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Your Guide to Self-Reliant Living

Do you want to increase your self-reliance without breaking the bank? Have you thought about homesteading? Let’s talk about raising chickens without the William-Sonoma coop and composting without using a front loader. You can be a successful modern homesteader even if you don’t have lots of acres or a tractor. We are here to share ideas on living a cheaper, greener, happier, healthier life.

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Thrifty Homesteader was created in 2012 after the publication of my second book, Ecothrifty. The name was coined by one of my followers because I said that I didn’t want anyone to think that they had to be rich to homestead or live a greener life….

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