DIY Projects

Save money by tackling DIY projects. From making something from scratch to common home repairs, we’ve got solutions to help you get the job done.

Angry Birds Birthday Party On a Budget

by Jessica 7 comments
Angry Birds Birthday Party On a Budget

We had an Angry Birds birthday party (or should I say parties?)  for my 5-year-old son. Normally a character-themed birthday party can get expensive, but  I am going to show you how I did it on a budget.  Use my tips to apply it to any birthday party theme you’d like.

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4 Fun and Easy DIY Bird Feeders

by Jessica 3 comments
4 Fun and Easy DIY Bird Feeders

The weather is cooling off rapidly and before long birds will have picked away most of the seeds they can find in plants left standing in our yards, fields, prairies, forests, and open spaces. Birds that stay here over the winter will make their homes in places where they can be protected from the elements […]

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Fun Science Experiments for Preschool Kids

by Jessica 12 comments
Fun Science Experiments for Preschool Kids

You can start developing a love of science in your children very early on with some simple and fun science experiments they can do. 

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Simple Halloween Games You Can Make

by Christina Brown 0 comments
Simple Halloween Games You Can Make

This year I became a reluctant Cub Scout leader.  I say reluctant because I don’t really consider myself a very creative person. Sure, I can come up with a way to fix something that’s broken or re-purpose something to save a buck.  But when it comes to craft projects, I turn to talented people like […]

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5 Halloween Hand Print Crafts

by Jessica 4 comments
5 Halloween Hand Print Crafts

Halloween is just around the corner, and we’ve got some simple and adorable Halloween hand print crafts you can make with the kids.

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DIY Fall Leaves Wall Art

by Christina Brown 2 comments
DIY Fall Leaves Wall Art

I think I may have mentioned a few times that fall is my favorite season.  I love the crisp air and the gorgeous fall colors.   Each time fall rolls around, I spend time going for walks and taking photos. This year, I wanted to use nature to create a little fall leaves wall art.

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Upcycled Bathroom Storage Containers

by Jessica 7 comments
How to Make Upcycled Bathroom Storage Containers

I decided to use some jars and candlesticks to make some new upcycled bathroom storage containers. I wanted to add a little sparkle and bling to may bathroom and by purchasing some $1 bags of glass stones from Wal-Mart and re-purposing other items I was able to do it for very little money.

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