Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Hitchhiker’s Guide Has it Right

Last year I discovered that there is true wisdom in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy:  always carry a towel when you travel.  We gave one to each of the kids on last year’s vacation, prompted by our sensory child … Continue reading

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Back from Vacation

I love our vacations and I also love coming home.  We had a great time and the absolute highlight was the last night, looking up from the dining table and seeing a bear walking across the driveway.  It walked around … Continue reading

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Ahh…Summer!

School’s out in two days and I’m thrilled!  I’ve enjoyed homeschooling my middle child and look forward to continuing next year, but I’ve always enjoyed the end of the school year.  We go to a local lake once a week, … Continue reading

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Being Frugal on Vacation

The yearly vacation is a priority for our family, and we accept that when on vacation money will be spent.  So, how do you keep from going broke?  For us, the answer is planning.  Figure out where you want to … Continue reading

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More Frugal Sewing

When I first began sewing, I never thought twice about purchasing bias tape.  At this point, I know how easy it is to make your own.  Once you have a few projects under your belt, you have a growing scrap … Continue reading

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