Monthly Archives: October 2011

Simple Living: 5 Crafty Items You Already Have On Hand

Creativity doesn’t always require a trip to the craft store for supplies. Here are 5 crafty items you already have on hand. 1) Dryer Lint–At this point you are probably think that Silly Simple has officially lost her mind, or … 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 October… Halloween is really all about … Continue reading

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Frugal Craft: Recycled Paper Flower Pins

I really, really, dig frugal crafts using found items from my recycling bin. Creative simplicity is just a very cool concept for me. In that vein, last week we talked about creating gift bags from recycled newspapers, and this week … Continue reading

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Frugal Bread Update: 6 Months Later

It is well documented that making your own baked goods is a great way to save money on groceries. Not only do you save money, but you also get full control over ingredients. With that in mind, a few months … 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 October… Ya know what?  having perfect … Continue reading

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DIY Easy Gift Bags or Favor Bags for your next party!

I referred a while ago to my desire to try out this project–I just love the idea of creating gift wrap from things I already have on hand. However, when it came time to actually do the project I was … Continue reading

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Finding a Place to Live in the City

I recently had the chance to help out a friend who was looking for a new apartment in Washington DC. As we learned in a our relocation project, finding a new place to live can be really challenging, and scary–especially … 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 second Wednesday in October… Family– It is great to … Continue reading

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Reupholstery Dreaming

I thought that today I would share one of my dreams with you, you see I have this chair… It is a very pretty chair, ok not really, but I see the potential. This chair is a hand-me-down from my … Continue reading

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Frugal DIY Painting to Match your décor (without an art school degree)

Selecting decor colors of your home is one of those challenges that can be really troublesome for most “normal people.” It involves lots of paint chips, weeks of discussion and sometimes even a few small paint samples rolled out over … Continue reading

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