Acorns are a super inexpensive way to decorate for Fall. I'm awed by all the beautiful things that can be done with them, from easy candle holders, to more involved, hand-painted ornaments. You can't help but fall in love with the rustic charm that acorns bring to the table! Here in Texas, we Keep Reading
I will never pretend to be a super talented crafter-type, but I do love the occasional simple sewing project. Especially when the end result is something functional that you can use every day!
For example, we used cloth diapers for both of our kids. That was a lot of work, but it saved us a ton of money! And when we had our daughter I decided it was time to learn how to make the diapers myself if I could. It was so much easier than I thought it would be! And you will not believe how much money we saved by sewing our own!
Another functional thing I love is a trivet made from old jeans. The jeans do most of the work, and the sewing part is only a small part of the work. I think it looks so cool and best of all – it was totally free!
The Number One Reason Why I Love Cloth Diapers
There are a lot of good reasons to use cloth diapers. Probably the one you hear most often is the Eco-friendly aspect. After all, once a paper diaper hits the landfill, they take (as I recall) an estimated 300 years to decompose. But honestly, while it’s nice to be able to pat myself on the back Keep Reading
How To Make A Braided Trivet: Blue jean Upcycle
My favorite pair of jeans ripped the other day. To be fair, I’ve worn them almost constantly since picking them up for a dollar at a thrift store, so it’s not like they owed me anything. Still, I couldn’t bring myself to throw them away, so they sat in a pile in my bedroom for several days while Keep Reading
Or The Continuation Of The Diaper Saga. Either way, it’s a good way to save a lot of greenbacks. With a new baby on the way, I recently came to the conclusion that it was time to expand the diaper stash. With Garrett in the process of potty training (and doing quite well, I might add), I hope Keep Reading