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7 Ideas for Campfire Pie Irons

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7 Ideas for Campfire Pie Irons

This summer I decided we needed to use our pie irons over the campfire more, besides the obvious use of making pies. If you haven’t made pies in a pie iron over the fire, they are super easy.  Usually the first item you make takes a little longer because you are heating up the irons, […]

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DIY Mosaic Mirror

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DIY Mosaic Mirror

I made this mosaic mirror during one of my classes at She Is…..Women’s Weekend Retreat and had such a nice time both making this mirror and my entire time at the retreat. I took pictures and asked a lot of questions so I could share with the readers of Northern Cheapskate how I made this […]

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DIY Felt Dinosaur Stuffie

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DIY Felt Dinosaur Stuffie

Look how happy my son is to receive this new DIY felt dinosaur stuffie I made him with some felt, DMC floss, batting, some sew-on googly eyes and some hand stitching. Sure, you could machine stitch it with thread, but I like the look of the DMC floss hand stitched all around the edges. It […]

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How to Make a $5 Beachy Summer Wreath

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How to Make a $5 Beachy Summer Wreath

Continuing on my quest to try to bring summer to Minnesota when some days it seems resistant, I decided making a beachy summer wreath with an outdoor theme was in order.

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How to Make a Beach Towel Bag

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How to Make a Beach Towel Bag

I don’t know about you, but I am ready for summer. Mentally, I am ready for summer, but the kids still need to finish school for the year and then we can begin all of our summer vacation plans. In the meantime, I am getting ready for it all and trying to add a few […]

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DIY Fun Customized Flip Flops

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DIY Fun Customized Flip Flops

It’s finally warming up in Minnesota, which means I can begin to live in my flip flops. One fun thing you can try is DIY fun customized flip flops.

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10 Easy Ways to Re-Use Like a Cheapskate

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10 Easy Ways to Re-Use Like a Cheapskate

Earth month is all about learning to be “greener” and implementing new ways in to our lifestyle. Images of recycling symbols and the mantra “Reduce, Re-Use and Recycle” are blasted everywhere. But we cheapskates have been doing all of this before it was cool to be green because frankly, it saves us money, and we […]

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