How to Recover a Chair!

How to Recover a Chair

Following is a fun DIY Project and guest post by The Real Thing with the Coake Family... enjoy!! Today I want to show you How to Recover a Chair. It is not a hard process, but it does take a little bit of time and a dose of patience. Not always my strong suit(the patience part), but sometimes you just gotta do what you gotta do, right? I don't know about you, but in … [Read more...]

Moving Tip: How to Safely Pack and Move Plates

How to Move and Pack Plates

Planning a move??   Our family recently moved, and with a big move comes a whole lot of packing, so I put this simple moving tip to use from frugal friend Kendra! To help your plates arrive safely when moving, simply purchase a pack of foam plates... check your local dollar store! Then... place a foam plate between each of your plates... You'll want to wrap … [Read more...]

How to Clean your Kitchen Sponge

How to Clean Your Kitchen Sponge

On the hunt for a simple trick to keep those kitchen sponges clean??  Following is another easy kitchen tip for you! There are several ways to keep those sponges clean, but my favorite tip is to just toss your kitchen sponge in the top rack of your diswasher, and run it through the next time you wash a load of dishes. I keep two sponges out at all times ~ one in a … [Read more...]

DIY: Turn an Old Window into a Kitchen Pot Rack!

DIY Pot Rack

Following is a fun Home Decor Tip and guest post by Nicole at Thrifty Decorating ~ enjoy!! One of my posts that is frequently bringing traffic is how I like to decorate with old windows, so I decided to share my "how-to" make a pot rack with some updated pictures. Sheesh!  Those old pictures are horrid!! We had an IKEA pot rack sitting in a box for the … [Read more...]

DIY Dishwasher Facelift!

DIY Dishwasher Facelift

Following is a fun DIY Project and guest post by Carrie at Saving 4 Six ~ enjoy!! Dishwashers, in many homes, have become a common fixture.  Replacing a dishwasher can however cost a pretty penny.  Purchasing used appliances can be a money saving alternative.  We have purchased several used appliances recently and have had good success with the way they do their … [Read more...]

24 Ways to Organize Your Pantry!

Pantry Organization Ideas

Does the chaos in your pantry bring you close to tears? ;) You'll love these Pantry Organization Tips from your frugal friends shared on The Frugal Girls Facebook Page... Mandi said: "I have a small dry erase board on the inside of my pantry door. That way when I take the last of something I can write it down. It also makes its easy to jot down what “else” you need … [Read more...]

DIY Kitchen Wooden Utensil Box!

DIY-Burlap-Box

Following is a fun Kitchen DIY Project and guest post by Angela at Angela's Adventures... enjoy!! For awhile now, I've been in search of the perfect utensil holder for our kitchen. I haven't seen very many that I absolutely loved and the ones that did grab my eye, seemed so expensive. Rather than continuing to search for one, I spontaneously decided that we should make … [Read more...]

DIY Foaming Dish Soap Trick!

How To Make Foaming Dish Soap

On the hunt for more Homemade Cleaners?? Here's a great tip from frugal friend Tammy... "I bought a Dawn Direct Foam pump for my dish washing soap a long time ago.  Now I just purchase regular dish soap with my coupons and sales (usually free), and then refill it!   Just fill the direct foam bottle 1/3 of the way with soap then the other 2/3 with water.  Then, stir it … [Read more...]