A couple of fun frugal projects.

I am in love with the white milk glass. Don’t worry I won’t start hoarding, but they really blend in well and are easy on the eyes.

So I bought this one for $1.19 on sale at Goodwill.

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Then I planted some succulents( actually my daughter did) ūüôā but it was my idea. I think it looks great.

Then I can’t remember where I saw this project but it was to use a small crate as a filing cabinet. So I ordered the one suggested from Home Depot.

IMG_1276.jpg¬†I think it’s 12.5 by 13.5 but it fits hanging files perfectly. I got a set of black for a more uniform look. So I like it a lot and it’s easy to get to the files I use the most. Home insurance, Allstate, LLS, Labs, SS etc.

The file cabinet was 15.99 and the files $10? so not bad as a way to corral everything neatly. Knowing where stuff is 95% of the battle of clutter. I do have another metal file cabinet which houses all our old tax forms, mortgage stuff and some other things that I don’t need o a monthly basis.

Unfortunately, today is our last day of sunshine till¬†Sunday. I’m hoping the weather guys got it wrong and the rain will go away. But so far it doesn’t look like it.

I’m staying home today, but tomorrow¬†I’m going to Costco with B. I’ll skip the gym. We need quite a bit of non-food items, so it’s always helpful to have B with me to do the lifting and sorting. ¬†I’ve budgeted $200 for this trip.

Monday night is pasta night, so I’ll make something. Maybe pasta with a butter sauce. Always my comfort food. Growing up as poor as we did, my mother would make bowtie noodles with brown butter. I guess that’s why it’s comfort food. Of course, when she made liver and onions, I only gagged and tried not to throw up. ¬†Good grief who eats liver and onions, it is so disgusting,. It’s a wonder I’m not a vegan. ¬†Well, for the record I was a vegetarian upon leaving home at 18, and then for 22 more years.