Frugual Living: All About Clothes

As a family with children, living on one income requires creativity, ingenuity and frugality.   There have been periods in our marriage that have required complete frugality and other periods where we have had some ‘wiggle room’.   Choosing to living on a single income with a large family in today’s world can be a […]

Fabric Bins

I’ve been busy making fabric bins.  Due to the nature of our shelving (ex-school cupboards) standard size storage containers don’t fit. The measurement calculations recommended were nearly perfect, although I had to still adjust my height. Making a paper template first is very helpful  (architects’ ‘cast offs’ are perfect) I’m a bit of a ‘cheater’, I […]

Frugal Living: The Guaranteed Expenses

As a family with children living on one income requires creativity, ingenuity and frugality.   There have been periods in our marriage that have required complete frugality and other periods where we have had some ‘wiggle room’.   Choosing to living on a single income with a large family in today’s world can be a […]

Learning Room Sneak Preview

Monday morning I spontaneously decided to begin the learning room revamp and so we began painting.   My plan was to wait until all was complete before revealing, however I can’t wait to share with you and thought I’d give a sneak preview. Fresh paint and a smaller table thus far.