Save on Eggs, Send Your Kids to College

I took one of my frequent walks to Fred Meyer last night to pick up milk, eggs and carrots. I knew it was too late in the day...more

When Doing The Right Thing is Cost Prohibitive

The following is a reprint of a previously published post. Enjoy! As...more

Five Frugal Things

I was driving home from cleaning one of my mother’s guest cottages on Sunday when I spied a cute...more

Computer Literate Again!

My husband just finished replacing my laptop keyboard, so I have computer access once again! Yay!!!!!! This time we’ll try and keep it out of the oven ....more

Not Chasing The Latest Style

Japanese iris from the garden in a long ago thrifted McCoy vase, reflected in a vintage Goodwill mirror. You can’t get this look at Target, Ikea or Home Goods. It’ll never fall out of fashion, so there’s no possibility of falling prey to...more

Five Frugal Things

I took my older son to Costco yesterday to deal with a pair of woefully misshapen wire-rimmed prescription glasses. You may recall that we just had his frames replaced, but my son fell asleep while wearing them and warped the frames all over again. The...more

Reading Books

I’ve been making an effort to read more lately and not just audiobooks, which had become my somewhat...more

Five Frugal Things

Our evening meal last night was what I call a “Tidbit Dinner.” I took all the leftovers from the fridge and portioned everything into small amounts and served them as a single complete meal. (Think of it as a fancy...more

Earth Day 2015

If you’re looking for something you can do...more