A whole lot of salt and pepper sets.

  I wasn’t kidding when I posted that here in the Arizona desert there is nothing to do but shop during the summer. And now that most of our wooded areas up north are closed down because of the drought, there really is nothing to do but shop. I guess you could go to the movies,…

DIY a little summer garden.

So easy and so much fun. Right now my mini gardens are struggling because of the intense heat we have been having here in my state but I know there are many of you out there that can have these miniature gardens displayed out on your porch on a pretty table. Especially places high in…

Dollar day do over…repurposing a vintage jewelry box.

  “ When I make of my hands, I give of my heart.”  I went out junking the other week and came across this jewelry box. It was a little worn on the corners but I didn’t mind since I like worn and rustic things. Means they were loved. Like an old stuffed toy from…

Dollar day do over….candles.

“ The greatest wealth is to live content with little.”                               Plato Sometimes when out shopping on bargain days thrifting I will come across huge candles for $1. The candles are burned half way or a little beat up but they can be repurposed by melting them down and re-jarring them. This is the first time…

Save money and the environment by decorating your own eggs from your kitchen.

“ The most enviromentally friendly product is the one you didn’t buy.”                                         Joshua Becker This year to keep cost down, clutter down, plastic waste that ends up in our city dumps down and have fun all at the same time…all you have to do is decorate eggs from your very own kitchen. If you have…

3 DIY frugal Home decor projects for a day of Thanksgiving.

  It seems like Fall gets here and is gone before we get a chance to really enjoy it. Christmas everywhere but I still try to hold onto Fall as long as possible. Our home is currently decorated in Fall decor because Thanksgiving is coming up at the end of the month. Once that is…

 DIY- Melted crayon art

  ” Creativity is intelligence having fun.” Albert Einstein Time for some family fun. It’s still camping season in our part of the world and this little craft project is perfect for that. The weather is amazing out here in Arizona right now, up north that is. Still a bit warm to some here in…

My vintage ornaments for 2018

Remember that post of mine on my crazy collection of wooden ornaments last year?, well I add to my collection every year. I have to be careful, looks like I am going for a world record here. I will need to get one of those gigantic trees to put all my ornaments on if I…