Most people try not to judge a book by it’s cover, but when it comes to receiving a gift, it’s almost impossible! I would say that a gift’s wrapping is really almost half of the gift! I know, that percentage my be a stretch but if you think [...]
1. Vintage Gift Wrapping
I love how all of these packages turned out and I think anyone would love getting a package that looks that good!
2. Shirred Newborn T-shirt Skirt
I think this skirt is just adorable and it wasn’t that difficult to make either. I love [...]
SAVE MONEY. SAVE TIME.
So I had to school my husband on how to use the unit price or price per ounce to figure out the better deal when grocery shopping the other day and thought maybe some of you out there are also unaware of this handy dandy tip.
Lots of grocery stores [...]
TEACH. INVEST IN YOUR KIDS.
Do your kids come up to you multiple times during the summer whining, “I’m bored”? This summer they don’t have to if you start a Super Summer Challenge for each of them.
This is my second year of doing the Super Summer Challenge. I started it last year with [...]
Before you dare throw an old t-shirt away in the trash, cut it up and make it into cleaning rags. I can’t remember the last time I had to buy cleaning rags. These work great and if they get really grimy it’s no big deal because you can just toss them in [...]
DIY. SAVE MONEY.
This past Easter Emden was just a couple weeks old and as the date approached I realized she didn’t have a skirt or dress to wear. I’m new to this whole “raising a girl thing,” but for some reason I felt she shouldn’t wear pants on Easter.
PUT A POSITIVE SPIN ON THINGS.
If you’re a parent, you are most likely familiar with the word “no.” It seems as if kids ask a billion questions a day and that 80% of the time the answer is “no.” Your answer doesn’t have to be a “no” though, it can actually be “yes.”
DIY. SAVE MONEY.
Here’s a different version of my original tutorial for a placemat clutch purse. I made this placemat clutch the exact same way except that I sewed a piece of lace across the front to give it a vintage look.
I thought this would be a perfect gift for my [...]
SAVE MONEY. BE ORGANIZED.
My husband bought a new rain jacket after our trip to Colorado this past fall. I think it was the whole getting stuck in a downpour on a two hour hike that made him realize he wanted a rain coat. Several months after getting his rain coat, he talked about [...]