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Earthships - America's Off-Grid Desert Community 3 Uncle Joe Nov 21 Nov 21 16 460
I can't see...damn lightbulbs. 25 multigraincracker Nov 12 Nov 20 0 511
This Colorado 'solar garden' is literally a farm under solar panels 2 Jilly_in_VA Nov 15 Nov 16 15 557
Installed a mini split heat pump yesterday 8 Woodwizard Oct 28 Oct 30 11 639
The bumpy road to India's electric car dreams 4 Jilly_in_VA Oct 25 Oct 25 3 497
Frugal gardening ideas for frugal times 17 Kaleva Jun 2018 Oct 25 5 4181
It's time for the thermal undies and socks again. I stay nice and cozy and save money on my heat 25 brewens Oct 8 Oct 9 21 1888
Life at 50C: Keeping cool in India's heatwaves 0 Jilly_in_VA Oct 7 Oct 7 2 431
Any "Stashers" here? 7 Shermann Aug 2021 Sep 14 1 758
Our HVAC died and we lost our big trees but there is a silver lining... 4 Phentex Sep 14 Sep 14 12 1016
Events have pretty much overwhelmed my plans for this year. 6 Kaleva Aug 2021 Aug 2021 13 1306
Reusable toilet paper! Seriously. 4 Maraya1969 May 2021 Aug 2021 1 2065
The ancient Persian way to keep cool 5 Jilly_in_VA Aug 2021 Aug 2021 19 1153
"Is It Scratchy? 5 Things to Know About Bamboo Toilet Paper " 6 TreasonousBastard Jul 2021 Aug 2021 4 2337
Frugally prepping for possible COVID19 Delta variant lockdown 21 Kaleva Jul 2021 Jul 2021 9 1760
Home battery 14 CountAllVotes Nov 2020 Jul 2021 0 2733
Replacing natural gas heat 4 Delarage Jul 2021 Jul 2021 2 1825
Review of a Chinese EV delivery van 4 Warpy May 2021 May 2021 0 4741
any smokers in here? 17 mopinko Oct 2020 Apr 2021 4 2469
I have the thermostat set down to 60 9 Kaleva Mar 2021 Mar 2021 4 6250
So I checked the 10 day weather forecast for Central Maine todaay. 2 OAITW r.2.0 Mar 2021 Mar 2021 4 5059
What is your "North Star"? 3 ret5hd Feb 2021 Feb 2021 2 2823
Cleaning with electrolysis generator 1 cilla4progress Feb 2021 Feb 2021 1 1603
Did you ever wish you had saved silver coins back when? 21 multigraincracker Feb 2021 Feb 2021 2 3442
Frugal shopping at Dollar General 18 Kaleva Feb 2021 Feb 2021 26 3656
Solar panels being installed today 12 liberal N proud Oct 2017 Feb 2021 5 5480
Goals this year to prepare for possible frugal times 8 Kaleva Feb 2021 Feb 2021 5 3030
A frugal Crisco emergency candle. 28 Kaleva Jan 2021 Feb 2021 48 4632
Buy an EV, or, never buy another car? (Poll) 22 Quemado Jan 2020 Jan 2021 4 5084
Cut my own hair yesterday! 38 violetpastille Nov 2018 Jan 2021 23 6602
I cut my electrical bill by $20 a month by just wearing thermal socks and underwear all 4 brewens Nov 2020 Jan 2021 9 1813
I get all my clothes at thrift stores. Mostly jeans and Tees. 4 no_hypocrisy Jan 2021 Jan 2021 8 1691
Finally got rid of my Gas Mower 12 sellitman May 2020 Dec 2020 5 4078
It's that time of year for "Free Food" again! 4 ret5hd Nov 2020 Nov 2020 3 1372
How's this for Harley bike-- as in bicycle. Electric bicycle... 7 TreasonousBastard Oct 2020 Oct 2020 7 1665
ok, how about a cooking tip? dried beans. 14 mopinko Oct 2020 Oct 2020 7 1275
ok y'all liked my last tip, so here's another- wood cleaner. 11 mopinko Oct 2020 Oct 2020 15 1388
here's a great cleaning tip- anything white vinegar can do, 10 mopinko Oct 2020 Oct 2020 13 1639
have you tried the wool clothes dryer balls? 6 Fresh_Start Feb 2020 Sep 2020 5 3986
