Winter is Coming

Welp. Looks like this is what we’re heating the house with this winter. I haven’t named it yet. Does anyone else name inanimate-yet-productive things that are a daily part of your life? No judgement. I do it. If people think I’m squirrely because of it, that’s their problem. So,yeah. She’ll need a name. There’s a…

Frugal Foodie Digest #2

A wrap-up of everything foodie and frugal posted the past week on the Cheap Eats Pinterest board and the Poor as Folk facebook page. Recipes & Food How-Tos Cheesy Sweet Potato Crisps Red Lentil & Spinach Masala How to Roast Spaghetti Squash Cider Apple Chicken with Mushroom Sauce http://akitchenhoor.blogspot.com/2013/09/chicken-veggie-pie-topped-with-golden.html http://witandvinegar.com/2013/09/butternut-squash-chorizo-shells.html http://thepaleomama.com/2013/09/25-low-carb-sizzlin-pizza-recipes/ Stir Fry Green Beans…

My Upcycled Cucumber Trellis

I have a very small space to garden in , so I need to grow up as much as possible. I had a terrible gardening season this year. I dealt with a stubborn , jerky woodchuck and masses of greedy slugs. We live on a creek bank, perfect breeding ground for tons of slugs. There…

Homemade Liquid Dish Soap

via Homemade Liquid Dish Soap – Kitchen Apparel Making homemade cleaning products may seem like it’s more expensive at first but when you consider that buying  the ingredients you use can be used  for SO many things and as a replacement for store bought items at a fraction of the cost, it starts to make economic…

Cleaning & Personal Care Products You Can Make With SNAP Purchased Ingredients

I have more great recipes like this I will add to the blog separately but these are great basic ones , perfect for when you’re just beginning to make your own cleaning and  personal care products. I’m also working on putting together a  print zine , due out the end of this summer. —————————————————————————————————————— SNAP allowances…