Category: Frugal


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.

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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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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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Turn a 2-Liter Bottle Into a Homemade Gas Mask

Here's a fun DIY project for you. You can turn a 2-liter bottle into a gas mask that will protect you from things like pepper spray and tear gas.

Here’s a fun DIY project for you. You can turn a 2-liter bottle into a gas mask that will protect you from things like pepper spray and tear gas.   Why Build a Gas Mask? You might not think protection …

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Toilet Paper Alternatives After The SHTF

Toilet paper is one of those things everybody takes for granted. What about toilet paper alternatives? Desperate times call for desperate measures!

Every good prepper has a stash of extra toilet paper in case of emergency. You probably have some, too. But what if you’re in a disaster that lasts so long, you run out of toilet paper? What are you going …

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Being Frugal – 12 Lessons from the Great Depression

Being Frugal - 12 Lessons from the Great Depression - Being frugal doesn't mean you live in squalor, though many did during that time. In the world we live in, it's actually much easier to get the things you need or find 'trash' that can be repurposed to serve your needs. Just because something is used doesn't mean it is somehow 'less than' good enough.

The Great Depression was a time of hunger, homelessness, and despair. Our country was in dire straights with over 25% of the population reportedly out of work. Through absolute necessity, being frugal was a way of life and survival in …

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Tips For Canning Tomatoes

Tips For Canning Tomatoes -- August is in full swing and there are tomatoes everywhere. If you planted a few tomato plants, you might be wondering what you can do with tour bumper crop of tomatoes

August is in full swing and there are tomatoes everywhere. If you planted a few tomato plants, you might be wondering what you can do with tour bumper crop of tomatoes.  No worries, here are just a few tips for …

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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.

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 …

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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!

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 …

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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.

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 …

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