Tags » Thriftiness

Gramma's Sensitivity to Purpose

It’s my birthday tomorrow, and on this birthday in particular, I’m thinking about the woman I am named after, Lieba bat Aharon z”l (Libby Leibmann Levy), my great grandmother. 382 more words

The Golden Chain Of Generations

October 2015 Thrift Haul - Halloween Edition

Goodwill at any time in October is generally a freaking war zone of people trying to piece together Halloween costumes. On October 31st, Halloween’s physical address, Goodwill is a dystopian, apocalyptic war zone where everyone is simultaneously engaging in combat and running for their lives. 326 more words


August 2015 Thrift Haul

I had a premonition the other day. As I was leaving my apartment, some sort of divine intervention as facilitated by the Goodwill Gods reigned down upon me and I thought out of nowhere that maybe… 228 more words


Sckoon Menstrual Cup and Cloth Pad Review

WARNING: People who are offended by graphic discussion of menstruation should go read something else.

I first tried a reusable menstrual cup in 1997 and reusable cloth menstrual pads in 2001.  1,648 more words


Cutting Food Waste at Home and Worldwide (70+ recipes and tips!)

This is a guest post by Maria Ramos.  Maria is a freelance writer currently living in Chicago.  She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a minor in Communication.  1,198 more words


3 Ways to Save on Fair-Trade Coffee

Daniel and I both drink coffee, at least 3 cups a day each.  That adds up!  We support human rights and environmental stewardship by buying only… 1,029 more words