Watermelon is a healthy, juicy and at this time of year, inexpensive summer treat. Here’s some awesome ideas on how to enjoy one!
There are so many different ways you can decorate and you can do so by spending a little or a lot of money. Today’s post is going to feature decorating a table on the cheap, yet fun, end of the spectrum, with 99% of everything having come from the Dollar Tree.
You can find items from your kitchen to your pantry to your recycling bin to use as fun and inexpensive ways to hold your bouquets.
I love tips that can save me time and/or money in the kitchen and the following 10 ideas do just that. I personally love the ginger tip because I never use all my fresh ginger up before it ends up going bad so this will definitely save me money (and make it easier to add fresh […]
Well it’s no secret that I like my wine. And since my husband likes it just as much as I do, we do have several, or some would say lots of empty wine bottles every week. Typically we recycle them but occasionally I’ll use a cool looking bottle as a vase or fill a few […]
Today I’m talking about fun activities (that you do together) that your mom might appreciate even more than a present. Time spent with a loved one (I think) is about the best present you can give anyone.
There were so many other ideas I wanted to share for inexpensive but fabulous Mother’s Day gift ideas I needed to add a few more gift basket ideas…..which you can make as inexpensive to as expensive as your billfold allows you, doesn’t take a lot of time, can be personalized to fit your mother’s wants/needs and can be filled with easily available items.
In this article I’m going to focus on one of my favorite ways to make gifts that are unique, personal and shows thought but doesn’t take countless hours to find of make, can fit any budget and that will be appreciated AND again, used…..personalized gift baskets.
Last year, after ripping another bed skirt while changing the sheets, I pulled it off and swore I would never put a bed skirt on a bed again. For years and years I have had a love/hate relationship with bed skirts and trying to keep them in place or ripping seams as I pull it […]
I recently had to buy some baby wipes to have handy while prepping for some medical tests, which I will not go into detail about. Well luckily I didn’t need to use them but then I ended up with an opened but full container and no baby butts around that needed to be wiped. I knew […]
I won a consultation and home makeover from Toscano Interiors! The first room? The guest bathroom.
I write about shopping at dollar stores quite often. I personally shop at the Dollar Tree because we have one that is close to the house and it always has great selections. If you shop dollar stores regularly, most likely you know or will find out, that some products you find there really are a […]
Laundry…we all have to do it. But are you doing it “right?” Correctly washing and drying clothes can extend the life of your clothes and washer and dryer. Here’s 7 great tips from OWN on how you just might be making laundry mistakes and how to correct those mistakes. Two of my own “tips”… Don’t […]
I don’t know about you but when it comes to entertaining, we tend to do more so when the weather is warm and we can hang out on the deck; grilling, sipping drinks, and enjoying just being outdoors after the cold and snow of winter. Regardless of the weather or even how many people […]
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…I hate cleaning the house. I really do. Now I don’t mind organizing things and I can spend hours in the garden and enjoy it but when it comes to scrubbing sinks or toilets, not on my list of favorite things. Vacuuming and dusting are another non-favorite […]
Creating a beautiful garden or patio area with blooming flowers, aromatic herbs, lush greenery or seasonal vegetables is something I look forward to every year. But the cost of doing so can add up, depending on your needs and space. Landscaping materials like mulch, rock, and potting soil can put a dent in your wallet before […]
Besides filtering coffee, coffee filters can be used in lots of other ways around the house. Coffee filters are not only cheap, but can be recycled too. The fine-textured, food-grade paper of the typical coffee filter makes it perfect for so many things… MAKE A DISPOSABLE FUNNEL – If you need to pour something that’s […]
For years I have used club soda for treating stains and for me, it works. Back in the day when I had a puppy, I used it even more for all his little “accidents” and again, I thought it worked great and was effective. There is some “controversy” as to if it really has the […]
These oil lanterns are so cool and would look great for your own home or as a gift. You can use any bottle or jar you have around the house or pick up different shaped ones for cheap from your local thrift store or garage sales.
I think good habits learned from a young age are easier to keep as an adult since they have become second nature. And if those positive habits are presented in a fun way, children will learn without even realizing there’s a “lesson” being taught. Earth Day (April 22) is a perfect time to help our […]