Posts Categorized: Frugal Living

Popping Tags With Macklemore

I’ll admit I’m officially obsessed with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis; local Seattle boys made good.  Their hit song ‘Thrift Shop” practically sent me over the edge!  Even though I’m old enough to be their mother, I feel a strong solidarity with their frugal ways and thrift shopping adventures.  Seeing Ben Haggerty (Macklemore) making an entrance… Read more »

Vintage Laundry and Tide – No Rinsing Needed?

This is a fab vintage Tide ad from Ladies’ Home Journal,  January 1951.  I love how it portrays neighboring housewives comparing laundry over a white picket fence.  Of course they are drying their laundry on clotheslines, as most households at that time didn’t have automatic dryers.  Hearing tales from my mother and grandmother, it was… Read more »

Lopping Off The Locks

Admittedly, I love having long hair..for the most part.  But there always comes a day when I just can’t take the length a minute longer, and out come the hair cutting scissors.  And today was one of those days. I cut off  almost 5 inches of hair (yes, I do it myself), and it felt… Read more »