Discovering The Tightwad Gazette

A Review of Amy Dacyczyn’s THE TIGHTWAD GAZETTE Fans of frugal living have all heard of Amy Dacyczyn, right?  She is a legend amongst the thrifty set and I love this woman. From 1991 to 1996 she published a newsletter about frugal living called The Tightwad Gazette. It included articles written by Amy and her…

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12 Ways to Become More Self-Sufficient

12 Ways to Become Self-Sufficient I dream of making my little homestead into a closed-loop system.  Nothing comes in, nothing goes out.  Now THAT would be self-sufficiency. Alas, there are things I can’t produce or grow here.  For example, its much too cloudy in the winter for solar panels.  The climate won’t allow me to…

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