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Sick of the choices at the store but don't have a lot of time to spend sewing? I made my own curtains in under and hour and for under $10. A great choice for anyone who wants something custom and easy!

Easy DIY curtains for under $10

I wanted to update my daughters room, but I don’t have a lot of money to spend around the house. Looking around the store, I wasn’t happy with their selection of curtains. Anything I actually liked was upwards of $10 per panel. $40 is two weeks worth of groceries for us, there was no way I could spend […]

Last week I became overwhelmed, so I just stopped. I stopped caring, this is what I did instead.

Why I stopped caring

“…one day she won’t need me anymore” Three weeks ago I found myself in a very dark place, I was exhausted and pretty worn out with life in general. I had three days worth of laundry sitting in the living room and a burning desire to just throw it all out. My kids were acting […]

Compost Bins for $5 - wanting to start composting without investing a ton of money in an expensive commercial compost bin? Make your own for a fraction of the price. www.fashionablyfrugal.net

$5 Compost bins

I hate throwing out perfectly good food. I have a gallon bag in the freezer that is full of scraps from my carrots, onions, celery, etc. so I can make veggie stock when it’s full. But there still is all the other things that get thrown out, egg shells, coffee grounds, banana peels, that I […]

Homemade Baby Wipes - Soft and moist, a big relief from the drying and chemical loaded baby wipes. www.fashionablyfrugal.net

Homemade Baby Wipes

I just love these wipes, they take only a few minutes to make and are so much better for diaper rash and sensitive skin than the store bought wipes that feel dry. You also get to pick out or design a cute container (I used a plastic Folgers Coffee can and spray painted it bright blue). Since […]