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What to Feed Your Starving Artist: Homemade Coffee House Drinks

If you’re like me, you’re too cheap to buy Starbucks (or Moxie or Dutch Bros or whatever your poison is) very often.

Sometimes I splurge but since I used to work in a coffee house and drank my lifetime supply of mochas in three short years (because I am at times far too anti-social for those perky baristas, and also because my dream cup of coffee of choice is just plain ol’ French Roast) I typically make my own at home.

I’ll give you my very best recipes, proven to successfully caffeinate at least one starving artist. Read more

Cheapskate Homeschool Mommy & the $15 Craigslist Dresser

When you’re a Mommy, you learn to save money. And when you’re a Homeschool Mommy, you really, really learn to save money.

I have saving pennies down to an art form (though that makes me sound like I have oodles of it in my bank account, and I don’t want to mislead you: there’s nothing in there but spider webs, crickets, tumbleweeds, and $11).

One handy dandy cheapskate tip that I like to use is a little known secret called craigslist. Oh, you’ve heard of it? Well, I bet you haven’t risked your life and limb for it like I have … Read more