Thrifty Living

Are you thinking of trying one of these new fangled raised garden beds? I built three in my back yard for the cost of nails alone.

Building a raised garden

I have very little time, less than enough for dealing with a new garden. Not with breaking the sod and dealing with weeds that always threaten to take over. While growing up, my mother had an enormous garden with asparagus, strawberries, and raspberries, everything else was weeds. Only the durable plants that came back year after […]

Ditch the dryer sheets with a cheap, easy, and chemical free alternative! Dry your clothes faster and make they mast longer with this simple trick. www.fashionablyfrugal.net

Getting rid of dryer sheets

I hate chemicals! In this day and age there are chemicals in everything, one of my daughters has very sensitive skin and so we can’t have any scented laundry detergent or dryer sheets. When I talked (complained) to a friend about it, she mentioned that her grandmother used to throw in a crumpled sheet of […]