How to make a DIY garden trellis with PVC

How to Build a DIY Garden Trellis

Adult|Frugal|Spring
7-Step DIY PVC Trellis I don't know about you, but my garden has just been growing like crazy! I have waited to put in a trellis for my beans and peas because I have been working on other projects and have been busy harvesting all of the berries that... Read this post
How to make garden markers with wine corks

How to Make DIY Garden Markers with Wine Corks

Adult|Crafts|Outside The House
Homemade Wine Cork Plant Markers Have a small collection of unused wine corks? Always wanted to do a project with them and just wonder, "But what?" Well, here's a fun frugal gardening project you can do today that you can plan ahead and give to mom... Read this post
How to build a lean to greenhouse for less than $100

How to Build a Lean-to Greenhouse for Under $100

Adult|Frugal|Spring
How to Build a Lean-to Greenhouse Under $100 This winter, I decided that I wanted to try to build a greenhouse for our garden. The growing season here in central Oregon is very short (we generally get our last freeze in mid-June) and I wanted somewhere... Read this post

6 DIY Musical Instruments for Kids

Home|Crafts|Kids
Homemade Musical Instruments Whether it's too hot, too cold, or it's raining outside, sometimes it's just better to spend a day doing inside activities. If you don't want your kids sitting inside all day playing Xbox, you need to come up with something... Read this post
Homemade natural spider repellent

Homemade Natural Spider Repellent That Works

Adult|Inside The House|Cleaning
Truth time. One of my biggest fears is spiders. I know it's silly. I mean, I'm at least 200 times as big as them, and I have various methods of killing them (drowning, stomping on, blow torch, etc), but I still don't want them anywhere NEAR me! (ps... Read this post

How to Make a DIY Compost Bin from Pallets

Adult|Frugal|Spring
DIY Compost Bin There's a lot of buzz around upcycling and using wooden pallets these days. People are making headboards for their beds, coffee tables, spice racks, vertical herb gardens. It's all pretty cool. So, one day about a month ago, my... Read this post

3 Tips to Keep Summer Fun for Moms and Kids

Crafts|Inside The House|Kids
With weeks left until school begins, it can get really hard to keep the kids active, excited, and really enjoying the last bit of summer. As a busy mom, these last couple of weeks can be pretty stressful with trying to get the kids ready to go back... Read this post

Easy Do It Yourself (DIY) Homemade Fly Trap

Adult|Home|Remedies
The summer and beginning of fall brings a lot of great things like fresh garden food, pool parties, and all those awesome BBQs. It also brings flies. I don't think there is anything in this world more annoying than flies. Here in Idaho we have had... Read this post

EASY Way to Clean Stove Burners & Grill Grates!

Adult|Inside The House|Cleaning
Wipe your grill grates and stove burners clean! No scrubbing! I was talking with a friend recently about how she had tried everything to clean the gunk off of her gas stove burners and NOTHING was working. Then she tried using household ammonia.... Read this post

Alternative Uses for Baby Powder

Adult|Inside The House|Cleaning
17 Awesome Frugal Ways To Use Baby Powder For Random Household Jobs Baby powder is a common household item that can be found in almost ANY mother's home. Recently, studies have been advising you NOT to use it on your baby like my mother did with me... Read this post