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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, […]

Right Garden for Your Climate - Vegetables

Seed Planting

Successful Seed Planting for Frugal Gardeners! Do you have a bundle of old seed packets sitting in the greenhouse or on a windowsill somewhere? You didn’t want to throw them away last year, or maybe even the year before? Not sure if they will grow or not? Each year even the most most meticulous gardeners […]

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 […]

DIY Peanut Butter - MeanyGoat

DIY Peanut Butter

DIY Peanut Butter, Healthy, Quick, Cheap and Tasty! DIY Peanut butter is quick to make, tasty and less than half the price of shop bought products. The added advantage of making your own peanut butter is that you can control the important ingredients since most shop versions contain excessive amounts of sugar and salt. History […]

How to Start Composting - MeanyGoat

How to Start Composting

How to Start Composting the Easy Way! Making garden compost is a great free way to create nutrient rich organic material to return to soil. There is a huge amount written about composting, and a large number of tempting products you can buy. However, don’t be distracted – learn how to start composting the easy […]

Frugal Spending - MeanyGoat

Frugal Spending

Frugal Spending Tips – How to Spoil Yourself! Frugal spending is all about learning when to keep your money in your pocket and when to splash the cash! Quite simply, if you live like a pop-star every day then you will be bankrupt within a week and up to your eyeballs in debt. On the […]

Prevent Leggy Seedlings - Windowsill

Prevent Leggy Seedlings

How to Prevent Leggy Seedlings – Banish Etiolated Growth! Every year it is the same… start off some seedlings on the windowsill to help overcome the winter blues. Up they come, and then up and up and up! Leggy seedlings are caused by etiolated growth and is a common problem for windowsill gardeners. But what […]

Germinate Tomato Seed - MeanyGoat

Germinate Tomato Seed

How to Germinate Tomato Seed Quickly! Learn the tricks needed to germinate tomato seed quickly so that you can grow a forest of tomato plants in your back yard this summer! With a single tomato plant often costing more than a whole packet of seeds, you can easily save money by growing your own from […]

Frugal Lifestyle Checklist - List

Frugal Lifestyle Checklist

Your Frugal Lifestyle Checklist to save Big Money! In this ever changing world one thing remains the same – the guys with the money get richer and the rest of us stay the same or slip further into debt. If you are fed up with this then you need to change something… either get rich […]

Spring Cleaning Tips - MeanyGoat

Spring Cleaning Tips

Effective Spring Cleaning Tips! Wherever you live winter can be long and dreary. Insufferable snowfall and bone-chilling temperatures have leave many of us longing for an early spring arrival. With signs of warmer days starting to bud, the incessant itch to get outside and away from the home in which you’ve been pent up has […]

Frugal Easter Ideas - MeanyGoat

Frugal Easter Ideas

March 30, 2015

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, […]

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Posted in Family, Frugal Tips

How to service your lawn mower at Home - MeanyGoat

How to Service your Lawn Mower

March 30, 2015

How to Service your Lawn Mower at Home! Do you know how to service your lawn mower? If not then the chances are you either don’t bother…in which case it will soon break down, or you are paying somebody else to do it for you! Either way, learning how to service your lawn mower at […]

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Posted in Lifestyle

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Start Gardening

March 26, 2015

National Gardening Week – Start Gardening Now! It doesn’t matter if you have never gardened before, or you only have a balcony or windowsill… National Gardening Week is a great excuse to start gardening! Many people are a bit scared of gardening because they think it is complicated, may take up a lot of time […]

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Posted in Food, Lifestyle

Right Garden for Your Climate - Vegetables

Seed Planting

March 25, 2015

Successful Seed Planting for Frugal Gardeners! Do you have a bundle of old seed packets sitting in the greenhouse or on a windowsill somewhere? You didn’t want to throw them away last year, or maybe even the year before? Not sure if they will grow or not? Each year even the most most meticulous gardeners […]

Read the full story

Posted in Food, Frugal Tips

Things to Make from Plastic Bottles - Loads of Ideas

Things to Make From Plastic Bottles

March 23, 2015

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

The Best Way to Store Bread - MeanyGoat

Best Way to Store Bread

March 13, 2015

What is the Best Way to Store Bread and Avoid Waste? Recent research by Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) reported on the BBC website that 32% of bread purchased in the UK is thrown away every year. The BBC quotes from the anti waste organization “Wrap” that this represents “680,000 tonnes of […]

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Posted in Food

DIY Peanut Butter - MeanyGoat

DIY Peanut Butter

March 13, 2015

DIY Peanut Butter, Healthy, Quick, Cheap and Tasty! DIY Peanut butter is quick to make, tasty and less than half the price of shop bought products. The added advantage of making your own peanut butter is that you can control the important ingredients since most shop versions contain excessive amounts of sugar and salt. History […]

