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Saving Money on Baby Powder

October 27, 2011 – 5:10 pm
homemade baby powder (kinda)

Here’s how I save big bucks on baby powder.

Keeping A List of Harvest Times & Gleaning Contacts

October 24, 2011 – 7:17 am

Keeping a list of when things come into season, and contact info of those you know you can glean from, is a great way to gather the harvest and fill your pantry without missing a thing!

Spending Money To Save Money

October 20, 2011 – 7:45 pm

Spending extra money you may occasionally have on something that will actually save you money over time is a great way to snowball your way to some real financial freedom!

Guest Post: Frugal Hospitality, & Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

September 21, 2011 – 8:50 pm

Heather shares a few tricks she has learned when it comes to entertaining house guests on a tight budget. She also includes her family’s special spaghetti sauce recipe!

My Zero Dollar Laundry Room Makeover

February 3, 2011 – 8:10 pm
no-sew rag rug

Here it is guys. Proof that you don’t need a dime to give a new look to any room in your home!

Organizing & Decorating a Homeschool/Playroom on a Budget

January 18, 2011 – 7:46 am
playroom decorating ideas on a budget

Proof that it doesn’t take a fortune to create a cute and organized playroom.

Homemade Chapstick

December 3, 2010 – 6:13 am

Learn how to make your very own all-natural chapstick for less than .25 cents each!

Homemade Easy Bake Oven Recipes

November 9, 2010 – 5:36 am
easy bake oven

Yeah, Easy Bake Ovens are cool. But those refill packs… you gotta be crazy to spend that kinda money on such a tiny snack!

Selling Ten Things A Day

November 7, 2010 – 8:41 pm

It’s total liquidation at my house, in the name of financial freedom.

Keep Foods Cool With A Zeer Pot

October 7, 2010 – 8:06 am
Zeer Pot

Make a Zeer Pot and keep your foods cool and fresh longer without electric refrigeration! Here’s how…

How To Make Bricks

October 3, 2010 – 7:26 pm

This is something that I would love to do one day! I could go crazy building stuff around here if I just had enough bricks! Fun for the kids to try as well.

A Homesteader’s Yard Sale Treasures

September 13, 2010 – 6:01 am
water bath canner

You won’t believe the awesome stuff we found!

Homemade Natural Beauty: Facial Scrubs, Moisturizer, Masks And Toners

August 30, 2010 – 6:40 pm

Now is the time to stop spending a fortune on unhealthy beauty products, and start making natural skin care goodies at home! Here are my favorite recipes…

DIY Fence With Free Pallets

August 26, 2010 – 6:38 pm
DIY Fence With Free Pallets

Here’s how we built a good fence out of free materials.

Homemade Tomato Cage

June 28, 2010 – 5:43 pm
Homemade Tomato Cage

A little bit of twine and a few good sticks is all you need to make your own tomato cage!

How You Can Score Some Free Canning Jars

June 26, 2010 – 5:29 am

Did you know that some store bought items come in glass jars that you can re-use for your canning?