Category: Frugal


35 Reasons Coffee Filters are Survival Multitaskers

35 Reasons Coffee Filters are Survival Multitaskers - One of the best things about coffee filters is they are incredibly inexpensive. You don't need top of the line filters for a survival situation. Not only are they cheap, they are very light and take up little room for all their uses.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. The simple coffee filter is not so simple when it comes to survival! There are numerous uses beyond the obvious filtering that can help make …

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DIY Brick Fire Pit on a Budget

DIY Brick Fire Pit on a Budget - This project is easy to make and because its made of brick it is a sturdy pit. You will have no worries about looters stealing the metal one.

Having a sturdy fire pit on your property is a great way to enjoy a fire during a BBQ’s, a family get together or just having drinks around it during a social gathering. Love it. Think about if the power goes out, this fire pit can be transformed into an awesome cooking vessel that can be burning all …

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15 Brilliant Uses for Five Gallon Buckets

15 Brilliant Uses for Five Gallon Buckets - And the best thing about them: You can get them for free! Just visit local restaurants, bakeries, grocery stores, and other places and start chatting up the workers. Oftentimes they'll just give you their used buckets since they were going to throw them out anyway.

Whether you think of yourself as a prepper, a homesteader, or both, you should be stockpiling five-gallon buckets. As a prepper, they’re great for food storage, building rocket stoves, making water filters, and more. And as a homesteader, they’re great for growing vegetables, hauling livestock feed, making chicken feeders, and so forth. And the best …

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DIY Splash Pad – A Mini Water Park For Your Yard

DIY Splash Pad: A Mini Water Park For Your Yard - This is a really cool, fun DIY project that the whole family can have great time putting together and then having some good old fashioned water fun. :) Even the adults. Now that it's (finally!) getting warmer, this is the perfect family project.

This is a really cool, fun DIY slash pad project that the whole family can have great time putting together and then having some good old fashioned water fun. 🙂 Even the adults. Now that the warm weather is here, this is the perfect family project! Lauren and Brett at littlewhitehouseblog.com made theirs to fit a …

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25 Items to Stock From Sam’s Club

25 Items to Stock From Sam’s Club - Granted, Sam's Club doesn't have as much variety as Walmart or your average grocery store, but they have everything you need to cook from scratch: flour, sugar, oatmeal, honey, seasonings, baking soda, vegetable oil, and so forth.

If you’re stockpiling food for an emergency, the most affordable way to do it is to join a store like Sam’s Club or Costco and buy food in bulk. A membership costs around $50 a year, but you’ll save so much money that the membership will pay for itself several times over. Granted, Sam’s Club …

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25 Items That Will Be Worth Their Weight In Gold After The SHTF

25 Items That Will Be Worth Their Weight In Gold After The SHTF - If you're stockpiling for a doomsday scenario, don't forget to stock up on all these little things. Not only will you need them for yourself, you can use them for bartering if money becomes worthless or too hard to come by.

There’s an old joke that when the SHTF, toilet paper will be worth its weight in gold. That might sound like a silly exaggeration, but it’s not far from the truth. Toilet paper is so cheap and plentiful that people tend to take it for granted, but the moment they run out, getting more becomes …

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How To Divide Perennials And Save A Ton Of Money

How To Divide Perennials And Save A Ton Of Money - Knowing How To Divide Perennials can save you a ton of money and make your garden look fantastic this year!

Knowing How To Divide Perennials can save you a ton of money and make your garden look fantastic this year! I have always known you can do this but never actually knew how to do it. So I went in search of a great article to see how to do this and I found one! …

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The Plastic Bottle Cutter – The Smart Way to Recycle Plastic Bottles

The Plastic Bottle Cutter - The Smart Way to Recycle Plastic Bottles - This is an ideal tool given the preponderance of plastic bottles and the immediate usefulness of rope if SHTF

You like to recycle, and sometimes you need rope. These two things seem unrelated, don’t they? They do seem that way, at first, but really, they’re not. With the Plastic Bottle Cutter, you can recycle your plastic bottles and forego that trip to the recycling plant. In fact, you can even forego making a trip …

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17 Homestead Items To Look For At Yard Sales

17 Homestead Items To Look For At Yard Sales - As I'm sure you know, homesteading supplies can be a bit pricey. Even the cheaper items add up really fast. If you want to save yourself hundreds--or possibly thousands--of dollars, start checking Craigslist or go for a drive around local neighborhoods this Saturday or Sunday morning and see what you can find.

Spring is here, and that means it’s yard sale season! People all over the country are doing their spring cleaning and getting rid of old treasures that have been sitting in their closets and attics for years. If you’re a homesteader or prepper, this is a great opportunity. As I’m sure you know, homesteading supplies …

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16 Genius DIY Hacks for Your Backyard & Garden

16 Genius DIY Hacks for Your Backyard & Garden - If you long for a more beautiful backyard space or bountiful garden, but lack the funds to hire a landscape designer, check out these DIY tips and tricks to improve your outdoor space with a frugal budget in mind.

I am always scouring the Internet to find the best DIY hacks so that I can garden smarter with the space that I have. Sometimes you get lucky and find the most amazing and creative do-it-yourself solutions, and the site I found today is no exception. My favorite is definitely the light bulb vase; no need …

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