7 Alternative Uses for Ketchup

alternative uses for ketchup

7 Alternative Uses for Ketchup Being a couponer, I ofter acquire lots of free Ketchup and other condiments, so fining alternative uses for them not only saves me money by not having to buy a specific item, but helps me burn through those free items without the worry of them going bad. Here are my […]

Despicable Me Minion Nail Tutorial

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Despicable Me Minion Nail Tutorial My Kids and I are super excited to heading off to see the premier of Despicable Me 2 this week. The girl is so excited that she asked if I could do her nails in yellow like the minions. I took it one, ok a few steps further and turned her nails […]

Patriotic Mason Jars

Patriotic Mason Jars

Patriotic Mason Jars I have tons of used mason jars laying around the house. I do reuse them for canning, but the ones that get chipped or have been microwaved, cannot be used to can. So, I have been reusing them for storage and decoration around the house. Plain old mason jars are beautiful, but […]

Homemade Windex Recipe!

Homemade Windex

I love using my own homemade products. No harsh chemicals that I cannot pronounce, and they are super cheap to make. I seem to go through Windex in my house like it is water, so about a year ago, I decided to start making my own Homemade Windex, and it works sooo much better then […]

Homemade Goo Gone!

homemade goo gone

As most of you know, we have just rebranded to a new shorter name. I have had the old name and website on my car for the past two years, which ment, it needed to go. So, we finally got a break in the rain and I was excited to get my new decal on […]

Homemade Fabric Softener

fabric softener

Homemade Fabric Softener Recipe I make all of my own cleaning products. Homemade Fabric Softener, Laundry Soap, Dish Washing Tablets and even my own Febreze. They save me TONS of money, and I know exactly what is in them, so I don’t have to worry about harsh chemicals on things my kids use. And with a son who has Eczema, […]

How to Make Color Swirled Frosting

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I have mentioned in a post earlier this week that my daughters birthday is coming up. I am on a super tight budget this year, so instead of buying a cake, we have decided to make our own cupcakes for the party. I am NOT a cake decorator, and know my limitations, so I came […]

Homemade Sidewalk Paint

sidewalk paint

 Homemade Sidewalk Paint    Make your own Homemade Sidewalk Paint! Kids love sidewalk paint, but have you checked the price of this stuff lately? Geez! You wouldn’t believe how easy it is to make your own Homemade Sidewalk Paint. You only need 3 things! Kids will not only have fun using it, but it makes […]

Homemade Dishwasher Tablets


Homemade Dishwasher Tablets  Making your own Homemade Dishwasher Tablets, is easy and cheap. Not only do they leave your dishes super clean, but they leave your dishwasher sparkling too! Yields 14-15 Tables Homemade Dishwasher Tablets Author: Jamie Ingredients ½ Cup of Borax ½ Cup of Washing Soda ½ Cup Epsom Salt 1 Tbsp Citric Acid 1 […]

Wasting Bubbles? Make a Bubble Refill Station!


Make a Bubble Refill Station!  Summer is upon us! And if your kids are anything like mine, bubbles will be spilt… EVERYWHERE! My kids love bubbles, but refilling the bubble guns, and blowers, and whos-its and whats-its, ment stopping everything to do it for them to minimize the mess. And of course, a 3 year […]