Oil companies out smarted me today. 4 safeinOhio Feb 2020 Sep 2020 2 3350
Sick of hand washing ziploc bags and paper coffee filters only 8 GreenPartyVoter Apr 2020 Sep 2020 0 2944
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 2745
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 3547
The Foxfire Book Series That Preserved Appalachian Foodways 8 littlemissmartypants Apr 2020 Apr 2020 15 1879
Now is the best time to plant a vegetable garden 10 NeoGreen Apr 2020 Apr 2020 6 2341
Heads up, Free Permaculture Class 0 AnotherDreamWeaver Mar 2020 Mar 2020 1 1204
Question on Catalytic Combusters for Consolidated Dutchwest Woodstoves 1 OAITW r.2.0 Jan 2020 Jan 2020 0 2286
Inexpensive dairy-free milk alternative (x-posting in cooking baking) 0 pengillian101 Jan 2020 Jan 2020 3 1183
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 1250
20 ingredients for a frugal pantry 6 NeoGreen Nov 2019 Nov 2019 7 2289
5 Things Frugal People Do Not Do 11 NeoGreen Nov 2019 Nov 2019 5 2651
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 2060
Living the dream in a 10'x10' home 11 Kaleva Apr 2019 Jul 2019 2 2449
Pressure canning isn't just for garden produce 4 Kaleva Mar 2019 Jun 2019 2 1918
Thought of a question to ask the group... (Poll) 3 NeoGreen Jan 2019 Jun 2019 1 1899
Building an emergency food stock in a frugal manner 4 Kaleva May 2019 Jun 2019 12 2121
Covering your digital footprints in a frugal and legal manner 6 Kaleva Mar 2019 Jun 2019 8 2237
Rice and beans for a frugal food budget 13 Kaleva May 2019 May 2019 9 2426
Frugal meal ideas for a frugal food budget. Updated 4/06/18 49 Kaleva Jan 2018 May 2019 13 6607
My updated frugal monthly budget and some projects 9 Kaleva Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 1989
15 practices of a waste-conscious home cook 2 NeoGreen Feb 2019 Apr 2019 8 1612
How to be a frugal zero waster 10 NeoGreen Apr 2019 Apr 2019 22 3422
10 healthy foods worth buying in bulk 4 NeoGreen Feb 2019 Feb 2019 27 2731
In praise of the mix-and-match table 3 NeoGreen Feb 2019 Feb 2019 6 1622
10 ways to eat frugally this month 1 NeoGreen Jan 2019 Jan 2019 6 1693
7 tactics for staying warm in a cool house 8 NeoGreen Jan 2019 Jan 2019 17 2591
Cold showers 7 violetpastille Dec 2018 Dec 2018 0 1962
Baking Soda Instead of Toothpaste and Peroxide as a Mouthwash 9 violetpastille Dec 2018 Dec 2018 2 2186
Giving Up Coffee 18 violetpastille Dec 2018 Dec 2018 1 2585
DIY Dishwasher Detergent Success! 13 violetpastille Dec 2018 Dec 2018 10 2455
A Frugal Monthly Budget-From 2013 4 Kaleva Dec 2018 Dec 2018 2 1508
The 'green thing', back then... 3 mia Dec 2018 Dec 2018 6 1575
Schmaltz (Rendered Chicken Fat) 8 violetpastille Dec 2018 Dec 2018 0 1833
This message was self-deleted by its author 9 linuxuser3 Nov 2018 Dec 2018 2 1771
Salsa De Mesa (Hot, Cheap and Easy) 0 violetpastille Nov 2018 Nov 2018 8 1740
Uniform Dressing 10 violetpastille Oct 2018 Oct 2018 3 1797
Could we grow all the food we need in our yards? 13 NeoGreen Oct 2018 Oct 2018 7 2131
The Ultimate Frugal Living Guide: 18 Tips for Extreme Penny-Pinching 5 NeoGreen Oct 2018 Oct 2018 4 2151
Beginning to cut WAY back on grocery budget. 9 violetpastille Sep 2018 Oct 2018 9 3145
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