Have I mentioned that it’s freezing in my house? We’ve added insulation to the attic, had insulation blown into the walls, and installed new storm doors, but still, it’s frigid in here! I think it’s because the radiators are set into the walls so most of the heat escapes out the back vs. radiates into… Continue Reading
I’ll be here: First vacation in 5 years, I can’t wait!!!
Here’s my first attempt at making bread. I took this photo not even 15 minutes after it came out of the oven: I declare it a smashing success :)
I first tried Vitamin C serum as anti-aging treatment last year. I loved the results but hated the price, so what’s a frugalista to do? Make my own, of course :) I’ve been making this for little over a year, mixing a fresh batch once every few weeks, and I still haven’t had to rebuy… Continue Reading
I was very fortunate this past fall to work with a talented life coach. The most valuable thing I’ve taken away from that experience is a list of my personal values. I keep copies of this list at work and at home, and try to honor these values in everything I do. I’ve learned that… Continue Reading
Keeping tea hot in January in a drafty house with granite counters is nearly impossible, so I made a tea cosy. Then I fell in love with making tea cosies and didn’t want to stop, so now I’m selling them in my Etsy shop :)
I adopted my orange angel when he was 5 weeks old. He cried whenever I put him down, so I held him until he learned to follow me around. I can’t believe how tiny he was! Six years later, he still follows me around, and he always wants to snuggle. At 18 1/2 pounds, he… Continue Reading