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any smokers in here? 13 mopinko Yesterday Yesterday 3 338
ok, how about a cooking tip? dried beans. 14 mopinko Yesterday Yesterday 6 299
ok y'all liked my last tip, so here's another- wood cleaner. 11 mopinko Monday Yesterday 15 416
here's a great cleaning tip- anything white vinegar can do, 10 mopinko Monday Monday 13 473
have you tried the wool clothes dryer balls? 6 Fresh_Start Feb 2020 Sep 21 4 3421
Cut my own hair yesterday! 37 violetpastille Nov 2018 Sep 4 22 3940
Oil companies out smarted me today. 4 safeinOhio Feb 2020 Sep 4 2 2775
Sick of hand washing ziploc bags and paper coffee filters only 8 GreenPartyVoter Apr 2020 Sep 4 0 1916
Found a portable air conditioner curbside that sells new for 450 but the cord was cut off. Why would 21 mahina Jun 2020 Jul 30 2 1635
Buy an EV, or, never buy another car? (Poll) 18 Quemado Jan 2020 Jun 2020 3 2560
Finally got rid of my Gas Mower 10 sellitman May 2020 Jun 2020 5 1907
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 2756
Frugal gardening ideas for frugal times 14 Kaleva Jun 2018 May 2020 4 2737
The Foxfire Book Series That Preserved Appalachian Foodways 8 littlemissmartypants Apr 2020 Apr 2020 15 1120
Now is the best time to plant a vegetable garden 10 NeoGreen Apr 2020 Apr 2020 6 1504
Heads up, Free Permaculture Class 0 AnotherDreamWeaver Mar 2020 Mar 2020 1 749
Question on Catalytic Combusters for Consolidated Dutchwest Woodstoves 1 OAITW r.2.0 Jan 2020 Jan 2020 0 1755
Inexpensive dairy-free milk alternative (x-posting in cooking baking) 0 pengillian101 Jan 2020 Jan 2020 3 716
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 1 688
20 ingredients for a frugal pantry 6 NeoGreen Nov 2019 Nov 2019 7 1469
5 Things Frugal People Do Not Do 11 NeoGreen Nov 2019 Nov 2019 5 1461
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 1644
Living the dream in a 10'x10' home 11 Kaleva Apr 2019 Jul 2019 2 1784
Pressure canning isn't just for garden produce 4 Kaleva Mar 2019 Jun 2019 2 1316
Thought of a question to ask the group... (Poll) 3 NeoGreen Jan 2019 Jun 2019 1 1444
Building an emergency food stock in a frugal manner 4 Kaleva May 2019 Jun 2019 12 1538
Covering your digital footprints in a frugal and legal manner 6 Kaleva Mar 2019 Jun 2019 8 1511
Rice and beans for a frugal food budget 13 Kaleva May 2019 May 2019 9 1743
Frugal meal ideas for a frugal food budget. Updated 4/06/18 49 Kaleva Jan 2018 May 2019 13 4923
My updated frugal monthly budget and some projects 9 Kaleva Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 1343
15 practices of a waste-conscious home cook 2 NeoGreen Feb 2019 Apr 2019 8 1235
How to be a frugal zero waster 10 NeoGreen Apr 2019 Apr 2019 22 2953
10 healthy foods worth buying in bulk 4 NeoGreen Feb 2019 Feb 2019 27 2240
In praise of the mix-and-match table 3 NeoGreen Feb 2019 Feb 2019 6 1251
Solar panels being installed today 10 liberal N proud Oct 2017 Jan 2019 4 2429
10 ways to eat frugally this month 1 NeoGreen Jan 2019 Jan 2019 6 1298
7 tactics for staying warm in a cool house 8 NeoGreen Jan 2019 Jan 2019 17 1848
Cold showers 7 violetpastille Dec 2018 Dec 2018 0 1460
Baking Soda Instead of Toothpaste and Peroxide as a Mouthwash 9 violetpastille Dec 2018 Dec 2018 2 1619
Giving Up Coffee 18 violetpastille Dec 2018 Dec 2018 1 1693
DIY Dishwasher Detergent Success! 13 violetpastille Dec 2018 Dec 2018 10 1764
