Category Archive: Frugal

How to Make Homemade Vinegar

How to Make Homemade Vinegar Vinegar is one of those things that generally sits in the cupboard and is only used a couple times a year and usually for special dishes. Once upon a time, people new how to make vinegar on their own and used it for cooking, food preservation, cleaning, and for medicinal …

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63 Practical Tips to Live a Frugal Life

63 Practical Tips to Live a Frugal Life Did you know that no matter how much money they make, more than 70% people in the US have less than $1000 in savings? Crazy, right? What’s more interesting is that this doesn’t have anything to do with income. Even people who are making more than $100,000 …

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65 DIY Projects To Turn Your Trash Into Treasure

65 DIY Projects To Turn Your Trash Into Treasure When it comes to decluttering your home or apartment, you may just grab a handful of trash bags and start either throwing out, recycling or donating, without thinking twice about how your old “trash” can actually be turned into something useful. So drop that trash bag. …

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Yummy Soups You Can Make With 5 Ingredients or Less!

Yummy Soups You Can Make With 5 Ingredients or Less! Soup is one of the most economical meals you can make, and the 9 soups in this article can all by made with 5 ingredients or less! For those of us that are doing our best to be frugal, not a lot beats soup because it’s easy …

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How to Get a Free Survival Map of Your Local Area

How to Get a Free Survival Map of Your Local Area A survival map is an important part of any survival kit. There is no excuse not to have one because getting one is quick, easy, and free. Print maps of all areas you may need in the event of an emergency. If you have a …

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Using Leftover Fruit Peels in the Kitchen

Using Leftover Fruit Peels in The Kitchen Being frugal is the essence of emergency preparedness. No matter how you look at it, emergency preparedness is about reusing what you have. It doesn’t matter if you’re traveling into the wilderness or if you are in cooking in the kitchen. Being frugal in the kitchen means learning …

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10 Most Popular Foods to Forage

10 Most Popular Foods to Forage Unless you’re living in the middle of the desert, there is a very good chance that the natural habitat around your home is abundantly stocked with wild foods just waiting to be harvested. Foraging is the process of going out into that “wild” to gather available foods. By “wild” …

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Barter With Your Skills To Fill Your Cupboard

Barter With Your Skills To Fill Your Cupboard With the cost of food continuously going up, people are looking for ways to help cut the bill while still keeping their family fed. If you barter your skills, you may be amazed at the different things people will pay you with, including food! Bartering is an …

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Make Your Own Gel Ice Packs

Make Your Own Gel Ice Packs How many times have you used gel ice packs in your life? Their uses are almost limitless: from medical applications to keeping your sandwiches cool, gel ice packs are handy to have in the freezer. The problem for most people is that the only ones they get are from …

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How To Make Your Food Stretch And Cut the Waste

How To Make Your Food Stretch And Cut the Waste There is no denying that food is getting more and more expensive, especially if you want to eat anything resembling healthy food. Meat alone has seen price hikes by well over 60% in the last 4-5 years and people are feeling the strain in their …

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