Category Archive: Thrifty Living

No Poo: Why to Forego Shampoo And How it Will Reveal Your Healthiest Hair, Ever

One of my favorite blogs Thrift Core has a great post today on not using shampoo, or as it’s commonly called “No Poo” No Poo: Why to Forego Shampoo And How it Will… Continue reading

Lunchtime Link: Drying Clothes Without Electricity

Not much to share today. My hubby got hurt yesterday and is out of work until Monday at the very earliest. We’ll see what happens on Monday. Since he’s home, he’s on parenting… Continue reading

Anyone need a FREE dress for a prom or something fancy-ish?

This first dress is being offered by Matching Outfits. If you’re interested, use the Facebook messaging system to contact . It’s a size 2/3 and hemmed to fit about 5’2 or so. Here’s the… Continue reading

Library Loot: Feb 26th to March 4th

On a fairly regular basis on my personal blog, I used to participate in a  blog hop called Library Loot,  a weekly event co-hosted by Claire fromThe Captive Reader and Linda from Silly Little Mischief that encourages… Continue reading

ICYMI: Meals w/protein but no meat, thrifty kitchen tools,basic sourdough, staying clean without showering daily (or shampoo), and oodles more.

      The Foodie Stuff 21 Meals With Tons Of Protein And No Meat – Just what it says: tons of protein,no meat Freezer Meals – Spinach Lasagna Rolls – This was one of my… Continue reading

ICYMI: The end of unemployment benefits, handling food waste,broke systems that create poverty (SSDD)….

Food & Recipes Video Report: An Oasis in a Food Desert | BillMoyers.combillmoyers.com Take a look inside America’s first nonprofit grocery store, which is bringing fresh food to a struggling community in Pennsylvania.-The… Continue reading

All the things you might have missed- 12/2-12/8/2013

Ok, let’s try this. A link digest of all the Facebook posts  from the past week, all in one handy place. Facebook’s super annoying “algorithm”  keeps fewer people from seeing the Poor as… Continue reading

How to Make Food Stamps Last Longer

How to Make Food Stamps Last Longer All the best tips, consolidated into one post. Personally, I rarely use coupons (as I think I’ve discussed elsewhere here and for sure on the Poor… Continue reading

Thrift Score: Belated Back-to-School Clothes

We didn’t have any extra cash to do back to school clothes shopping last month, and my three girls really needed some new stuff. Hooray for the annual Presbyterian Mission rummage sale! Or… Continue reading