Category Archives: Thrifty Thursday

I’d Can That: A Canning Roundup

Last year was the first year I ever attempted canning. It was actually the first year I ever thought about canning. My boyfriend got me a canner for my birthday (because these are the gift ideas I have nowadays) and … Continue reading

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DIY Inspiration: Wall Love

Our walls are borrrring. We’ve hung up two posters in our living room, and while we have some more to hang up…I would like to hang up more than just posters. I’ve been searching through thrift stores, flea markets and … Continue reading

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The Thrift List

As attached as I am to my phone, I still have a difficult time using it as my personal notebook or calendar. When I have an idea or an important date, I will always jot it down on a piece … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursdays: A thrifty project

When we moved into our house, we upgraded Cecilia’s toy chest from a cardboard diaper box to a plastic tub. Since then, I have been pining for a wood toy chest for her, but felt defeated when every chest I … Continue reading

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R 2nd Chance: The new kid on the block

My mom lives in Tahoe Park, an area of Sacramento that doesn’t see much action. Unlike Midtown, it’s streets aren’t lined with hip bars, quaint coffee shops or expensive boutiques that pretend they aren’t expensive. There’s a Starbucks and a … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursdays: Repurposed cabinet doors

I haven’t worked on any restoration projects in a while, and I was starting to get in a slump. So I was excited to learn that my generous stepsister (who gifted me the barn windows I worked with earlier) had … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursdays: A Recipe

A couple days ago, one of my really good friends Allie came up for a visit from San Francisco. She’s gearing up for a semester in Thailand in August and this just might be one of the last times I … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursdays

Today I woke up and realized that I did not write all week. I knew something felt a little funny. It’s a continuous process to get in a routine, and I’m trying again to write at least once a day. … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursdays: A Recipe

Ever since I met the coffee cake at Starbucks a long, long time ago, I have been a fan. Sweet, but not too sweet and moist and delicious. I love everything about it. A few months ago, when I was … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursdays

There is just something about vintage kitchen accessories that just make my heart happy. I’m not even completely certain what it is about them, all I know is that I am a complete nutcase for them. So, when I decided … Continue reading

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