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10 Ways We Save Money on Our Water Bill

Wondering how to save money on water bill? I've been dabbling in reducing our water bill for years. Grab a pencil, a notepad, and listen up! I grew up on a farm in the bucolic landscape of Pennsylvania, where a Well provided the water for us…
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It’s Energy Awareness Month…and I’ve Entered a Contest

Energy Awareness Month is here and we've entered a contest! Follow along with us as we learn how to get our electricity costs down, down, and down some more. Did we win? Things have gone rather dark in our household. Literally. It’s Energy…
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Extreme Frugality: 9 Unbelievable Frugal Stories from the Recession

Want some entertainment + inspiration? I’ve curated some crazy, inspiring, and unbelievable stories and examples of extreme frugality. Extreme frugality stories can be fun, inspirational, and…a bit strange. What I love about reading…
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How I Got Out of Debt and Built Positive Net Worth

I want to share with you how I got out of debt (and how I got in it to begin with). Buckle up - as with any debt payoff journey, this is a long ride!  I graduated college in 2005 with a diploma, my 193,845-mile Chevy Cavalier, $2,000 in…