My Backyard Compost

Family Balance Sheet

I literally run to my bins, dump the food scraps and run back in the house. It will start filling up much faster soon as we increase our intake of fresh food in the spring and summer.

Ditch the Vacation: Turn Your Backyard into a Staycation

Saving Cents With Sense

At least that’s the case for a growing number of Americans, who are beset by soaring costs for gas, food, lodging, plane tickets, admission fees to amusement parks, etc. Why not set up an area in your backyard for the family to play? Backyard Camping.

Free Kindle eBooks: Edible Crafts for Kids, Backyard Farming And More!

For the Mommas

Edible Crafts for Kids by Leanne Perry: In this book you will find 27 unique and exciting crafts you can create and eat with your children while learning about food, colors, shapes, and textures. Backyard Farming by Sanford Evans.

Foods You Need to Buy Organic, and Foods You Don’t

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

My grandmother, who turned 102 earlier this year, remembers when “organic” wasn’t even a word used when talking about food. All food was natural in that it wasn’t coated with hundreds of toxic pesticides, fungicides, and any other cide you can think of.

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FREE & Discounted eBooks: The Food Allergy Mama’s Baking Book and The Heirloom Life Gardener

Couponing 101

The Food Allergy Mama’s Baking Book: Great Dairy-, Egg-, and Nut-Free Treats for the Whole Family by Kelly Rudnicki: FREE (reg. The Food Allergy Mama’s Baking Book is a one-stop guide to delicious, everyday baked goods free of dairy, eggs, and nuts — the most common food allergens.

54 Restaurants That Give You Free Food With No Purchase needed

Coupons Do Work

Here are 54 restaurants for 2017 that give you free food just for signing up with them for rewards (which is free to sign up too!). 54 Free Food Rewards With No Purchase Required. Backyard Burgers : Sign up for the Backyard Burgers Clubhouse and you’ll get a coupon for a free burger emailed to you in a few weeks. ~ Copyright (C) 2014 Media.net Advertising FZ-LLC All Rights Reserved -->. Going out for dinner/ lunch and don’t have a lot of cash in your pocket?

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Double Insulated Food Carriers $22 (Reg. $46)

Saving Everyday

They are perfect for bbq’s, reunions, beach days, and backyard parties! The Double Layer Insulated Casserole Carriers are back on Jane! They’re just $21.99, down from $45.99, and available in four different colors!

FREE Sample | Purina One Beyond Dog Food

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If your furbaby needs a treat, request this FREE sample of Purina ONE Beyond Dog Food. I always get the dog food samples. Sometimes we feed them to the dogs and other times we sprinkle them in the backyard to see what kind of animals the food attracts.

Chevron Insulated Food Carriers Just $22 (Save $24)

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They are perfect for bbq’s, reunions, beach days, and backyard parties! The Double Layer Insulated Casserole Carriers are back on Jane! They’re just $21.99, down from $45.99, and available in four different colors!

Summer Fun Guide 2019

Family Balance Sheet

The initial kit includes the mesh garden and a voucher to order the caterpillars and food separately. Local fairs & festivals -Look for local fairs and festivals for low cost games, food and activities. Fun @ Home: Host a backyard S’mores party. A Tour of Our Backyard.

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How to make a chalkboard from an ugly framed print

The Frugal Girl

And then I took the glass pieces into the backyard and sprayed chalkboard paint on ’em. He added some food illustrations too. 2019 note: this post is a few years old, back when sponsored posts had to be published on a separate page.

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How to Save Cash and Your Health With a Garden

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

More and more people like myself are returning to the joy of growing vegetables, herbs and even eggs right in their own backyards. Fifty years ago, this was the norm; almost every backyard had a veggie patch that supplemented the food bought at a store.

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Chefman 3 Liter Deep Fryer – $29.99

Saving With Shellie

Are you already planning those summer backyard get togethers? A long-handled basket keeps your hands safely away from the heated oil, and a rotary dial lets you adjust the temperature for each type of food. This is perfect for backyard barbecues and having friends over!

Chefman 3 Liter Deep Fryer – $29.99!

