The average person produces over 4 pounds of trash each day and around 1.5 tons of waste each year. According to an estimate by the EPA, 75% of that waste is recyclable but we only recycle about 30% of it. That’s just sad and scary, to think that we’ve got all this waste that can … Read more
There are so many different ways to use meat scraps in your kitchen. You can use them to make stocks, and sauces, or simply add them to your favorite recipes. In this blog post, I’ll give you some ideas of how you can use your meat scraps in a frugal and eco-friendly way. Remember, composting … Read more
If you are looking for ways to reduce your trash, you are not alone! People around the world are looking to create a positive impact on the planet by reducing their waste that ends up in landfills, oceans, etc. According to the EPA, of the over 290 million tons of solid waste produced in 2018, … Read more
Summer should be about lounging in the sun, enjoying crisp garden produce, and splashing in the water at the beach. And really, it’s all fun and games… until a heatwave rolls in, and you don’t have any electricity. Where I live, we are on day fourteen of a monumental heat wave (but who’s counting) and … Read more
In spite of living on a homestead, there are still times that we have to go into town and visit the grocery store. As I watch prices at the grocery store soar, I have also noticed that wages aren’t keeping up with this inflation. So I sat down and devised some ways to cut my … Read more
Many people want to own their own homestead or piece of property, but they have no idea how they’re ever going to accomplish it. With land being so expensive and down payments often exceeding what they have on hand, many are wasting away wishing for something considered to be a pipe dream. It can take … Read more
If you can make it yourself, you probably should. Most people become homesteaders because they want to live a more deliberate, self-reliant life. One of the best ways to become more independent – financially, and from supply chains that could get disrupted unexpectedly, and add things to products that you do not want – is … Read more
If I told you it was possible to make your own paint for less than .50 cents per gallon, would you believe me?
Hey… works for me!
Spending extra money you may occasionally have on something that will actually save you money over time is a great way to snowball your way to some real financial freedom!
Here it is guys. Proof that you don’t need a dime to give a new look to any room in your home!
Here are some great ideas to make this Christmas as memorable as it is frugal!