Holidays

Halloween Treat Bags + Free Printable!

These little Halloween treat bags are so cute - they're perfect as a little thank you gift or as a party favor! Halloween isn't just for kids. It's a great chance to share a festive treat with someone you want to encourage. I made these a couple years ago for the adults who were volunteering… Continue reading Halloween Treat Bags + Free Printable!

Frugal Living

Good Deals at Dollar Tree: Haul and Review

Dollar Tree continues to be one of my favorite places to shop. I consistently find good deals on food and household supplies, which makes a big difference with rising prices everywhere. Here is a haul from one shopping trip that I did in July. This all came from one Dollar Tree, and it was a… Continue reading Good Deals at Dollar Tree: Haul and Review

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}