Monthly Archives: April 2011

Frugal sewing tips

I was surfing the web recently, on the lookout for good ideas, when I saw someone’s blog about sewing in which she stated that sewing is not a frugal hobby.  On the surface, no it’s not.  Under the surface of … Continue reading

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Remembering gas prices of 2008

I think with gas prices on the rise and predictions of $5 or $6 per gallon gas, it’s a good time for us to reflect on what happened with prices in 2008 when gas went over $4.  Here, milk went … Continue reading

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spring brings – the garage sale

Last weekend bore the first garage sale signs of the season – a grim reminder that we need to have one in about a month.  Three growing children produce boxes of outgrown toys, clothing, etc.  I’ve realized that I’ve outgrown … Continue reading

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Spring is finally here!

My container gardening has begun with peas and lettuce and awaits warmer weather for other outdoor plantings.  My struggling indoor lemon tree has a flower bud (to go with it’s two leaves), and the kids and husband are off launching … Continue reading

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