DIY - SAVE MONEY BY MAKING IT YOURSELF

There are so many things that can be made from scratch that'll save you money. But... listen... I'm not talking about baking your own bread...or making your own mascara (yes that's a thing) or even making our own ice cream (it's more expensive to make it, than to buy it!) Nope. The recipes you'll find here are all:
1. Quicker to make than running up to the store to buy it (so you won't boil anything to make liquid laundry soap)
2. Cheaper to make than to buy.
Leave me a comment under the posts you try so I know how you like them!

Cheap Halloween Costumes You Can Make Today

Have you ever made your own cheap Halloween costumes before? When I was growing up the concept of buying a Halloween costume was almost unheard of. To my parents, the thought of buying an outfit which would be used on just one night of the year was...

How To Make A Glittered Fruit Arrangement For The Holidays

There are so many amazing ways you can make your very own fruit arrangement for your home that fits your style. Of course, adding a touch of glitter makes everything look even more fabulous. Since the days are getting colder, it's nice to brighten up the...

Inexpensive Gifts For Mother’s Day

So, you have known your mother all of your life, and still, you have no idea what to get her for Mother’s Day. It’s okay. Most of us, at one time or another, draw a blank when it comes to picking out a special gift for a very special person, especially when you're on...

Frugal & Easy Last Minute Christmas Gifts

It’s getting down to the wire for Christmas shopping. If you're like me, then you still have a few people who you'd like to get something for them, but you don't have the time (or money) to  you are like me then you might have a few more people you want to...

How To Make Natural Cleaning Solutions & Personal Care Products

Grocery stores, department stores, and even pharmacies have entire aisles dedicated to cleaning solutions. Even the Dollar Tree carries them! There are so many reasons why you may want to start making your cleaning solutions, even if you don’t live off the grid away...

How To Make A Christmas Ornament & Candle Centerpiece Vase

DIY Christmas Ornament & Candle Centerpiece Vase from the Dollar Store With Christmas right around the corner, we're sure you’re preparing your home with all the Christmas decor, Christmas trees, lights, presents, Christmas scents and lots more. How fun...

Last Minute Really Cool Christmas Gifts You'll Want To Give

Are you needing some cool Christmas gifts? It’s getting down to the wire for Christmas shopping, isn’t it?! And I honestly think the closer it gets the less creative my brain gets also! Thankfully for both of us, I wrote this article when I was of sound...

DIY Glitter Easter Eggs Make a Pretty Centerpiece

DIY Glitter Easter Eggs Finding the perfect center piece for your home isn’t always easy or budget-friendly. Sometimes the better option is to create one yourself. This craft idea combines techniques from two previous projects. Remember that gorgeous DIY Dollar Tree...

Easter Mason Jar Gift Idea

Easter Mason Jar Gift One of our neighbors brought us a gift like this a couple of years ago right before Easter. What a sweet way to say "Happy Easter". It would be fun to make several of these jars to deliver to our neighbors. I'll include our contact...

Dollar Store Craft: DIY Candy Dish {with Downloadable Labels!}

I love keeping seasonal decorations out all year long in our home. When we have guests coming over, I also like to display some seasonal candies in a pretty dish. (I cannot leave candy out all the time because I have little resistance to sweets, and my...

DIY Hugs and Kisses Valentines

Valentine’s Day is going to be here before we know it and every kid wants to have the cutest Valentine to hand out. These Valentines are so easy to create and your kids can even fill them themselves. With a simple trip to your local Target you’ll have all...

Homemade Mandarin Orange Bath Salts

Could you use some time to relax and unwind? One of the best ways to relieve stress is to soak in a warm bath with some delicious smelling bath salt. We browsed the store shelves for the perfect scent, and with no success we decided to whip up our very own...

Mani-Pedi Gift in a Jar

Mason Jar Gift Idea: Mani-Pedi in a Jar A thoughtful gift doesn't have to cost a lot. Small items and a cute presentation can put a big smile on your recipient's face as much as (if not more than) a big, expensive gift. For this gift, we collected several...

Reindeer Lollipops Christmas Craft

My daughter loves to give gifts, and every year we try to find something she can make herself to give her friends at Christmas time. We've used these Reindeer Lollipops more than once. They are fun, quick and so cute! (Plus, there's nothing to cut out and no baking...

How to Keep Flowers Fresh Longer

4 Tips to Keep Flowers Fresh Longer Freshly cut flowers look beautiful for the first few days but quickly start dying once home in a vase. Usually, your flowers will include a little "packet" to prolong the life of the flowers. What do you do when you need...

7 Simple Ways To Get Impressive Gift Wrap For Free

Why choose boring gift bags when you give a gift to your loved ones when you can get gift wrap for FREE! And I'm not talking about shopping the after Christmas sales or using coupons to get it for free, I've got some super simple ways to find free gift...

Butterfly Snack Packs

Having trouble getting the kids to eat healthy snacks at school and after they come home? Here's an cute idea to try! Materials: 1/2 pipe cleaner — $0.04 1 clothespin — $0.04 1 snack baggie — $0.04 2 wiggle eyes — $0.08 Dab of glitter glue — $0.05...

 

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