Frugal Endeavors – April showers really do bring May flowers

May 7, 2019

Compared to last year, we haven’t had a lot of rain but we have had enough. At last the world has tossed aside her winter coat and has donned a dress of spring flowers. Life for us is also blooming.

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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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Frugal Endeavors – Lessons found in an old box of sewing notions

March 23, 2018

Thanks to daylight savings time or something, my usually bout of the winter blahs found me in March this year rather than February. I am well on the road to recovery as the sun is shinning, spring is on its way, garage sales are happening, and I found a little happiness and some frugal mojo in an old cardboard box.

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