Top Ten frugalliving Articles

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Here are the top ten articles for the Frugal Living Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Make Cheap Houseplants - Dividing & Rooting
Get more houseplants for free from other houseplants! This article discusses dividing dracaenas and rooting pothos - two exceptionally easy plants to propogate and grow.

2. Cheapest Items at CVS and Walgreens
If you make a habit of using Extra Care Bucks at CVS or Register Rewards at Walgreens (wags), then you often need to find a filler item to fully use your 'extra money'. Here are some easy freebies to grab instead of candy.

3. Use Old Wool Sweaters and Blankets to Make Felt
You can use old sweaters and other woolen items to make wonderful felt for craft and decorating projects.

4. What to Expect at the Food Bank
Don't be nervous about entering a food bank for the first time. It's okay to be new to it, and no one there is going to judge you for needing help. What to expect when you visit a food pantry.

5. Lower Your Heat Bills with a Heat Catcher
With just aluminum foil and some black latex paint you can take as much as a third off your winter heating costs.

6. Get Free Supplies for Moving
Plan ahead and save up your own packing supplies to save a big line item from your moving budget. There's more to do than just asking your grocery store for fruit boxes!

7. Happier At Home - book review
How to be happier where you are, with what you have. My review of Gretchen Rubin's second happiness project.

8. Home Cleaning WIth Food - Multipurpose Supplies
Use your food stamps, or rummage around the pantry, to find these multipurpose food products that also clean up around the house.

9. Belkin Power Switch Review
Review of a simple, fantastic grounded power plug to use in any wall plug or power strip to save electricity.

10. Costa Rica Frugal Travel Book
I got the chance to review this great Lonely Planets Guide book about Costa Rica, and now I want to go. This book is aimed at the budget adventure traveler.



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