Ways To Save On Back To School Uniforms

Ways To Save On Back To School Uniforms If your child attends a school that requires uniforms, these ways to save on back to school uniforms will help you to make ends meet easily.  School uniforms can be pricey, but there are several ways you can save money on them for your kids this year.  Unless your school requires you purchase from a particular vendor, these tips will help you to manage your back to school uniform budget easily. Shop discount retailers and wholesale club stores.  Often times your local

7 Ways TO Cool Your Home Without Air Conditioning

7 Ways TO Cool Your Home Without Air Conditioning Living in the South means hot and humid summers, but here are 7 Ways To Cool Your Home Without Air Conditioning that will keep your utility bills lower while your body stays cool. There are many climates that manage without use of air conditioning, but we are a bit spoiled to their cooler temperatures. Making adjustments and working to limit the use of electricity to cool our homes is not only great for our frugal budgets, but for the environment. 7 Ways TO Cool Your

5 Easy Vegetables Anyone Can Grow

5 Easy Vegetables Anyone Can Grow Spring and Summer instantly bring to mind the gorgeous gardens that provide our families with tasty produce year round. These 5 Easy Vegetables Anyone Can Grow are sure to give you a great start as an at home gardener. Whether you decide to create a traditional garden, a raised bed garden or a fun container garden these veggies are easy and yummy. 5 Easy Vegetables Anyone Can Grow Lettuce: From simple green and red leaf lettuce to spinach, kale or Romaine, lettuce is one

DIY No Sew Superhero Cape #DIY

DIY No Sew Superhero Cape This was another super fun project we decided to test out for the Color Vibe with Tum-E Yummies in Lafayette next month.  This DIY Superhero cape would also be perfect for Mardi Gras, Halloween, or just boys dress up fun!  My son is 10 and still thought this was a lot of fun 😀  There are tons of no sew cape ideas out on the web and we kind of did a compilation of a few we saw on the web and one that a freind

Super Fun DIY Pom Pom Scarf

Super Fun DIY Pom Pom Scarf We found a super fun and cute way to express ourselves at the upcoming Color Vibe with Tum-E Yummies in Lafayette next month!  We made this super fun and cute pom pom scarf from yarn.  It turned out so much better than we expected!  We also made pom pom garland for Valentine’s Day and Mickey Mouse garland for our DisneySide party next month!  We made so many pom poms today and it was so much fun!  This is going to be perfect for Hannah to

Easy DIY No Sew Rice Heating Pad #DIY

Easy DIY No Sew Rice Heating Pad Gather your supplies: Knee socks (any brand or color) 4 cups rice 10 drops, more or less, of your favorite essential oil Funnel Yarn or twine First I added my rice and essential oil to a gallon freezer bag and shook it to distribute the oil to all of the rice. Next, I cut the “foot” off of the socks and tied up the cut end with my yarn. I wrapped it around about 6-7 times and tied a small knot each time

HOW TO HOST A FRUGAL HOLIDAY MEAL

HOW TO HOST A FRUGAL HOLIDAY MEAL With the holidays fast approaching you may be in a panic about how you can afford to host your traditional holiday meal. Use our tricks for How To Host A Frugal Holiday Meal and enjoy a great day with your family and friends at half the cost. Not only can you have all the foods you expect and desire, but you can do so without spending more than you can afford to. HOW TO HOST A FRUGAL HOLIDAY MEAL Go Potluck: One of

10 Ways To Save Big On Summer Snacking

Thrifty Summer Snacking Can you believe it?  School will be out NEXT MONTH!  Now is the time to start thinking about how you’re going to feed three meals and snacks every day all summer without breaking the bank.  I have some great tips and ideas on how to do just THAT!  One thing I always try and keep in mind is planning is key!  If I plan ahead, things always seem to go smoother 😀 Package them yourself: You will likely come out better when buying snacks if you forego

Craft or Popsicle Stick Puzzles #diy

  Craft or Popsicle Stick Puzzles We had a blast making these Craft/popsicle stick puzzles!  We were recently looking at puzzles in the store to buy for the kids and I was very surprised to see that many of the larger puzzles are over $20 a piece!  To me, that is crazy!  The kids and I started looking for ways to entertain and learn without breaking the bank.  With 3 kids; even the cheapest toys can become very expensive very quickly.  Besides, my kids think I’m a genius when I

Oven Canning

I love oven canning!  It is also known as “dry canning“.  This method is PERFECT for south Louisiana where the humidity is high and vermin are plentiful LOL  We live out in the country, so getting rid of mice is just not a reality for us.  No matter how many traps we set or how many cats we own; the mice still come in and they are HEALTHY!  Not only can they chew through paper and cardboard, but we’ve even had them chew through plastic containers!  Oven canning is awesome