Category Archive: alternative uses

38 Clever Things You Can Do With A Plastic Bag

38 Clever Things You Can Do With A Plastic Bag Plastic bags.  We all have them right?  Plastic shopping bags are an item every household seems to have a heap of. To help the environment, they should be re-used. Of course, you can take them along to the grocery store and use them again that way. But …

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15 Creative Ways to Reuse and Upcycle Milk Jugs

15 Creative Ways to Reuse and Upcycle Milk Jugs Make sure to like Living Green and Frugally on Facebook, Shop at Amazon to help support my site and explore our PINTEREST BOARDS  for innovative ways you can become self-sufficient. Did you know that you can turn those old plastic milk jugs into some great upcycled DIY projects? I …

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Super Salt! Over 50 Ways To Use Salt

Super Salt! Over 50 Ways To Use Salt Make sure to like Living Green and Frugally on Facebook, Shop at Amazon to help support my site and explore our  PINTEREST BOARDS  for innovative ways you can become self-sufficient. Until recently, like most people, I never gave much thought to ordinary table salt. A sprinkle across my eggs …

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14 Off-Grid Ways To Use (And Reuse) Aluminum Foil

14 Off-Grid Ways To Use (And Reuse) Aluminum Foil Make sure to like Living Green and Frugally on Facebook, Shop at amazon to help support my site and explore our  PINTEREST BOARDS  for innovative ways you can become self-sufficient. “Americans throw away about three pounds of aluminum foil annually. It will take roughly 400 years for aluminum …

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34 Amazing And Unexpected Things You Can Do With A Lemon

34 Amazing And Unexpected Things You Can Do With A Lemon We all know the old adage “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade”, but as it turns out, this fantastic fruit has so many more uses than a simple summer refreshment. Of course, lemons can be used in a number of ways to season …

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20 Clever Window Treatments for under $25

20 Clever Window Treatments for under $25 I live in a home built in 1885 and nothing in this house is standard. That means in order to update a room the easiest and cheapest way to do that is with window treatments. Framing your windows focuses attention on the lovely view and the warm lighting. …

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