Category Archives: Waste

Saturday Links and a Baking Abomination

Happy Saturday!  It’s a lazy day this morning, farmers market, puttering, then off this evening to a family birthday celebration.  Just for a little teaser of what’s coming up next week, here’s a picture of an awful looking loaf of … Continue reading

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Thrift Store Thursday – The Return!

Each Thursday I will share with you one of my fabulous thrift store finds, in the hopes that more people will see the benefit in buying used items.  Buying used allows me to spend money in other places that are … Continue reading

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Capsule Wardrobe Planning

Lately I’ve been on a mission – a mission to reduce the amount of stuff in our home.  A large part of this effort has been trimming down my wardrobe.  I’m no clothes horse by any means, and yet it … Continue reading

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To Repair or Replace

Disclaimer: I wrote this article over 2 months ago, and didn’t post it simply because I was too lazy to take a picture and upload it.  My crawling 9 month old is now a walking 11 month old, but the … Continue reading

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The Lure of the Barcode Scanner: Part II – The Aftermath

In Part I of this story, I lamented discussed my options in registering for baby gifts. My goal was to make sure that my daughter had everything she needed to thrive without too much extra “stuff”.  Well, all 6 baby … Continue reading

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Food Waste Friday – Clean Slate

Every Friday, Kristen over at the The Frugal Girl posts a picture of her food waste. She invites other bloggers to join in her effort to save money and reduce the amount of food that gets thrown away in our … Continue reading

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Adventures in Cloth Diapering

When I first told my husband that I wanted to use cloth diapers with our daughter, it would be putting it mildly to say he was skeptical. “It’s going to be expensive”, he says.  “It’s going to be a lot … Continue reading

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Good to the Last…

A few weeks ago, I was the matron of honor in a friend’s wedding. At the salon, we were putting on our make-up, and I pulled out my charcoal eyeliner to give my eyes that POW! effect. I have one … Continue reading

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Food Waste Friday – A bit here, a bit there…

First, let’s account for the things the hubs tossed during the week: 1 1/2 hamburger buns that grew some mold. 1/2 loaf of moldy wheat bread (he’s been the only one making sandwiches, and he did not like this bread) … Continue reading

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Plastic Waste Makes Me Angry

I’m going to take a moment to talk about something that annoys me. I love these clips.  It is so easy to just twist up my hair and go in the morning. However, what I do *not* love about these … Continue reading

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