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12 Ways To Save Money Eating Out. How My Family of Six Can Eat Out for $20.

February 11, 2017 – 5:00 am

12 tips to help you save money eating out at restaurants, and real life examples of how my family of six saves BIG!

DIY Garden Plant Markers

April 25, 2013 – 2:46 am
DIY painted tile garden markers

I really wanted some cute markers to show what was growing where in my garden. The old tiles I found in our workshop were just what I needed for this do-it-yourself craft project!

Whitewash Paint and Milk Paint

August 24, 2012 – 4:57 am

If I told you it was possible to make your own paint for less than .50 cents per gallon, would you believe me?

Frugal Decorating: My New Computer Desk

May 22, 2012 – 5:56 pm
old desk

I just LOVE it when I happen upon a super good deal. And this is one that ended up being one of the best!

A Smart Investment For Your Tax Refund

March 8, 2012 – 7:24 pm

High return and almost no risk… here’s how we’re investing our tax refund!

The ($5) Greenhouse Update

March 5, 2012 – 7:31 pm
Greenhouse from old windows

And here’s how the greenhouse is looking now! Not done yet, but it sure is coming along nicely! (Not bad for only $5!)

How To Make A Candle From Leftover Fat Drippings

February 10, 2012 – 6:43 am
fat drippings candle

Create an emergency candle using the leftover grease from your frying pan! Here are my observations…

Greenhouse Progress

January 23, 2012 – 7:52 am
homemade greenhouse

We’re building a greenhouse completely from salvaged scraps. See how it’s coming along!

How To Fix A Broken Fridge Shelf

November 30, 2011 – 8:02 am
fixing a broken fridge shelf

Hey… works for me!

Boys’ Budget Bedroom Makeover Reveal!

November 22, 2011 – 1:23 pm
diy kids room clipboard wall decor

I am SUPER pleased with how this room turned out. For only the cost of a can of paint and a paintbrush, I turned the boys’ bedroom into something I can be proud to show off!

Saving Money on Baby Powder

October 27, 2011 – 5:10 pm
homemade baby powder (kinda)

Here’s how I save big bucks on baby powder.

Spending Money To Save Money

October 20, 2011 – 7:45 pm

Spending extra money you may occasionally have on something that will actually save you money over time is a great way to snowball your way to some real financial freedom!

Guest Post: Frugal Hospitality, & Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

September 21, 2011 – 8:50 pm

Heather shares a few tricks she has learned when it comes to entertaining house guests on a tight budget. She also includes her family’s special spaghetti sauce recipe!

My Zero Dollar Laundry Room Makeover

February 3, 2011 – 8:10 pm
no-sew rag rug

Here it is guys. Proof that you don’t need a dime to give a new look to any room in your home!

Organizing & Decorating a Homeschool/Playroom on a Budget

January 18, 2011 – 7:46 am
playroom decorating ideas on a budget

Proof that it doesn’t take a fortune to create a cute and organized playroom.

Review: A Week Of Homemade Shampoo & Conditioner

December 20, 2010 – 9:58 pm

Here are my thoughts on how a week of using homemade shampoo and conditioners went. Will I keep using them? Find out!