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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RMN = Retail Me Not
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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A couple of years ago, I had a friend who was just starting out and didn’t have any decorations.  So, she decided to make all of them!  If you’re in the same boat, look around the house and see what you have. What you’ll need: Newspaper or Old Book Pages Yarn Twine Embroidery Tread Snowflakes: […]

    One of our DIY Christmas traditions is making ornaments for our tree.  I’m pretty sure our tree is 80% handmade crafts if not more, but that’s part of what makes it so awesome.  Martha Stewart won’t be putting it on the front of any magazines, but we’re happy. With felt ornaments the skill level is […]

      Here’s a good stocking stuffer to add to your DIY Christmas list. These elastic hair ties are really popular right now.  They’re an alternative to the plain brown hair ties most of us have. Supplies: Fold over elastic from Amazon or JoAnn’s. Ruler Scissors Lighter Cut the elastic, tie it together and burn the edges. […]

        DIY Christmas Roundup

        on 11.9.2014 at 11:20am

        This week we started a new series.  Every day until Christmas Eve, we’re sharing some DIY Christmas ideas!  Whether they’re DIY gifts, decorations or recipes, we’re sharing it all.  Here are all of the DIY projects we shared this week. DIY Lip Balm Gifts DIY Soap Gifts Organic Hot Chocolate Recipe FREE Knitting Patterns

          12 years ago we needed a tree skirt for our first Christmas tree, I headed off to the store to see what they had and came home with nothing.  Tree skirts are insanely expensive and we had no money.  That year we went without a tree skirt, but shortly after Christmas I found a round […]

            One of my favorite projects is FREE garland using the extra clippings from your local hardware store.  When they trim the trees, they leave all of the clippings from the bottom of the trees.  Yep, you can get as much as you need for free! What you’ll need: -Stem Cutting Scissors -Wire -Wire Cutters -Lots […]

              Looking to pick up a new trade?  Try taking FREE online classes from Craftsy! Cratsy also has FREE knitting patterns.  I don’t highly recommend making knitted gifts for all of your friends and family if this is your first time knitting, but try these patterns if you’ve done some knitting before.  It could be a […]

                There’s something about a bar of homemade soap that makes it feel like the holidays to me.  If it’s been on your list to make your own soap for a more frugal Christmas gift option, get started now! With DIY soap, you can make it really generic, or super personalized.  You can take it as […]

                  For the next 51 days (yep that’s how many days we have until Christmas) we are going to cover a DIY project a day.  From baked goods & recipes to cute ornaments the kids can help make all the way to making your own tree skirts… in 51 days we should have covered something you […]

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