Monthly Archives: February 2012

The No-Sog Lunch-Packing Salad

I know when I used to pack my lunches for work, every time I wanted to take a salad, I would either pack the entire bottle of salad dressing, or I’d spend an eternity looking for a small enough container … Continue reading

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The Most Frugal Calendar ~ Ever

I’ve posted before about my love of vintage linen calendars. Whenever I come across them at yard sales, thrift stores etc., I grab them, admire them and use them every day. Well, I came across one that at first I … Continue reading

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Getting Through Rough Patches

Did you ever have one of those days? Weeks? Even months? You know the kind, it seems that everything is going wrong or at the bare minimum…everything could be a lot better. I refer to these as rough patches. We’ve … Continue reading

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Clean Out The Fridge (or Pantry) Granola

I have come to learn that granola is pretty much one of the easiest things to make. So why in the world does it cost $56234.36 at the grocery store? Ok, maybe not that much, but sheesh it’s a lot! … Continue reading

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Hamper Turned Storage

While cleaning out our rec room (or maybe the attic?) I came across this old, small hamper that used to be in my daughter’s room when she was a baby. (She’s now a sophomore in college). It is certainly too … Continue reading

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Monday = Grocery Shopping

Mondays are the beginning of our week, so what better way to start the week than a stocked fridge? That’s one reason that I do my grocery shopping on Mondays, but to be honest…it’s also the day I can find … Continue reading

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Clean The Fridge Meal

In a lot of families, Sundays mean big sit-down meals. Not at our house. Sunday’s are always a “picking” day. We eat whatever is left in the fridge and “pick” at food most of the day. It’s always been that … Continue reading

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Surprise Deliveries

I don’t know about you, but I tend to make everyone I know aware of that fact that I’m on the hunt for a specific item (or items). Last year, I announced on Facebook that I was looking for empty … Continue reading

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Homemade Fabric Softener

Here’s a simple “recipe” that I use to make homemade fabric softener. It takes all of about 2 minutes to whip up and is so much cheaper than store bought. This is all you’ll need: A large bowl, measuring cups, … Continue reading

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I’m Going to Give it a Shot! (or Shoot)

As seen on several other blogs, this is the March Foodie Photo-a-Day project. The challenge is to take a food photo every day in March that corresponds to the topic of that date. You can interpret any way that you … Continue reading

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