Frugal Accomplishments

Frugal Accomplishments

Last Week’s Frugal Accomplishments

I cut flowers from the garden for my entry table. I started a batch of homemade apple cider vinegar using apple cores (following these directions). I started a batch of citrus cleaner using clementine peels and white vinegar. I mended a dress and a pair of pajama pants. I bought 100 pounds of russet potatoes…

Frugal Accomplishments

Goals for the First Week of School

We’re starting school again this week, so it should be quite busy. I want to keep on top of lessons and reading books, and I definitely want to do more science experiments and art projects this school year. I’ll have 6 children doing schoolwork now, in 6 different grades, which will definitely take a lot…

Frugal Accomplishments

This Week’s Frugal Accomplishments

I harvested peaches from my Early Elberta tree and canned 7 quarts. I harvested grapes from my vines and canned 5 quarts of grape juice. I picked basil, tomatoes, zucchini, Swiss chard (silverbeet) and oregano from the garden. We enjoyed peaches and grapes from the garden and a variety of breads for breakfast all week. I cut…