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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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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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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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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 3rd Wednesday in August… Despite the best of intentions … Continue reading

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Frugal Gardening 101: Vegetable Stock from Garden Scraps

A few weeks ago we discussed what to do when your frugal garden produces too much bounty.  This week, we are talking about what to do when your frugal garden produces too little bounty.  I think everyone has had this … Continue reading

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Simple Frugal Craft: DIY Jewelry Box

This started out as a simple “let’s experiment with wood” project, and ended up turning out better than I ever imagined it would.  Here is how I made this frugal jewelry box, and how you can to: Things you need: … Continue reading

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Frugal Gardening 101: 5 Things to do with Extra Food

Along with gardening, one of the things that has really captured my interest lately has been preserving food for later. In summer, there are so many great vegetable and fruits available fresh and locally for cheap there has to be … Continue reading

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Frugal Crafting: DIY Dry Erase Board

One of my moments in crafting is when I can use things that I have already to create something new.  This is doubly so when the things I have are stuff that was going to be thrown away, recycled, 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 4th Wednesday in April… Don’t forget about your local … Continue reading

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