Our Frugal Valentine’s Day….{Pt.1}

Photo Credit   I like Valentine’s Day.   For us, it’s just a little bit of “special” right smack dab in the middle of a bunch of “normal”. Can I share with you what will almost inevitably take place inside our cozy little home on Valentine’s Day?   (Try not to get your hopes up.) … Continue reading

The Cutest Shirt I’ve Ever Seen? Why, yes. Yes it is.

  JustDrinkACoke has a pretty fabulous tutorial on making this “most cutest shirt ever” using only an old shirt, and a piece of ribbon. See the full tutorial….HERE.   C’mon girls.   We can SO do this! A couple of notes…… If you don’t have red or pink ribbon, you could cut up an old … Continue reading

Top Tip Tuesday: How to Make New Candles Using Your Leftover Wax!

  I love my candles! I also know how expensive they can be…. That’s what prompted me to devise a plan for that little bit of wax always left over at the bottom of my candles….. Why not reuse it to make MORE CANDLES!!   So here’s what you’ll need…. a candle warmer (around $5.00 … Continue reading

Top Tip Tuesday: Make Your Own SCARF {A Tutorial}

(Photo Credit for feature image HERE…)   I just love the body of Christ, don’t you? I love the way that God designed for the older women to teach the younger…..  how awesome that they can learn from our mistakes! Like…..if I were to tell the young girls in the body something along the lines … Continue reading

Joy in the Morning…{How to melt your wife’s heart without spending a dime}

I wake up.   I already feel a twinge of discouragement as I think of all the work that needs to be done today.  I look over to find that our little 6-year-old has made her way into our bed….again. My Mr. Wonderful has gone to work long ago.  While it is still dark he … Continue reading

Look What Came In the Mail Christmas Eve…

**note**  I will probably be changing my blog background for the New Year….just wanted to forewarn any of my “regular” readers.  All 2 of you….(hi mom! 🙂  ) Remember my poor, pitiful husband (aka: Mr. Wonderful) and his broken glasses problem?? (The taped together in the middle look wasn’t working for him, so we went … Continue reading

Top Tip Tuesday: My Favorite Things to Buy After Christmas….

Ahh, the week after Christmas.   The “big” excitement is over, but we are still basking in a sea of gifts, some of them still in packaging.  I like this week.  There is still New Year’s to look forward to, and until then I will forever be in “Christmas Mode”…. I know there are some … Continue reading

Menu Monday: Heath Toffee Bars…

Is your stomach still reeling from all those sweet treats??   Mine too, but apparently I’m an extremely slow learner since I keep “sampling” the tray practically each time I go by… One of the best things about getting together with family is discovering new, easy recipes!  This one comes from my wonderful, excellent, very … Continue reading

Free Friday: Christmas Eve Style…

I’m pretty sure you don’t have time for any of these WONDERFUL, FABULOUS, freebies right now…. But just in case you forgot to get your dear mother a present… quickly take a photo off the wall, print off the “Subway Art” below, frame it, and wrap. She’ll never know.  🙂 Unless she reads this. 29 … Continue reading

Menu Monday: Easy FUN with Cream Cheese!

CREAM CHEESE is on sale!!!!  CREAM CHEESE is on sale!!!!!  $.89 at Save-A-Lot!!!!! I wish there was some way you could freeze cream cheese, but from everything I’ve read, it doesn’t freeze well.  If you have experience with this I’d love to hear from you! 🙂 Frugal people find what’s on SALE, and that’s what … Continue reading

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