Living on One Income part 2. Decorating the home from thrift stores.

As I look about my sweet little cottage I realize that it is almost completely decorated and furnished with gifts, hand me downs, and the thrift stores.  I did a tally and my home has cost around $700 to $900 to furnish.  This includes kitchen supplies and equipment, paintings, decor, rugs. The only new items in my home are the bedroom set and a washer that was $1,000 normally but I purchased on sale for $600 last 4th of July.  The bedroom set was purchased when we were newlywed and wanted to be “fancy”.  I can’t recall but it was … Continue reading Living on One Income part 2. Decorating the home from thrift stores.

Another free ebook starting today. The Housewife is a Writer.

Forgot that this is free as an ebook for the next 4 or 5 days.  This is a compilation of write ups on everything from homemaking, building a writing career whilst raising a family, and thoughts on God and the spiritual life. I had to clean up a few political issues and I promise the book is free of anything controversial.  It can be read now and then for some inspiration just as one would read my blogs since it is a years worth of blogging. Continue reading Another free ebook starting today. The Housewife is a Writer.