Originally this article started as 16 ways to save money by NOT being normal, but over the years we have written about so many great ways to save money, I thought I would expand on it a bit to create an even larger list of some of the best money saving tips. So now we have 25 unique ways to save money if you choose NOT to be "normal"

Another pinner said: This is the most useful website for sewing clothes I've ever seen. Free patterns for men, women and children, techniques, detailed "how-to's"

You Can Sharpen Razors With Your Jeans!!! No Joke!!!

DIY air purifier

DIY Non-Toxic Gel Air Fresheners

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Orlando Permaculture Design Course 2013

Kitchen Nano Garden helps you add a bit of green to your urban living space

Recipes We Love: Canning Water --to have on hand in case of an emergency

Smart ideas...

Re-purposed entertainment center is now a hutch for nursery with changing table and lots of space for storage for baby items.

Bottle Cap Candles - burn 1 to 1.5 hours, great for travel or to use when you're entertaining on the deck at night and so easy to make!

Cotton swabs dipped in wax become instant campfire starters. Lightweight. Great for backpackers.- This is such a good idea! I'm going to try this the next time we go camping or hiking!

Website that plans your garden FOR YOU! You tell it where you live, it tells you what to plant and when, designs your garden for you, and gives you daily reminders of what to do.

make your own chalkboard paint = fantastic

Lots and lots of handy recipes for budget saving ideas!

Any and every kinds of mix you could ever think of making!! Drinks, coffee, popcorn, cakes, etc. Don't buy them when you can make them!!!! I'm gonna be on this site for days!!!

Rescuing a kitchen workhorse, aka how to refurbish a cast iron skillet

Living Healthy on a Budget

Save some dough . . .

Homemade yogurt - made in the crockpot