#Money Challenges

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Clean, safe drinking water is an absolute essential, so I have been wondering how to get it at Frugaldom when we are entirely off the grid, off the mains and off the idea of spending thousands of pounds drilling a well, installing pipes or fiddling with filters.

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I hope you all enjoyed Valentine's Day. With the Greetings Card Association estimating 21 million Valentine’s Day cards sent in 2015 in the UK, I wonder how 2016 will compare? This blog is about the fascinating history of Valentine's Day and its associated gift and card giving.

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Time to find out what everyone's doing to make extra savings and investments, other than by being frugal with the household shopping, being economical with energy use and quitting spending on non-essentials. Are you debt free? Is your financial future secure? Have you protected your 'cyberdosh'?

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The Frugaldom understanding of self-sufficiency is one of self-sustainability. It's about earning your own living and then spending accordingly, living within your means, regardless of how great or how meagre these may be. It's a lifestyle choice. Frugaldom is freedom from debt by way of living and working in frugal ways.

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The Frugal Living Challenge is an adaptation of my original 'Living on £4,000 for a Year' challenge, which has been running online since 2007. Join our frugal living experts now.

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Now You Know how to make bread without any bread flour! I got through January spending less than £30 on groceries for the household but ran out of bread and bread flour. As they say, necessity is the mother of invention, so let's get inventive.

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The miracle of technology continues to astound me but am I paranoid to wonder how safe can it can all really be?

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Frugaldom the place, Frugaldom the project, Frugaldom the experience... we're planning out first FRUGALFEST!

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It's almost the end of the first month into our 2016 frugal living challenge - how are you doing?

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With our frugal living challenges starting so long ago, I have slowly, but surely worked my way through many lists, none more important than the pursuit of debt freedom, simple living and, ultimately, the bucket lists!

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