Today I Cried Because I Couldn’t Go To A Thrift Store

So still in Kansas- still snowing. Which reminded me of the song: ‘Oh the weather outside is frightful But the fire is so delightful And since we’ve no place to go Let it snow let it snow let it snow.’ But- here’s the thing : Today – I did have somewhere to go! My favorite…

How to Save Money on Halloween (Or Any Holiday)

Holy November-  how did that happen- wasn’t it just summer time? It is indeed fall weather though- which is my fav. The kiddos have just come off their detox withdraw from candy after they indulged in a hardcore binge Halloween night.  It was a long enough period to keep Hershey in business- but short enough to prohibit…

A Thriftier Way to Swifter

Cleaning… Everyone’s favorite task… NOT. However at the same time- walking around your sparkling clean house feels like nirvana. Rather than use a weekend morning totting around all your cleaning supplies disgruntled from room to room – a trick I learned from the book ‘Simply Clean’ is to break your cleaning task in to daily 10 minute chores you…