DIY: Hem your own pants WITH original hem – then take it out for more length later

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I LOVE to buy jeans. I'm not exactly rich so I can't buy as many or all the brands I would like to, but I still enjoy buying a new pair every now and then. I generally have them hemmed at a professional tailor for around $12. It's not a huge expense... Read this post

Homemade Fabric Softener (DIY) – $.01/Load!

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If there is one thing I hate buying, it's fabric softener! I will admit, because the lack of great sales I find on it, I rarely use it! I love to use it though, so I had to come up with a Plan B! Homemade Fabric Softener! I was excited when I found a... Read this post

DIY Craft: Moss Covered Letter

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{Pin This} Complete DIY craft for a moss covered letter. Makes a great dectrative piece for your home. Great wedding gift for the newly married couple to decorate their home in a Pottery Barn like style. So easy to make you can do it yourself...... Read this post

DIY Bow Board Picture Tutorial {Easy Craft Idea}

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Marji here with a fun and easy craft this week. I have 2 girls and we have a lot of bows around my house. I’m going to show you how to DIY a bow board to store your bows on. It makes a great shower gift for a mom to be and it doesn’t cost much  to... Read this post

Merilat.com: FREE Design Inspiration!

Want to make a few changes to your Kitchen or Bathroom? Or dreaming of remodeling? When you are planning a remodel, a picture of what you want is worth a thousand words.  Sign up for a FREE account on Merilat.com, you will be able to see different... Read this post

How to Care For Baby Chicks

A few days ago we brought home 4 baby chicks from the feed store.  This is my 4th season raising these adorable creatures and I cannot imagine spring time without them.  In years past we have placed an order with mypetchicken.com for chicks, but... Read this post

Bead Bud Branches

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  Supplies: Branch from outside Beads Hot glue Scissors I like to bring the outdoor in when its cold outside. I love the bare tree branches out my window and wanted to bring them indoors. They were very bare, so I decided to spruce... Read this post

Cheap Birthday Idea: Make Disney’s “Cars” box cars from used boxes + Video!

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This isn't really a coupon-related post, but it is a money saving one! A little over a year ago my little boy wanted a Disney's "Cars " themed birthday party (sound familiar anyone?), so I went to work with a tight budget and made cute little box cars... Read this post

Spruce Up Your Front Door Using Pinecones & Ribbon

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Learn how to spruce up your front door using pine cones: Supplies: 6-8 pinecones (any size will work). You can buy them at Walmart, but I suggest to go outside and get some for free! Hot glue gun Ribbon of your choice (roughly 1 spool,... Read this post

Making the Old Look New {Frugal Craft Idea}

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Since this blog has taken over my life and become my passion/hobby, I no longer craft.  Thankfully, I know some pretty awesome people who DO!  I'm excited to have Marji, guest blog for me today and share a great idea she saw and then put into action...... Read this post
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