Category Archive: Frugal Living

Frugal Food Storage Project – Instant Oatmeal Packets

Buying multi flavor oatmeal at the store can be VERY expensive and full of preservatives and flavorings. Make your own with out the price tag and preservatives today. These DIY instant oatmeal packets are so easy to assemble. Make a bunch in advance to keep on hand for those busy mornings when you don’t have …

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How to Start a Fire With a Gum Wrapper and Battery

If you are in a pinch and you have no matches or fire starting equipment, get a battery and a gum wrapper and you have instant fire 🙂 This is great to know, especially now winter and the colder months are upon us. Get more info on how to do this below: How to Start …

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Basil Syrup Recipe – Soothe Coughs and Sore Throats

Medicinally, Basil is antibacterial, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, carminative, a circulatory stimulant, diaphoretic, digestive, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, galactagogue, nervine and sedative. Given all these qualities, I’d say it’s a pretty good plant to have growing in your garden and not just for food Our friends over at go over how basil can be …

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How To Build a Chaise Lounger

Having hidden storage is a blessing in my eyes! Keep your valuables in plain sight is genius. Use old wood pallets and you can have this in your house just like the photo above. You can use any fabric you like so it matches your decoration. See how to make this and get all the …

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20 Domestic Uses For Coke… Proof That Coke Does Not Belong In The Human Body

Did you know coke is acid? It removes rust of metal so its pretty obvious, thus being said, why are you still drinking it? Check out this awesome article where it shows you 20 domestic uses for coke. See the original article below: 20 Domestic Uses For Coca Cola… Proof That Coke Does Not Belong …

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Upcycled Sweater Slippers Project

How many of us have old sweaters we need to get rid of? I do. I saw this frugal upcycling project and had to share it with you all. Its a fantastic way to keep your feet warm this winter and re using an old sweater you wouldn’t normally wear. See the full project with …

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DIY Easy-to-Sew Pajama Pants


Photo Credit: Who likes putting on their pj’s? I know for sure, I do. This is a great little evening project anyone can do. Making your own PJ pants will save you lots of money and the best thing about this project is you can make them from what ever fabric you want. Cool, …

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