Category Archives: frugal living

Time to Organize

Time flies.   No one tells you how quickly time flies with each new year.  But boy does it ever!  I know I haven’t posted in, wow, almost a year.  I have several good excuses though!  Since then I have … Continue reading

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Thrifty craft organization

I found a great “over the door” storage/ shoe holder at Goodwill for $3.97.  I loved the fabric and the varying sizes of pouches it offered.  When I got it home I realized that our playroom closet door has a … Continue reading

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Kids Consignment Sale Season

Some people look forward to the start of football as fall approaches.  They block off all distractions on their calendars, buy chips, salsa, and beer and await each game with mania.  I  respond with the same enthusiasm to kids consignment sale season. … Continue reading

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Green and Free Easter Decorating

Green and Free/frugal often go hand in hand.  To decorate for Free simple use what you already have at home.  Many things can be revamped to fit the current holiday’s theme.  This will cost you $0 and be eco-friendly because you … Continue reading

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Going Green the Cliff Notes #2

 Logo design by Emma Starrett With Earth Day approaching this month I want everyone to have the tools to a Greener life.  I know that if it is easy and cheap more people will make changes.  Every little bit helps.  … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends #3

Before I begin I want to tell you that our DIY Compost Bin is done!!  Come back tomorrow for the full DIY details.  It is as cool as homemade soil gets:)!!!!! I have been seeing these Cherry Blossom DIY branches … Continue reading

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Organizing it Green: Craft Supplies

With a burst of creative energy came the need to organize all my craft supplies.  I don’t have a craft room but with 2 little ones I can’t really hang out in a room that’s all my own anyway.  Mr. … Continue reading

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Flea Market Side Table Revamped

We rearranged our bedroom furniture recently.  Our furniture had been in basically the same place since we moved in 3 years ago.  This is extremely unusual for me.  I have been rearranging my bedroom furniture on a regular basis (every few … Continue reading

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Spring Mantel and Sign Project

I was featured at .  Thank You:) Another $0.00 project!  Reuse what you have, It’s amazing what you can find when you shop at home! After Christmas time my mantel is usually simply decorated.  I have noticed this pattern forming … Continue reading

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Thrifty Adventures

I was featured at Thank you! After a uniquely long week Bill suggested I go out for a while by myself and he and kids would stay home.  So very sweet.  Before the dust could settle (like a puff of smoke left … Continue reading

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