Monthly Archives: April 2012

DIY Compost Bin….Happy Earth Day!!!

Today was a BEAUTIFUL day to be outside! We spent all day working on projects in the yard. We made some progress on the fence, but when we got tired of working on that, I decided to build a compost … Continue reading

Posted in DIY, Saving Money | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Operation Chicken House…

Last year Rodd decided that he seriously wanted to have chickens. We’ve battled off and on about chickens over the past few years. We used to travel extensively and were gone far too often to have animals of any kind. … Continue reading

Posted in Adventures, DIY, Saving Money | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Old MacDonald Had a Farm……in My Bathroom.

When Rodd announced that he really wanted to get chickens I finally said OK. BUT there are rules……. You have to have proper fencing / hen-house. You can’t have more chickens than your proper fencing / hen-house can manage. Four … Continue reading

Posted in Adventures, General, Saving Money | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Cheap and Decent Stay in Post Falls, ID….

We needed a place to stay near Spokane Friday night and I decided to take a game. Now, I don’t suppose it’s THAT much of a gamble because I ALWAYS use TripAdvisor when I’m looking for a hotel. I never book … Continue reading

Posted in Saving Money, Traveling on the Cheap | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Weekend Finds at the Funky Junk Antique Show….

We had a great time at the Funky Junk Antique Show in Spokane on Saturday. We picked up a few “treasures”. Rodd found a half-gallon blue Ball canning jar to finish the light for the other side of the living room. The … Continue reading

Posted in Antiques | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Utah Budget Vacation…..Things I’ve Learned…

All in all our first “budget vacation” was a success. I did, however, learn a few things along the way. NEVER get off the paved road in areas with which you are not familiar. Bad things happen. You would think … Continue reading

Posted in Adventures, Saving Money, Traveling on the Cheap, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment