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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 […]

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Frugal Tip: Saving Seeds

Saving Seeds for Next Year Saving seeds is not as difficult as you may think, after all, how did we manage before there were Garden Centres? Humans actually learned how to save seeds about ten thousand years ago and it is just another one of the skills that we seem have lost in the modern age. So, […]

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Watering Your Plants

Watering Your Plants the Easy Way! Watering your plants can start to become quite a chore in the hot weather…and then there are the  holidays to think about! You either rope in friends, family or neighbors to help or trust to the weather. Either way you run the risk of returning to nothing but dry […]

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Frugal Tip: Remove Limescale from a Sink

How to Remove Limescale from a Sink! How to remove limescale from a sink? Forget about all those expensive cleaning products, if you want to know the secret of how to clean a sink and get a really shiny plug hole then just reach for your bottle of vinegar. Yes that’s right just vinegar, that’s […]

How to Plant Herbs - MeanyGoat

How to Plant Herbs

How to Plant Herbs and Get Plants for Free! Herb plants are pretty easy to grow either direct in the garden or just on your kitchen windowsill for adding to meals at the last minute. But there is a catch… buying herb plants can be expensive these days, so we need to call on the […]

Home Baked Bread - MeanyGoat

Home Baked Bread

Frugal Tip: Home Baked Bread is Cheaper! Home baked bread is cheaper, healthier and tastier than most shop bought bread. Most people are put off making it because they think it is complicated and time consuming. Well, plenty of “special” breads like rye bread made by hand are more tricky to get right first time. […]

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Things to do on a Wet Day

Thrifty Things to Do on a Wet Day: It’s raining, it’s pouring and we are all looking for things to do on a wet day! It is amazing what you can make in a few hours from remnant material… tablecloths, cushion covers and napkins. In fact you are only limited by your own imagination. You […]

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Container Gardening Tips

Frugal Container Gardening Tips! Looking for container gardening tips? Well, look no further! If you have any kind of outside growing space such as a terrace, balcony or just a small garden then container gardening is a really efficient way to pack a lot of plants into a small space. And if you want to […]

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Frugality Tips

Top Frugality Tips to Kick-start  Your Frugal Lifestyle! Interested in frugality tips and a frugal lifestyle but not sure exactly what it is or where to start? Worried that you will have to give up all mod cons and go back to the Stone Age? Well, don’t worry, the MeanyGoat is here to help you […]

Frugal Easter Ideas - MeanyGoat

Frugal Easter Ideas

Frugal Easter Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank! You need to take care when you are out shopping at Easter because the latest statistics show that Easter has become the “New Retail Beast”. If you are not careful you will soon be splashing a lot of unnecessary cash and eating a lot of unnecessary calories, […]

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 […]

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Saving Flower Seeds - MeanyGoat

Frugal Tip: Saving Seeds

Saving Seeds for Next Year Saving seeds is not as difficult as you may think, after all, how did we manage before there were Garden Centres? Humans actually learned how to save seeds about ten thousand years ago and it is just another one of the skills that we seem have lost in the modern age. So, […]

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Posted in Frugal Tips

Watering your plants - MeanyGoat

Watering Your Plants

Watering Your Plants the Easy Way! Watering your plants can start to become quite a chore in the hot weather…and then there are the  holidays to think about! You either rope in friends, family or neighbors to help or trust to the weather. Either way you run the risk of returning to nothing but dry […]

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Posted in Frugal Tips, Lifestyle

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Daring to be Different

Daring to be Different – Take the Plunge! Daring to be different isn’t always that easy these days as there are so many pressures to conform and be “normal”. Is it really “normal” to be overweight or obese like over 50% of people in the US and Europe? Is it really “normal” to walk around […]

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Posted in Family, Lifestyle

How to Clean a Plug Hole - MeanyGoat

Frugal Tip: Remove Limescale from a Sink

How to Remove Limescale from a Sink! How to remove limescale from a sink? Forget about all those expensive cleaning products, if you want to know the secret of how to clean a sink and get a really shiny plug hole then just reach for your bottle of vinegar. Yes that’s right just vinegar, that’s […]

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Posted in Frugal Tips

How to Plant Herbs - MeanyGoat

How to Plant Herbs

How to Plant Herbs and Get Plants for Free! Herb plants are pretty easy to grow either direct in the garden or just on your kitchen windowsill for adding to meals at the last minute. But there is a catch… buying herb plants can be expensive these days, so we need to call on the […]

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Posted in Frugal Tips, Lifestyle

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Paper Airplanes

Bring back Paper Airplanes! Whatever happened to the paper airplane? They make the ideal frugal toy for people of all ages since they are effectively free, and can be recycled when you have finished with them. Read on to find out other advantages of this fast disappearing art. Paper Airplanes are for Children of all […]

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Easiest Vegetables to Grow - MeanyGoat

Easiest Vegetables to Grow

Which are the Easiest Vegetables to Grow? New to gardening? Puzzled by all the conflicting advice? Want to save money and improve your diet by growing your own vegetables but are not sure where to start? Well, let the MeanyGoat help guide you through the maze and choose the easiest vegetables to grow. Get off […]

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Home Baked Bread - MeanyGoat

Home Baked Bread

Frugal Tip: Home Baked Bread is Cheaper! Home baked bread is cheaper, healthier and tastier than most shop bought bread. Most people are put off making it because they think it is complicated and time consuming. Well, plenty of “special” breads like rye bread made by hand are more tricky to get right first time. […]

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Posted in Food, Frugal Tips

5-2 Your Life - MeanyGoat

5:2 Your Life

5:2 Your Life – Learn to Break those Nasty Habits! Alternate Day Fasting, 5:2 or ADF ideas are all about changing your lifestyle in order to lose weight and improve your fitness…with the potential spinoff bonus of living a longer life! Well, if you are going to live a longer and more active life then […]

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Frugal Fitness - MeanyGoat

Frugal Fitness

Empower Yourself with Frugal Fitness! I have been a member of the local gym for ten years now and it has certainly gone through quite a few changes. However, the last transformation (that is still in progress) is to enlarge the catering facilities, dining area and conference rooms. Meanwhile the Manager (Fat Lionel) also gets […]

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Help for Wildlife - MeanyGoat

Help for Wildlife

Frugal Help for Wildlife in Your Garden! If you provide help for wildlife in your garden, the wildlife will return the favor by eating plenty of pests and bugs for you! And a little bit of help goes a long way so it is well worth making the effort. In addition, even the smallest back […]

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Solar Water Fountain

Frugal Solar Water Fountain Performance Review If you have any sort of pond or water feature in your back yard then a Solar Water Fountain has got to be an enticing option! The relaxing sound of running water with no complicated wiring involved, and of course no running costs. Sounds like a Frugal Dream come […]

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Grow Runner Beans - MeanyGoat

Grow Runner Beans

New Ways to Grow Runner Beans and Save Space! If you are looking for an easy and high yielding crop to grow in your garden then grow runner beans! The only problem is that they can take up a fair bit of space if you grow them in the traditional way by creating wigwams or […]

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