Daily Frugal Tip: Grow Your Own Pineapples

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Head on over to The Thrifty Couple to learn how to grow your own pineapples from leftover pineapple tops. Daily Frugal Tip: Grow Your Own Pineapples is a post from Couponing 101. Here’s a cool idea!

Save money growing your own vegetables.

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There are few healthier and better ways to save money than organically growing your own fruit and vegetables in your own garden. This allows you to not only take constant care in monitoring the growth of your produce, but it also lets you strictly supervise the cost of producing your goods, which you’ll find is significantly cheaper than purchasing them from the local grocer. Preparing your garden. Selecting your soil.

How to Grow Your Own Organic Vegetables

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If you’ve ever purchased organic vegetables from your local grocery store, you know it can be quite expensive. Yet, you pay the prices because you want to provide chemical-free vegetables for you and your family. Nutrient-rich soil will help to grow healthy, strong vegetables.

The Everything Grow Your Own Vegetables Book FREE Download

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The Everything Grow Your Own Vegetables Book FREE Download. Planning to start a garden this Spring? And don’t forget to check out this posts as you start your garden: Starting My Garden: Planting Seeds in Repurposed Egg Carton.

Friday Links – Garden Edition

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Now that the weather has changed, we are getting ready to garden. It really is a great feeling to grow your own food. We have multiple veggies on the list that we are growing but a few include bok choy, broccoli cabbage, carrots, peppers, and tomatoes.

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Don’t Dig a Money Pit in Your Garden

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You were going to save a bundle on your grocery bill by growing your own vegetables and herbs. I now grow almost all of the vegetables and some of the fruits my family eats through the year. Grow Plants That Will Thrive In Your Climate. Get Growing

Ways To Reuse Old Items For Your Container Garden

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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. The containers you choose can also help you live up to your eco-friendly ideals. Get Growing Go Green

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How to Garden Over Winter: Key Strategies for Success

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The most important strategy for how to garden over winter is preparation as the weather starts to cool down. With the right preparation, your garden will not only survive winter but also flourish. Here are some key strategies for successful winter gardening. Get Growing

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It’s Time to Plan Your Frugal Spring Garden

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At our house the gardening catalogs started arriving last week. Plan your garden. Now is the time to plan your garden. Use them to help you learn about what species and varieties will do well in your yard or in your garden. Get Growing

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Composting for Beginners

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Growing up, I remember my mom always sending me out to the composting bin with a bucket full of (what I thought was) gross bits and pieces of food waste. Now, as an adult with her own home and garden, composting is (pathetically?) You can use it in potted plants or garden beds.

Free Kindle eBooks: The Black Star, Healthy Outdoor Cooking and More

For the Mommas

Learn how you can use it to make your body healthier, too. Herbs: Complete Guide For Herbal Garden by Charles Miller. This book has actionable information on how to develop your very own herb garden as well as how to prepare the herbs.

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Free Kindle Books: Treasure Island, Halloween Crafts for Kids And More

For the Mommas

However, growing your own organic herb garden can be intimidating, especially if you know nothing about plants. It will take a lot of time, patience, commitment, and you are not sure if you will be good at it on your first run.

How to Live Off the Land Even If You Don’t Own Land

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If you find yourself in this same situation, there are still things you can do to live off the land as much as possible considering your circumstances. Here are some ideas that may work for you: Grow a Garden. If you have a little plot of land, consider growing a garden.

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Free Kindle eBooks: The Math Inspectors, The War of the Roses and More

For the Mommas

The books include The Math Inspectors, The War of the Roses, Green Thumb Gardening and more. Green Thumb Gardening by Charlie Tucker. Growing your own vegetables at home has countless benefits. We have some of the best-selling FREE Kindle Books from Amazon here!

Free Kindle eBooks: Go To Sleep Mom!, Sourdough Creek and More

For the Mommas

The books include Morning Routine, Sourdough Creek, Go To Sleep Mom, Green Thumb Gardening and more. In this book, you can find many useful tips of how to start your day in the most effective way. Green Thumb Gardening: Make Your Home by Charlie Tucker.

Ways Going Green Can Improve Your Health — And Save You Money

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Going green can help improve your health, and save you money. Going Green = Increased Activity When you look for greener ways to live, you are more likely to increase your physical activity. My garden has also been a source of a little more physical activity in my life.

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7 Simple Ways to Go Green in 2013

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Bring Your Own Grocery Bags. Many stores are perfectly willing to let you bring in your own reusable grocery bags. When you bring in your own grocery bags, you use fewer resources. This simple switch can save you money and green your lifestyle a little more.

