Monthly Archives: September 2011

Links We Love…

Before I jump into the link love goodness for this week I just wanted to mention a few things: Are you following Silly Simple on Pinterest yet?  How about Twitter? Lots of fun stuff happening over there in the last … Continue reading

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How to Sew a Button: and other nifty things your grandmother knew

It is surprisingly difficult to summarize the book “How to Sew a Button: and Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew” quickly.  At first glance it seems like yet another long laundry list of DIY frugal living notes and instructions on … Continue reading

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Keeping it Simple…

Editor’s note:  This is a recurring Wednesday segment on SillySimple where we can ground ourselves in the simple solution to everyday life. In the name of keeping it simple for the last Wednesday in September… I keep forgetting this, and … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Scented Fall Garland

When the weather gets colder and the seasons change it is hard not to get into the fall spirit.  I decided to incorporate the decor and scents of the season with a cinnamon cookie style fall garland. Supplies: 1 cup … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Save Money on Groceries without Clipping Coupons

Everyone wants to reduce their grocery budget, but few are willing to put in the time to clip coupons.  Here are some ways that I have found that will reduce your grocery budget without actually requiring you to clip coupons. … Continue reading

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Keeping it Simple

Editor’s note:  This is a recurring Wednesday segment on SillySimple where we can ground ourselves in the simple solution to everyday life. In the name of keeping it simple for the third Wednesday in September… Sometimes a messy kitchen is … Continue reading

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DIY Fabric Coasters made with Crochet

As the weather gets colder what is better than a hot cup of tea/coffee on a cold morning?  With my new found love of warm coffee mugs on a cold morning, I created a set of fabric scrap coasters to … Continue reading

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Silly Simple Camping–5 Tips for Beginner Campers

This past weekend I had a great opportunity to go camping.  Here in the mid-Atlantic states we have had almost constant rain for the last three weeks or so– so I was super excited when the thunderstorm clouds broke and … Continue reading

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Keeping it Simple…

Editor’s note:  This is a recurring Wednesday segment on SillySimple where we can ground ourselves in the simple solution to everyday life. In the name of keeping it simple for the first Wednesday in September… I keep forgetting this lesson, … Continue reading

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Recycled Glass Painted Bud Vase

So once again I am late to the crafty blogging party.  There have been so many tutorials on painting vases, glasses, mason jars both inside and out that I just had to join in and show off my own creation. … Continue reading

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