A backyard garden used to be the staple of any frugal household, but over the years people have started to look at gardening as more of an expense than a necessity. The truth is, backyard gardening is still an excellent way to save money and supplement your family’s food budget. So, Is Growing Your Own Backyard Garden Worth It? We say yes! Take a look below and see how the benefits far outweigh ... Read More about Is Growing Your Own Backyard Garden Worth It?
One of my favorite ways to decorate for any holiday is with a garland or banner! Sometimes I can find a cute garland for a low price in Target's dollar spot, or in Hobby Lobby during after-holiday sales. But the rest of the time, if I want a garland/banner (and don't want to spend a ton) I just make one myself! Making your own banner is actually really easy. Some of the ones below are just free ... Read More about 20 Festive DIY Easter Garlands and Banners
I've been thinking a lot about DIY cleaning supplies lately. Probably because spring cleaning is coming up soon! I already have a lot of homemade cleaners, but one thing I hadn't made was my own dryer sheets! I know most commercial dryer sheets are full of some really nasty chemicals, so I've been using a naturally derived brand. But they're pretty pricey. I figured there had to be a way for me to ... Read More about Reusable Homemade Dryer Sheets
My family loves crispy baked chicken wings! We don't eat them all the time, since they're not the healthiest or cheapest food out there, but when we do have them, I make them from scratch. I especially like to make them for sports game watching or other parties! But really, you don't need any reason to whip up a batch of delicious crispy baked chicken wings. These Easy Taco Ranch Wings are quick ... Read More about Easy Taco Ranch Wings
The last time my kids did a paper plate craft was Christmas, and they've been begging me to do another one. I completely understand! Paper plate crafts are fun and easy to do, but come out looking great! I also like how inexpensive they are, and the fact that they're a kids craft that's not messy. So I had to think up another fun paper plate kids craft, and since Easter is coming up, I decided to ... Read More about Cute Bunny Paper Plate Craft for Kids
St. Patrick's Day is coming up soon! While usually St. Patrick's Day treats are green, I wanted to go with a different kind of idea for this dessert. So I decided to go with the idea of leprechauns, and in particular, the Lucky Charms leprechaun! The result- these delicious Lucky Charms Treats! This is such a cute treat to make for the holiday or for anyone that really likes the ... Read More about Lucky Charms Treats-They’re Magically Delicious!