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create (Mama): frugal envelopes

We'd been out of business-sized envelopes for a couple days before I came up with this frugal option. With a six-month-old, it's helpful anytime I can stay home and create it versus run out and get it (especially in inclement weather).

I'd been saving all those return envelopes from credit card companies, etc. for card-making. I had some labels on hand which provided a quick mask over the return addresses already printed on the envelope and- voila- business envelopes for free. Do business envelopes cost that much in the first place? No, but I think the chance to reuse something is even better than recycling it, and it's pretty swell that it saves us a trip to the store too!

Cassidy Sevier

Cassidy is a former art classroom teacher from the city, now unexpected homeschooler to three active kids in the woods. She loves nature, good books, large pots of tea, and creative projects with her family. You can read about their learning adventures and more at Freshly


  1. I do this too! I love using them and not putting them in the recycling. Yay!


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