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Garage Sale List 2014

Garage Sale

It is no secret that I love garage sales and second hand shops.  Our new little fixer upper is a different layout than our last house and while some things…

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Trader Joe’s Face Serum ….. money saving beauty secret!

Money saving beauty secrets

So I am super excited to introduce you to one of my favorite money saving beauty secrets that you can find at Trader Joe’s!  Here’s the thing, I’m not exactly…

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DIY Elsa Frozen Dress : Thrift Store Make over – NO SEW


I am not sure if you know this, but there is a bit of Disney Frozen obsession going on in our house.  Big time.  Of course we wanted an Elsa…

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Goodwill and Thrift Store Haul


I have always loved thrift stores and garage sales.  Don’t get me wrong, I really enjoy shopping at the mall or online for something shiny and new, but I can…

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Reclaimed Wood Sign : DIY Decor


We are having so much fun decorating our new fixer upper on a shoe string budget.  I love thrifting, garage sailing, and re-purposing hand me downs and what others might…

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Country Shabby Chic Room : DIY Decor


My mom says the love of antiques must skip a generation.  It isn’t that I don’t love antiques, I guess I just don’t love them quite as much as my…

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Convert Buffet table into an entertainment unit


Once again, please welcome my husband to share a handy demo on how to Convert Buffet table into an entertainment unit.  Inside we house our DVD player, cable box, DVDs, remotes,…

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The Blessings of a Smaller Home.

Today I am sharing about a somewhat unpopular opinion here in America – The Blessings of a Smaller Home, When we were pregnant with our first we decided we needed…

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DIY Dora Costume : Easy and Frugal Toddler Costume


I just had to share what just might be the simplest and certainly the least expensive costume I have yet to make!  Our littlest’s is all about Dora (she is…

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