I am a bibliophile; there is no getting around it. I have a lifelong dream of reading every book I want before I pass. I grew up at the library, as did my older children and I am raising my toddler in much the same fashion. We visit libraries often and try to utilize all… Continue reading Items I Get Free through my Public Library
Source: 5 Reasons I Love Thrift Shopping
There’s the thrill of the hunt; the unexpected surprise and the admiration I receive from friends and family members for spying out such great bargains. I know that I shouldn’t desire accolades from fellow, fallen humans, but it feels good to be good at SOMETHING and to be commended for it. I feel like there… Continue reading 5 Reasons I Love Thrift Shopping
My eldest keeps pestering me about purchasing nine hundred dog poop collection bags on Amazon. “They’re only 14 bucks!” I have yet to relent. I have several reasons why I have continued to discourage this purchase: 1) It is a running joke in our house that Midnight poops a lot; 2) I hate plastic and… Continue reading Doggie Bags (Not the Restaurant Kind)
There are generally three sizes of plastic store bags: (The kind you are given by the store with handles in which they pack your purchases). The large ones (think the ones you have to request at … Source: Reusing Plastic Bags From the Store
There are generally three sizes of plastic store bags: (The kind you are given by the store with handles in which they pack your purchases). The large ones (think the ones you have to request at the register, in order to fit a 12 pack of paper towels or toilet paper stacked four high and… Continue reading Reusing Plastic Bags From the Store
Sorry to have been away for the past seven weeks. I had surgery on the gall bladder at the first of the year. Then, just this week, we suffered a miscarriage. I am hoping to resume posting several times a week in the very near future.