Category: Frugal Living

How To Transport PopTarts 0

How To Transport PopTarts

My son needs to eat literally just about every two hours.  If we are going on a sizeable trip we tend to pack pop tarts.  I know they are not healthy but each pop...

The very long circular scarf 2

The very long circular scarf

I am in the mood for scarves lately.  This one I cut about 7 feet long and simply cut the width (as it is naturally off the bolt) in half.  I sewed the full...

Cardboard Flowers 3

Cardboard Flowers

You can easily make a nice flower from toilet paper tubes.  You will need 2 empty TP rolls, two 2 inch circles, and something to embellish the circles. Cut the tubes into 3/4 inch...

Dollar Store personalized dishes 0

Dollar Store personalized dishes

This is one of my favorite projects because it allows for so much of my children’s personalities to shine through.  First, you purchase some dishes from the dollar store.  I have used white, colored...

Valentines Decoration 3

Valentines Decoration

Cut out (or punch) 15 red 2 inch circles.  Roll them into a cone shape and glue with a hot glue gun.  Once you have all 15 glued into a cone, flip upside down...

Make Raw Veggies Last Longer 0

Make Raw Veggies Last Longer

I tend to buy pre-made salad mixes but often I don’t get to the bottom of the bags without the mix wilting or rotting.  I finally found a very easy solution for this problem. ...

Warming Heart 3

Warming Heart

My daughter tends to get a large number of tummy aches.  So I decided to make her a warming pillow for her tummy.  Since it is almost Valentine’s Day – I purchased heart designed...

Match my photo game 1

Match my photo game

In my never ending quest to keep my children entertained while still “working their mind” – I created this game.  The game itself is certainly not a new concept – a matching game.But in...

Dollar Store cupcake towers 5

Dollar Store cupcake towers

This is an easy and elegant looking project. The plates have a starburst design and the candlestick is an elegant glass.  For $3, plus a little E6000 glue – make your own cupcake towers...

Fabric Button into a ring 1

Fabric Button into a ring

Remember those fabric button projects? Well here is another use for fabric buttons.  Have you heard of Pick Your Plum?  It is a deal-a-day site for crafts etc…  The prices are awesome and shipping...