Screen Free Week 2016

Monday, May 2th starts...more

Five Frugal Things

I’d been unable to book the one nice and affordable motel in the pricey tourist town where my son attends college until today. (We’ll drive down...more

The Value of a Partial Hog

The following is a reprint of a previously published post. Enjoy! It is natural to want to take on projects in the style of the whole hog ....more

Five Frugal Things and One Frugal Fail

Five Frugal Things I stopped into the counseling office at my son’s high school to arrange borrowing...more

Five Frugal Things

I had an extremely frugal weekend, as I worked Saturday and barely even left the house on Sunday. (I took the recycling to the curb, which was the only time I even left the house!) Northing more frugal than buying nothing and going nowhere! Heaven ....more

The Best Thing You Can Do For Earth Day

Katy Wolk-Stanley “Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without.” Click...more

Five Frugal Things

I took advantage of Tuesday’s sunny weather to wash three loads of laundry for the clothesline. This included the grotty throw pillow covers that sit on the front porch all year long. They’re nice bright and clean now, which inspired me to both sweep and vacuum, and...more

Help a Reader Out — How to Handle Envy?

I received this question...more

Five Frugal Things

I photographed and then listed two Marimekko items for eBay last night. One was a duvet cover with sham that I picked up at Goodwill, and the other was a brand new pair of groovy Marimekko Converse sneakers that my sister gifted to me. Sadly they were the wrong size, so off to a new owner they’ll go ....more