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Raising Chickens- Pros and Cons

Raising Chickens- Pros and Cons

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here Ever had the idea of raising your own chickens?  Or wondered WHY others did it?  Read about the reasons why we raise chickens, and the Pros and Cons of having chickens. Here’s the reason we raise chickens: I grew up with them, and they make great eggs and meat to support the family for cheap (when buying organic Wanted a “chore” for my boys to do where they can earn their own money ( by selling the eggs)…

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Everyday Frugal Living Tips

Everyday Frugal Living Tips

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here I contacted some of my FAVORITE frugal living blogs and asked them”What is one thing you do every day to be frugal?” Try to start off the new year with one of these ideas!  They are GREAT and everyone can find something from these experts opinions.   I LOVED the responses I got, and have already committed to a few of them to start off my new year. Everyday Frugal…

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DIY Laundry Detergent

DIY Laundry Detergent

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here I have been using DIY laundry detergent for well over a year. Trying both liquid and powder I found that powder is my favorite because it is MUCH less time consuming to make! My recipe is from BeingCreativeToKeepMySanity.  I average 3 large loads of laundry a week and this lasted me close to a year.  You will want to use about 1-2 Tablespoons a load.  THIS MAKES A LOT! It cost about…

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DIY Dishwasher Detergent

DIY Dishwasher Detergent

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here After buying Dishwasher detergent month after month I got so sick of spending the money!  Especially with lots of little hands which means LOTS of dishes to do!  I found this great DIY Dishwasher Detergent recipe from JustLaine  and LOVE it!  I’ve been using it for over a year with no problems! DIY Dishwasher Detergent 1 cup salt 2 cups Borax 2 cups Baking Soda 4 packets of Kool Aid…

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53 Frugal Uses for FREE Buckets

53 Frugal Uses for FREE Buckets

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here I LOVE 5 gallon buckets… well… I THOUGHT I did until I found how how expensive they were.   BUT then…I found out how I could get FREE buckets that were 2.5-3 gallons and were even BETTER than the 5 gallon ones! Because 5 gallon buckets are SO expensive (I mean, they are just a bucket), I am 100% willing to transition to a smaller FREE bucket! Check out my post HERE on how you…

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