Christmas, Holidays

Elfster Gift Exchange

Recently I was invited to be a part of an Elfster Gift Exchange with other crafty people from all over. (Elftster is a Secret Santa type of gift exchange.) For this exchange our Christmas gifts to each other had to be handmade¬† and our budget was $10.00 or under. I made a scarf for my… Continue reading Elfster Gift Exchange

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Happy Monday

Hi there! I missed you all last week. I was just way too busy! Hopefully things will be a tad calmer this week.¬† Thanksgiving was very nice. It was great to spend time with family. Not a lot of family made it to dinner this year. We still had a ton of food - turkey,… Continue reading Happy Monday

Holidays, shopping

A Trip to the Mall

This weekend I decided to take a quick trip to the mall because a store there had some things on sale that my daughter wants for Christmas. My quick trip turned into an all day thing. There was so much traffic. And so many people. It was almost as bad as Black Friday with the… Continue reading A Trip to the Mall

recipes, shopping

Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Going to the grocery store is not exactly my favorite thing to do. Groceries are so expensive! I look for ways to save constantly. Since I am a stay-at-home homeschooling mom, I really have to stick to the budget. One of the ways I save money on groceries is by making a weekly menu. I… Continue reading Grocery Shopping on a Budget

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Abandoned Mill

I hope you all had a great weekend! Saturday was a pretty busy day for me. My mom and I went to a church rummage sale. There was a lot of furniture there, but nothing that really caught my eye. At least not for the prices they had stuck on them. I did end up… Continue reading Abandoned Mill

shopping, Uncategorized

My Favorite Dollar Store

I discovered an online dollar store a while back and decided to give it a try. I placed an order and waited. And waited. And waited. I was so disappointed that shipping was taking so long! Until I realized that it had been shipped. And delivered. To the wrong house! Our regular mailman retired and… Continue reading My Favorite Dollar Store

Crafts, Decor

Dollar Tree Haul

Hey there! I haven't felt like writing in a while. It's been pouring rain for two weeks and has just been yucky. I love a rainy day, but two weeks of rainy days is just too much for me. The sun came out Saturday and I decided to take advantage of it. (Dollar Tree shopping… Continue reading Dollar Tree Haul

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Yardsale Footstool Makeover

Last year I found this cute little footstool at a yardsale. I picked it up and put it back down a few times, but something just kept drawing me back to it. It was cute in the way it was made but yet I did not like the fabric at all. Which is why I… Continue reading Yardsale Footstool Makeover