Tag Archives: frugal

Making do and mending.

As with any family, we pass our clothes around. From friends, to friends, from older sibling to younger sibling. At any given time there is usually a stack of clothes somewhere waiting for someone to grow into them. Except for … Continue reading

Posted in Family, sewing, Simple living, vintage | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Burda 7798 Tunic conversion

So, the first week back from daylight saving is seriously kicking my rear end. I may have mentioned that before. I really can’t remember. I’ve already been sleep deprived for weeks, and now my body clock has reset itself and … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration, sewing, Tutorial | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

No new clothing pledge!

Hey everyone! It’s the first day of a new month, and I wanted to share with you a little idea I had when I was mindlessly shopping in one of those urban wastelands also known as a shopping centre a … Continue reading

Posted in sewing, Shopping, Simple living | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

First quarterly Solar Energy results are in

Wow, has it really been 3 months since our Solar Panels were installed? By a wild coincidence we had our meter read just a matter of days before the install, so that means we have had it running for practically … Continue reading

Posted in Simple living, Solar Power | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

My week in pictures

It’s been a bit of a busy week around here this week. DS2 is headfirst into mounds of homework, no warm-up at all. So I have been picking up his chores. We have already had our first parent-teacher meeting, with … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking, Family, Gardening, home, Simple living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment