Seasoned Cutting Boards
How to Care for Wood Cutting Boards
By Erin Huffstetler | 04/21/2018 | 6 Comments
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Take care of your wood cutting boards and someday they'll be heirlooms. It only takes a few minutes each month to keep them in tip top condition.
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Restored Headlight
How to Clean Foggy Headlights
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/01/2016 | 4 Comments
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If you drive a high-mileage vehicle, your headlights probably aren't as clear as they used to be. All of that exposure to sunlight is tough on plastic, and over time it causes headlights to become foggy and yellowed. That doesn't look very nice, and it isn't very safe either. Foggy headlights don't give off as...
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200,000 Mile Odometer
We Hit 200,000 Miles!
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/01/2015 | 5 Comments
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Earlier today, while headed back from thrift shopping, our Jeep hit 200,000 miles. So, naturally, we did what any frugal person would do: we pulled over and snapped a picture of our odometer. Because hitting the 200k mark is cause for celebration. It might even be something to brag about. Forget about fancy cars and...
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Uses for Corn Cobs
Uses for Corn Cobs
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/06/2015 | 4 Comments
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I've been shucking, blanching and freezing lots of corn lately, and that got me thinking about the cobs. I don't really like to add them to our compost pile, since they take so long to break down, but throwing them away just feels wasteful. Were there other uses for them that I was overlooking? There...
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How to Recover a Lampshade
How to Recover a Lampshade
By Erin Huffstetler | 04/22/2015 | 3 Comments
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Thrift stores are full of lamps that are just begging for a makeover. I mean, take a look at this vintage lamp that I found at a thrift store a few months ago. I was immediately drawn to the color and the raised bamboo pattern. It just needed the right lampshade to bring it back...
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