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12 Frugal Lessons From the Great Depression

Posted by on March 16, 2016 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 12 Comments
12 Frugal Lessons From the Great Depression

Here are a dozen old-fashioned tips for conserving your hard-earned cash so that you have a little extra left over for those extra preps as well as a few lifestyle treats that we all need every once in a while.

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This New Tiny Home Design Makes a Big Splash at Canadian Home Show

Posted by on March 15, 2016 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 6 Comments
This New Tiny Home Design Makes a Big Splash at  Canadian Home Show

If you like the look of a traditional home, but you love the economy of a tiny home, you’ll want to check out this lovely design.

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New Grocery Store Sells Food Other Stores Would’ve Trashed, Shelves Empty Daily

Posted by on March 7, 2016 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 3 Comments
New Grocery Store Sells Food Other Stores Would’ve Trashed, Shelves Empty Daily

Instead of wasting mislabeled products, ugly produce, or items that come in damaged packaging, Denmark’s WeFood offer consumers a choice — and everyone is loving it.

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This Charming Eco-Friendly Cob House Was Built By Hand for Only $250! (Video)

Posted by on March 6, 2016 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 43 Comments
This Charming Eco-Friendly Cob House Was Built By Hand for Only $250! (Video)

Ever dream of building a cute, eco-friendly house super cheaply? You’ve got to watch this video!

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Man Builds Tiny Homes for the Homeless & The City Takes Them Away

Posted by on March 1, 2016 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 64 Comments
Man Builds Tiny Homes for the Homeless & The City Takes Them Away

An L.A. man has been making a lot of homeless folks happy by building them their own tiny homes. Now, the city is destroying his good work.

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Small Home, Big Views! Another Stunning Tiny Home

Posted by on February 21, 2016 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 0 Comments
Small Home, Big Views! Another Stunning Tiny Home

a small 160 sq ft home that is surprisingly spacious and entices the owner out into nature, due to the expanse of windows. The tiny home movement is catching on as a more affordable way to live well.

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How To Build a $500 Cabin Without a Permit: “Simple Offers Freedom”

Posted by on February 19, 2016 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 5 Comments
How To Build a $500 Cabin Without a Permit: “Simple Offers Freedom”

A man builds a cabin at 10×10 deliberately, and cheaply for $500. This allowis him to build without a permit, and enjoy the freedom of living off of his own land.

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Low Cost Rural Studio Homes Cost Less Than Many Tiny Homes (20K!) With Over Twice the Space

Posted by on February 10, 2016 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 10 Comments
Low Cost Rural Studio Homes Cost Less Than Many Tiny Homes (20K!) With Over Twice the Space

Like the idea of a $20,000 home but turned off by the idea of living in a shoe box? Check out these homes from Rural Studio.

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5 Impressive, Pre-Fab Tiny Houses You Can Order Right Now

Posted by on January 25, 2016 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 16 Comments
5 Impressive, Pre-Fab Tiny Houses You Can Order Right Now

Thinking about building a tiny house? Maybe you should just order one pre-made. Here are a handful of cool options.

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Is the Tiny House Movement Sustainable or a “Big Lie”?

Posted by on January 13, 2016 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 21 Comments
Is the Tiny House Movement Sustainable or a “Big Lie”?

Are tiny houses just a fad? Or a true way of life? Read this examination of the movement and weigh in.

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How to Stay Connected to the Internet In Your Off Grid Home

Posted by on January 11, 2016 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 11 Comments
How to Stay Connected to the Internet In Your Off Grid Home

Here is a practical way in which more and more rural people will be able to keep in touch with the Internet while living the off-grid.

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This Portland Native Lives Out Of An Abandoned Airplane In The Expansive Pacific Woods

Posted by on December 23, 2015 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 9 Comments
This Portland Native Lives Out Of An Abandoned Airplane In The Expansive Pacific Woods

Portland native Bruce Campbell has changed many people’s thinking on the possibilities of aircraft recycling, living out in the Oregon woods in a converted 727 jetliner.

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This Micro Houseboat Can Be Towed With a Bike

Posted by on December 15, 2015 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 6 Comments
This Micro Houseboat Can Be Towed With a Bike

This art college graduate’s little boathouse allows you to enjoy a little boating with barely any ecological footprint. You can even tow it with your bike!

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Family Expands Their Lovely $11,000 Tiny Home to Make Room for Baby #2

Written by on November 22, 2015 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 11 Comments
Family Expands Their Lovely $11,000 Tiny Home to Make Room for Baby #2

Want a cost effective home? This video shows how the dream of real home ownership can be attained with a cute, cheap tiny home.

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For Under $500 Man Builds Dream Micro-Cabin from Salvaged Materials

Posted by on October 26, 2015 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 3 Comments
For Under $500 Man Builds Dream Micro-Cabin from Salvaged Materials

While it is less expensive in the long run, many people don’t want to dish out thousands of dollars for a living space no bigger than a bathroom.

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