Category: Frugal Living

A Gift of Cards 0

A Gift of Cards

This is a gift that is helpful for anyone.  It is an emergency card kit.  First, you purchase emergency card kits from the dollar store – a set of 6 assorted cards and envelopes. ...

Get Paid to Take Surveys With InBox Dollars 0

Get Paid to Take Surveys With InBox Dollars

Inbox Dollars pays members to read emails, take surveys online, play games, and go shopping!  New enrollees also receive $5 just for joining! I am signed up for this program.  I don’t make a...

Personalized Composition Book 0

Personalized Composition Book

My kids love notebooks as much as me.  Every aspect of my life seems to have a notebook for it.  I know it is more effective to keep track of things on a computer...

Bottle Gift Upcycle 1

Bottle Gift Upcycle

You have heard me say it a million times – I love Starbuck’s Frappuccinos (the bottled sort).  Although I don’t save every bottle, I do save most.  They are quite handy to have around...

Toilet Paper Tube Wrapping 4

Toilet Paper Tube Wrapping

Toilet paper tubes are most useful.  They can be cut apart and made into quite impressive decorations or in this case – they can be turned into a decorative gift wrap. To do this...

Our First Snowman of the Season 0

Our First Snowman of the Season

Still trying to use up leftover wood – I can tell you I can do tons of projects for at least a year with all the wood we have…  Not enough for me to...

Butter Anyone? 4

Butter Anyone?

This is something I make frequently at home.  If I can get Heavy Whipping Cream on sale – I do and we make butter.  First you need Heavy Whipping Cream.  Then you need –...

Food on the Table 0

Food on the Table

Have you ever heard of the site Food On The Table?  I just found out about it today and it seems phenomenal.  This is a FREE online budget meal planning program to help families...

Make your own baby wipes 5

Make your own baby wipes

It is very easy and inexpensive to make your own baby wipes.  When I can buy pre-made ones for pennies (sale/coupon etc…) I do buy them.  But otherwise I make them.  I don’t have...

Corner Bookmarks 3

Corner Bookmarks

There are many ways to make “Corner Bookmarks” and some of them are quite elaborate and beautiful.  I may eventually make some of those.  But for today – I chose to recycle.  For this...