Category Archives for Frugal Living

About Repurposing

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Since I opened the doors to the Hillbilly Housewife Club, we’ve been talking a lot about repurposing in the forum there. I never really thought about […]

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Frugal Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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Home Heating This Winter

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Affordable Herbs – Dry Them Yourself

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Homemade Sanitary Pads

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. I learned about homemade cloth menstrual pads on a Christian Ladies’ message board in 2002. I had just been diagnosed with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome or […]

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Free e-Books from the Government

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Powdered Milk

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. With the price of milk soaring through the roof lots of folks are reconsidering powdered milk for it’s economy. The dairy price hike hasn’t affected dry […]

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Bread Machine Basics

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. What to do when your manual is missing. The Missing Manual People often ask me what to do with a bread machine that doesn’t have its […]

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Apron Evangelism

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Dear Readers; This is a post written by Maggie, a ‘dyed-in-the-wool’ believer who sometimes takes a look back in time to turn things around.  Please enjoy […]

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Suggestions For School Lunches

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. An empty lunch box can be an intimidating thing at 6 am when you are wiping the sleep from you eyes and wishing you had taken […]

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Frugal Staples

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Ever wonder how our ancestors always seemed to have food on the table even in lean times? When we are visiting the grocery store every week […]

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