Category Archives: Saving Money

Planning and Doing

Things have been a little quiet here in blog-world version of Lot 26—but in the real world? We’ve been busy doing and busy planning. CF has been touring more and more, but when he is home he reads up on … Continue reading

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The Hitching

A while back, I wrote a post about simplifying my life.  Truth be told, I didn’t let you all in on just how deep that new idea was taking me.  In fact, I began simplifying all kinds of things, including … Continue reading

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“I’m still here!” aka “Another post about my hair…”

So, remember how I said I was going to start writing more?  Oops.  Deep in my heart, I knew you readers wouldn’t mind too terribly.  Besides, there is some pretty BIG stuff going on here at Lot 26 lately, and … Continue reading

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Small Change = Big Difference

So, as I mentioned in my previous post, there have been many small changes to our kitchen.  These changes, while unnoticeable to the untrained eye, have made a difference in the way we live and experience our time here at … Continue reading

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NaHCO3 is my favorite chemical compound

So, I love baking soda.  For real.  I use it to clean my hair, keep my armpits un-stinky, scrub my sinks, clean my counters, remove stains in clothes or other fabrics, and I even tried to make my own toothpaste … Continue reading

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Saving Money: “DIY” shampoo and conditioner

Alright.  It’s been quite sometime since I first started talking about making my own shampoo and conditioner.  Definitely before our trip to Europe, as I was in super-saving mode back then.  But, if I’m being honest, the DIY hair care … Continue reading

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Saving Money: “Buying” “Used”

As promised (for once) I am going to tackle the topic of acquiring used/trashed items.  I put both the words in today’s title in quotes because sometimes “buy” means given/found/bartered.  And sometimes “used” means “trashed.” Now, I don’t go as … Continue reading

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