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Frugal Home Made Christmas Tree

Another Home Made Christmas Tree Design! There are just so many ways to create a home made Christmas tree for next to nothing. This year the cheapest Christmas tree on sale at our local store cost €25 for a particularly straggly and sparse specimen. Then I spotted a nice wooden tree at a nearby garden […]

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Death Date Roast Chicken

Best Death Date Roast Chicken Recipe! Around 10 billion chickens are eaten every year in the USA, while in the UK we chomp through over 2.5 million chickens a DAY! With chicken being so popular the supply chain needs to be long and complex in order to keep the supermarket shelves continually topped up. Any […]

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Frugal by Choice

Frugal by Choice means Living Well and Spending Less! The pressure to spend has never been so high… Christmas, Black Friday, the January Sales, 2 for 1 offers, Birthdays, Weddings, graduation… the list is absolutely endless these days and it has got well out of control. Our choices are being made for us by corporations […]

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New Frugal Ideas

9 New Frugal Ideas to Help Slash your Spending! There are always new and creative frugal ideas to help you enjoy a good standard of living without spending a fortune or getting into debt. All it takes is an open mind. However, these days there is still a lot of prejudice against people who choose […]

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DIY Christmas Tree

A DIY Christmas Tree will look GREAT & save you a FORTUNE! Every year the cost of both real and artificial Christmas Trees goes up and up. But take some advice from the MeanyGoat…make your own DIY Christmas Tree for $10 or better still for free! Most artificial trees look disgusting anyway and real ones […]

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Drink Tap Water

Why Drink Tap Water? Everywhere you look these days people are sipping still, fizzy or flavored water from the little plastics bottles they carry around. The current global market for bottled water is estimated to be be around $160 Billion and is growing at nearly 6% a year. Apparently the average American drinks 32 gallons […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 Christmas Pudding

December 18, 2014

Frugal Christmas Pudding Ideas! Fed up with Christmas Pudding, or just confused why you can boil one for 9 hours or just microwave it for five minutes? Let the Meany Goat help you out with some alternative Frugal Christmas Pudding ideas to help you get through the big day without using up a years supply […]

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Frugal Guitarist

December 16, 2014

3 Essential Products for the Frugal Guitarist! So you think that once you’ve bought your fantastic guitar that the expenses are over? Wrong, they are just beginning!!! Straps, cables, strings, amplifiers, music… the list is endless and you can soon end up spending a fortune on a regular basis. Guitar playing is never going to […]

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Posted in Frugal Reviews, Recycling

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Frugal Home Made Christmas Tree

December 15, 2014

Another Home Made Christmas Tree Design! There are just so many ways to create a home made Christmas tree for next to nothing. This year the cheapest Christmas tree on sale at our local store cost €25 for a particularly straggly and sparse specimen. Then I spotted a nice wooden tree at a nearby garden […]

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Posted in Family, Frugal Tips, Lifestyle

Death Date Roast Chicken - MeanyGoat

Death Date Roast Chicken

December 15, 2014

Best Death Date Roast Chicken Recipe! Around 10 billion chickens are eaten every year in the USA, while in the UK we chomp through over 2.5 million chickens a DAY! With chicken being so popular the supply chain needs to be long and complex in order to keep the supermarket shelves continually topped up. Any […]

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Posted in Food, Frugal Tips

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Eco Christmas Lights

December 11, 2014

Do Eco Christmas Lights Save Money? Every year we festoon our houses with garlands of Christmas lights and leave them running day and night. How much does this cost and can Eco Christmas Lights save you money? Well, things are not quite as clear as you might think so the MeanyGoat dragged out all the […]

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Posted in Energy

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Contaminated Chicken

December 1, 2014

Contaminated Chicken – Get a Reality Check!  The headlines are full of scare stories about contaminated chicken these days. However, in the run-up to Christmas they diplomatically haven’t reported the test results for turkeys! Salomella, Campylobacter and a whole host of other scary and potentially life threatening organisms are apparently prevalent throughout the poultry production […]

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Posted in Blog, Food, Lifestyle

