Promoting frugality as a way to live a simple and prosperous life.
I thought it would be easy to reduce my phone bill. Ha! Here are a few lessons learned about cutting through the phone company’s red tape.
It was tough, and we procrastinated about it, but I bit the bullet today and downgraded our cable service. My kids did not take it well at all, but we are hoping this will benefit our family more than just monetarily.
Take some tips from a long-time hypermiler — don’t jam your peddles, go slow, stop abusing your car and you’ll get more miles per gallon.
Reel Push Lawn Mowers, a frugal and green option
Cross-train with a reel lawn mower
The values of a reel push mower
Our grandmothers would be proud that we use clotheslines. Frugal and Green: Consider the Comeback of the Clothesline
Clotheslines make a comeback, at least for those of us who know the money-saving benefits.
Article on zero-energy-cost homes gaining in popularity.
The new Robby Wash Ball can be a budget-friendly alternative to traditional laundry products. Here’s a review of how it works.
You need to know what to do to prepare for your free energy audit, and, what to expect from the auditors.
Two Frugal Fairfielders have had their free energy audits, compliments of U.I. Was it worth it? We want to hear from you about your audit experiences, too.
Here’s a free roundtable meeting with U.I. and Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch. They will discuss managing electricity use. Could be a hotbed of emotions, or, could be a hotbed … Continue reading
There’s a curious article in the papers today about Gualt and Verde forming a retail energy partnership to cut customers’ electric bills by 10 percent. All of the articles are double-speak … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, there was an article in one of the papers (not sure which one) letting Fairfield residents know that they could get a free energy audit … Continue reading