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6 Easter Basket Ideas That are Easy, Creative & Fun

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All you Mommas you don’t want to end up spending a fortune on sending out amazing Easter Baskets to your loved ones, but still want them to feel like you have spent huge dollars, here are a few amazingly simple yet awesome Easter Basket Decoration Ideas!

10 Nifty Ways to Eat Organic on a Budget

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Finding ways to fit organic foods into your budget is really not much different than any other endeavor of frugality. Research There are probably many more options for buying organic food in your community than you’re aware of. They also offer a $50 coupon on your first order.

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How to Make your Own Compost

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Compost is then be used on the garden as an organic and valuable fertilizer and soil improver. Make use of this wonderful garden asset like us by learning how to make your own compost. My summer garden can’t get enough of the stuff.

6 Places to Find Inexpensive Organic Cotton Clothing

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Non-organic cotton is one of the most toxic crops to grow, as it uses more than 25 percent of the world’s pesticides – more than any other single agricultural product. The more you buy the cheaper the price is, so it could be a good idea to stock up on your size.

Learning How to Eat Sustainably

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Because the production of food has such a large carbon footprint, learning to eat sustainably is a great way to limit your impact on the earth. Here are some things we have learned that you too can put into practice in your household. Plan your menu and only buy what you need.

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How Your House or Business Can Invest in a Greener Planet

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With an energy crisis capturing the world as we speak, it is a good time to consider how investing in a greener planet can help your business or your home. People are always looking for a better deal on their energy prices, and this can be done by switching your provider.

Cheap and Free Kindle Books: St. Patrick’s Day for Kids, Appaloosa Summer And More

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Patrick’s Day themed activities that can help you and your family celebrate in style. Grow your own Clover garden! Make your own Rainbow!

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Just join EcoBonus and submit your receipts to earn points to receive a free Annie’s Herb Kit with everything you need to start growing your own garden. You can also shop organic on Amazon for great prices that may beat your grocery store offerings.

Commercial Or Organic Food – What’s On Your Plate?

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Farmers use chemical fertilizers to supply the plants with nutrients to make crops grow faster, use herbicides to control weeds so they don’t compete with the crops and pesticides to kill off insect pests that can eat the plants and lower production. What’s on your plate?

Are You Daring Enough to Use Eco-Friendly Feminine Hygiene Items?

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Are you a savvy woman intent on greening your life? Do you have your house well-insulated and solar panels on your roof? Do you grow your own food in your garden and buy the rest locally from farmers?

Being Environmentally Friendly Saves Money

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If you get the big things like solar panels and water tanks, they do cost initially, but if you are staying in your home for a long period they are worth it. 1.) Make your own cleaning products. 2.) Use up all your food and reduce waste. 8.) Grow your own produce.

10 Ways to Add Extra Produce Into Your Family’s Diet

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Well today I want to share with you a few creative ways to sneak some extra vegetables and fruit into your daily diet. Add some fruits and vegetables to your sandwiches. Make your own juice. Instead, make your family a homemade blend. Grow your own produce.

Sustainable Living Traits To Pass On To Your Children

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We as parents are usually the first and primary source of their learned behavior, even as they grow into their teenage years. Not only for our own well-being, but for our children and the generations that follow. Our children learn by example.

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7 Ways to Improve Your Diet

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Today I thought I would share with some simple ways that you can improve your diet. Here are 7 ways you can get your diet on track. Make it a habit to incorporate at least 5 different coloured foods a day into your diet. Swap your sweets. Candy and sweets are loaded with high fructose corn syrup and other additives that are bad for your health. Next time your sweet tooth comes calling, grab items that are naturally sweet. Start a container garden.

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How To Save Money On Fresh Produce

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Just be sure to save your receipt, because most require you to snap a picture of it to get your money. If something is priced as “each”, and not per pound”, look for the biggest ones to get more for your money. Pin This To Pinterest.

Culling Sustenence For Less

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Shop your pantry, refrigerator and freezer as you compose your menu and plan your meals around what you already have in the kitchen. Remember to include leftovers when planning your menu. In fact, PLAN some of your leftovers for use in future meals.

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10 Frugal Tips For Earth Day

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Hopefully these tips can help you not only help the environment, but also help you save your cash, which is always welcomed! Recycle – Of course you probably already know about this tip, and may have a recycling bin in your home. Make your own. Now it is your turn?