For a long time I have chuckled every time I saw a bottle of hand sanitizer. For a while, everywhere you looked, you saw a bottle of it… On desks, in work cubicles, on coffee tables, and laying on the front seat of half of the cars you saw. I think I decided that the height of the paranoia was when the entrance to[read more...]
Folks, homesteading is not quick or easy. It takes hard work and a bit of time to get a successful homestead up and running, and to become as self-sufficient as you want it to be. It is not quick or easy, but it can be done frugally, if a part of your frugal planning is to educate yourself on any ideas and products before spending money on what turns out to be a scam.
Y’all have a good…and frugal…day, and remember…
Y’all come back now, ya hear?[read more...]
Shopping with a list will often curb materialistic, impulse buying. Knowing what you need and planning to buy only those things will go far in helping you fight this battle. For example, I know that in my case my grocery shopping forays tend to be about 25% more expensive when I don’t have a list than when I do.
Caveat: This only works when you actually follow the list. Picking up that extra half-gallon of ice cream that is not on the list, just because it is a yummy looking new flavor that looks SO GOOD, is bad for your budget…and your waistline.[read more...]
Do you have a hard time finding a good spot to garden? Is your yard too shady? Do you live in a apartment and want to avoid evection for digging up open spaces for your veggies?
Well…you might try gardening in a bucket. Give your vegetables a unique look at the world…let them grow upside down![read more...]
Hi folks…this video will let you know what is new in the Family Homesteading section of JuicyMaters.com, and on the JuicyMaters.com website in general, in the next few months and for the new year…and to introduce myself properly…LOL.[read more...]