A Frugal Monthly Budget-From 2013 4 Kaleva Dec 2018 Dec 2018 2 1170
The 'green thing', back then... 3 mia Dec 2018 Dec 2018 6 1246
Schmaltz (Rendered Chicken Fat) 8 violetpastille Dec 2018 Dec 2018 0 1338
This message was self-deleted by its author 9 linuxuser3 Nov 2018 Dec 2018 2 1365
Salsa De Mesa (Hot, Cheap and Easy) 0 violetpastille Nov 2018 Nov 2018 8 1375
Uniform Dressing 10 violetpastille Oct 2018 Oct 2018 3 1488
Could we grow all the food we need in our yards? 13 NeoGreen Oct 2018 Oct 2018 7 1712
The Ultimate Frugal Living Guide: 18 Tips for Extreme Penny-Pinching 5 NeoGreen Oct 2018 Oct 2018 4 1640
Beginning to cut WAY back on grocery budget. 9 violetpastille Sep 2018 Oct 2018 9 2693
from the new york times no less 0 dembotoz Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 1475
20 Habits of Frugal People 7 NeoGreen Sep 2018 Sep 2018 12 2053
My frugal 7 day emergency food & water stock for 2 people 7 Kaleva Sep 2018 Sep 2018 7 1824
Converting a new chest freezer into a climate controlled "root cellar". 2 Kaleva Aug 2018 Aug 2018 2 1881
How big a garden does one need for frugal times? 15 Kaleva Aug 2018 Aug 2018 10 1714
DNI Dan Coats said cyber warning lights are blinking red 3 Hortensis Jul 2018 Aug 2018 4 1818
A basic 30 day emergency food and water stock list for 1 person 24 Kaleva Jun 2018 Jul 2018 5 1911
Caring for pets during frugal times 6 Kaleva Jun 2018 Jun 2018 5 1769
What does it mean to be frugal? 6 NeoGreen Jun 2018 Jun 2018 3 1602
Frugal summertime refreshment drinks 5 Kaleva Jun 2018 Jun 2018 5 1694
Disposing of household garbage during frugal times. 3 Kaleva Jun 2018 Jun 2018 2 1521
A waterless, composting toilet for frugal times 2 Kaleva Jun 2018 Jun 2018 5 1607
Study examines the benefits of using rainwater to flush toilets 3 NeoGreen Jun 2018 Jun 2018 4 1318
Games to play during frugal times 5 Kaleva Jun 2018 Jun 2018 2 1579
Acclimatize your family to frugal living 11 Kaleva Jun 2018 Jun 2018 10 3277
what should a basic prepare for bad times pantry contain 16 dembotoz Jun 2018 Jun 2018 1 2386
Khan Academy for free on line courses 5 Kaleva Apr 2018 Apr 2018 4 1899
Sorry I'm late offering the links to my favorite tiny home/deployable permanent/temporary 38 IrishAyes Aug 2014 Apr 2018 6 7722
Frugality is environmentalism 3 NeoGreen May 2017 Mar 2018 4 3662
DETHLEFFS This Solar-Powered RV Runs Without Fuel Or Charging Stations 1 appleannie1943 Jan 2018 Feb 2018 6 1837
Future of energy: Efficiency 1 NeoGreen Jan 2018 Jan 2018 2 3676
Have the prices risen dramatically on insulation (blow-in) due to all the tragedies, this year? 0 Frustratedlady Dec 2017 Dec 2017 0 1265
Mylar Space Blankets. 4 safeinOhio Dec 2017 Dec 2017 28 2812
In praise of Invisible Sustainability 3 NeoGreen Dec 2017 Dec 2017 3 1462
Study: Seaweed in Cow Feed Reduces Methane Emissions Almost Entirely Zoya Teirstein 6 applegrove Nov 2017 Nov 2017 5 1829
Doesn't any company make a decent microwave oven any more? 10 LiberalEsto Mar 2016 Oct 2017 2 6835
Rooftop Solar PV 4 SHRED Sep 2017 Sep 2017 1 2452
Going Solar! 2 liberal N proud Aug 2017 Sep 2017 11 3240
Reducing the cost of watching tv 16 Kaleva Feb 2016 Jul 2017 2 4279
Price war going on here, how about in your area. 8 safeinOhio Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 2581
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