Saving With Shellie

Are you already planning those summer backyard get togethers? A long-handled basket keeps your hands safely away from the heated oil, and a rotary dial lets you adjust the temperature for each type of food. This is perfect for backyard barbecues and having friends over!

End Of Summer BBQ

Cheap Chica's Guide To Style

Invite friends and family over for an afternoon of food and fun as you talk about the highlights of the season. Hang globe string lights throughout the backyard and grab a banner to make things festive. It’s hard to believe that this weekend is Labor Day.

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Win a Fire Pit from Duraflame!

Nicoles Nickels

The first fire log specifically formulated for roasting and cooking, Duraflame® Campfire Roasting Logs are ideal to use in the backyard and the backwoods.

5 Tips for the Beginning Gardener

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Caring for a garden offers opportunities for exercise outside, and it allows for you to ensure that the food you eat is responsibly grown. Plus, if you are interested in local food sources, it doesn’t get much more local than your own backyard.

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Weather is not Climate, and Vice-Versa

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

So while your climate change denier friend can yell about it being cold in his backyard, that doesn’t mean global warming isn’t happening and we’re headed for the next ice age. Be careful about extrapolating from your own backyard to the globe.”

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The Advantages of Root Cellaring

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Since the 2008 recession, many people have rediscovered the savings, joys and health benefits of locally grown food – whether you have a backyard garden, participate in a community garden or shop at the local farmer’s market. Tips on food storage in root cellars.

George Foreman Portable Propane Grill Just $71.00 {Reg. $129.99}

For the Mommas

I’ve used other George Forman products and they always cook the food thoroughly and get rid of all the unwanted grease and fat. It’s perfect for camping trips and small backyard barbecues. George Foreman Portable Propane Grill Just $71.00 {Reg. 129.99}.

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Chefman Express Air Fryer – $39.99 (Shipped)

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Do you love fried foods but want to make them at home? This is perfect for backyard barbecues and having friends over! Right now, BestBuy.com has this Chefman Express 2.5L Air Fryer on sale for only $39.99 (reg $120)!

Chefman 4 Liter Deep Fryer – $39.99!

Saving With Shellie

Are you already planning those summer backyard get togethers? With an easy-to-use temperature control, timer, and a viewing window on the lid, this stainless steel deep fryer turns out perfectly cooked food every time. This is perfect for backyard barbecues and having friends over!

Chefman Express Air Fryer – $29.99 (Shipped)

Saving With Shellie

Do you love fried foods but want to make them at home? A long-handled basket keeps your hands safely away from the heated oil, and a rotary dial lets you adjust the temperature for each type of food. This is perfect for backyard barbecues and having friends over!

French’s Yellow Mustard Coupon | Pay As Low As $0.69

For the Mommas

Stack them together and stock-up on mustard for the next barbeque that you plan in your backyard! Giant Food Store Coupon Matchups & Deals ShopRite Coupon Matchups & Deals Target Coupon Matchups & Deals Weis Markets Coupon Matchups & Deals

Chefman Express Air Fryer – $49.99 (Shipped)

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Do you love fried foods but want to make them at home? This is perfect for backyard barbecues and having friends over! Right now, BestBuy.com has this Chefman Express 2.5L Air Fryer on sale for only $49.99 (reg $120)!

Chefman Express Air Fryer – $59.99 (Shipped)

Saving With Shellie

Do you love fried foods but want to make them at home? A long-handled basket keeps your hands safely away from the heated oil, and a rotary dial lets you adjust the temperature for each type of food. This is perfect for backyard barbecues and having friends over!

Celebrating Our Earth One Change At A Time

Family Balance Sheet

When I was a college sophomore, I didn't even know how to cook scrambled eggs, let alone grow my own food. And I gave up on cloth diapers as soon as my babies started eating solid food. (I Happy Earth Day 2011! I remember my first Earth Day celebration.

Frugal Valentine’s Day Ideas for Kids and Couples

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Show Your Love with Food. One of the easiest ways to show your love on Valentine’s Day is with food. Thanks to Pinterest, you can search and find literally hundreds of special foods for Valentine’s Day from desserts to fruits to eggs and toast.

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Say Goodbye to Summer with Great Ibotta Rebates!

