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  • Check out this Hub for great tips on saving money on your next water bill. Each idea is simple and something in which the whole family can engage.

    Water Bills: Saving Money

    Water Bills: Saving Money

    by Jaynie20003

  • Here are dozens of ways to get further use from clothing, socks, and towels that are stained or for some reason not suitable to donate to charity. Save the earth by recycling and repurposing.

    New Uses for Stained Clothing and Towels

    New Uses for Stained Clothing and Towels

    by Virginia Allain3

  • We're already putting enough trash into our landfills that it just makes sense to reduce, reuse and recycle. Here are fifteen ways to reuse empty yogurt containers!

    15 Uses for Empty Yogurt Containers

    15 Uses for Empty Yogurt Containers

    by Georgianna Lowery9

  • Turn your stash of socks without matches into something useful. Try this tips for ways to repurpose stray socks.

    Uses for Unmatched Socks

    Uses for Unmatched Socks

    by Virginia Allain1

  • If you're looking for ways to save water, look no further. With lots of suggestions, pictures and hints, you'll learn fast and easy ways to conserve water in and around your home. You'll also save on your energy bill, too.

    5 Tips on How to Save Water

    5 Tips on How to Save Water

    by Cynthia Calhoun161

  • Kitchen tricks to make life easier in the kitchen & save wasting food. Thrifty kitchen secrets which are simple to follow: from using up pickle vinegar to storing fresh herbs & buying imported food.

    5 Kitchen Tips to Save Money and Make Life Easier

    5 Kitchen Tips to Save Money and Make Life Easier

    by Diana Grant10

  • With the cost of electricity rising all the time, it's good to know how much it costs to run the various appliances in the home. This article shows you how to work out the cost of the energy used.

    How Much Do Electrical Appliances Cost to Run?

    How Much Do Electrical Appliances Cost to Run?

    by Eugene Brennan2

  • If you're into frugal living, you will love what your kitchen sponge is capable of. Join countless of other enthusiasts already enjoying these squishy wonders in the home, garden and office.

    Top 22 Frugal Uses For Your Kitchen Sponge

    Top 22 Frugal Uses For Your Kitchen Sponge

    by Jana Louise Smit0

  • Save empty prescription containers and put them to use. They are a handy size and watertight, so are useful storage bottles.

    Ways to Reuse Pill Bottles

    Ways to Reuse Pill Bottles

    by Virginia Allain0

  • Call Qwest and demand a lower rate on your phone or internet bill. If you have found yourself suffering from a higher internet or phone bill because a low introductory rate has expired, try negotiating a new rate. This is especially effective with...

    How to Lower Your Internet or Phone Bill with CenturyLink (Qwest)

    How to Lower Your Internet or Phone Bill with CenturyLink (Qwest)

    by Woodson36

  • Reusing your plastic bags is a great way to reduce your waste. Plastic, unlike all other materials, does not decompose.So what do we do with it? Learn these ten ways to reuse your bags.

    Ten Ways to Reuse Your Plastic Bags

    Ten Ways to Reuse Your Plastic Bags

    by Brittanie13

  • How to save electricity and energy at home by replacing and repairing your appliances as well as changing some habits.

    Ways to Save Electricity at Home

    Ways to Save Electricity at Home

    by Dan Harmon3

  • Managing your grocery bag hoard is easier than you think. Use these tips to manage your bags, recycle the leftovers, choose a reusable bag, and live a more organized life.

    5 Steps to Manage Your Plastic Grocery Bags

    5 Steps to Manage Your Plastic Grocery Bags

    by Chloe Davis Smith4

  • To be extremely frugal, frugality has to be a lifestyle. Besides frugal and thrifty living, you have to cut things out of your budget and sacrifice. There are also ways to make extra money to add to your budget. Consider a part-time job or online work to increase your income.

    How to Be Extremely Frugal with these Extreme Thrifty-Living Tips

    How to Be Extremely Frugal with these Extreme Thrifty-Living Tips

    by Victoria Lynn82

  • DIY home tricks: filling nail holes, improvising a bed skirt, putting a shirt on a pillow, and regrowing your own vegetables.

    4 Cheap DIY Home Hacks

    4 Cheap DIY Home Hacks

    by Bri Timpson0

  • Wash your dishes in a minimum amount of water with the ideas you'll find here. You'll save on your water bills and feel good about saving the environment.

    Frugal Dishwashing Tips

    Frugal Dishwashing Tips

    by Virginia Allain0

  • Coffee is excellent for the garden, for hair and skin, in recipes, as a natural order absorber, and in crafty DIY projects. What follows are ten fun and unusual ways to recycle your coffee grounds.

    10 Fun Ways to Reuse Coffee Grounds

    10 Fun Ways to Reuse Coffee Grounds

    by Christin Sander52

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