Fall Round-up: Turkeys

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Together with my friends from Mavens of Money we bring you our hottest posts this fall. This week we're sharing all about TURKEYS. The Mavens of Money group is comprised of 11 bloggers:  MadameDeals | The Coupon Challenge | Mom On Dealz | Coupons are Great | This Mama Loves | A Frugal Chick | The Centsible Family | Stretching Your Budget  | Penny Filled Pantry | Freebie Spot | Saving Toward Better Life | Thanksgiving is just around the corner so let's talk turkey! And by turkey, I mean … [Read more...]

Homemade Fabric Softener

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Homemade Fabric Softener Did you know that it's super easy to make your own fabric softener? Bargain Hound Daily Deals shares her recipe for Homemade Fabric Softener! Also check out MadameDeals' Homemade products: Homemade Laundry Detergent Homemade Dishwasher Detergent Homemade Fabric Refresher … [Read more...]

DIY Craft: Finger Mitts Potholders

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DIY Craft:  Finger Mitts Potholders Ever think that potholders are too bulky for carrying that hot item whether it be a mug or a casserole?  Try these Finger mitt potholders! Several years ago I was given some odd shaped potholders at a wedding shower. I had no idea why they were so odd shaped. I have now come to truly appreciate the size, shape and usefulness of these finger mitt potholders. The two pockets serve to protect your thumb and a couple other fingers as you grip a hot pot or … [Read more...]

DIY Craft/ GIft idea: Tater Baker Bag

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DIY Craft and Gift idea: Tater Baker Bag The Tater Baker bag is one of the easiest, most popular, and most used gifts I have given. These are so popular I have sold these simply by word of mouth.  The Tater Baker bag can be embroidered and embellished or left plain.  Given with an instructions card this Tater Baker bag  and a bag of potatoes would be a great new home gift! The Tater Baker bag is not only for potatoes it can be used to heat up bread or tortillas, bake apples and corn on the … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids – How to Series 5

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Cooking with kids- How to series 5 level 1 B recipes Cooking with kids level 1 recipes can be divided to two groups:  A.  Ready to make and B. Pre prep.  Here are some ideas for level B, which require a bit of pre prep by an adult or an advanced child. If you pre slice the strawberries then Strawberry Polka Dot cow parfait could be a good breakfast, snack or dessert. If you pre chop the ingredients to Southern caviar it is a measure, mix, then dip with chips snack! If you pre cook the … [Read more...]

DIY Woopsie Witch

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DIY Woopsie Witch Have some fun this Halloween with a Woopsie Witch of your own!  She's easy to make, especially if you buy pre-made boots.  With the exception of the stockings, you probably have everything you need to make her, around your house.  I bought some cute witch boots at a craft store that was having a big Fall sale so I assumed they were on sale (Halloween is Fall, right?!).  So I get home and realize that I paid full price for them ($20) and the store was an hour away.  Being the … [Read more...]

DIY Chalkboard Beer Bottle Vases

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DIY Chalkboard Beer Bottle Vases   Looking for a fun craft to make for the upcoming Halloween season? Try this DIY Chalkboard Beer Bottle Vases! It's an easy craft to do and doesn't require much time, or more importantly, money! This while project post me about $6, and a few hours of my time (which most of it was drying time). The best part is that it is painted with chalkboard pain, so you can change them according to the season!So if you are ready to get your craft on, lets get … [Read more...]

DIY Halloween Marquee Letters

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DIY Halloween Marquee Letters   If you are looking for a fun decoration for your house this Halloween season, you must try these DIY Halloween Marque Letters! These were super easy to make, and look really awesome in the light or the dark! I had seen a  decoration like this at a popular store for over $30, and I just didn't have it in the budget, so I thought of how I could make them myself! This entire project cost under $10 for me. This project took me about an hour and a half to … [Read more...]