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Beneficial beans

Beans and pulses can be super cheap and a great way to increase fibre and protein in your diet. Due to the high protein content they are very filling, even for those members of the family who may baulk at the idea of a meat-free meal. 400 more words


Step by step guide: Prepping for disaster: INTRODUCTION

When it comes to prepping to disaster, it all seems a bit daunting.

As a young mum, I had the best intentions about preparedness for emergencies when the Christchurch earthquakes hit a few years ago. 733 more words


Starch Those Wrinkles Away!!

Once again, photography award goes to my toddler. :)    I iron daily and hate to see my heard work be ruined within minutes.  So I made my own starch. 179 more words


How To Sew A Clothes Pin Bag

I had a small bit of fabric leftover from a dress I made awhile ago. Hanging onto it was a good thing. I recently hung up a 100ft clothesline and needed something to hold all those lovely pins of mine.  179 more words


Trait: Frugal

Frugal Sims love to clip coupons to save money, relish a good deal, and hate being wasteful. 48 more words


Goodwill Hunted:

Men’s Large Vintage Budweiser Tee: $2.50

No Brand “mom-jeans-turned-short-shorts”: $3.75

Trader Bay Leather Booties: $4.00


I spent Sunday strolling the streets of Downtown Fredericksburg with my friend Nick, who was kind enough to take some pictures of my recent thrifted outfit. 229 more words


10 More Things I Do To Save Money.

So, my first blog post (besides the About Me) was 5 Things I Do To Save Money . I thought I would add 10 more things I do to help save money, because who doesn’t like getting inspiration on money saving? 329 more words