Ericka Scott


Too True Tuesday
Tuesday, January 12th, 2010
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This week’s topic is to “get your cheap on”…

I reuse plastic grocery bags for trash liners in the bathrooms

I bought hand soap pumps that dispense foam instead of pure soap. Now that jumbo bottle of hand soap refill lasts months longer.

I make our greeting cards (except Christmas)

I wear the same pair of sweatpants around the house for a whole week. If I have to go out, I change into a pair of jeans that also gets worn multiple times. Drama Teen has finally succumbed to wearing her jeans for two days instead of just one (partly because she has to do her own laundry). Mr. Scott, also, wears his pants for more than one day. The only clothing the boys can wear twice without washing is their PJs…their pants and shirts are usually dirty within minutes of being exposed to their little bodies.

Edited and Updated: Oh! I nearly forgot. I received a pair of hair cutting clippers for my birthday a few years ago and have been happily cutting my boys’ hair (and saving 10.95+tip). Just last year, I got skilled enough that Mr. Scott now has me clip his hair as well (saving 8.00+tip — he used to get his hair cut on the AFB where it’s cheaper)

One comment to “Too True Tuesday”

  1. Essie the Accidental Mommy
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      · January 12th, 2010 at 9:28 pm · Link

    Yep, I wear the same sweats all week too! Actually I found something new… better than sweats… who knew that was possible! Microfiber sleep pants- like walking in a cloud of happy warm fluff!

    I despise greeting cards too, but I make the kids make them for everyone and everything. They are still little enough that people think it's cute LOL!



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