In the interest of spending less on something boring and consumable, I started making my own laundry detergent. At first I thought it sounded a little crazy, but now I can’t imagine handing over $10 in exchange for jug of soap. What a rip off! Especially when you can make your own for less than… Continue Reading
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 found this bike at the curb on trash night and asked Jeff to show it some love. I’ve always wanted a black English bike, so he made me my very own rescued from the trash faux Pashley! Final cost was about $175; a new Pashley costs $1395.
Two and a half years ago, my culinary repertoire was limited to Manwiches, Old El Paso Gordita Kits, and if I was feeling really fancy, manicotti. Then, we remodeled our ugly kitchen, and I found inspiration! It was an early 90’s cave! We did almost all of the work ourselves. We hired a tile guy… Continue Reading