Like Merchant Ships: Food For Thought

Mar 23

(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!

Feb 25

(via Zero Waste Home: 3 things you can do to save water using 3 containers you already have)

(via Zero Waste Home: 3 things you can do to save water using 3 containers you already have)

Feb 24

(via The One Thing Christians Should Stop Saying | The Accidental Missionary)

(via The One Thing Christians Should Stop Saying | The Accidental Missionary)

Feb 16

(via That Picture Of My Kitchen — Preschoolers and Peace)

(via That Picture Of My Kitchen — Preschoolers and Peace)

Feb 12

(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.

Jan 24

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

Jan 17

REAL Food on a Food Stamp Budget – The Challenge Begins -

free meal plans geared toward budget and whole foods

Jan 16

(via Create the Ultimate Baked Potato Bar - Balancing Beauty and Bedlam)

(via Create the Ultimate Baked Potato Bar - Balancing Beauty and Bedlam)

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

Jan 14

(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?

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

Nov 19

Do Not Cook This When Your House Is on the Market | Love Now Sell Later -

the hard-to-swallow truth!

Nov 18

Presentation is Everything | Good Cheap Eats

Presentation is Everything | Good Cheap Eats

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.

Nov 14

Ms. Cheap: 25 tips for a happier (and cheaper) holiday season | The Tennessean | tennessean.com -

a good list of strategies