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How We Reduced Our Household Trash – A Few Simple Tips!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

We’ve managed to reduce our landfill contributions over the years by using a few simple tricks. We’ve even been able to eliminate our trash collection service and associated fees. So the result has been positive for both our budget as well as the environment.

PREcycle recycle, compost reducing landfill waste plastic trash #TexasHomesteader

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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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Things I No Longer Buy At The Store To Save Money & The Environment

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

There are many things that I no longer buy at the store. I’m typically able to make do (quite nicely, actually) with what I already have here at home. I’ve found it just took looking at things in a different way. 

Come see what I no longer buy at the store.

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 In Life!

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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My Favorite Simple Zero-Waste Health & Beauty Swaps

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Simple Homemade Zero-Waste Health and Beauty Swaps.

Come see my favorite yet super-simple daily zero-waste health & beauty routines.

Zero-waste steps are good for the environment and oftentimes are less expensive too.  I make most of them myself!  

Simple zero-waste health and beauty swaps. #TexasHomesteader

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