Category: This Frugal House



The Fourth of July is my favorite holiday for oh so many reasons.  First and foremost, it is the birthday of one of the most amazing person's I have ever had the pleasure of knowing; My grandmother-Val (short for Valborg!) G-ma unfortunately left this earth in 2008 but I make sure to still celebrate her … Continue reading ‘MERICA!


Out with the VERY old and in with the SHINY new!

My first home purchase was quite the roller coaster of events and emotions.  Offers in, waiting, offers rejected, inspections in, counter offers in, counter offers rejected. What I had always envisioned as one of the most exciting chapter of my life had become a nightmare. Then finally one day I was allowed to become overwhelmed … Continue reading Out with the VERY old and in with the SHINY new!

First attempt at MMF (Marshmallow Fondant)

I've always liked the shiekness look of fondant, but I never liked the cost or taste.  Then one day last year prior to my daughters 11th birthday I stumbled upon this recipe for DIY Marshmallow Fondant found at the blog Bakeat350.  This lady is amazing and she has recipe for Royal Icing where you can … Continue reading First attempt at MMF (Marshmallow Fondant)