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Our favorite articles about frugality, saving money & budgeting posted on TexasHomesteader.com

A Day In The Life Of A Texas Homesteader – Cattle, Chickens, Meal Planning & More

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Many have asked what a typical day on our Northeast Texas Homestead looks like. Of course every day is different, but come along with me and see what a day in the life of this Texas Homesteader looks like today.

Want to see what a day on a Texas Homestead is like? Come see! #TexasHomesteader

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Old-Fashioned Money-Saving Tips From Grandma That Still Apply Today!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Grandma lived through the great depression. So she knew a thing or two about saving money while raising her family. And those same old-fashioned tips are still saving money for families everywhere today. 

Come see a list of ways grandma saved money in her day, the same ideas you can use too! 

Grandma and grandpa with old fashioned living. #TexasHomesteader

 

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Free Ways To Keep Food Safely COLDER When Traveling!

 by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Going on a picnic or BBQ cookout? Today I’m talking about Keeping Food Cold!

Food safety is important, especially if you’re bringing food from home when the weather turns hot. Come see my tips for keeping your cold dishes safely chilled on the cheap! 

Keeping Food Cold! Let's talk food safety when the weather turns hot. Tips for keeping your cold dishes safely chilled on the cheap! #TexasHomesteader

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How To Make A Large Chicken Water System For CHEAP!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Every chicken raiser knows how important clean water is for their chickens. But chickens like to scratch, sending dirt everywhere. And the water in their fount gets dirty fast.

We came up with a system that provides our chickens plenty of water and that water stays clean. We made the water system ourselves for cheap and you can too! 

How to keep Chicken's water cool and shaded using Cattle panel, shade cloth and sunflowers. #TexasHomesteader

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Zero-Waste Cooking – The Art of Eliminating Leftover or Wasted Food

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Reducing waste in the grocery budget is a hot topic right now. Rushed parents and over-scheduled folks are doing the best they can to keep their grocery budget low in these days of high-priced groceries.

But the USDA estimates that between 30% and 40% of our food is ending up in landfills. 

WHAT??!

The USDA estimates that between 30% and 40% of our food ends up in landfills. See our easy tips on eliminating wasted and leftover food. #TexasHomesteader

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