October 2011

Investing Strategies

This was a question my friend, Annie Kip, asked me recently: “What do you do to make sure your savings are safe?” She also included this:  “I love your down-to-earth […]

And the Winner Is

The winner of the Go Gingham one year anniversary give-away is:  Patty! Congratulations, Patty, and thanks to everyone who left a comment.  I loved reading all of your responses. Please […]

Harry and David Serendipity

You won’t believe how lucky I am.  Here’s how the luck started a couple of weeks ago… Lucky that Sandy Coughlin, who I had only met virtually through our blogs […]

Anniversary Celebration Giveaway

To celebrate the one year anniversary of Go Gingham, I’m giving away this sweet, adorable wallet.  This wallet is made by the very talented Meg, of Meg Expressions. Meg sews […]

Happy One Year Anniversary Go Gingham

Happy one year anniversary?  Yes, it’s already been one year of me pushing that publish button.  My, how time flies!  How’s it going, you wonder?  Well, let’s see… Here’s what […]

Go Gingham: Shoo Fly Don't Bother Me

Really, I’m talking about the fruit fly here.  It seems this time of year brings out the fruit fly in my kitchen.  All the fruits and vegetables that have been […]

Go Gingham: Dinner group does Bon Appetit

Whenever our dinner group hosts pick the theme for the evening’s meal, I look forward to what will be prepared in my kitchen as well as the host’s kitchen.  Since […]

DIY Project: Chalkboard

Kids love drawing with chalk.  Adults do, too!  When our kids were younger, we wanted a chalkboard in our basement, which we had recently renovated and turned into a play […]

Game Night

Frugal families just want to have fun.  Honestly, we don’t set out thinking, “How can we do this for little money or no cost?”  That requires too much thinking and […]

Go Gingham: Wool blankets

It feels a bit like “Little House on the Prairie” at our house right now.  We seem to do lots of scurrying around this time of year preparing for the […]