Home Economics is more than just cooking, cleaning and child care. It's about doing more for yourself and buying less. Ity means saving money and being self-sufficient!




The Home Ec Lady

Learn to sew, cook, garden and craft in an easy and inexpensive way with tips and tricks from a former teacher. While sewing is my favorite activity, I do try to be as self-sufficient as possible. Whether it is growing food or mending clothes, I am sharing my journey with you.

Easy Recipes

From yeasted bread to dollar store hacks, cooking doesn’t have to be difficult. Check out my easy recipes on the cheap.

Grow Food

Finding space to grow food and herbs regardless of the space you have available. Urban homesteading!


Learn to sew, make crafts, and give gifts made from upcycled materials for an inexpensive and environmental present.

Sewing Patterns and Tutorials

Check out my sewing patterns and tutorials here and on Etsy.