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How Much Electricity Does a Vacuum Cleaner Use - MeanyGoat

How Much Electricity Does a Vacuum Cleaner Use

How Much Electricity Does a Vacuum Cleaner Use a Year? Ever asked yourself “how much electricity does a vacuum cleaner use”? Modern vacuum cleaners contain beefy electric motors and if you clean your house a lot the usage could soon mount up. But which kind of models use least? And are Robots the most economic […]

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Frugal Tip: Make a DIY IPAD Stand

Need a DIY IPAD Stand for Time Lapse or Stop Motion Animation? Ever thought about building a DIY Tripod Mount for your IPAD from recycled scrap? Well, the IPAD rear facing camera is great for creating simple time lapse videos or stop motion animations….but to be successful you will need a stand or bracket to […]

How to Store Watercress - MeanyGoat

How to Store Watercress

How to Store Watercress at Home Learn how to store watercress correctly so that you can keep it fresh as long as possible and avoid it turning into a pile of green slime overnight! Watercress is an expensive but highly tasty and nutritious addition to any salad or garnish. However, watercress is 93% water and […]

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How to Make Pita Bread

How to Make Pita Bread that Rises! Pitta bread is one of those foods which is so seductive to eat. A pocket of soft warm fresh bread stuffed with your favorite mixture of salad! Wholesome, frugal and tasty! Well, they are if you make your own…if you choose to buy them from a shop then […]

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Snow on Car Roof

Snow on Car Roof – Get it Off Quick! We all know that it looks really cool to drive around with massive pile of snow on your car roof, but actually it is pretty dangerous and can cost you money. Left your car parked up for a week…or just heavy overnight snow? Snow on the […]

New Year Resolutions - MeanyGoat

New Year Resolutions

More Ideas for New Year Resolutions! Still struggling with your New Year Resolutions List? Or worse still you have not even made a list? Making a new start at the beginning of a New Year is of course very traditional but it does make sound psychological sense. Changes which seem harder at other times of […]

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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 […]

Death Date Roast Chicken - MeanyGoat

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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Davos 2015 Agenda

January 20, 2015

What is the Davos 2015 Agenda? Yep, time for the annual “behind closed doors” meeting of the world’s richest people to work out how to keep the good old money machine rolling. So what is on the Davos 2015 Agenda? Of course we don’t really really know apart from what has been published via press […]

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How Much Electricity Does a Vacuum Cleaner Use - MeanyGoat

How Much Electricity Does a Vacuum Cleaner Use

January 14, 2015

How Much Electricity Does a Vacuum Cleaner Use a Year? Ever asked yourself “how much electricity does a vacuum cleaner use”? Modern vacuum cleaners contain beefy electric motors and if you clean your house a lot the usage could soon mount up. But which kind of models use least? And are Robots the most economic […]

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Posted in Energy, Frugal Tips

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Frugal Dejunking Tips

January 14, 2015

Why Frugal Dejunking Makes Sense! Modern products just last for ages, and since we keep buying all the “latest stuff” our living spaces can soon become cluttered and our cupboards full to overflowing. Enter the MeanyGoat with some practical dejunking tips that will help to get you organized and save you some money into the […]

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Posted in Lifestyle

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Frugal Tip: Make a DIY IPAD Stand

January 12, 2015

Need a DIY IPAD Stand for Time Lapse or Stop Motion Animation? Ever thought about building a DIY Tripod Mount for your IPAD from recycled scrap? Well, the IPAD rear facing camera is great for creating simple time lapse videos or stop motion animations….but to be successful you will need a stand or bracket to […]

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Posted in Frugal Tips, Recycling

How to Store Watercress - MeanyGoat

How to Store Watercress

January 12, 2015

How to Store Watercress at Home Learn how to store watercress correctly so that you can keep it fresh as long as possible and avoid it turning into a pile of green slime overnight! Watercress is an expensive but highly tasty and nutritious addition to any salad or garnish. However, watercress is 93% water and […]

Read the full story

Posted in Food, Frugal Tips

How to make pita bread - MeanyGoat

How to Make Pita Bread

January 5, 2015

How to Make Pita Bread that Rises! Pitta bread is one of those foods which is so seductive to eat. A pocket of soft warm fresh bread stuffed with your favorite mixture of salad! Wholesome, frugal and tasty! Well, they are if you make your own…if you choose to buy them from a shop then […]

Read the full story

Posted in Food, Frugal Tips

Snow on Car - MeanyGoat

Snow on Car Roof

January 1, 2015

Snow on Car Roof – Get it Off Quick! We all know that it looks really cool to drive around with massive pile of snow on your car roof, but actually it is pretty dangerous and can cost you money. Left your car parked up for a week…or just heavy overnight snow? Snow on the […]

Read the full story

Posted in Frugal Tips, Transport

New Year Resolutions - MeanyGoat

New Year Resolutions

January 1, 2015

More Ideas for New Year Resolutions! Still struggling with your New Year Resolutions List? Or worse still you have not even made a list? Making a new start at the beginning of a New Year is of course very traditional but it does make sound psychological sense. Changes which seem harder at other times of […]

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Posted in Frugal Tips, Lifestyle

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Frugal Recycling and Upcycling Projects

December 23, 2014

Have You Tried Frugal Recycling and Upcycling Projects? Upcycling projects have always been a great way of extending the life of your existing furniture or clothes… but suddenly it has become bang on trend! Finding creative ways to recycle, convert or upcycle products can save you a small fortune as well as giving you the […]

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Posted in Lifestyle, Recycling

French Ski Resort Snow Report

French Ski Resort Snow Report

December 22, 2014

French Ski Resort Snow Report Looking for an up to date list of snow conditions at all the winter sports resorts in France? Well look no further, here it is! The list is updated each time you refresh your browser so it is worth bookmarking if you want to check conditions frequently. The results are […]

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Posted in Frugal Holidays, Lifestyle

Frugal Christmas Pudding - MeanyGoat

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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Posted in Food

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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

Home Made Christmas Tree - Modern

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 […]

Read the full story

Posted in Food, Frugal Tips

Eco Christmas Lights - MeanyGoat

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

Contaminated Chicken - MeanyGoat

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 […]

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Posted in Frugal Tips

Ways to Keep Warm in Winter - MeanyGoat

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 - MeanyGoat

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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