at a yard sale for a buck or less? 12 safeinOhio Nov 2018 Jun 2020 5 3925
The Foxfire Book Series That Preserved Appalachian Foodways 8 littlemissmartypants Apr 2020 Apr 2020 15 2228
Now is the best time to plant a vegetable garden 10 NeoGreen Apr 2020 Apr 2020 6 2702
Heads up, Free Permaculture Class 0 AnotherDreamWeaver Mar 2020 Mar 2020 1 1404
Question on Catalytic Combusters for Consolidated Dutchwest Woodstoves 1 OAITW r.2.0 Jan 2020 Jan 2020 0 2486
Inexpensive dairy-free milk alternative (x-posting in cooking baking) 0 pengillian101 Jan 2020 Jan 2020 3 1383
A bit long but please give it a try. I hope it will bring about a few chuckles or grimaces 2 Jim Riggins Jan 2020 Jan 2020 1 1491
20 ingredients for a frugal pantry 6 NeoGreen Nov 2019 Nov 2019 7 2570
5 Things Frugal People Do Not Do 11 NeoGreen Nov 2019 Nov 2019 5 3286
I think getting rid of my old PC and DISH DVR unit is saving me about $20 bucks a month. 0 brewens Jul 2019 Jul 2019 0 2238
Living the dream in a 10'x10' home 11 Kaleva Apr 2019 Jul 2019 2 2757
Pressure canning isn't just for garden produce 4 Kaleva Mar 2019 Jun 2019 2 2112
Thought of a question to ask the group... (Poll) 3 NeoGreen Jan 2019 Jun 2019 1 2103
Building an emergency food stock in a frugal manner 4 Kaleva May 2019 Jun 2019 12 2431
Covering your digital footprints in a frugal and legal manner 6 Kaleva Mar 2019 Jun 2019 8 2624
Rice and beans for a frugal food budget 13 Kaleva May 2019 May 2019 9 2871
Frugal meal ideas for a frugal food budget. Updated 4/06/18 49 Kaleva Jan 2018 May 2019 13 7332
My updated frugal monthly budget and some projects 9 Kaleva Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 2203
15 practices of a waste-conscious home cook 2 NeoGreen Feb 2019 Apr 2019 8 1782
How to be a frugal zero waster 10 NeoGreen Apr 2019 Apr 2019 22 3623
10 healthy foods worth buying in bulk 4 NeoGreen Feb 2019 Feb 2019 27 2953
In praise of the mix-and-match table 3 NeoGreen Feb 2019 Feb 2019 6 1801
10 ways to eat frugally this month 1 NeoGreen Jan 2019 Jan 2019 6 1874
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