I’m always trying to do some things to save money…appreciate what I have and reduce waste. In that effort today I’ll share with five frugal things I’ve done in the last week.
When Bonnie Hunter was at our retreat in July she used this JAM Rewind Wireless Speaker. I bought one and had loved it until I dropped it. UGH. The sound started coming out distorted. I was so frustrated. Although it’s not TERRIBLY expensive, I didn’t want to spend another $35. I ended taking a pin, pushing it so it catches under the “lip” of the speaker. It works perfect now. For the most part the speaker stays in the sewing room in the same spot so I’m not worried about the pin falling out and stepping on it.
I had made homemade buns. Three days out, they were dry. Rather than toss them out, I sliced them up and made French Toast. Homemade bread makes the best French Toast.
I alsopatched the rug in the kitchen. YEARS ago got the rug off of Freecycle. I’ve loved the rug. It’s old and VERY used. It’s the perfect size for under our kitchen table. Every so often it need patching. It was quick and easy work and beat buying a new rug. For how long I’ve been patching on it, I’m always surprised when a new spot needs patching. I keep thinking I’ve done the whole rug!!
I also patched a shirt and pants of Hubby’s work clothes….and one of Craig’s. I know…I know. I need to make Kalissa patch them.
I’ve also tried to get back on a kick of drinking water rather Powerade. This is something I continue to struggle with. I like a little flavor in my drink….what can I say? I do think next time I’m at the grocery store I’m going to give lemons a try again.
That’s my five frugal things for now….are you doing anything frugal? I’d love some new ideas.