36 Homemade Valentine Cards for Kids to Make

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A great way to save money is to make your own Homemade Valentines cards for your child’s class, friends, teachers and family members. Every time I go into a store and I see the boxes of Valentines cards it makes me cringe. All of my memories of Valentines day were spent at the table with 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 Garlic Hummus

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With several large companies offering hummus to shoppers at their local grocery store, this smooth paste has seen a large increase in popularity over the past half-decade. While its availability has increased drastically, the price often prevents families from buying it regularly. Although the price of store-bought hummus is quite high, the cost of its Continue Reading …

Homemade Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

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The first step in making homemade gyros is a great Tzatziki Sauce. My family just loves a good gyro but I have yet to even figure out exactly how to get the sauce right and without the sauce there is no gyro. At least that is what my husband told me the other day. So Continue Reading …

Amazing Felt Flower Design Tutorial!! Who’s Says Saving Money Can’t be Beautiful!

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You can make amazing flower design’s just like these at home for next to nothing! Home decorations and crafts with felt are popping up everywhere nowadays. It’s really no wonder. Felt is an easy fabric to work with because it doesn’t fray, and it’s easy to find in a variety of colors. Selling for about 48¢ per Continue Reading …

Tween Craft: Ripped up Jeans!!

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How many of you have a daughter or son that is dying for a pair of ripped up jeans! The older they look the better! Then your jaw drops when you realize that you have to pay an arm and a leg for something that looks like it came from someones trash can! So buy Continue Reading …

Homemade: How to Make Your own Bath Salts

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Have you ever passed one of those fancy bath stores and just sighed because you don’t have the money to blow at the time.  I love pampering myself in the tub but when money is tight I am sure not blowing what we do have on something we don’t need. But as parents we all Continue Reading …

Homemade: How to Make Your own Bath Salts

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Have you ever passed one of those fancy bath stores and just sighed because you don’t have the money to blow at the time.  I love pampering myself in the tub but when money is tight I am sure not blowing what we do have on something we don’t need. But as parents we all Continue Reading …

HomeMade: Lemon Sugar Hand Scrub! Great for those Dry Winter Hands and Gets Rid of Smells too!

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I’m pretty sure that I have the driest hands on the face of this earth. Of course much of my problem is probably self inflicted! I never drink enough water and I am constantly using hand sanitizer which dries my hands out something horrible! So today I have a wonderful recipe for getting rid of those dry/chapped Continue Reading …

Homemade Microwave Popcorn!!

Guess what?? You can make your own microwave popcorn without having to buy the expensive boxes from the store!!!  Homemade Microwave Popcorn What you need 1) 1/4 cup popcorn kernals 2) 1/2 teaspoon of canola or olive oil 3) a paper lunch sack 4) salt (optional) *** Directions Add Popcorn kernels, oil, and some salt Continue Reading …