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photo (via Rosemary’s Sampler: Earth Day - Rain Barrels) 
LOVE these rain barrels being auctioned for Earth Day!

(via Rosemary’s Sampler: Earth Day - Rain Barrels)
LOVE these rain barrels being auctioned for Earth Day!

1 month ago

March 23, 2014
photo (via That Picture Of My Kitchen — Preschoolers and Peace)

2 months ago

February 16, 2014
photo (via Rosemary’s Sampler: Napkin Folding - a Rose) I have never regretted buying 50 red restaurant napkins from the thrift store! We use them for occasions throughout the year.

(via Rosemary’s Sampler: Napkin Folding - a Rose) I have never regretted buying 50 red restaurant napkins from the thrift store! We use them for occasions throughout the year.

2 months ago

February 12, 2014
photo Uh-oh. My dreams might not be what I thought they were. - Rose Atwater

Really enjoyed this cost/benefit analysis prompted by MoneySavingMom’s new book

Uh-oh. My dreams might not be what I thought they were. - Rose Atwater

Really enjoyed this cost/benefit analysis prompted by MoneySavingMom’s new book

2 months ago

January 24, 2014
link REAL Food on a Food Stamp Budget – The Challenge Begins

free meal plans geared toward budget and whole foods

3 months ago

January 17, 2014
photo Does Your Family Have a Drinking Problem? - Smockity Frocks 
smart method for using one glass per day

Does Your Family Have a Drinking Problem? - Smockity Frocks 

smart method for using one glass per day

3 months ago

January 16, 2014
photo (via Carmella McCafferty DIY Home Decor - DIY Home Decorating Ideas - Country Living
I know I’ve shared this home before, but Country Living has more details and photos. Did you know the “hardwood floor” is vinyl planks and the counter is plywood painted in chalkboard?

(via Carmella McCafferty DIY Home Decor - DIY Home Decorating Ideas - Country Living

I know I’ve shared this home before, but Country Living has more details and photos. Did you know the “hardwood floor” is vinyl planks and the counter is plywood painted in chalkboard?

3 months ago

January 14, 2014
link Little Green Notebook: Thank You (and a little Rothko-esque art project)

another good example of buying thrift store art to customize for your own home

3 months ago

January 14, 2014
link Do Not Cook This When Your House Is on the Market | Love Now Sell Later

the hard-to-swallow truth!

5 months ago

November 19, 2013
photo Presentation is Everything | Good Cheap Eats

5 months ago

November 18, 2013
link Academy Fight Song | Thomas Frank | The Baffler

Getting into college is like a gift from Santa, until people wake up thousands of dollars in debt.

An interesting analysis of college costs and returns.

5 months ago

November 18, 2013