Sunday Links: Out Like a Lamb

by Katie

Katie is a writer, a teacher, a mezzo-soprano, and a mama. She and her husband Shaun are passionate about mentoring and equipping artists of all kinds. Find her online at

March is already coming to an end?!?  Where does the time go?  Yesterday, I spent the morning at a huge children’s consignment sale here in Austin (pictured above); it’s a bi-annual event, each spring and fall, and I never miss it.  I am usually able to buy about 99% of my daughter’s clothing for the season in one fell swoop.

This time, in addition to some great play clothes, I scored a beautiful little Easter dress, some sandals, a few books and games, and the entire Chronicles of Narnia recorded on audio cassette – unopened!  I am pretty excited about that one.

Buying used is one of my favorite ways to recycle and save some money.

Here are some more great ideas for saving money, as well as some other interesting and fun tidbits.  Happy Sunday!

• From Keeper of the Home: 29 Ways to Reduce Waste in Your Home (And Save Money!)
• From Green Your Decor: Boudoir Glam: Upholstered, Tufted Headboard Tutorial
• From Chicken Counting: Sunday Seedlings Update #3
• From Progressive Pioneer: Wheatgrass
• From Clean: Home Remedies for Earaches
• From Nature Moms: Innobaby Din Din Smart Stainless Divided Platter
• From Simple Mom: The Beauty of Living…Slowly

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  1. I, too, buy 99% of my kids clothes at a local bi-annual kids consignment sale. At the fall sale I also bough 75% of my children’s Christmas presents (our sale sells discounted new Melissa and Doug toys as well). They are becoming more popular so if you live near a metropolitan area you may be able to find one. Check out to see if there is a sale listed in your area or do your own online search.

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