Bought a yard of compost for the garden and flower beds. Only spent $20 and I'm fairly certain we got a lot more than a yard. The place we got it from filled my father-in-laws truck . . .
Prepped some 2-liter bottles I have been collecting to use as pots for my tomato seedlings. I started the plants several weeks back and they have outgrown their containers. I'll transplant them to these larger pots for the next month or until it is warm enough to plant them outside. I just cut the bottle … Continue reading Tomato Seedlings and Other Frugal Accomplishments
A long time ago I decided that all the plants in my backyard, minus a small patch of lawn for the kids to play on, would be edible. I envisioned fruit trees and berry bushes, vegetable patches and herb gardens. Lest you think I'm terribly crazy and taking on more than I can possibly care … Continue reading Planting Blackberry Bushes
Made my boys scripture covers and my girls composition notebook/journal covers for their Easter baskets. All the supplies came from my stash. All I had to buy was the scriptures and I had a leftover gift card so they only ended up costing $5 for all three. I loosely followed this tutorial and this one … Continue reading Easter and Other Frugal Accomplishments
I'm declaring this week a freezer stocking week. Several of our dinners I will be doubling and stashing the extra in the freezer and other elements of meals we will be making big batches of and stashing. I haven't done this in a while and I can really tell the difference. Here's the general plan: … Continue reading Menu Plan: Thursday, April 17th