Thrifty Living

Best Money Saving Tips

June 14, 2013
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Get all the best money saving tips in one place. Over 141 money saving tips in this post!

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25 of the Best Household Budgeting Tips

June 4, 2013
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What are your favorite ways to stick to your budget? Today all the contributors share their best tips for saving money!

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Prepping on a Budget

February 25, 2013
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Are you prepping? Do you know how to do it on a budget? Get prepared on any budget!

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How to Determine if You Are Living Beyond Your Means (And What to Do If You Are)

January 9, 2013
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Do you personally think it’s better living the same lifestyle you live now with no extra money or being a little uncomfortable and making changes for your future?

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Cozy Up For Winter – Save Money on Your Electric Bill

October 31, 2012
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Save Money on Electric Bill I just love those WWII posters! It’s almost November and it’s quite cold here already. We still have some nicer fall days but when the wind blows it’s carrying the bone chilling winter wind right on in. I’ve mentioned it before but my house is far from snug. Even though it’s small […]

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Homemade Cleaning Wipes

October 29, 2012
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We are getting into that time of year, cold and flu season. I’ve always been a fan of the ease of Clorox or Lysol Wipes just to have easily on hand to wipe down doorknobs, handles, and other frequently touched surfaces. But since we’ve moved on from toxic cleaners and started making homemade cleaners and using natural cleaners, we […]

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12 Tips to Save on Your Heating Bills

October 8, 2012
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Our house is little, tiny, very small. Some how the builders managed to cram 3 bedrooms into less than 1200sq feet. I’m not sure how. We moved to the Little House in January. It.was. cold. You know how on the info sheet for the house the previous owner is supposed to put how much the […]

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Guest Post: Re-Purposing Jeans and Shoes

September 11, 2012
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Skinny Jeans: We all have a closet full of flared, boot cut, and straight leg jeans. But now that skinny jeans reign fashion supreme what’s a girl to do? Make them into skinny jeans of course! If you (or a friend) can sew a straight line then you can make any pair of jeans into […]

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Prepping For Higher Food Prices

August 1, 2012
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A while back I posted a news article on the LHL Facebook page that talked about the coming price increases for groceries over the next year. In case you missed it, the article talked about a possible 40% increase in food prices over the next year as a result of the current drought. 40% is […]

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Guest Post: The Importance of an Emergency Fund

July 19, 2012
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Today we get to enjoy a guest post from Tshanina Peterson about how important having an emergency fund is! You knew that day would come. That day when the car breaks down, the ice maker explodes, and the kids need extra money for school all at the same time. You’ve had similar days before but never […]

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