Sunday, March 22, 2020

Sunday ReView -Stuck at Home Frugal Projects and Recipes...

Find yourself at home and looking to fill some spare time? Here are a few suggestions for projects and recipes that are frugal, most likely use items we have on-hand and offer comfort by either smelling wonderful for hours while cooking or simply help to keep our hands busy:@)

If you've been around PIM for a while, you know I ~love~ beans
One of my all time favorite recipes is Chalupa -otherwise known as Pork and Dry Pinto Beans:

After a couple weeks in the house you may have some apples that have seen better days...

Here in Philly the chives are just beginning to pop up, but I know they are further along in other areas,
here's a picture tutorial for planning a batch of Chive Blossom Vinegar:


Here's my quick version of a Recycled Jean Apron, more detailed tutorials can be found on-line.

And lastly...
You'll find lot's of silly little projects and ideas here at Pig In Mud.
Including free clothes patterns, recycling/repurposing ideas, holiday projects,
and scrolling through the blog might just be a fun way for them to kill a little time:@)

Please stay safe, stay sane, and have a happy day:@)

6 comments:

  1. Yes, there are so many wonderful things we can do while we are home! Mom always said people who are bored are boring people. Love your post!

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  2. Great ideas Lynn! The chive blossom vinegar is so pretty! Now is the time to get creative, nothing like a fun project to keep distracted :)

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  3. Thank you for sharing some of your favorite ideas while we are homebound, Lynn. I'm loving that cute apron, and I have yarn to make some dishcloths. Thank you!

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  4. Apple butter sounds like a great stay at home project! And it will make the house smell SO good!!! I need to check my garden to see if the chives are popping up :)

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  5. I'm doing a good job keeping calm and eating chocolatem, but I fear I am going to gain 10 pounds! My chives are popping up. So exciting! I still have chive vinegar from last spring that I need to start using.

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  6. Oh, Lynn had applecider butter this morning on 1/2 a roasted sausage bun...hardly suffering...now the chocolate thing is scary!

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