DIY: Up Cycled No Sew Heat Pack

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Sometimes you just need a little heat to feel better.  Whether it’s a stiff neck, sore back, earache bumps or bruises a nice heat pack can have you feeling better in no time.  If you need a heat pack in a pinch you can easily upcycle an old shirt, some fabric scraps or any other Continue Reading …

Window turned into a Picture Frame! #frugal #decorating

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 I LOVE photographing my children and the results often fascinate me every time. So needless to say I have a lot of pictures that are worth hanging and needed to come up with something a little more creative for my home to make it with the times without hanging a few dozen picture frames. So Continue Reading …

DIY: Tissue Paper Roses

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  Valentines Day is just around the corner and this DIY tissue paper roses are a super cute way to give your loved one a handmade gift to show them that you care. It would even be a really sweet gift for your child’s teacher and what better way than by something they made themselves. Continue Reading …

How to Use an Old Egg Carton For Storage

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How to Use an Old Egg Carton For Storage Do you have a child who has little pieces laying all over the house? Whether it’s legos or beads (like our house!) trying to contain the tiny pieces and keeping out of reach of the toddlers can be a never ending task. Not to mention, who Continue Reading …

Lemon & Rosemary Furniture Polish

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Lemon & Rosemary Furniture Polish If you love to make your furniture shine, but don’t want to inhale a ton of harsh chemicals in the process, this recipe for Lemon & Rosemary Furniture Polish if for you. Using the grime cutting power of lemon and the aromatic properties of Rosemary, this polish is the perfect solution to Continue Reading …

DIY: Lavender Bath Salts

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A hot bath with soothing lavender bath salts are a wonderful way to relax and unwind. These make the ideal holiday gift, since they are inexpensive, quick and simple to make. Check your local Goodwill or Salvation army to find some cute jars to use to package up your gifts. I have found some great ones Continue Reading …

30 Homemade Spice Recipes

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Chili and Taco Seasoning // My Baking Addiction Cajun Spice Mix // Add A Pinch Greek Seasoning for Gyros // Food For My Family Creole Seasoning Blend // Tasty Kitchen Pumpkin Pie Spice // The Nerd’s Wife Homemade Apple Pie Spice // Premeditated Leftovers Old Bay Seasoning // Healthy Crush Greek Seasoning // Tickled Red Continue Reading …

Homemade Herb Butter

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Herb Butter Have you ever been to a restaurant that had really flavorful butter? Maybe even the fancy square they put on steaks, that melts and spreads those wonderful herbs and seasonings? Sometimes you just want more than “butter” in your sauces, or on your toast, rice, or potatoes. Why spend extra money when you Continue Reading …

Cleaning Your Home on a Budget

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  One step in the right direction towards cleaning your home on a budget is to stop using products that contain harsh chemicals to clean your home. The chemicals that are contained within these products, not only harm the environment, they also can have a harmful effect on your health as well. Many of the Continue Reading …

DIY Cocoa Vanilla Mint Body Butter

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This body butter is not only nourishing to the skin but it rivals anything you might find in any “body care” store. The best part is that it is completely natural, non toxic, and smells so amazing. Cocoa Vanilla Mint Body Butter Ingredients: 1 C Cocoa Butter (unrefined) 1/2 C Coconut Oil 1/2 C Jojoba Continue Reading …