Category: Frugal Living

Metal Punch Keychain 5

Metal Punch Keychain

The kids needed a gift for pepe so we purchase two different size washers at the local True Value store (awesome selection) – and punched “Love U” on the smaller one and the kids...

Another Tshirt Scarf 0

Another Tshirt Scarf

Today I will show you how to make this tshirt scarf.  I previously wrote a post on another version HERE . For this one I used a children’s tshirt that I picked up at...

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...