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interesting house 3 llashram Monday Monday 7 286
Loving my new Presto digital pressure canner 14 Kaleva Jan 10 Jan 10 21 1499
This Colorado 'solar garden' is literally a farm under solar panels 4 Jilly_in_VA Nov 2021 Jan 2 18 1784
'It's a sanctuary': the magic of quiet, low-cost, allergy-free 'passive' homes 1 Jilly_in_VA Feb 2022 Jan 1 16 1893
france is pushing conservation of energy again we should too 4 dembotoz Oct 2022 Dec 26 5 896
The Earthships of New Mexico Are Next Level Sustainable Living. 4 SergeStorms Jul 2022 Sep 2022 11 1539
I just realized the 100% recycled toilet paper I bought also says, 'Minimum 50% post 6 Maraya1969 Sep 2022 Sep 2022 1 1397
Through the wall AC question 12 Tumbulu Aug 2022 Aug 2022 2 907
Got a pair of Drifire jeans at a 1 multigraincracker Aug 2022 Aug 2022 6 1060
Events have pretty much overwhelmed my plans for this year. 9 Kaleva Aug 2021 Jul 2022 13 2592
So my radiant heat barrier arrived & was (mostly) installed yesterday! 14 SheltieLover Jun 2022 Jul 2022 7 1638
I scored at the bread store today. 29 multigraincracker Jul 2022 Jul 2022 42 1999
Yes, aluminum foil can be used over windows to help keep homes cool 6 SheltieLover Jun 2022 Jun 2022 5 1027
How to be a sustainable fashion lover - and why it matters 6 littlemissmartypants Apr 2022 Jun 2022 12 1547
Earthships - America's Off-Grid Desert Community 4 Uncle Joe Nov 2021 Jun 2022 17 1594
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 2084
Handy chart on recyclables. 3 Maraya1969 Apr 2022 Apr 2022 7 944
Replacing natural gas heat 6 Delarage Jul 2021 Apr 2022 2 2742
Efforts pour in to reduce Galway carbon coffee cup print 0 Sherman A1 Apr 2022 Apr 2022 2 823
CA to temporarily double recycling refund. 10Cents per can 1 Demovictory9 Apr 2022 Apr 2022 4 507
Items and materials for repairs 9 canetoad Jan 2022 Feb 2022 6 1286
Replacing grocery totes 16 drmeow Jan 2022 Jan 2022 2 1461
Reusable toilet paper! Seriously. 5 Maraya1969 May 2021 Jan 2022 1 3548
Building complete and warm survival shelter Bushcraft earth hut, grass roof & fireplace with clay 1 bucolic_frolic Jan 2022 Jan 2022 6 1504
I can't see...damn lightbulbs. 25 multigraincracker Nov 2021 Nov 2021 0 1283
Installed a mini split heat pump yesterday 8 Woodwizard Oct 2021 Oct 2021 11 1378
The bumpy road to India's electric car dreams 4 Jilly_in_VA Oct 2021 Oct 2021 3 1057
Frugal gardening ideas for frugal times 17 Kaleva Jun 2018 Oct 2021 5 5321
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 2525
Life at 50C: Keeping cool in India's heatwaves 0 Jilly_in_VA Oct 2021 Oct 2021 2 788
Any "Stashers" here? 7 Shermann Aug 2021 Sep 2021 1 1263
Our HVAC died and we lost our big trees but there is a silver lining... 4 Phentex Sep 2021 Sep 2021 12 1485
The ancient Persian way to keep cool 5 Jilly_in_VA Aug 2021 Aug 2021 19 1811
"Is It Scratchy? 5 Things to Know About Bamboo Toilet Paper " 6 TreasonousBastard Jul 2021 Aug 2021 4 2807
Frugally prepping for possible COVID19 Delta variant lockdown 21 Kaleva Jul 2021 Jul 2021 9 2453
Home battery 14 CountAllVotes Nov 2020 Jul 2021 0 3471
Review of a Chinese EV delivery van 4 Warpy May 2021 May 2021 0 5206
any smokers in here? 17 mopinko Oct 2020 Apr 2021 4 2936
I have the thermostat set down to 60 9 Kaleva Mar 2021 Mar 2021 4 6672
So I checked the 10 day weather forecast for Central Maine todaay. 2 OAITW r.2.0 Mar 2021 Mar 2021 4 5441
