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Month: December 2017

10 Frugal Living Goals You Should Be Making This Year

10 Frugal Living Goals You Should Be Making This Year

While everyone should be a frugal lifer, a lot of people struggle to do so. Life happens and you end up spending more money than you want to. You are busy and money just flies out the window. A good deal of living frugally is planning ahead and having goals. What do you want to accomplish financially? In what areas do you want to save money? How can you simplify your life to spend less money? Only you can answer…

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10 Prepping Goals You Should Be Setting For The New Year

10 Prepping Goals You Should Be Setting For The New Year

The new year is coming quickly. While I think goal setting can be done any time of year and should be, this seems to be the time of year for most people to set goals. If you are a prepper, winter is a good time to get your goals figured out, written down, and a game plan set to accomplish them. What goals should you be setting as a prepper? 1. Increase water storage and/or create a way to procure…

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10 Ways to Prep When You Have No Support

10 Ways to Prep When You Have No Support

You have discovered prepping. You have awakened to the fact that the world isn’t right. Everything could be gone tomorrow. Your job could be over with at the end of the month. A storm could take out the power for several days. You suddenly feel an urge to get your stuff together and be ready for the next disaster. You want to buy food and supplies to have stored in case of an emergency. You are excited to get started….

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12 Reasons Why You Should Be Thrift Shopping!

12 Reasons Why You Should Be Thrift Shopping!

Long before thrift shopping was cool, I was doing it to stretch my budget and because I just couldn’t afford new things. In fact, my parents did the same thing! I grew up on hand-me-downs until I outgrew my cousin’s clothes. Almost all my books came from used bookstores and the library. We went to auctions and garage sales. My parents needed to stretch their pennies too! Now thrift shopping is cool. Thrift stores are gaining popularity as are the…

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9 Ways You Can Light Up Your Home When The Power Is Out

9 Ways You Can Light Up Your Home When The Power Is Out

The power has gone out! Now what? The power going out can be scary and discomforting especially if you have kids. You need to have some ways to light up whatever you are doing. You need to provide some light to give comfort and make the time go by faster.  Some lights have better uses than other lights. Some lights will be just for lighting up the room enough to walk around in. Some lights will help you see what…

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