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Florist or Supermarket

November 27, 2014

Florist or Supermarket – Where should I Buy my Flowers? We all love fresh flowers, bouquets, seasonal decorations and potted plants. We buy them as treats, which give us instant pleasure derived  from the rich colors and perfumes. We give them as gifts to help celebrate a special occasion or just as a simple “Thank […]

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Posted in Frugal Reviews

Frugal by Choice - MeanyGoat

Frugal by Choice

November 26, 2014

Frugal by Choice means Living Well and Spending Less! The pressure to spend has never been so high… Christmas, Black Friday, the January Sales, 2 for 1 offers, Birthdays, Weddings, graduation… the list is absolutely endless these days and it has got well out of control. Our choices are being made for us by corporations […]

Read the full story

Posted in Frugal Tips

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Ways to keep warm in winter

November 25, 2014

The Internet is full of advice about how to reduce heating bills by installing extra insulation, double glazing and replacing old boilers. For many people this is just not an option since it is just too costly. While for others, many have lost touch with the “old” ways to keep warm in winter because they […]

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Christmas on a Budget

November 19, 2014

Christmas on a Budget – All the Fun without the Misery! Christmas on a Budget? That sounds pretty miserable doesn’t it? Not really since these days all sensible households set a budget for holidays, education, transport and food… so why should Christmas be any different? Set a Christmas budget and stick to it so that […]

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Posted in Blog, Family

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Remove Snow from Solar Panels

November 19, 2014

How to Remove Snow from Solar Panels Safely A week of snow in the winter can put a big dent in your annual solar generation so learning how to remove snow from solar panels is an important part of your regular maintenance. Often there is a clear sunny spell directly following a blizzard and so […]

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Shocking Christmas Facts

November 19, 2014

6 Christmas Facts that will Shock You! So, Christmas is the time of peace, goodwill, and happiness? Actually that is just not true any more. It was probably always a myth anyway, but became embedded in tradition and so everybody believed it. Just like the Tooth Fairy! More recently this “Squeaky Clean” image of Christmas […]

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Posted in Family, Lifestyle

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How Much Electricity Does an Electric Blanket Use

November 18, 2014

How Much Electricity Does an Electric Blanket Use?  If you think that electric blankets are dangerous and burn up electricity then think again. If you think that only people stuck in a 1970s time warp are still using them then think again! In 2008 the US Department of Energy rated the humble Electric Blanket as […]

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Posted in Energy

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Frugal Christmas Planning

November 12, 2014

Start your Frugal Christmas Planning Now! Actually, it is never to soon to start your Frugal Christmas Planning! Why is that? Well first off you need to decide what you are going to eat and buy, then once you have a list you can start hunting down the bargains one by one! But lets wind […]

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Posted in Blog, Family, Lifestyle, Planning2 Comments

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New Frugal Ideas

November 11, 2014

9 New Frugal Ideas to Help Slash your Spending! There are always new and creative frugal ideas to help you enjoy a good standard of living without spending a fortune or getting into debt. All it takes is an open mind. However, these days there is still a lot of prejudice against people who choose […]

Read the full story

Posted in Energy, Food, Frugal Tips, Lifestyle, Recycling

DIY Christmas Tree - MeanyGoat

DIY Christmas Tree

November 11, 2014

A DIY Christmas Tree will look GREAT & save you a FORTUNE! Every year the cost of both real and artificial Christmas Trees goes up and up. But take some advice from the MeanyGoat…make your own DIY Christmas Tree for $10 or better still for free! Most artificial trees look disgusting anyway and real ones […]

Read the full story

Posted in Frugal Tips, Lifestyle

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Drink Tap Water

November 5, 2014

Why Drink Tap Water? Everywhere you look these days people are sipping still, fizzy or flavored water from the little plastics bottles they carry around. The current global market for bottled water is estimated to be be around $160 Billion and is growing at nearly 6% a year. Apparently the average American drinks 32 gallons […]

Read the full story

Posted in Food, Frugal Tips, Recycling

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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 […]

Read the full story

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 […]

Read the full story

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

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