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Buffet Table Makeover

Here’s another trash to treasure makeover post…

Our dining room is slowly but surely coming together. There’s this little corner below our DIY chalkboard that has been serving no purpose whatever. 369 more words


Thrifty Gardening Adventures, by Susan Karsten

My front yard has a flagpole, surrounded by flowers. The perennials that crowded and filled the 4′ circle were all tall and gave the visual effect of a stalky, 7-layer cake with a very tall candle in the middle. 127 more words

World Map Project Has Found A Purpose

This will be a short post. Remember the world map project I completed a few months ago? Well I finally have it as our dining room display. 113 more words


Does Your Local Power Company Offer Free Wood Chips?

I received a flyer in the mail months ago regarding our local power company doing tree trimming in the area adding we could get a free truckload of “wood chips” if we wanted. 740 more words


A success and more creative thinking about food

In my last post I wrote about needing to get creative with family finances. We have had our first success in finding out about a local food growing cooperative called… 534 more words

Frugal - spend cut - w/e 26/07/15

From my weekly budget of £20, I have spent:

  • £1.50 – drink at language meetup
  • £5.30 – train travel to Birmingham
  • £0.53 – bottle of water in Birmingham…
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