Frugal Living

How to Be Poor- What to Do When You Lose Everything

How to Be Poor-What to Do When You Lose Everything Lose your job? Lose of a loved one? Divorce? Health Issues? Life Emergency? We never plan for life crisis and yet, they always find us- when we are completely unprepared. Whether it is our own doing or no fault of our own we end up…

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Strawberry Tops- 5 Amazing Uses + Bonus Video

Strawberry Tops- 5 Amazing uses and a bonus video! Are strawberry tops safe to eat? Not only are they safe to eat but they are full of vitamins and here are 5 ways to use them! Have you been throwing the best part of the strawberry away all these years? Well maybe not the best…

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Edible Landscape Edging- Quick & Easy

Quick & Easy Edible Landscape Edging I should have added Cheap to the title as well because this little gardening idea is about the most affordable and attractive landscape edging you can do. The bonus? It is edible! How many people can claim that their landscape edging is edible? I used leaf lettuce for this…

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It’s More Than Just Chickens- It’s about feeding my family

  It’s More Than Just Chickens – It’s about feeding my family People across the country are fighting for the right to provide for their families with gardens and small backyard livestock. My family is one of those affected, and the new laws are taking the food off my children’s plates. This is our story. It’s More Than…

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Rodent Repellent: DIY Critter-Ridder Recipe

  Rodent Repellent: DIY Critter-Ridder Recipe Are critters making a meal out of your home? Do they get into your trash? Do your birds go hungry because some varmint eats their seeds? Do deer eat your prized flowers and garden? As contractors (and someone who lives in an all cedar, squirrel-buffet house) we see critters…

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DIY Citrus Candles: Eco-Friendly & Easy

  DIY Citrus Candles: Eco-Friendly & Easy This fun little project pleases my lifestyle in so many ways. #1 It is an easy (I mean easy) DIY project. #2 It is budget-friendly, no cost involved; if you have the ingredients on-hand, otherwise- wait until the next time you eat an orange to make! #3 It…

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DIY Pancake Gift Basket: Budget-Friendly Gifts

DIY Pancake Gift Basket; Budget-Friendly Gifts For as long as I can remember I have loved making my own gifts for others, from crocheting to canned jams. As I got older I grew to appreciate and cherish the handmade gifts my grandmothers used to make me and understand the time they put into each gift.…

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10 Homesteading Resolutions to Make for 2016

10 Homesteading Resolutions to Make for 2016 Are you tired of a full schedule that is void of substance?  Do you want more Freedom, Independence and a Self-Sufficient lifestyle? Does Homesteading appeal to you? What is Homesteading? Homesteading is about reviving old skills, a lifestyle of self-sufficiency, joining others on the journey, sharing your knowledge…

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Gifts made with Citrus- Budget Friendly

Turn citrus peels into a fun array of homemade citrus gifts! From candles to cleaners to luxurious body scrubs – you may never throw out a citrus peel again. Source: 9 Easy Homemade Citrus Gifts 9 Easy Homemade Citrus Gifts From kitchen cleaner to bird feeders, there is nothing you can’t do with citrus. Hop…

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