The Frugal Gal, on pencils.


The Frugal Gal writes about her kids’ use of pencils, down to the hilt:

I think my kids are on the “Use it up, wear it out” wagon judging from the pile of almost-used-up pencils we found while cleaning out the bin…Most of these are so short, it’s nigh onto impossible to sharpen them. We’ll use them up to the best of our ability, of course, but a lot of them are about done. Can you compost pencils? (I assume pencil shavings are compostable.)

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2 Replies to “The Frugal Gal, on pencils.”

  1. I’m always mesmerized by pencil stubs. I keep mine (and any others I run across), although I don’t have nearly as many stubs as I’d expect. They must wander off or disappear along the way.

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