Read the full story

Posted in Food, Frugal Tips

How to Start Composting - MeanyGoat

How to Start Composting

March 10, 2015

How to Start Composting the Easy Way! Making garden compost is a great free way to create nutrient rich organic material to return to soil. There is a huge amount written about composting, and a large number of tempting products you can buy. However, don’t be distracted – learn how to start composting the easy […]

Read the full story

Posted in Frugal Tips, Recycling

Frugal is Cool - MeanyGoat

Frugal is Cool

March 5, 2015

Frugal is Cool – It’s Official! According to a recent survey carried out by the cash back site Quidco nine out of ten  consider FRUGAL to be very COOL! Frugal is cool…..hard to believe when just a couple of years ago everybody thought it was soooo cool to have three or four credit cards so […]

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Frugal Spending - MeanyGoat

Frugal Spending

March 3, 2015

Frugal Spending Tips – How to Spoil Yourself! Frugal spending is all about learning when to keep your money in your pocket and when to splash the cash! Quite simply, if you live like a pop-star every day then you will be bankrupt within a week and up to your eyeballs in debt. On the […]

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Posted in Frugal Tips, Lifestyle, Planning

Best Packed Lunch - MeanyGoat

Best Packed Lunch

February 27, 2015

The Best Packed Lunch to Save You Money! Into the corporate lunch culture of eating out most days? Got into the habit of buying sandwiches from the local garage every day? Struggling with your budget and your waistline? Honestly, this is just such a no brainer…take five minutes to calculate how much money you are […]

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Posted in Food

Prevent Leggy Seedlings - Windowsill

Prevent Leggy Seedlings

February 26, 2015

How to Prevent Leggy Seedlings – Banish Etiolated Growth! Every year it is the same… start off some seedlings on the windowsill to help overcome the winter blues. Up they come, and then up and up and up! Leggy seedlings are caused by etiolated growth and is a common problem for windowsill gardeners. But what […]

Read the full story

Posted in Frugal Tips

Renovations you can DIY - MeanyGoat

Renovations You Can DIY

February 22, 2015

4 Renovations You Can DIY to Save Money! Getting the decorators in to transform your home can be very costly so learning to do some of the DIY jobs yourself makes good sense. In this article Jane Blanchard from the website Modernize talks us through four renovations which you can safely tackle yourself. From updating […]

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Posted in Blog, Lifestyle

Grow Mustard and Cress - MeanyGoat

Grow Mustard and Cress

February 21, 2015

How to Grow Mustard and Cress in a Week! Yes, you really can grow a crop of mustard and cress in a week, at any time of the year! We probably all did this at school at some point, and never thought about it again. However, it is a fast, cheap and fun way to […]

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Posted in Food

Germinate Tomato Seed - MeanyGoat

Germinate Tomato Seed

February 18, 2015

How to Germinate Tomato Seed Quickly! Learn the tricks needed to germinate tomato seed quickly so that you can grow a forest of tomato plants in your back yard this summer! With a single tomato plant often costing more than a whole packet of seeds, you can easily save money by growing your own from […]

Read the full story

Posted in Food, Frugal Tips

Frugal Lifestyle Checklist - List

Frugal Lifestyle Checklist

February 10, 2015

Your Frugal Lifestyle Checklist to save Big Money! In this ever changing world one thing remains the same – the guys with the money get richer and the rest of us stay the same or slip further into debt. If you are fed up with this then you need to change something… either get rich […]

Read the full story

Posted in Frugal Tips, Lifestyle

Spring Cleaning Tips - MeanyGoat

Spring Cleaning Tips

February 10, 2015

Effective Spring Cleaning Tips! Wherever you live winter can be long and dreary. Insufferable snowfall and bone-chilling temperatures have leave many of us longing for an early spring arrival. With signs of warmer days starting to bud, the incessant itch to get outside and away from the home in which you’ve been pent up has […]

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Posted in Frugal Tips, Lifestyle0 Comments

Misshapen Vegetables - MeanyGoat

Ugly and Misshapen Vegetables

February 5, 2015

Learn to Love Ugly and Misshapen Vegetables! Whats not to love about ugly and misshapen vegetables? Who doesn’t chuckle when they spot a carrot with a cheeky knob sticking out? And why stop at misshapen vegetables? There is plenty of ugly fruit out there as well! If you grow your own fruit and vegetables then […]

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Posted in Food

Is this Really the Best Way to Boil Water

The Best Way to Boil Water

January 29, 2015

Save Time and Money by Choosing the Best Way to Boil Water…. Most people probably remember reading that the best way to boil water is by using the microwave – in fact this is wrong and the correct use of an electric kettle is quicker and cheaper. Sometimes the obvious choice is not always the […]

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Posted in Energy

Davos 2015 - Time is Money

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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Posted in Blog, Lifestyle

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

Dejunking Tips - MeanyGoat

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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