Tag: Budget

Thrift Tips for Stretching a Buck in a Tough Economy

Being laid off, underemployed or just watching your paycheck buy less and less at the store has become a reality in most homes. As businesses are downsizing, more and more work gets ...

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Gear I Hate – How to Avoid Survival Gear that Can Get You Killed

Survival gear is supposed to help you… Right? But some survival gear is just junk that can waste your money, time, energy – and could even get you killed. Let’s tak...

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Soapmaking Pt.2: Castile Soap:Rx for the Dry Skin Blues

Gnarly, Dude… The drying ravages of winter and summer and cause our skin to look and feel very much downright gnarly!  Because some family members really liked the olive oil c...

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Do It Yourself: Reconditioning Cast Iron~Rust-ic Treasures

Can rusted cast iron be saved and restored? Is it worth the time and trouble? How much time and trouble does it actually take to restore cast iron to a seasoned, rust-free, nonstick ...

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How to Make Your Own Laundry Detergent – Part 2

Have you tried a homemade liquid detergent and wished you could also make a dry one to take on-the-go… this recipe is a winner and much better for traveling light, which is a r...

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How to Get Ready for a Hurricane – the REAL Way!

Anyone who knows me, knows I LOVE a good storm. The thunder, the lightening, the rain pounding down… it both excites and soothes my soul. One of the coolest things about living in ...

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Make Your Own Laundry Soap – With 4 Simple Ingredients

Did you know that with a few basic very inexpensive ingredients you can make your own laundry soap that is: less expensive, better for the environment and healthier for your skin? We...

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