I'm Bonnie, and I make stuff!

The Lady of Shallots

I love shallots. They have such a soft buttery onion flavor. Super tasty in chicken salads, etc. They’re pretty much my favorite allium. Problem is: shallots are darn expensive. They’re no caviar, but $3 for a handful of bulbs is a bit steep when onions are so cheap. So, what’s a stir-crazy shallot-loving gardener to […]

Toddler Tuesday: Balloon Drums

This morning, our breakfast was interrupted by the local marching band heading along their parade route. Why? Not a clue. But the drum line was so exciting to Eve, that I got an idea… I know I did this as a kid. Balloon drums, and rubber band guitars. (Which may happen later. For now, the […]

Ad Matching Haul

Ad matching: this fruit for how much?   . Here’s the cost breakdown: 5 Mangoes at $0.49 each 13 Avocados at $0.33 each 2 lbs Strawberries at $0.99/lb 1 cantaloupe for $1.29 All we had to do was pick up an Aldi’s ad. Wal Mart often has high-quality produce, but the prices aren’t always great. […]

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    I'm Bonnie, a newlywed stretching our finances through crafting. This is a blog about my crafts, cooking, and works of art, like sculpting, collage, or painting. I crochet, do macrame, bake/ cook food (though I prefer desserts!) and make candy, as well as sew, weave, and anything else I can get my hands on.
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