Frugal Cleaning Cloths

About two years ago, I bought some honest to goodness cleaning cloths from the Home Depot. (My awesome uncle calls this place simply, THE De-Poh, long o. I love it!) I mess them up properly, wash them, and they are far less expensive than disposables. We use these cleaning clothes for everything. You can clean glass and … Continue reading Frugal Cleaning Cloths

Home School Progress

We've made it halfway!!! Halfway through the homeschool year, that is. The halfway mark seems like an appropriate time for reflection on the methods that work, and some that don't. I thought I'd share my 'lessons learned thus far' with you all! *My two homeschoolers are audial learners. They like lectures and instruction blocks, followed … Continue reading Home School Progress

Some New Year Thriftiness

We've had an expensive few weeks around here, with car and house repairs needed! I've listed a few things we're doing to make what's left last! Cheap entertainment! The whole family has projects for which we already have the materials. For me, that's literal. I have the fabric to make projects that are already started. No … Continue reading Some New Year Thriftiness

Donation Bin Drab to Fab

Donation Bins. They are the best friend and worst enemy of charity programs across the globe. What a treasure trove of cast off fabrics, a holding tank for possibilities! Only, they are heavy, clunky, and miserable to tote around. They require storage above and beyond the unfortunate quilter's own fabric stash! While heading a QOV … Continue reading Donation Bin Drab to Fab