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Saving a cardigan for later: Recycled sweater project

Woah, it has been a while since my last update on here. Sometimes life gets in the way of the simple living. I never meant to step away for so long but I am glad to be back! I wanted … Continue reading

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Paper Mache I: Recycled Bowl

I have been obsessed interested craft projects using recycled newspaper in recent months and somehow managed to leave out the entire classic craft medium of paper mache. Paper mache is an incredibly versatile and fun craft medium because it is … Continue reading

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Lemon Poppy Seed Frozen Yogurt Popsicles

    Sometimes I just crave something sweet and cold for a treat. I don’t typically keep ice cream on hand for a few different reasons (mostly because if I have it, I eat it, and then I don’t have … Continue reading

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Crafty afternoon results

I will be back tomorrow with a more detailed crafting post, but I wanted to show off the results from my crafty afternoon. I spent some time with a friend on Saturday making paper flowers inspired by these two pins … Continue reading

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Easy homemade guacamole recipe

Since a few weeks ago I talked about making black beans and rice and the photo conveniently had a big dollop of guacamole on top, I thought I would share with you how we like to make guacamole. We always, … Continue reading

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Easy Black Beans and Rice Slow Cooker Recipe

With the new year fast approaching now is the time to settle into a healthy frugal dinner routine. Black beans and rice for dinner will do just that. Here is my recipe for this easy frugal dinner.   Black Beans … Continue reading

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Handmade Gift Tags

Are you having a handmade Christmas season? It seems this year that lots of people feel pressure at this point in the season to achieve Christmas decor and gift ideals. It can be an enormous amount of pressure, and it … Continue reading

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Easy Ornament Crafts: Polymer Clay Christmas Ornaments

Sometimes I just need a little bit of creativity in my life. Not a huge project, just something small and quick to use up some creative energy. This is a quick project I created to bring a little creativity to … Continue reading

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Frugal Craft: Crochet Doily’s

Note: I am stay-cationing this week with my husband and therefore I am not on the net much… but I did want to share a little mini project idea this week. I have a confession to make, ever since way … Continue reading

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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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