Tag Archives: budget living

When I should be decluttering…

When I should be decluttering drawers, closets, bedrooms, and playrooms I was instead playing with blocks.  Well, sort of.   I found a board in the basement and some wooden pieces from a recent home project.  I decided to build … Continue reading

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Stocking meals & meal planning challenge

Last year I joined in on an “Eating down the pantry challenge” where the goal was to only buy necessary food items while using up everything in your pantry and freezer.  The challenge went well but it ended with us … Continue reading

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The big fork and spoon

I bought this bulletin board at the Pottery Barn outlet several years ago and I knew I would find just the right use for it someday.  Fortunately, I came up with an idea before it had to go out with the “de-stuffing” … Continue reading

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Reusable produce bags

I have been looking around for reusable bags intended to for fruits and vegetable to take to the grocery store/ farmers market.  I always feel bad using those cheapo plastic bags stores supply for produce, especially when they are then … 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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Alphabet Curtains

Fabric Curtains…..too predictable!  Why not just use ribbon, scrapbook paper, and a wrapping paper roll.  Well, ok I think I will! You will also need:  Scissors, hot glue gun, fabric to cover wrapping paper roll, optional ( Exacto knife and … Continue reading

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Thrifty Adventures #2

 Thrifting Salvation Army style: These 2 bowls work for spring but remind me more of Fall.  Fall is by far my FAVORITE season.  This adorable wall hanging is for a little bun in the oven-My sister’s oven that is.  I … 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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Letter Decor

I was featured at !  Many Thanks! I had these two pieces of fabric and really wanted to use them in some way.     This is what I came up with…….      I covered a plain bulletin board with one … Continue reading

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