Category Archives: Thrifty Things

Inexpensive Child’s Magnets; a thrifty activity!

My son is 9 months old and typically keeps us company while we make our meals in the kitchen.  While we usually giveView full post »

Nursery update: whimsical, mismatched, and on-a-budget

A peek at a nursery for our future adopted child – budget-friendly yet whimsical and a little mismatched.View full post »

Cloth Diaper Series #3: A Free or Low-Cost Diaper Stash

Post #3 in our Cloth Diaper Series. Skylean began cloth diapering with items from around her house as she started herView full post »

UnPaper Towels: Transitioning to Cloth

The other day I was speaking with a friend about the level of “crunchiness” we’ve achieved over theView full post »

Savor. Masala Tea (Chai Latte) Recipe

I spent the better part of August photographing an orphanage and traveling around Nepal.  It was an amazing experienceView full post »

Wool Dryer Balls – Why and DIY

Wool dryer balls.  Have you heard of them?  I was pretty intrigued when I first heard about them.  They are used inView full post »

The $100 Nursery Project

These days, I’m having a lot of fun working on our nursery and getting ready for a baby.  (Side note, in case youView full post »

10 easy steps to a more natural, budget-friendly lifestyle.

I really don’t make New Year’s Resolutions.  Do you?  But in spite of that, today I found myselfView full post »

The Art of “Thrifting”

This weekend I was heading home from a wedding in Minneapolis and stopped in Rochester, MN to stretch my legs and walk aView full post »

How To Get LOTS Of Free Books For Your Kindle

I loooove to read.  For years my bookcases were out of control, then I bought a Kindle.  At first I wasn’t sureView full post »