Finance

Finance July 2018

So, another month went by in this year of buying nothing 🙂 In July we saved 64% of our income! I am very pleased with this, as we actually spend a lot of money on our animals in July; Tesla needed more surgery in his paw, and we bought  the run for the chicken coop, as …

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Sewing

Hallå Stardust tanktop

Well, a black tanktop makes dull photos haha! BUT this is a wardrobe staple, I use tanktops everyday in winter and several times a week in summer. I made this in viscose/ rayon jersey, it works very well. I tried to make this in a heavier cotton jersey, but it was way to stiff and bulgy. …

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Dresses Sewing

Zadie dress

Today I made the Zadie dress from Tilly&the Buttons. I have been eying this pattern for a while, but been very hesitant, as I LOVE her designs, but haven’t found her patterns to be very well done, quite frankly. I have made some of Tillys patterns a few years ago and hated them, as the pieces …

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Animals

Building af chicken coop for back yard chickens

We have talked about getting chickens since March, but had so much to do in our day job, so we decided to wait until our vacation. We have spend the past months planning the coop, and looking for second hand materials to use. We were lucky enough to find the house and the aviary second …

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Dogs

Tesla the Corgi

Usually I don’t post many pics of the doggoes – I could easily go overboard, as I take a ton of photos and videos of the everyday. But I just have to share this film of Tesla (he ia a Blue Merle Corgi Cardigan) – it is so funny, he makes these sounds everyday when …

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Finance

Private finance – April, May, June

So, like I wrote about in this post, we have decided to have a buy-nothing year, and we started in April. I will try to remember to write a post at the end of each month, to sum up how the month went. Our annual goal is to save at least 50% of our annual income …

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Itch to stitch Sewing

T-shirts with HTV+jersey Lianas (!)

So, I have made 3 more T-shirts, and have added HTV to 2 of them; a chicken and a penguin. I love, love, love my silhouette and my heat press 🙂 I’ve used rayon/ viscose jersey for the T-shirts. I needed a light pair of jersey pants for lounging around at home and around, and …

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