Tag Archives: self sufficiency

5 Frugal Things – Free Garden Soil, Inexpensive Date Night and MORE!

by ~ Texas Homesteader ~ 

This week gave me plenty of opportunities to stretch my frugal muscle. Everything from thinking outside the box for free repairs, an inexpensive date night idea, free garden soil and more.

Come see the 5 frugal things we did to save money this week. 

Come see this week's 5 frugal things to save money. #TexasHomesteader

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How To Get By Without A Corporate Paycheck

by Texas Homesteader ~  

Financial times are tough these days… for all of us. RancherMan & I both live and work together right here on our Homestead. While this self-employed lifestyle is blissful & absolutely amazing for us, it also means there’s no regularly-scheduled corporate paycheck for either of us.

We’re often asked, “How in the world do you DO IT?”

How we successfully keep our monthly income requirement LOW to be able to live w/o a corporate paycheck. Part 1 of a 2-part series! #TexasHomesteader

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Things I No Longer Buy At The Store

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

There are many easy ways to make do with what you have, keeping you out of the stores. Good for the environment, good for my wallet!

But the thing is, it’s really easy to do, it just takes watching for places to substitute.

Things I no longer buy at the store - trash bags, cleaners, mixes, etc. #TexasHomesteader

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How Much Is ‘Enough’? The Pursuit Of… Happiness!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

It seems in our culture there’s a constant struggle for more. A larger house, a newer cell phone, a flashier car.

Of course there’s nothing wrong with pursuing the things you truly desire. But I think many times the drive for newer/bigger/better has nothing to do with things that we ourselves want.

Pursuit of happiness - being satisfied with your life and what you have. #TexasHomesteader

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