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How Much Electricity do Appliances Use - MeanyGoat

How Much Electricity do Appliances Use?

How Much Electricity do Appliances Use? And How to Reduce it! Do you know how much electricity your appliances use? Are you a lights blazing household, or are you living by candlelight? Do you understand “sleep mode” and “standby”? Do you get a shock every time your utility bill arrives in your letterbox? Most of […]

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Frugal Halloween Ideas

Frugal Halloween Ideas to Scare the Children! With more than one third of children being overweight or obese it is pretty sad that they are being encouraged to dress up in plastic outfits and go begging door to door for more sweets! Everybody says “oh, but it’s for the children”, well feeding them more sweets […]

How to Stop Dust - MeanyGoat

How to Stop Dust

How to Stop Dust – How Much Dust is Normal Anyway? On a bright sunny day the shafts of sunlight filling your room might cheer you up, but they can also reveal how much dust you have! Look closely at that lovely beam of sunlight and you will see the millions of dust particles suspended […]

Organic Ripoff - MeanyGoat

Organic Ripoff

How to Avoid the Organic Ripoff! Organic food is good for you right? Not necessarily! Sugar is sugar even if it carries an organic logo and is 20% more expensive than your regular brand. Similarly, an organic burger is still a burger made from processed meat with a load of junk added to bulk it […]

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Frugal Tip: Winter Salad Leaves

Fed up with paying through the nose for a wilted lettuce leaf at the supermarket? Winter Salad Leaves are Easy to Grow!

Windfall Apples - MeanyGoat

Windfall Apples

Windfall Apples – Simple Ideas for your Frugal Kitchen! Look around the neighborhood and the chances are that you will spot a a fruit tree with a load of windfall apples underneath. These often go to waste and actually there is normally nothing much wrong with them… just cut out the bruised bits and you […]

Things to Make from Plastic Bottles - Loads of Ideas

Things to Make From Plastic Bottles

Things to Make From Plastic Bottles – 3 New Ideas! They are everywhere, so we need to think of new things to make from plastic bottles! They are not going to go away and these days even if you don’t buy any soda drinks it is really easy to collect some empty bottles if you […]

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Spend Less Time on Email

Spend Less Time on Email and Get a Life! Spend less time on email, Twitter, Twatter, Facebook, FaceAche, Pinterest, PeeHole, G+, H+, LinkedIn, LinkedOut and all other social media platforms. Quite simply Get a Real Life and stop living a fantasy! The average American now wastes over3 hours a day doing this! Email is the […]

Best Way to Dry Clothes - MeanyGoat

Best Way to Dry Clothes

The Best Way to Dry Clothes Cheaply! Mountains of wet washing? So what is the best way to dry clothes? And more importantly what is the best way to dry clothes CHEAPLY? Well tumble dryers are as ubiquitous is dish washers now, but they guzzle up a lot more electricity to run. Should we just […]

Essential Herbs - MeanyGoat

Essential Herbs

Essential Herbs for Your Garden, Balcony or Windowsill! It doesn’t matter what space you have available there are certain essential herbs which you can use every day in cooking, for garnishes or to make tea. Herbs are very versatile and easy to grow plants so can be adapted to either a windowsill, balcony or dedicated […]

How Much Electricity do Appliances Use - MeanyGoat

How Much Electricity do Appliances Use?

October 30, 2014

How Much Electricity do Appliances Use? And How to Reduce it! Do you know how much electricity your appliances use? Are you a lights blazing household, or are you living by candlelight? Do you understand “sleep mode” and “standby”? Do you get a shock every time your utility bill arrives in your letterbox? Most of […]

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Posted in Energy, Frugal Tips

Frugal Halloween Ideas - MeanyGoat

Frugal Halloween Ideas

October 15, 2014

Frugal Halloween Ideas to Scare the Children! With more than one third of children being overweight or obese it is pretty sad that they are being encouraged to dress up in plastic outfits and go begging door to door for more sweets! Everybody says “oh, but it’s for the children”, well feeding them more sweets […]

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Posted in Family, Frugal Tips, Lifestyle

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What Does Food Look Like

October 15, 2014

What Does Food Look Like? What does food look like, well it is frightening to realize that a whole generation is growing up not just not knowing. In the space of less than 50 years our buying habits have switched from shopping for ingredients to buying ready made junk food. And it gets worse….we used […]

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Posted in Food, Lifestyle

Good Winter Vegetables - MeanyGoat

Good Winter Vegetables

October 14, 2014

Top Ten Good Winter Vegetables Everybody knows that when you buy fruit and vegetables in season then they are fresher and cheaper. Fresh produce contains higher levels of nutrients and vitamins as well as being a lot more tasty to eat than stuff which has been sitting in the “special offer” section for a week.  […]

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Posted in Food

Coping with Redundancy - MeanyGoat

Coping With Redundancy

October 1, 2014

Your 8 Point Plan for Coping With Redundancy!  Are you dreading that phone call from HR, or maybe you are reading this because you have just returned home after the supervised 30 minute desk clearance process? If you work for one of the world’s giant corporations, then your chances of being made redundant have never […]

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Posted in Lifestyle

How to Stop Dust - MeanyGoat

How to Stop Dust

September 30, 2014

How to Stop Dust – How Much Dust is Normal Anyway? On a bright sunny day the shafts of sunlight filling your room might cheer you up, but they can also reveal how much dust you have! Look closely at that lovely beam of sunlight and you will see the millions of dust particles suspended […]

