Frugal Endeavors – Exploring the Buyerarchy of Needs

Chances are, if you spent anytime on the internet researching how to make your paycheque go a little further, you will have seen a picture of the Buyerarchy of Needs by Sarah Lazarovic that suggest steps you can take to get what you need before heading out to the store. I thought I would examine how relevant this hierarchy is to my life.

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A Mini Redwork Quilt – My One Monthly Goal Challenge for May

Embroidery transfers like these were a common feature in women’s magazines. I wish they would make a come back!

Once upon a time, my Mom lived in a very rural, backwoods setting. On the way to her house was a truck stop and a second hand store. Despite being in the middle of nowhere, this store had the best stuff. It was here that I found a pile of iron on embroidery transfers with some dating back to the 1930s and 40s.

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When Life Leaves you in a Jam – Make Pop Tarts. A Food in Jars Mastery Challenge

Almost half a century has past since the carefree Saturday mornings of my childhood but I can still remember the sweet yummy goodness of a pop tart fresh from the toaster like it was yesterday. As Bugs Bunny outsmarted Elmer Fudd on the tv, I would eat my pop tart carefully to avoid burning my lips on the sweet, sticky jam in the center of the pop tart. As part of this month’s challenge at Food in Jars, I had the opportunity to revisit the happy Saturday mornings of my childhood.

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