Frugal Living

Dollar General Favorites: Better Deals Than Dollar Tree!

Now that Dollar Tree has increased their prices to $1.25, there are quite a few items that are a better deal at Dollar General. I walked around Dollar General this week and snapped pictures of things you can get at both stores, but that are only $1 at Dollar General. Here are a few of… Continue reading Dollar General Favorites: Better Deals Than Dollar Tree!

Organization

How To Organize Photos: Simple Photo Storage Solution

Being a very sentimental person, I have lots of hard copy photos. Not only do I have loads of pictures from pre-digital photo days, I try to order prints a couple times a year to remember holidays, vacations and family gatherings. My old system (the black basket with stacks of pictures) wasn't working anymore and… Continue reading How To Organize Photos: Simple Photo Storage Solution

Frugal Living · Holidays

S’mores Gift Basket: Dollar Tree Gift Idea

Here is a food gift idea that is perfect to give to anyone - a co-worker, neighbor, teacher, pet sitter or anyone else on your list. This is what I used for my basket: Everything you need for this basket can be purchased at Dollar Tree! I put it all in a festive tin with… Continue reading S’mores Gift Basket: Dollar Tree Gift Idea

Organization

Organizing Paper Products: Before and After

An organized home requires maintenance. If I've said it once, I've said it a hundred times. Every organized space will eventually need an overhaul for one reason or another. This was definitely the case with the cupboard where I store my paper products. Here's what it used to look like: That was FOUR years ago.… Continue reading Organizing Paper Products: Before and After

Frugal Living

5 of My Favorite Dollar Tree Kitchen Tools

There are so many reasons to love Dollar Tree, and their wall of kitchen utensils is definitely one of them! I pulled five of my favorite DT kitchen tools out of the drawer today to share them with you. #1 Small Colander I happen to have a metal/stainless steel version, but this colander is also… Continue reading 5 of My Favorite Dollar Tree Kitchen Tools

Decor · Frugal Living

Dollar Tree DIY’s: Simple Crafts Under $5!

If you're looking for simple, inexpensive crafts - you've come to the right place! My rules for crafting are these: it can't cost more to make than it would to buy the completed item, and it can't be complicated. Here are four crafts I've made using Dollar Tree items. If I can do these, anyone… Continue reading Dollar Tree DIY’s: Simple Crafts Under $5!

Friday Favorites · Home

Homemaking Favorites {5 on Friday}

Today I want to share a handful of items that I've been loving - and these are all from the homemaking category! #1 Mixing Bowls with Lids I love that these are dishwasher and microwave safe, have rubber grips on the bottom and come with lids! I use them for mixing bowls, serving bowls, leftover… Continue reading Homemaking Favorites {5 on Friday}

Frugal Living

April Dollar Tree Haul: Home Decor, Groceries and More!

You've seen the meme that describes a woman's brain as an internet browser with 15 tabs open all the time. That's definitely true for me, and one of those tabs is always running with holiday plans! Because of that, I found a couple items in the Dollar Tree's summer outdoor decor that I'm putting away… Continue reading April Dollar Tree Haul: Home Decor, Groceries and More!