Category Archive: Frugal

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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12 Cheap Ways to Become a Better Prepper

12 Cheap Ways to Become a Better Prepper Prepping seems to ask more from your wallet every day. If you don’t have money to convert your grid to solar, it doesn’t mean you have to just sit on your hands. If you don’t have the resources to get started with rain barrel water collection, you don’t …

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The Cheapest Bug Out Bag: 11 Steps and Less Than $100

The Cheapest Bug Out Bag: 11 Steps and Less Than $100 Yes, you could throw together a cheap bug out bag for practically free. But will it help you survive when SHTF? You could also spend all your money on a bug out bag and let it sit in a closet and never look at …

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How to Use the Snowball Method to Get Out of Debt Quickly

How to Use the Snowball Method to Get Out of Debt Quickly Many Americans owe so much money that they have no idea how they’ll manage to pay it off, and Christmas just made it worse. Even though the bills haven’t come rolling in yet, a survey from T. Rowe Price speculated that average spending this …

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12 Ways to Radically Cut Expenses

12 Ways to Radically Cut Expenses Most people would be surprised at the changes that can be made when they rethink the definition of the word “necessities”. With the gloomy economic forecast, it’s not reasonable or rational to expect things to improve in the near future.  If you want to be somewhat immune to the …

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