Tag Archives: frugal

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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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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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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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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