Category: Frugal

How to Live Within Your Means and Grow Your Finances

One thing that people often struggle to live within their means. In a world that is constantly promoting consumerism, it’s easy to adopt the habit of spending more than you make. However, it could result in you living a life …

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How To Get All Your Hot Water Needs From A Compost Mound

How To Get All Your Hot Water Needs From A Compost Mound - Did you know that when compost breaks down it produces heat? With this heat you can warm up water in the pipes that run through the compost. Obviously the more pipe and the more compost you have the more warm water you get.

Compost gives us the so much. It’s amazing that every American doesn’t have a compost heap in their yard. You can literally transform your soil by amending it with compost. If you do this for 5 years you will see …

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Realistic Prepping Priorities

Realistic Prepping Priorities - To help battle the overwhelmed feeling of needing to get everything done all at once, it really helps to settle down and think more locally first.

You know, lots of preppers try to cover the bases of convenience. Things like toilet paper tend to be high on the pyramid of prepper needs. Dont forget toilet paper is a pretty new invention. Don’t get me wrong, it’s …

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The Key to Becoming a Frugal Prepper

Budget Preps for the Frugal Prepper - With the rising cost of...well everything, finding any extra money for preps (or anything else) can be a real challenge. How can you possibly prepare for the unknown when making ends meet on your day to day is hard enough as it is!?

From the outside looking in prepping can seem like a very expensive undertaking. When it comes to things like building an arsenal, burying a bunker and buying a year’s worth of food, these all add up.  People with limited budgets …

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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!

It’s easy to think of prepping as a set of lists. So many people offer up lists to those who are new to prepping. In fact, people are often collecting food and gear to deal with a disaster. There is …

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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 pocketbooks

Food is its own security. As preppers, we all worry about the scarcity of food because it has been the human condition for a long time.  Deep down, we know that food is power and those who have the food, …

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23 Prepper Items To Look For at the Goodwill Store

23 Prepper Items To Look For at the Goodwill Store - Here are some things I've seen at the Goodwill Store: tools, blankets, candles, hunting gear, cast iron pans, camping supplies, canning equipment, and much more. For more ideas, check out this list of prepper items to look for at Goodwill.

The number one complaint I hear from new preppers is that prepping is too expensive. You have to buy so much food and so many supplies, but most people have very little disposable income. My advice to them: Spend more …

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Products To Stop Buying And Start Making At Home

I don't know about you, but I am sick and tired of going to the grocery store.

I don’t know about you, but I am sick and tired of going to the grocery store. Every time I go, I either can’t find something I’m looking for, or I have to sort through thousands of options. I usually …

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Amazing Ways You Can Reuse Aluminum Cans

I have shared articles on the subject of soda can stoves, DIY soda can shingles, soda can solar heaters and even how to open a padlock with a soda can. Now you can add a couple more items to the list!

The prepper DIY craze is something that many of us can benefit from. As Americans we have tons of waste. Well, a lot more than just tons. We are some trash making creatures and while we are doing better with …

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Thousands Of Survival Uses For Household Items

In case you haven't heard of it, MacGyver was a popular TV show in the 80s. The title character is a genius who works as a field agent for DXS, a fictional U.S. intelligence agency.

In case you haven’t heard of it, MacGyver was a popular TV show in the 80s. The title character is a genius who works as a field agent for DXS, a fictional U.S. intelligence agency. What most people remember about …

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