Last year sometime in August, we had a plan to take the girls out back to school shopping. The thing about Fibromyalgia or any chronic pain is that it never flares at the right time, as if there would ever be a right time. Here I am barely able to walk with two teenagers who […]
About Mrs. Maker
About Mrs. Maker
Mrs Maker is co-founder of HomeSpun Stuff. She shares her blogging and DIY Green Living insights at homespunstuff.com. By day, Mrs. Maker is a recruiter for a large industrial distributor. Mrs. Maker is a dreamer, idea generator and teller of stories. Because she loves a good bargain, and whats to make a difference in the world, she uses this blog as her outlet. She leaves all things tech in Mr. Maker's hands. He is the tech behind this operation. He also makes what we think is the worlds best, always Gluten Free Beer.
Entries by Mrs. Maker
Good morning Mrs. Maker again…by now you’ve probably learned or assumed that I love a project and a challenge. This next piece was a bit of both. The project itself was super easy, but making a video…that is a work in progress. We went for it, more to show a different spin on how to […]
Good morning, Mrs. Maker here- I hope that you are enjoying the budget tools we have provided so far. By now you should have about half of your monthly receipts saved up and a good idea of what money is coming in and going out of your house each month. We suggested that you highlight […]
It’s Friday and I like to finish off very week by showing you how to either make or save money…well who are we kidding…I like to show you everyday how to make or save money. By a show of hands how many people use EBATES? (Crickets) Just what I thought, like you I hadn’t heard […]
One of the biggest challenges that I have found in writing this blog, is that I want to be genuine. I want people to understand why I encourage them to do what I do. I want to talk about things I have real experience with. I want to share the good, the bad, and the […]
Today I want to share with you one of the easiest ways to reduce a few bucks out of your budget and do something go for the environment. Cloth napkins. Now I know what you are thinking, she’s nuts. My kids are messy and the last thing I need is more laundry. I don’t have […]
Mrs. Maker here and I have a confession….I have never made deviled eggs before today. We are heading to a cookout later and I had no idea what to bring. I had 6 eggs in the fridge that were ready to expire and so I thought how hard can it be? This recipe is perfectly […]
I think I have mentioned, possibly a few times, that Mr. Maker and I both work full-time jobs in addition to running this lovely blog. Why I share this with you is because one of the things I hate is spending my time in the grocery store. Just a few years back, a friend […]
I should note that I substituted rice noodles for linguine to make this wonderful dish Gluten Free. Ingredients: 1 box of linguine or rice noodles 1-2 TBSP of crushed red pepper 1/2 cup of sesame oil 6 TBSP honey 6 TBSP soy sauce *green onions, cilantro, peanuts and toasted sesame seeds for garnish Directions: Boil Noodles, […]
In the Maker house, our kids are always looking for something quick and easy to grab on the go. I started making these energy bites. The best part is they are easy to adapt to your own creation. Prep Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1/3 cup Honey 1/2 cup Peanut butter, creamy 1 cup Oats, old-fashioned […]
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