No matter how sophisticated we get or how much knowledge we attain, country wisdom has a place. The Frugal Yankee has collected some and we'd like to share it with you.We'll be adding more as we go along. Perhaps you have some you'd like to share with us? If so, please leave a comment. Thanks.
CELON'S PEARLS O' WISDOM
Way up in Gilmanton NH lives an octogenarian who has forgotten more country wisdom than most books.
ICE DAMS & PANTYHOSE
Lots of snow on the roof and then ice dams. Ice dams lead to water in the house. Here is a simple way to treat the problem.
We've put together ten of our favorite tips. Here's why open houses aren't necessarily good for home sellers, how your TV uses more electricity when it's off, scamming roofers and more. It's a downloadable .pdf file.
CHIMNEY CARE (.pdf file)
Many Frugal Yankees use wood to supplement their heat in the winter, but take care. 40% of heat-related home fires start in your chimney. Download this FREE Frugal Yankee report.
10 FRUGAL TIPS (audio)
Quick, smart money-saving tips from soothing a burned mouth to the best mouse bait and more. All from the The Frugal Yankee. Listen in and comment.
SON OF 10 FRUGAL TIPS (audio)
More quick, smart thrifty and random tips from the Frugal Yankees, Garen Daly and Louise Reilly Sacco. This time there are tips on gypsies, a free cell phone information number, web reviews, when to buy gas, lawn watering and more
CARNY SCAMS (audio)
Carnival and fair games are often rigged. Discover the cheats, and ways to beat them. Impress your main squeeze and win that big kewpie doll.
BUSTIN' BAMBI (audio)
Deer invading your backyard? They'll eat expensive shrubs, berries and anything else in sight. They're adaptive and clever, and they're even tougher to stop. Simple steps to help you keep Bambi and his big brethren from destroying your back yard.
PROJECT LAUNDRY LIST
Looking for energy saving tips? This web site offers simple lifestyle changes to make our impact on the world less, including the 'right to dry'. The Frugal Yankees talk with Alexander Lee, Executive Director. Listen to the PODCAST
FRUGAL & STYLISH
Frugal fashion can be chic and glamorous. Style tips, shopping tricks are just part of this segment. Brenda Starks' inside info makes us all smart shoppers, even the guys. (audio)
YARD SALES, Part 1
Got way too much stuff in your attic? Garage? Cellar? Maybe it's time to hold a yard sale. You can clean up your house and make some money. The Frugal Yankees have some great tips on to make yours a successful one.
YARD SALES, Part 2
Finding good deals at yard sales is more than luck. It's knowing, it's observing, and it's negotiating. The Frugal Yankees share some helpful tips, and if you score real big, be sure to send us a check.
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