Category Archives: Frugal Tips

Don’t Throw Away the Crusts

Do your kids refuse to eat the crust off of their PB&J? Don’t throw away the crust! Save the crusts in a gallon sized Ziploc bag and place it in the freezer. Each time you cut off the crust, add it to … Continue reading

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You STILL have leftover Halloween candy?

If you are like me and still have leftover candy from Halloween, here is what you can do with it: Put it in the middle of cupcakes for an added surprise. Use it to decorate cupcakes and cakes too. Use … Continue reading

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Turn Your Halloween Cookies Into Christmas Cookies

I bought these Halloween cookies for free using sales and coupons but wasn’t able to make all of them before Halloween. I pulled them out of my freezer and put all of the pre-shaped cookies into a bowl. I let … Continue reading

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Alluring Artwork Archives

Do you find it hard to part with all of the wonderful artwork your child creates? I certainly do and I have 3 children who are all creating their own masterpieces. I receive an average of 3 masterpieces a day … Continue reading

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Triple Duty Sheets

These Triple Duty Sheets are on their second duty. We took an old set of sheets (used as bedding = first duty) and used them as a table cover for our painting projects. We first laid the flat sheet on … Continue reading

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T-Shirt Pillow

My son needed a small pillow to take with him to his new daycare. I really didn’t have anything small and I definitely didn’t want to go out and buy a $20 pillow. However, I did have an old t-shirt … Continue reading

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Spilled Wax?

Does your house get rowdy at times? Are you always warning your kids of the hot wax on the table? Yep, that’s me. Only I was too slow to keep it from completely spilling over. It was on my tablecloth, … Continue reading

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Double the Softness

At first, I was skeptical about this so I decided to try it. It’s been 5 months and I’m pretty convinced. You only need half of a dryer sheet. Yup. I wasn’t too sure at first because I really do … Continue reading

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Shampoo Blues

“Didn’t I just buy you more shampoo?” If you have young kids who insist on doing things on their own, including pour their own shampoo onto their hands, here’s a frugal tip to save some wasted shampoo.

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Toothpaste vs. Kool-Aid

My kids love Kool-Aid. Therefore, my kids always have stains on their faces. With my couponing, I have been able to score a lot, and I mean a lot, of free toothpaste. I have found another use for all the … Continue reading

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