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About this blog

This blog is written by me, a little old lady about living a frugal life, in a food desert, in the poorest part of a city.   575 more words

Frugal Living

What's it like being poor?

I recently read a news report that said at least 40 percent of the people in the USA are living in poverty.  I’m not sure how accurate the report was but that sure is alot of poor people.   1,015 more words

Frugal Living

Album Review: Don't Be Long by Make Do And Mend

Guest Reviewer: Matt Dickinson

Returning for their third album in Don’t Be Long, Make Do and Mend from Hartford Connecticut were originally placed in the same kind of bracket as Touche Amore and La Dispute (splits and tours with these bands as well as appearances and covers of songs may account for this). 388 more words


New Release Tuesday - 24th of February, 2015

Here’s this week new releases!!

Album of the Week

Torche – Restarter (US, Sludge Metal)

This is their 4th studio album and my favourite to date. 239 more words

New Release Tuesday

Make Do Monday - Leek and Potato Soup

During the rationing years a lot of meals consisted of soups, which were a good way to make use of vegetables grown in the garden. Lindsay of  84 more words

Dig For Victory Show 2015

"Wartime Fashion" Sticker Dressing from Usborne

The Fableists jumped at the chance of a sneak peek at Usborne’s latest “Sticker Dolly Dressing” book, available now. This release features all the engrossing sticking fun of previous issues – but with a historical twist. 295 more words

Some Stuff We'd Like To Share

Make Do Monday - How to sew on a patch

Now, I don’t know about you but I am pretty good at keeping my clothes in one piece. One of the Workshop Wednesday crew has however got a few rips in their work trousers so I thought I would show you how to sew on a patch in this Make Do Monday post! 252 more words

Dig For Victory Show 2015