One family’s trash is another family’s treasure – but did you know that one family’s empty shampoo bottle is another family’s comb?
Carly shares how to fold a receiving blanket in order to use it as a cloth diaper.
There’s really only one thing that disappoints me about the stove top potpourri, and it’s that I didn’t discover it years ago! Instead of hunting for candles or air fresheners and insisting on a fresh Christmas tree for the scent, I could have just been simmering pots of delicious concoctions. Now that I know, I’m doing my part to spread the word!
20 Upcycled Blue Denim Jeans Ideas
I decided to spend a recent rainy day (forty degrees in April, of course) making teacup candles that had the gentle smell of fruits, flowers, and other spring notions. These cups are also very nice for gift giving and incredibly easy to make.
Recently, the glass in one of my pictures frames got broken. You wouldn’t think it would be hard to replace a piece of 10×13 glass, but I just couldn’t find a sheet to fit my frame. I even had the poor luck of not finding a new frame in the right size when I went […]
It’s easy (and fun!) to focus on kid’s toys and present ideas, but today I appeared on KXII to share some of my favorite tips for buying gifts for grown-ups when you are on a budget.
The first rule to upcycling is that everything is fabric. No matter what is is constructed as currently, it it just fabric waiting to be redesigned. The second rule is that nothing is limited. Previously, I showed you how to make skirts quickly and easily out of a simple pillowcase. This is easy and relatively […]
My first impression of a site like BradsDeals.com is that it’s scammy, inaccurate and/or too good to be true. That might be the cynic in me, since after all, haven’t we all come across erroneous coupons and discount codes in Google searches as we scour the web for deals? Right away, though, I noticed one prominent […]
Coupons can be found for free in a number of ways and places. Find what methods work for you and those with which you feel the most comfortable. There’s nothing wrong with starting small and working your way up to more avid couponing! Here are five more ways you can get coupons for free. Check Peelies on […]
Most of the time, my sewing time is devoted to my kids. Diapers, woolies, aprons, dresses, and the list goes on. I know why- it’s predictable and safe. I know exactly what sizes will fit them and how much fabric I need to make it happen. And, in my limited skills, I can make some […]
One way to cut your grocery budget is to use coupons. By my own estimation, I save hundreds of dollars a year by shopping with coupons. Here are some tips on saving money by wisely using coupons to your advantage. Use Coupons Only for Food You Will Eat Plenty of coupons out there are for […]