DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids

Crafts|Kids|Halloween
It is ALMOST October and we all know what that means... HALLOWEEN! I love Halloween! It is such a fun holiday and my kids LOVE deciding what they want to be each year. I always cringe at how much people are charging now-a-days for halloween costumes! It is ridiculous! I saw a Finding Nemo costume that costs $200! FOR ONE NIGHT OF FUN, $200! And... Read this post

DIY: How to Make Baby Headbands {Satin and Felt Flowers}

Crafts|Gift|Baby
Today I have a guest (my cousin!) sharing her skill of DIY Baby Headband making! She's so talented so I asked her to teach us how to make baby headbands! Such a great way to save and they are so cute! Thanks Amie! I love to make baby headbands. Before I had my little girl I made a TON of headbands. One night my husband asked me to count how many... Read this post

How to Make Jeans into Shorts (and Keep the Original Hem)

Adult|Sewing|Clothing
Make cute jeans into cute shorts! I love this clever way to shorten the length of jeans or pants while still keeping the original hem! This works perfectly on a straight leg jean or pant and is an awesome solution to worn out pant knees. You want the hem to be about the same width as where to want the hem to go up to. As long as the waist... Read this post

DIY Hair Tie Valentine {for YOUR girlfriends}

Adult|Crafts|Valentines
Valentine's Day Gift you can Make Yourself I decided today that I wanted to make a valentine to give my friends. Once upon a time I used to stamp valentine’s cards for my friends and family. Enter 4 kids in 5 years and I haven’t done anything for anyone. I have a “little” more free time these days and decided to do a little something for... Read this post

DIY Modest Nursing Tanks

Adult|Frugal|Mothers Day
Nursing is a big job! Being comfortable AND modest can also feel like a big job, especially in public. With my first baby, I stayed home most of the time in fear of having to nurse in front of other people. It took me a little while (okay a long while) to get the hang of lifting the shirt, undoing the bra, getting baby situated, redoing the bra... Read this post

Top 10 Ways to Re-Use Old Towels and Sheets

Adult|Frugal|Cleaning
I recently cleaned out my linen closet only to realize that a good chunk of valuable space was being used up by old towels or sheets that no one ever uses anymore.  A lot of them are still in really good shape. Since I am still frugal at heart I hate to just throw them away.  I did a little research and there are some really cool things you can... Read this post

DIY Race Bib Displays

Adult|Crafts|Frugal
Display Race Bibs and Medals with these DIY Crafts! My family and I love to run and participate in community races for both fun and fitness. Over the past few years we have gathered several race bibs soI decided to display all of the hard work our family has put in. I started looking for race displays, and for the most part everything was REALLY... Read this post

DIY Infinity Scarves

Adult|Frugal|Mothers Day
I just love Infinity Scarves! They are so cute and versatile and really dress up an outfit!  I also love the way they help with modesty!  So when my cute daughters wanted infinity scarves I was ready to go out and buy them one in every color and pattern!  Then I saw the prices... Ouch!  I was not willing to pay the high prices and it looked like... Read this post

DIY Mama Bird Nest Necklace

Adult|Crafts|Frugal
Need an idea for Mother's Day? Here is a cute and super easy tutorial on how to make a bird nest necklace for under $8.50!! {Pin This}   {Supplies} 24 gage wire ($3.99 at Michaels) {6 yards for $4.67 on Amazon} Beads (.99 at Michaels) {Bulk buy beads for less on Amazon} Scissors Necklace chain ($2.99 at Michaels) {Necklace chains... Read this post