November 7, 2019

This page includes a list of all the articles published on this date. Use the navigator to select a different date.


Measuring spoons next to caps that measure the same.

Substitutes for Measuring SpoonsSometimes you can't get to your measuring spoons, perhaps they are still packed after a move. This page offers some interesting alternatives to consider, they are plastic caps from commonly used products.


Dollar Tree Bead Storage Solution - plastic containers on a vinyl covered wire rack

Dollar Tree Bead Storage Container SolutionFinding the right storage container for your craft beads may be a process, as you try and discard various options. Sometimes the solution can be found at a discount store such as the Dollar Tree.


Two U.S. Dollar bills on a white background.

Dollar Bill for MeasuringKeep in mind that all US paper currency is approximately 6.25 inches long. This bit of information can come in quite handy if you need to take a quick measurement when out shopping or simply are not near a tape measure or ruler.


A hot glue gun on a work surface.

Crafts Using Hot GlueYou might be surprised how many crafts can actually be made using hot glue. Perhaps you are decorating for Halloween, or want to make a cute inexpensive basket, coin purse, or pendant. Here are some crafts you can make using hot glue.


A sun shade on a car's windshield.

Uses For Windshield Sun ShadesThe sunshades designed to be used inside your vehicle can also be drafted for use in other situations. This page contains some interesting alternative uses for windshield sun shades.



Coastal Beach Ornaments - two decorated ornaments hanging on stands

Coastal Beach OrnamentsHere is a small way to bring my love for the beach into my home displayed in a glass or plastic ornament. This project can be used as everyday decor or for the holidays. Here's how!


DIY Stained Glass Candle Holder - finished candle holder with candle lit, dark image

Faux Stained Glass Candle HolderNow that fall/winter is setting in, here is a good craft for the whole family! This art project is made with tissue paper, Mod Podge or a glue/water mixture, and any glass candle holder. This idea is easy and the end result is unique. Plus they also make fabulous gifts!


Enchanting Flower Fairies - fairies sitting next to each other

Enchanting Flower FairiesWe decided to create flower fairy costumes. We decided to do two different flowers, a Purple Daisy Fairy and a Yellow Sunflower Fairy. We wanted to make beautiful enchanted costumes so we would look like we were part of the Enchanted Forest!


Christmas Tree Candle Holder - two glass trees decorated with strips of gems and topped with tea lights

Christmas Tree Candle HolderI found these very unique glasses while thriftstore shopping. I saw what they could be, Christmas trees! With a little work, I will transform them. Here's how!



Identifying Drinking Glasses - clear glasses with white design of people in Victorian attire with a band of coffee pots and other images around the bottom

Identifying Drinking Glasses?I just would like to know if these were from a giveaway or any info on them.


Logo for ThriftyFun Questions

New Cat and Resident Cat Fight?I had two female cats who mostly got along, although the younger cat was somewhat of a bully. My older cat died. After a bit of time, we adopted from a rescue, another adult female cat. We kept them separated for about 3 weeks, however, they could hear each other. I tried petting one and then the other for the scent.


Logo for ThriftyFun Questions

Caring for Ducklings?My mother duck has 7 day old duckings and she stopped sleeping with them. Has she abandoned them? Should I intervene; it's November and it's very cold. I'm afraid to let them get too cold.


Value of a  Lane Aroma Tite Cedar Chest - white chest with heart and flower motif on the front

Value of a Lane Aroma Tite Cedar Chest?I have a Lane Aroma Tite cedar chest, serial number 2195101. What year was it produced, what should it be valued at, and what would it have sold for in a retail shop?


Identifying WWII Homer Laughlin China - pieces of broken china

Identifying WWII Homer Laughlin China?I live in Guam and found a piece of Homer Laughlin china with the date D 44 N 6 on the piece I found. The beach used to house the U.S. Navy military right after WWII after the liberation of Guam from the Japanese on July 21, 1944. I frequently find shards and pieces washed up on the beach brought in by the tides.


Logo for ThriftyFun Questions

Cashing a Deceased Grandmother's Savings Bonds?If my grandmother purchased bonds and they are in her name and my nephew and nieces names, but then my grandmother passes away and has left them in my possession. I am the executor of her estate, etc. Am I able to cash those bonds?


Logo for ThriftyFun Questions

14th Birthday Party Ideas?I'm turning 14 at the end of December and I really want a birthday party with around 25 girls. It's obviously too cold outside for anything outdoor and I'm not much of a shopping or cinema fan. I can't spend more than £150 on everything (food, decorations, etc.). Does anyone have any ideas of what I could do?


Shopping for Eating Utensils for the Visually Impaired

Shopping for Eating Utensils for the Visually Impaired?Has anyone thought of forks that have LED lights that shine towards the plate? My husband has RP, and I was thinking of something to help him. I think it would be a great idea. I'm not out to make money, just to help me husband have a normal meal. Even a plate could light up the food, that would work also.


Logo for ThriftyFun Questions

Agencies That Provide Heaters for Low Income Seniors?I don't have a heating system in my mobile home. I am a disabled, low income, senior. I can't afford a furnace or heat pump. Is there an agency in Henderson County, NC that could help me?


Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2020-07-21 17:45:45 in 586 msecs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2020 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.