Every once in a while, the Crumb Saver household shares a snapshot of a recent crumb-saving (or wasting!) incident on A Random Crumb. This column is proof that, hey, we’re people just like you! Prepare for a little randomness, a little embarrassment, but hopefully mostly encouragement. You’ll get a sneak peek at what we actually do to save (or NOT save) in real life, which is motivation to us to stay crumby (in the good way) and (hopefully) inspiration for you join in the crumb-saving action too!
Shopping for clothes isn’t one of my favorite activities. I’m just not into fashion or haberdashery generally. This is not to say that I don’t like looking sharp and dapper, but I just don’t relish the thought of spending lots of money on new clothes that pretty much goes to $0 in resale value once the tag comes off. It’s about the quickest depreciating asset I can imagine buying. Nevertheless, clothing is a necessity (unless you’re like my 95 year-old grandfather who spends his days gardening in nothing more than a pair of shorts back in balmy Southeast Asia), so we Crumb Savers view this as an essential element of our lifestyle to keep trim. [Read more...]