My bucket list did not go well this year.

The Frugal Girl

I did take a big vanload of stuff to Goodwill, and I freecycled some things. Every year, I publish a list of the things I want to do before summer “kicks the bucket” My list is a mix of practical and fun things because I want my summer to be a mix of those two.

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Take one caravan…

Discount Coder UK

Try placing a ‘wanted’ ad on Gumtree or rummaging around in the Freecycle community. Did you know you can pick up an old caravan for very little money, if not free? Trawl the Friday ad classifieds or ask around. The tattier it is, the cheaper it should be. Just made sure its structural integrity is. read more. Home & Garden cheap home extension re-purpose old caravan

How to Shop and Save Money when Expecting a Baby

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

You will save hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars by looking for the basics in secondhand stores, eBay and Freecycle. How exciting! You are expecting a baby! Wonderful news! How excited you must be!

7 Simple Ways to Go Green in 2013

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Look for a consignment shop in town, visit Freecycle web site, or check the Classifieds before you go to the store to buy new. While many of us want to live more sustainably, it can be difficult to make the switch suddenly. Most of us do better with gradual changes.

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How Little Could You Spend on Your Child in a Year?

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Garlick got all of her children’s clothes and gear from friends, family, and sites like Freecycle. When a woman is pregnant for her first child, she’ll likely have a baby shower (or several).

Ways To Reuse Old Items For Your Container Garden

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

They can be found around your house, or found at yard sales or via freecycling. One of the more interesting ways to garden is to grow items in containers. You might be surprised at the types of plants you can grow in a container garden.

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Canning CAN Be Cheap!

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

You might even luck out and find one listed on Freecycle or in your local paper’s classified ad section. A few months back I wrote here about canning tomatoes.

An Easy Way to Save for Irregular Expenses

For the Mommas

Did you find something on Freecycle that you were planning to purchase? Today I’m participating in the Ultimate Blog Swap.