This was the kitchen when we bought our house. Light and sweet but if you could do a closer inspection, you would see things aren’t as good as they seem. I will take you to a small ride to our kitchen’s before and point out the things we had to change and fix.
We saw most problems so, we had no unpleasant surprises (except with the refrigerator). The budget for the kitchen remodel and renovation was taken into account (optimistically) and had to stay low.
This is our kitchen renovation Part I, the “before” – with all the costs I could remember.
Warning: this post contains at least one scary image and several bad ones.
A true bibliophile, is a passionate person. We love our books with passion, we tend to them, care for them and experience a lot of grey cell pleasure every time we re-read one of their favorite books. We were geeks before geeks existed and we were hoarders before the term was even coined.
Let’s face it, one good book is great but one hundred – good – books are even better. One thousand good books is paradise. However, books are costly to have in large amounts. This is where thrifting comes in very handy for people like me. And boy, oh boy, did I get a good haul this week!
Buying toys and books for your child can be very expensive, whether you buy them new or from thrift stores. As time goes by, babies and toddlers are notorious for getting bored and needing something new to enjoy. Rotating toys and books works wonders but what if you could buy a new toy or a book for a single dollar? Here are a few frugal ideas for brand new educational goodies for your baby and toddler found in dollar stores.