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I love crafting and patio gardening. I love taking walks and I'm very frugal. Like making and using homemade cleaners and now composting. Love shopping Dollar Store and Thrift Stores. And also like to cook homemade.
Thrifty Patio Chair Pillows
This project explains how to make thrifty patio chair pillows with material used from a $3.00 inexpensive plastic tablecloth purchased from Walmart. You can also use a cloth tablecloth of your choice.
Two Toned Sunset (WI)
I was looking out my front patio door and wow, I seen the most awesome two toned sunset. What was really cool was that it was dark on one side and light on the other side of the sky. It looked like Yin and Yang out there.
This project is about making a thrifty, inexpensive backslash. It is made with placemats purchased from the Dollar Store. It's just right for a smaller sized kitchen, such as an apartment sized kitchen.
Recreated Candle Holders
Why throw away those old candle holders and sconces? Why not recreate them into something new and unique? I had some decorative tea cups and also some inexpensive small flower pots with flowers from the Dollar Store and decided that it looked pretty in there.
Backscratcher to Apply Lotion
This will work for anyone who needs to apply lotion or whatever they want too. To those hard to reach places on your back or whereever needed when your alone with no one to help you.
How to Remove a Broken Key from a Lock
Here's a tip to save time and money to remove a broken key from a door knob or other lock, without having to call an expensive locksmith to do the job.
Foam Bath Mat
This is a mat made out of foam bars and rope. It's made with supplies from the Dollar Store. It's a very frugal version of the mats made with wood bars and metal rods which are more expensive to make.
Bandanna Table Runners
Table runners made from bandannas are a thrifty way to dress up your table for everyday or for holidays. You can choose from different patterns at a very low cost to make. You can sew on liners or not, it is up to you. Also, if you don't own a sewing machine you can just use sewing hemming tape.
Hunter (Domestic Short Hair)
Hunter loves to watch TV. He watches the TV whenever it's on; he likes to watch videos for cats. He's an indoor cat. He has one favorite toy that he loves to play with. It is the one with the balls inside a ring and it makes a noise likes the birdies sing.
Store Glasses In Foam Can Holders
I have a hard time keeping up with my reading glasses around the house. Now, I buy Dollar store reading glasses and soft foam soda can holders.
Natural Oven Cleaner
I had been using conventional oven cleaner for years and then discovered the way my granny probably cleaned hers. It's a tip for young people and some old like myself who got stuck into the habit of thinking you have to buy everything. It's the best way to clean out the oven.
Keeping Bagless Vaccum Cleaners Fresh
I found a little secret to making my vaccum smell fresh. I use a bagless one. They have a filter cup that starts to get a little stinky even if you keep it empty and clean. So I make my own carpet fresh.
Alternative To Freezer Bags For The Frugal Minded
Don't throw away your cereal bags that contain cereal, they make great freezer bags when you run out of store bought ones or just to save money. Or you can use them with Dollar Store freezer bags for extra protection from freezer burn.
Bread Bags for Storing Artificial Flowers
I use artificial flowers for every holiday and used to just throw them in a large storage container. Then I started washing out my bread bags because they are the perfect length and started saving those little plastic tabs for holding the bag closed.
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