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Have you heard the one about the homeschooling family that lives on less than $22K a year in an area that costs above 100% (116%) of the National CoL Index?

I haven't quite figured out why so many people still persist in perpetuating the myth that living on a single income and homeschooling on a dime aren't possible. I can only suppose these are people who can't imagine life without a daily trip to Starbucks and dinner out several times a week. The people who actually shop at malls (*shudder*) and think "Brand Name = Best". The people who really live by the "Keeping up with the Joneses" mentality.

That? Would not be us!

Welcome to our world. We cook from scratch. Buy from thrift stores. Find 95% of our homeschool materials for free. This is my blog and this is how we do it.

Friday, June 1, 2007

Crochet Patterns.

I've finally found patterns I'd like to use to create this year's Christmas gifts for my mother and MIL. Of course, I'll have to start pretty much now to get them done in time!


I will need to be on the look-out now for frames for these.

I already have the thread I can use, which cost me about $4. If I spend no more than $2 per frame, I should have both gifts completed for under $10.



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