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[18 Aug 2014 | 5 Comments | ]
Mandarin Glut!

What do you do with a treeful of mandarins or other citrus?

Featured, Frugality »

[13 Aug 2014 | 4 Comments | ]
Garage Sale Finds

Some really useful farm equipment I picked up at a local garage sale.

Featured, Frugality, Gleaning, Preparing Food »

[12 Feb 2014 | One Comment | ]
Blackberry Pie

If there’s anything better than a bucket full of free blackberries, it can only be blackberry pie!

Frugality, Keeping Animals »

[16 Nov 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Hovabator Incubator Fridgemate Hack

A cheap incubator can be turned into something much more accurate and reliable with a simple $50 digital temperature controller.

Frugality, Household, Keeping Animals, Permaculture, Waste »

[7 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Sourcing Project Materials On eBay | ]
Sourcing Project Materials On eBay

See some of my recent scores from eBay, along with tips on how to find the good stuff.

Frugality, Household, Water »

[7 Mar 2013 | 6 Comments | ]
Eureka! Hillbilly Hot Tub

They say Archimedes had his breakthrough “Eureka” moment while sitting in a bathtub. Mine took a little longer, since I didn’t have a bathtub.

Frugality, Keeping Animals, Preparing Food »

[5 Aug 2012 | 15 Comments | ]
Rooster Processing Day


I processed four surplus roosters last weekend. Having an organised workflow makes the whole thing a lot faster and easier! There are no graphic photos in this post.

Frugality, Keeping Animals »

[4 Jul 2012 | 12 Comments | ]
Roadside Finds – Chicken Tractor

A friend will help you move. A real friend will help you recover discarded treasures from the side of the road!

Frugality, Preparing Food, Recipes »

[13 Jun 2012 | 8 Comments | ]
Bread As A Quiche Base

Quiche is a quick and easy meal, and a great way to use up leftover food. Using bread as the base makes it even quicker and easier!

Frugality, Gleaning, Household »

[22 May 2012 | 10 Comments | ]
Free Firewood

You can save a lot of money by heating your home with wood, especially if you can get the wood for free. Here’s where I get mine – where do you get yours?