What is your "North Star"? 3 ret5hd Feb 2021 Feb 2021 2 3140
Cleaning with electrolysis generator 1 cilla4progress Feb 2021 Feb 2021 1 1972
Did you ever wish you had saved silver coins back when? 21 multigraincracker Feb 2021 Feb 2021 2 3935
Frugal shopping at Dollar General 18 Kaleva Feb 2021 Feb 2021 26 4213
Solar panels being installed today 12 liberal N proud Oct 2017 Feb 2021 5 5992
Goals this year to prepare for possible frugal times 8 Kaleva Feb 2021 Feb 2021 5 3495
A frugal Crisco emergency candle. 28 Kaleva Jan 2021 Feb 2021 48 5812
Buy an EV, or, never buy another car? (Poll) 22 Quemado Jan 2020 Jan 2021 4 6087
Cut my own hair yesterday! 38 violetpastille Nov 2018 Jan 2021 23 9445
I cut my electrical bill by $20 a month by just wearing thermal socks and underwear all 4 brewens Nov 2020 Jan 2021 9 2101
I get all my clothes at thrift stores. Mostly jeans and Tees. 4 no_hypocrisy Jan 2021 Jan 2021 8 2027
Finally got rid of my Gas Mower 12 sellitman May 2020 Dec 2020 5 4671
It's that time of year for "Free Food" again! 4 ret5hd Nov 2020 Nov 2020 3 1692
How's this for Harley bike-- as in bicycle. Electric bicycle... 7 TreasonousBastard Oct 2020 Oct 2020 7 2057
ok, how about a cooking tip? dried beans. 14 mopinko Oct 2020 Oct 2020 7 1609
ok y'all liked my last tip, so here's another- wood cleaner. 11 mopinko Oct 2020 Oct 2020 15 1795
here's a great cleaning tip- anything white vinegar can do, 10 mopinko Oct 2020 Oct 2020 13 2002
have you tried the wool clothes dryer balls? 6 Fresh_Start Feb 2020 Sep 2020 5 4348
Oil companies out smarted me today. 4 safeinOhio Feb 2020 Sep 2020 2 3775
Sick of hand washing ziploc bags and paper coffee filters only 8 GreenPartyVoter Apr 2020 Sep 2020 0 3588
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 3428
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 4158
The Foxfire Book Series That Preserved Appalachian Foodways 8 littlemissmartypants Apr 2020 Apr 2020 15 2412
Now is the best time to plant a vegetable garden 10 NeoGreen Apr 2020 Apr 2020 6 3043
Heads up, Free Permaculture Class 0 AnotherDreamWeaver Mar 2020 Mar 2020 1 1644
Question on Catalytic Combusters for Consolidated Dutchwest Woodstoves 1 OAITW r.2.0 Jan 2020 Jan 2020 0 2676
Inexpensive dairy-free milk alternative (x-posting in cooking baking) 0 pengillian101 Jan 2020 Jan 2020 3 1530
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 1636
20 ingredients for a frugal pantry 6 NeoGreen Nov 2019 Nov 2019 7 2755
5 Things Frugal People Do Not Do 11 NeoGreen Nov 2019 Nov 2019 5 3646
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 2378
Living the dream in a 10'x10' home 11 Kaleva Apr 2019 Jul 2019 2 3076
Pressure canning isn't just for garden produce 4 Kaleva Mar 2019 Jun 2019 2 2249
Thought of a question to ask the group... (Poll) 3 NeoGreen Jan 2019 Jun 2019 1 2255
Building an emergency food stock in a frugal manner 4 Kaleva May 2019 Jun 2019 12 2607
Covering your digital footprints in a frugal and legal manner 6 Kaleva Mar 2019 Jun 2019 8 2882
Rice and beans for a frugal food budget 13 Kaleva May 2019 May 2019 9 3065
Frugal meal ideas for a frugal food budget. Updated 4/06/18 49 Kaleva Jan 2018 May 2019 13 7680
My updated frugal monthly budget and some projects 9 Kaleva Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 2385
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