For the Mommas

Mountain House convenient freeze-dried foods are a delicious way to fuel your camping, backpacking, or hiking trip. Add the finishing touches to any backyard barbecue with Marzetti dressing, dips, and croutons. Say Goodbye to Summer with Great Ibotta Rebates!

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How To Throw A Lavish Holiday Party On A Tight Budget

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

The holidays are already upon us despite the fact that it seems like just yesterday that we were barbecuing in the backyard and lighting off fireworks.

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10 Fun & Budget-Friendly Christmas Party Ideas

Family Balance Sheet

Gifts of food/baked goods. The weather has been so mild in central PA and just last weekend, my husband started a fire in the backyard fire pit. It’s PARTY time. The holidays are a fun time to get together with friends and family.

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Chefman Hot Air Fryer – $79.99 (Shipped)

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Do you love fried foods but want to make them at home and a little healthier? Prepare guilt-free fried foods with this 5.5L This is perfect for backyard barbecues and having friends over! Right now, BestBuy.com has this Chefman – 3 Liter Deep Fryer on sale for only $79.99 (reg $160)! Chefman air fryer.

I've Been Featured Over at BlogHer.com

Family Balance Sheet

I was very excited to receive an email that My Backyard Composting article was being featured at BlogHer.com on their Green Page. The topics include books, career, DIY, entertainment, family, feminism, food, green, health, love and sex, money, politics, and so much more. Have you been to BlogHer.com ? BlogHer a community of women who blog and collectively they reach over 25 million unique visitors every month.

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Why You Should Live Green

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

In the studies that included them systematically, food and drink, transport and housing are consistently the most important areas – across both different studies and the different impact categories compared (global warming, acidification, photochemical ozone formation, and eutrophication).

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Free Kindle Books : Furmaid, A Distant Eden And More

For the Mommas

Food rapidly disappears from the store shelves, not to be replaced. Herb-Based Recipes to Turn Your Backyard Edibles into Healthy, Savory, Grain-Free Dietary Delights. Backyard Edibles by Linda Marie.

2011 Harvest Report

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

That satisfaction has continued into the kitchen when I can say that dinner is from the backyard. Boy does food taste better when you know where it comes from and you make it yourself.

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Stock Up for CookOuts and Save with SNAP by Groupon!

For the Mommas

Prep for backyard BBQs with cash back on grillables, drinks, and snacks from SNAP by Groupon ! Be sure to check out all the other deals on baby food, grapefruit, magazines and more ! Stock Up for CookOuts and Save with SNAP by Groupon!

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Farberware Air Fryer – $39.99 (Shipped)

Saving With Shellie

Do you love fried foods but want to make them at home? Air frying technology circulates hot air evenly around the food, resulting in uniform cooking with the same crisp taste. The 2.5-liter removable basket holds up to two pounds of food and is nonstick coated for easy cleaning.

Best Play Kitchen Deals Roundup (Gift Ideas For All Budgets)!

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39.99) - Add this Little Tikes Backyard Barbeque Backyard Picnic Set – $12.99 111.99) Step2 Lifestyle Fresh Accents Kitchen and Play Food Set – $84 (reg. Is a play kitchen on your Christmas shopping list this year?

Links We Love

Cheap Chica's Guide To Style

Deep down, we’re junk food girls. We’ll take the beautiful floral straws , some cold lemonade, and a lush backyard garden stat. It’s been a BIG week at CheapChica’s!

Urban Farm Magazine Subscription – Only $4.50 Per Year!

Couponing 101

This is a GREAT magazine if you’re interesting in gardening, but don’t have very much backyard space at your house. Today only (8/29/12), you can get a one-year subscription to Urban Farm Magazine for only $4.50 !

Fun And Inexpensive Holiday Activities For The Whole Family

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

However, one challenge can be that if you spent a lot of money purchasing Christmas gifts (oh, and lots of food to feed everyone), the finances can be a bit limited when it comes to keeping everyone entertained.

Ozark Trail 28 qt Cooler Float with 2 Cup Holder – $2

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Whether you are floating or relaxing on a pool, lake or river, this Ozark Trail float will bring cold and fresh food and drinks along with you right away. If you like to float the river, you need one of these Ozark Trail 28 qt Cooler Float with 2 Cup Holders for only $2 today at Walmart!