Category Archives: thrifty

Real Life Kitchen

With all the beautiful pictures on the internet of people’s homes and familes you may feel like you are living a life of mess and disorder that no other household is experiencing. I’m gonna tell you right now: it’s all … Continue reading

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Homeschooling For Preschool

This spring we have been focusing in on homeschooling. Next year is kindergarten, and we have to decide whether River will attend school or whether we contine to homeschool. I am leaning toward homeschooling. I feel I need to prove … Continue reading

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Quilting

Somebody’s getting a quilt for Christmas…  

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Cards

Today we created our Winter Solstice cards. Using a block print from a thrift store, and some borrowed ink and rollers, I made a bold print on each soft, thick card. River also did some Holiday artwork to include in … Continue reading

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Bounty?

Today I look for Bounty wherever I can. These days it can be allusive. But when I came inside from the winter garden and saw this big bowl of beans on my counter I found Bounty. A Big Bowl of … Continue reading

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Nuts!

Look at all these beautiful nuts River and I gathered! They fall off our neighbor’s huge nut tree into our yard. Usually they all just return to the Earth or are collected by squirels. But this year my husband positively … Continue reading

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Free Produce

So much free produce! Thank you farmer friends and neighbors. Now it’s time to get canning.

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