Frugal Homesteading

Yard Sale Tips for Sellers

It’s time to go over some yard sale tips for sellers. If you have been decluttering your house in the declutter challenge this year then you might be accumulating a large amount of… well, clutter that you need to get rid of! Each year I declutter and I am left with piles of stuff to […] Read More

Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe

As promised in the saving energy with a clothesline post, here is my homemade laundry detergent recipe. There are lots of ideas out there for a great homemade laundry detergent recipe (and I have tried what seems like all of them). I wasn’t thrilled with liquid, many powders were hard to make (not the one […] Read More

Backyard Vacation Ideas for Spring Break

Sometimes leaving the homestead is tough. When I planned my chicken coop I added some vacation ready coop features, but when that is not enough it is time to think outside the box. These backyard vacation ideas can be a lot of fun for a family (especially the kids) and you can plan one, of […] Read More

Make Money Online: Feb REAL Cash Update

It’s time to update my homestead on a dime challenge earnings from last month. I love to hear how you guys are doing to so be sure to connect twitter facebook pinterest If you are looking for more frugal life tips and ways to make money online then be sure to check out my frugal […] Read More

Consignment Store: Just Between Friends

Consignment store. The phrase makes me think of goodwill. I will be honest, I have never had much luck with selling at a consignment store. I’ve tried Twice as Nice (they buy, but tend to give me less than $1 each item and only buy about 10% of them). I think the buying 10% is […] Read More

Cheap Living: Homestead on a Dime Update

Cheap living, I believe the frugal life is best accomplished by both living frugally and making money where you can. I especially like passive income streams and setting long-term money making goals, like in the homestead on a dime challenge. I challenged you to earn an extra $600-$1800 extra this year by spending 10-60 minutes […] {Click Here to See How I did!}