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DIY Decor Yarn Stars

DIY Decor Yarn Stars

July 4th is one of my favorite holidays to MAKE decorations for they stay up all summer and no one questions it because it’s just ‘Americana’. One items I recently fell in love with was these DIY Yarn Stars that make a great decor item! They are great on their own, attached to glasses, baskets,… Read More »



Make Your Own Fridge Magnets

DIY Magnets

I am always look for great crafts and fun things to do with my kids on bad weather days! So for summer when we get those rainy days where there is no chance of getting out of the house i have a few crafts stucked away to pull out. These DIY magnets where one of… Read More »



DIY Better Than Windex Glass Cleaner

DIY-Better-Than-Windex-Glass-Cleaner

One of the things I spend the most money on at the store outside of food and diapers, are cleaning products like glass cleaner. Raise your hand if you have a cabinet under your sink, a shelf in your pantry or a closet or even a spot in the garage that is full of cleaning… Read More »



What I Stopped Buying to Save Money – 7 Things We Started Making at Home

What I Stopped Buying to Save Money - 7 Things We Started Making at Home Like Homemade French Fries

Convenience seems to be the name of the game lately. Buy it and pay more to save time. But many things we buy to save time don’t take that much time at all and can save us some big money in the long run. We sat down and looked at things we ate or used… Read More »



DIY Laundry Soap

Laundry Soap

DIY Laundry Soap  With the new year and my Budget Challenge in full swing, I am looking for ways to save money, while we still have some laundry soap on the self I don’t plan on buying any more. I will be making it! This recipe has been used by every from the Duggars to… Read More »



The Little Things: Accessories to add Spice to your Living Room

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DIY Burlap Covered Box

DIY Burlap Covered Box

DIY Burlap Covered Box I love the look of custom home decor pieces, but not so much the price tag that accompanies them from pricey home decor stores. In an effort to dress up my home without breaking the bank I like to rescue items from the recycle bin and give them a facelift.  I… Read More »



Frugal Fall Décor Ideas

Frugal Fall Décor Ideas

Frugal Fall Décor Ideas I absolutely love the colors of fall. In most homes, they look great! The warm colors of browns, oranges, reds and yellows seem to be the most inviting of all the colors in all the seasons. There is something so homey about this color combination and the best part is, you… Read More »



DIY Fall Spice Play Dough

DIY Fall Spice Play Dough

DIY Fall Spice Play Dough I love using play dough during homeschool, it’s great for fine motor skills and really what kid doesn’t like to play with play dough?! Well I’ll tell you who, my 2 year old! Go figure but my older 2 LOVE it! I prefer to make my own and I love… Read More »



DIY Ohio State Buckeye Bench

DIY Ohio State Buckeye Bench

DIY Ohio State Buckeye Bench Show your Buckeye fan pride with this simple to create, re-purposed fence post bench! Ok but I know not all of you are Buckeye fans, this bench can be made into what ever sports team you wish, Just buy the paint in your team colors and follow the instructions below.… Read More »