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Spend wisely.
Use resources responsibly.
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Kids, Money, Budgets, and Recycling


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Recycling: Make the Concept Smaller So Children Can Better Understand

My Kids and the "Four R's"

Our Coffee-Can Savings: Journey of a Thousand Miles

WWII & Great Depression Era Frugality Makes a Comeback — Recycling, Thriftiness, & Cool Food Posters of the Era

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Best "Feel Good Story of the Day": 12-Year-Old Boy Raises Thousands of Dollars to Save Grandma’s Home from Foreclosure (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Frugalista Guilty Pleasure: History Channel’s 'American Pickers' Search for Rusty Americana Junk to Buy & Sell for Fun & Profit (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Best Frugal Story of the Week: Ohio Teen Lindsay Binegar Saves for Years, Pays Cash for Home with Her 4-H Club Prize Hog Winnings (video)

Having Money Requires Planning, Not Luck: Has Fun Providing Common-Sense Solutions on Saving & Frugality

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Debt Counseling Rises as Economy Continues to Sputter & Unemployment Remains High, Debt Settlement Laws May Change (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Common Sense & Frugality: Let's Bring Back Home Economic Classes

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Recycled Fashion Innovation: Old Seat Belts Get Second Life as Cool Handbags

DIY Recycling & Fashion: ThreadBanger | Video Demo: Recycling/Repurposing Plastic Bags & Making Shopping Tote Bags from Old Clothes

DIY Fashion: ThreadBanger | Video Demo: Stain Old Blue Jeans with Coffee Grounds for Vintage Look & Open Source Sewing Patterns

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Rejecting Outrageous Costs of School Proms: Parents & Students Seeking Bargains, Second-hand & DIY Evening Wear, & Cutting Out Frills to Save Money (video)

Cheapskate Lifestyle: Thrift Store Shopping Exploding As People Rediscover the Savings & Joys of Second-Hand Bargains

DIY Recycled Fashion: ThreadBanger | Video Demo: Valentine's Day Special – How to Make Recycled Flannel Lingerie

DIY Recycled Fashion: ThreadBanger | Video Demo: Back-2-Skool Special: Frugal DIY Ideas for Making Your Own School Backpacks, Book Bags, Laptop Covers, Pencil Cases, Book Covers, & Messenger Bags Using Recycled Materials

DIY Recycled Fashion: ThreadBanger | Video Demo: Sweater Dress by Rebecca Turbow, Safe Studio, New York

DIY Fashion: ThreadBanger | Video Demo: How to Crochet a Cool Hat

DIY Fashion & Recycling: ThreadBanger | Video Demo: How to Crochet Flower Appliqués with Old Yarn & Making Recycled Sleeping Bags

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Ocean Trash to Art: Couple Creates Art from Tons of Plastic Pollution Found on California Beach (video)

The Frugal Wisdom of Benjamin Franklin: Insightful Quotations on Thrift, Hard Work, and Money

The Rap on Wrap: Get Creative, Get Thrifty with DIY Wrapping Paper from Recycled Materials

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Frugal Japanese-Inspired, Eco-Friendly Christmas Candy Gift Wrap & More "Cheap but Chic" Christmas Ideas (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Christmas on a Shoestring: Frugal Origami Christmas Ornaments, Using Old Phonebooks (video)

Plastic Bags: Frugal, Smart Ways to Use Them Again Before Chucking Them into a Landfill

The Great Frugal "Shoe Down" – Website Shows 36 Unique Ways to Lace a Shoe

DIY – Bicycle Selection, Care, Repair, & Security

Second Time Around: Smart, Frugal Ways to Reuse & Recycle Things around the House (video)

Troop Support Opportunity for Children in War Zones: Beanies for Baghdad

Frugal Café Blog Zone: E-Waste First: Olympic Medals Made from Gold, Silver, & Copper Recovered from Electronic Waste

How to Fight Botnets and Trojans: Cyber-crime Attacks Could Cost You Money, Your Identity, Computer Data, and Credit Card Information

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Frugal Story of the Week: Thrifty Little Old Gal Verna Oller Secretly Leaves Millions to Town to Buy Swimming Pool (video)