How to Make a Lunchbox Silverware Placemat Roll
How to Make a Lunchbox Silverware Placemat Roll
By Erin Huffstetler | 09/14/2020 | 2 Comments
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Take your zero-waste lunchbox set up to the next level with one of these lunchbox silverware placemat rolls. Just slip your silverware and cloth napkin in the designated pockets; roll it up, and tuck it in your lunchbox. Then, unroll it at lunch time, and use it as a placemat.

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How to Make Reusable Sandwich Bags
How to Make Reusable Sandwich Bags
By Erin Huffstetler | 09/12/2020 | No Comments
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Here’s how to make reusable sandwich bags that are food-safe, easy to clean and built to last.

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How to Sew a Kitchen Towel
How to Sew a Kitchen Towel
By Erin Huffstetler | 09/09/2020 | No Comments
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Sewing kitchen towels is a quick and easy project, and a great way to use up your fabric scraps. Make enough to restock your kitchen. Then, make a bunch more to give as gifts.

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How to Make Cloth Napkins
How to Sew Cloth Napkins
By Erin Huffstetler | 09/01/2020 | No Comments
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My family made the switch from paper napkins to cloth napkins 18 years ago, and we’ve never looked back. If you’re looking to make a similar change, or simply need some cloth napkins for a special occasion, you’ve come to the right place.

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Free Stickers You Can Request Online
Free Stickers You Can Request
By Erin Huffstetler | 07/20/2020 | 8 Comments
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Lots of companies will mail you free stickers, if you just ask. Request them for yourself; surprise your kids with them; or tuck them away, and use them as stocking stuffers. Here are a bunch of free sticker offers that we tested.

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Family Portrait
How Our Family is Handling Coronavirus
By Erin Huffstetler | 03/20/2020 | 2 Comments
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With all the uncertainty around the Coronavirus outbreak, I wanted to take a minute to tell you how our family is handling things, and what you can expect from My Frugal Home, while this is going on.

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Free Stuff for College
Free Stuff for College Challenge
By Erin Huffstetler | 02/18/2020 | 1 Comment
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Our oldest daughter is headed off to college in the fall, so she and I recently put together a list of all of the things she’ll need to outfit her dorm and stock up on toiletries. Being a frugal kid, she’s challenged herself to see how much of it she can get for free, and we thought it would be fun to track her progress here.

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2020 Goals Graphic
My Goals for 2020
By Erin Huffstetler | 01/12/2020 | 6 Comments
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This year, we’re keeping our goal list short and sweet, with only four goals. But there are a couple doozies on there. Here’s what we hope to accomplish in 2020.

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2019 Goals Post Graphic
My Goals for 2019
By Erin Huffstetler | 01/12/2020 | 6 Comments
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Here’s an update on how we did with our 2019 goals. See what we set out to accomplish, and where we landed.

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What I Keep in My Freezer
What I Keep in My Freezers
By Erin Huffstetler | 01/07/2020 | 2 Comments
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Here’s a look at what we keep in our freezers, including detailed instructions on how we package specific foods.

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My Favorite Curb Finds
By Erin Huffstetler | 11/21/2019 | 7 Comments
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If you’re seeing this post, it means we’ve found something new. Click to check out our latest curb find, and see the other amazing things we’ve rescued from curb piles over the years.

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Aaron and Erin at Grand Canyon
Summer Vacation 2019: Week 3
By Erin Huffstetler | 09/26/2019 | 4 Comments
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Here’s the third, and final installment of our epic three-week summer vacation to California and back.

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Girls Inside Roots of Redwood Tree
Summer Vacation 2019: Week 2
By Erin Huffstetler | 09/25/2019 | 1 Comment
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The second week of our vacation was jam-packed with new experiences. Looking back, it’s hard to believe this all fit into one week. But it did, and it was a blast.

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The Bean
Summer Vacation 2019: Week 1
By Erin Huffstetler | 09/24/2019 | No Comments
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Phew! It’s almost October, and I still haven’t told you about the summer vacation we took back in July. Time to remedy that.

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Display of Shower Steamers, Lotions and Soaps
Our Growing Craft Show Business
By Erin Huffstetler | 09/11/2019 | 10 Comments
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When we participated in our first craft show five years ago, we were total rookies. We only had a handful of products to sell, and everything fit on one not-so-enticingly-arranged table.

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