Read the full story

Posted in Frugal Tips, Lifestyle

Organic Ripoff - MeanyGoat

Organic Ripoff

September 17, 2014

How to Avoid the Organic Ripoff! Organic food is good for you right? Not necessarily! Sugar is sugar even if it carries an organic logo and is 20% more expensive than your regular brand. Similarly, an organic burger is still a burger made from processed meat with a load of junk added to bulk it […]

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Posted in Food, Frugal Tips

Where to Stay in Burgundy - MeanyGoat

Where to Stay in Burgundy

September 16, 2014

Where to Stay in Burgundy, and where to Avoid! Burgundy is a large, mainly rural, area of France which lies on the main route between Paris and Lyon so many visitors pass straight through without stopping! But if you do get off the train or exit the motorway, you need to think about where to […]

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Posted in Frugal Holidays

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Frugal Tip: Winter Salad Leaves

September 15, 2014

Fed up with paying through the nose for a wilted lettuce leaf at the supermarket? Winter Salad Leaves are Easy to Grow!

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Posted in Food, Frugal Tips

How to Grow Microgreens - MeanyGoat

How to Grow Microgreens

September 1, 2014

How to Grow Microgreens, and are they worth the Bother? Microgreens are just one of the latest food trends to fill the shelves of the “pre-packed” salad section of your local supermarket or organic food store. Expensive, but hyped to be packed with vitamins, what exactly are microgreens? How to grow microgreens and are they […]

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Posted in Food

Windfall Apples - MeanyGoat

Windfall Apples

September 1, 2014

Windfall Apples – Simple Ideas for your Frugal Kitchen! Look around the neighborhood and the chances are that you will spot a a fruit tree with a load of windfall apples underneath. These often go to waste and actually there is normally nothing much wrong with them… just cut out the bruised bits and you […]

Read the full story

Posted in Food, Frugal Tips1 Comment

Chamonix Lift Pass - MeanyGoat

Chamonix Lift Pass

August 29, 2014

Alternatives to buying a Chamonix Lift Pass! Chamonix is certainly the jewel in the French Alps. It comes complete with stunning glaciers, pristine ski slopes, designer restaurants and plenty of trendy nightclubs. But all this is at a price, and a hefty price at that, since you will pay Top Dollar for everything at Chamonix! […]

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Posted in Frugal Holidays

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Frugal Blindspots

August 26, 2014

Frugal Blind Spots – Identify your Demons! Frugal Blindspots? Yep, these days we all think we are being pretty frugal when we skip desert at the restaurant, or pick up a great looking shirt in the end of season sale. However, this isn’t even the tip of the iceberg if you want to really cut […]

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Posted in Family, Lifestyle, Planning

Things to Make from Plastic Bottles - Loads of Ideas

Things to Make From Plastic Bottles

August 25, 2014

Things to Make From Plastic Bottles – 3 New Ideas! They are everywhere, so we need to think of new things to make from plastic bottles! They are not going to go away and these days even if you don’t buy any soda drinks it is really easy to collect some empty bottles if you […]

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Posted in Frugal Tips, Recycling1 Comment

Frugal Holiday Ideas - MeanyGoat

Frugal Holiday Ideas

August 22, 2014

Frugal Holiday Ideas: A Chalet in the Mountains or All Inclusive Hell? If you analyze your budget then the chances are that your holidays take up a big chunk of spare cash. So how should you best spend this money – to help support a sustainable lifestyle or to get wasted and drunk as often […]

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Posted in Blog, Frugal Holidays, Lifestyle1 Comment

Spend Less Time on Email - MeanyGoat

Spend Less Time on Email

August 12, 2014

Spend Less Time on Email and Get a Life! Spend less time on email, Twitter, Twatter, Facebook, FaceAche, Pinterest, PeeHole, G+, H+, LinkedIn, LinkedOut and all other social media platforms. Quite simply Get a Real Life and stop living a fantasy! The average American now wastes over3 hours a day doing this! Email is the […]

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Posted in Frugal Tips, Lifestyle

Best Way to Dry Clothes - MeanyGoat

Best Way to Dry Clothes

August 11, 2014

The Best Way to Dry Clothes Cheaply! Mountains of wet washing? So what is the best way to dry clothes? And more importantly what is the best way to dry clothes CHEAPLY? Well tumble dryers are as ubiquitous is dish washers now, but they guzzle up a lot more electricity to run. Should we just […]

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Posted in Energy, Frugal Tips, Lifestyle

Frugal Alternatives - MeanyGoat

Frugal Living and Frugal Alternatives

August 6, 2014

Frugal Living and Frugal Alternatives to the 9 to 5! The rich are getting rich and the poor are getting poorer. Big deal, we have known this for years and every new Government vows to change this and ensure that the “Free Market” gives everybody the freedom to achieve. The reality is that every aspect […]

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Posted in Family, Lifestyle

Essential Herbs - MeanyGoat

Essential Herbs

August 5, 2014

Essential Herbs for Your Garden, Balcony or Windowsill! It doesn’t matter what space you have available there are certain essential herbs which you can use every day in cooking, for garnishes or to make tea. Herbs are very versatile and easy to grow plants so can be adapted to either a windowsill, balcony or dedicated […]

Read the full story

Posted in Food, Frugal Tips

Make Soya Milk at Home - MeanyGoat

Make Soya Milk

August 5, 2014

Make Soya Milk, it’s Cheap and Easy! If you don’t drink regular milk then why not make soya milk as a cheap and simple alternative? Many people have stopped dairy products these days for both health and ethical reasons, but the alternatives can often be costly or full of additives. If you make soya milk […]

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