Bread Baking Economics

  [content notes: food privilege,being broke, classism,poorsplaining, food insecurity] We ‘ve been buying store bought bread. I used to make most of my own but when we lived in the house with no heat in most of the rooms and a 30 year old oven that didn’t work so well, I stopped doing it and…

No Food Wasted: Leftover Spinach Salad= Greek-ish Omelette

The phone rang and I have ADHD, so my omelette scorched , then plain just fell apart but you’re not here for pretty food photography, right? This is the reason I prefer to make salad with spinach than lettuce (besides that spinach has more nutritional value) .I can recycle spinach salad far easier into other…

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 duty while I work on Etsy & Ebay listings (something that is harder than you might think with a super helpful 4…

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 whole post ~here ~ This next one is one I’m offering. Probably easiest to contact me via email at jupitersinclair@gmail.com. First one…

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 bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library.  I think I’ll start doing it here from time to time because I…

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 Folk page posts. Articles & Thoughts Where Is the Love?– I don’t like Nicholas Kristof ‘s use of unfair stereotypes here to illustrate his point…

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 as Folk facebook page ) . It’s hard to find coupons for food things my family will use. I’ve found my time is…

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 if we lived across the pond…a church jumble! I look forward to this sale every year. So much great stuff for next…