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DIY Halloween Character Costumes
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DIY Halloween Character Costumes

If Homemade Tutus are not your thing, try thinking about what classic character your child likes best. Many of the common characters your children see places have very simple outfits. American Consumers spend a whopping 1.5 BILLION on Halloween Costumes each year. That is outrageous! Do not be intimidated by making a costume yourself. For Character Day at school, […]

How To Make a Homemade Tutu
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How To Make a Homemade Tutu

My daughter loves her tutus! She has had several each year since she was born, all of which were made by me. They are very easy, and cheap to make. In the past I have seen vendors on Etsy, or craft fairs selling these babies for $25 and up! Nope, I think I’ll make it […]

Decorating for Fall with items in your Pantry
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Decorating for Fall with items in your Pantry

I had another Goodwill trip this morning, and found a great score! I found this glass trifle bowl for only $3.40. Ummm, yes, I think I will take that! But what to do with it when I am not using it for food? Decorate for Fall! A candle,  bag of Green split peas, a bag of Black […]

Trash to Treasure: Mirror Makeover
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Trash to Treasure: Mirror Makeover

I love Goodwill, and thrifty stores in general. Some snub their noses at it, but I seem to have a sixth sense on finding a good deal. Of course it can be hit or miss, I frequent Goodwill, so those that hear me brag about my treasures jump to conclusion that I always find great deals. Wrong. Many times […]

Turning Broken Crayons into New Shapes
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Turning Broken Crayons into New Shapes

No one wants to use the broken crayon. It just sits at the bottom of the container, all lonely. You hate to throw them out, because it is a waste…even though it is broken, it is still usable. We have several crayon containers in this house. So I broke them out, and sorted through to find all […]