My Frugal Bathroom Makeover for under $200

bathroom makeover

We have lived in our house for five years now, and every time I walked into my downstairs bathroom I wanted to puke. That is a pretty long time to hate a part of your house, but I just didn’t have the time to do it. I’ve been planning and searching Pinterest for well over a year now, trying to come up with the perfect idea to makeover our downstairs bath and laundry room for less. My budget was $200 and I went just a tad bit under! My downstairs bathroom

{ 6 Comments }

10 DIY Wedding Gifts

Attending weddings can get CRAZY expensive! So here are 10 DIY ideas to make your gifts more special AND save you some cash!

With the arrival of June comes the arrival of the unofficial “wedding season.” The summer months are a very busy time for weddings. People seem to want to have their weddings during the warmer months. And if you know a lot of people getting married in the same year, those warmer months can quickly become very expensive for you. With that in mind, creating wedding gifts on your own just might be the solution to keeping your budget in check. Here are 10 DIY wedding gifts that you can feel

{ 5 Comments }

Inexpensive DIY Bug Collecting Kit

There’s no time to get bored in summer when you put together this inexpensive and super fun DIY bug collecting kit! And every item is only $1!

There’s no time to get bored in summer when you put together this inexpensive and super fun DIY bug collecting kit.  I gathered all the supplies from Dollar Tree.  That means each item is only ONE DOLLAR!  You might even have some of these items in your home already. This would also be a great gift idea for someone that loves to collect bugs and explore! Here’s what we use for hours of fun exploring the outdoors and investigating crawly critters. Posters and Coloring Books We like to color and

{ No Comments }

10 Easy DIY Natural Beauty Products

10 diy beauty products Pinterest

These 10 Easy DIY Natural Beauty Products are a collection of recipes that anyone can put together for greater health and more radiant beauty. When I started trying to live a more natural life, the first place I looked was my cleaning products.  After I found some good alternative recipes for cleaning products, I overhauled my beauty supplies and toiletries.  Our family was using so many chemicals to try and stay clean and beautiful.  These recipes are the result of some trial and error to see what worked for us.  You

{ 2 Comments }

{DIY} Duck Tape Flower Pots

Are you looking for a super easy gift idea  Make this set of custom flower pots for under $5.00 with duct tape! #diy #crafts

  Are you looking for an easy last minute Mothers Day gift? I have the perfect gift idea that will cost you under $5.00!   First, you will need small flower pots. I got these for $0.77 each at Walmart. You will also need Duck Fabric (made by Duck Tape). I found this in the crafting section of Walmart, it comes in sheets and cost me $1.88 per sheet. You simply take off the backing on the Duck Tape, wrap it around the pot and press it down. It will

{ 8 Comments }

Hosanna Palm Branches – DIY Kids’ Craft

Hosanna Palm Branches Pinterest

This activity uses scripture, music, and crafts to teach children about Palm Sunday. Resurrection Sunday and Palm Sunday are such a great time to teach children about how Jesus lived and what he accomplished on earth.  The kids get to experience the expectation and excitement of Jesus’ earthly ministry by celebrating Palm Sunday. When Jesus rode into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday He was greeted by crowds that had some big expectations of what He was going to do.  They had heard about Him raising Lazarus from the dead!  What an

{ 1 Comment }

22 Indoor Snow Day Activities

22 Indoor snowday activities

  I live in New York State, which means we get a LOT of snow! Today my kids are actually home from school due to a snow day, so in order to keep them occupied I started looking around Pinterest to find some indoor snow day activities. I decided to put together a list of some of the best ones I found, so that you can easily entertain those kiddos of yours too! Here are 22 of my favorite indoor snow day activities:   1.) Indoor Snow Painting – Perfect for toddlers!

{ 2 Comments }