Chopped!

September 23, 2014
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On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I post a picture and just a few words. Those of you who follow me on Instagram know that we ordered a new table and chairs and I oh-so-efficiently freecycled the old ones the day before the delivery truck was due to arrive. Unfortunately, the delivery truck brought us chairs, but […]

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Q&A | Junk food waste, cloth toilet paper, and finding time to read

September 22, 2014
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Every Monday, I answer a few of the questions that my readers send me. If you have a question you’d like me to answer in a future Q&A post, just leave me a comment here or email me (thefrugalgirl [at] gmail [dot] com) and put Q&A in the subject line. I look forward to hearing […]

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What didn’t survive

September 19, 2014
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Every week, I post a picture of the food that has gone bad over the last seven days. Why do I do this? Because in March of 2008, I finally got fed up with the amount of food I was wasting, and I thought that showing my waste to other people would motivate me to […]

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Yeah. There was a lot of stuff in that freezer.

September 18, 2014
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I didn’t realize quite how much until I put it all out on the counter. Good heavens.  No wonder it was hard to close the freezer drawer. I found two frozen whole bananas, so I thawed those, mushed them up with some overripe bananas I had in the fridge, and made a double batch of […]

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It’s time.

September 17, 2014
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You guys, this is the current state of my kitchen freezer. This is ridiculous. Especially because I have a chest freezer in my laundry room. It’s slightly tempting to just dump all of this in the chest freezer, but I’m scared that if I do that, I’ll never manage to get to it all! It’s […]

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Paint your nails, paint the walls…

September 16, 2014
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On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I post a picture and just a few words. At least, that’s how it went here yesterday. A bottle of nail polish went flying as the girls were painting their nails, and it splashed all over the wall, the molding, and the tile. (Wouldn’t you know, not two minutes earlier, I […]

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