May 2012

Chicken Coop Basics

There are so many designs to choose from when it comes to chicken coops.  When we built our coop, we didn’t follow a particular design.  We were trying to use […]

What is stylishly frugal living?

What exactly is Stylishly Frugal Living?  It’s a question I get asked often.  People want to know what in the world I’m talking about when I say I’m a “Stylishly […]

Easy meals for kids to cook

When someone hears that my kids each cook a dinner every single week and clean-up the kitchen after the meal, they’re intrigued.  They want to know details.  Questions like:  How […]

Everyday love

This week, my husband and I are celebrating our 22nd wedding anniversary.  It seems like just yesterday we were graduating from college, getting our first jobs, and getting engaged.  I […]

Weekly Meal Plan

My garden finally got planted and that includes tomato plants which I usually plant with leftover fish scraps from the market when they fillet a fish for me.  The fish […]

Chair Sale

If you’re a regular reader of Go Gingham, you know I can’t resist picking up a free chair from a street corner.  I love chairs!  Some might even call it […]

Grilled Vegetables

My favorite time of year for cooking is during the summer.  Between the fresh vegetables from the garden and my husband firing up his big Weber to grill , it’s […]

Hiding Spots Are My Friend

Our entryway doesn’t have a closet but it could really use one.  Coats, jackets, scarves, lint brushes, and shoes still need a home or a place to go.  Kids (and […]

Coat closet alternative

We don’t have a closet in our entryway.  I wish we did but old houses can be that way.  We do have a lovely hall tree which was in my […]