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Make do

When things happen I often have to “make do” with what is available simply because I’m not prepared to pay a repair bill.  Here is an example.   136 more words

Tightwad Tips

Make Do and Mend-able Back to Basics

i have been a big fan of Jen Gale since the end of 2012 when I caught wind of her Buy Nothing New year. Since then she has been promoting the idea of Make Do And Mend everywhere she can. 344 more words

Making What You Need

Make Do Monday - How to make a headscarf

Have you got some scrap fabric lying around at home? Why not turn it in to a scarf and brighten up a bad hair day. 225 more words

Dig For Victory Show 2015

Mending, Mending, Mending

I’m having one of those months where the pile of mending is definitely growing faster than I can manage it.  Which has got me to thinking about mending a lot… 523 more words

Simple Living

Interview With Make Do And Mend

This morning I had the pleasure of interviewing Jen from Make Do And Mend about a fantastic community that has been running on twitter for the last year called Make Do And Mend Hour. 631 more words

Buy Nothing New Challenge

Vintage Basket Revamp - with Strawberry Drawstrings

I adore charity shops, not only do they suit my budget, but I find they are teeming with things that inspire me.

Take this little lovely basket, I admit now that I have a wicker fetish I simply love them and have many baskets in all shapes and forms. 343 more words


Fresh butter deserves fresh bread

Last month, before Valentine Day, I came across a bargain on whipping cream and couldn’t resist getting it.  Whipping cream for .27 cents a pint. 410 more words

Frugal Living