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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, My name is Elizabeth, I am glad to join this community. I am new here, looking forward to meeting new friends here. Thanks
  2. Pressure cooker
    I'm a canning newbie and just made my first batch of salsa. Was excited to hear it seal, but disappointed in the overwhelming vinegar taste. It I pressure can the salsa can I eliminate or reduce the vinegar? And will it make the salsa mushier? Thanks for the advice!
  3. General Chat
    Hiya friends. My name is Chris. I joined this forum to gather tips on how to save money. Although I now make a full time living online, it's nowhere close to what I used to earn at my job so I need to figure out how to manage money better. Thanks for accepting me in this forum! :) Looking...
  4. Frugal Living
    I need help with beans! lol...does anyone know of a good resource that can help me with some tasty bean recipes and how to prepare them properly?
  5. General Chat
    How did you hear about frugal village? I did a search for frugal forums on google. What interests you here? I need to learn how to be financially responsible for my family on the smaller income that we live on. Ther is no reason I can't have a savings just because I don't have a much...
  6. Homesteading and gardening
    DH planted a vegetable garden last year, but with the exception of grape tomatoes, the groundhog that lives under the shed reaped all of the benefits of our garden. I wasn't too into a garden last year, but I really want to save money and eat healthier, so this seems logical. Looking for tips...
  7. General Chat
    Hello from the frozen north! I'm an hour north of Edmonton, Alberta... I just found the website last night... How did you hear about frugal village? Surfing online, while searching for "freezable vegetarian entrees" What interests you here? Menu planning, recipes, the food challenges and...
  8. General Chat
    Hello from frigid NC! I'm new to this forum and cannot wait to meet others who might be dealing with some of the same things I am... I'm 33, work in law enforcement and I am trying to save money and manage it better.... I love to coupon, crochet and read...also love disc golf, but don't get to...
  9. Question and Answer
    Hi everyone. I was quickly glancing through the board the other day at work and clicked on a thread that was titled something like "tired of cooking". The poster was frustrated with having to stop what she was doing to cook meals each day. Eating out was not an option and she was looking for...
  10. Kitchen Basics
    A family friend is giving us a "smallish" deep freezer. It's about the size of a dishwasher. I'm looking for any wisdom you can offer about the use of a freezer...how to organize it, what kinds of things you most often freeze etc.. Thanks in advance! :)
  11. General Chat
    How did you hear about frugal village? While researching Dave Ramsey, this site came up. Just with one little click I knew I wanted to join. What interests you here? A Lot of it actually. The challenges, The recipes..... What will you contribute? don't really know yet....but I hope to be...
  12. General Chat
    New to the site How did you hear about frugal village? I started out in Factoidz.com where I am a staff writer, looking for any articles about peroxide. That search took me another writer's entry about frugal living. Her article provided a link to this site, which has information about...
  13. General Chat
    How did you hear about frugal village? I found FV online when looking for ways to pinch pennies (or more of them). What interests you here? I love reading all the creativity from others who don't want to spend a lot to live a great life. What will you contribute? I may have some ideas, but...
  14. General Chat
    Hi, I'm Clarence newbie on the board. I have created this site especially for those who are searching for the right information about how to organize a closet. Due to our hectic schedule and fast paced lifestyle, most of us cannot afford to keep an organized closet. I created this website on how...
  15. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Hello All, I’m a newbie here on the forums and I’m looking for some debt reduction advice. My situation is a little complex, but I’d like to put it out there and see what suggestions you all may have. Please bear with me. Debt has totally burned me down over the last 4 years and I have to fix...
  16. General Chat
    Hello, Im Adelaide and I live in Australia with my husband and 2 children. I am a stay at home mum so we do stick to a budget and have minimal debt. My goal for the next year is to save as much as I can as I plan to take a solo trip to the UK, I want to save as much as I can towards this and...
  17. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Hi all. I'm a 26 yr old newbie here, hoping to be debt free by the time my 30th bay rolls around. I have been saying I was going to focus on paying off my debts/budgeting for YEARS now (prior goal was by age 25, which came and went). I am almost done with reading the Dave Ramsey book and love...
  18. General Chat
    hello and welcome!
  19. General Chat
    Hi everyone I'm new to this site. I live in Ireland and have been searching for a site that gives tips and advice on how to spend less money doing everyday things. Our situation is that there is DH & I and our DS who is 5 and DD who is 2. I was made redundant following the my Maternity Leave...
  20. Camping, RV's, Trailers, Outdoor Living
    Ok folks...thinking about taking the kids overnite camping for a trial run...Lol. I found a site not far from home for $25. Where do I even begin? I guess I would start with a tent, right?:laugh:
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