Is the Season Beginning or Ending?Oh, but it's getting ugly around here. I am speaking of my garden of course. For one thing, about this time I lose interest in it. The magic of watching the plants grow, then blossom and put on their colorful array of tasty treasures for us to enjoy is long past.
My Frugal Life: Going Home Again"Wake up and smell the roses, you really can't go home again". That's what I thought anyway. But with childhood memories dancing in my head and trepidation in my heart, I gave it a try.
Save on Sewing ThreadIf you sew a lot like I do, this will save you not only money but time. Quite often I find the larger spools usually sold for serger use on sale for $1.98, less than the large spool of regular thread.
Ruddy Reindeer OrnamentI saw one similar somewhere and took it a few steps further. The kids will really have fun making this quick ornament, a great teachers' gift or how about that neighbor you want to give a little something to.
My Frugal Life: Is the Season Beginning or Ending?Oh, but it's getting ugly around here. I am speaking of my garden of course. For one thing, about this time I lose interest in it. The magic of watching the plants grow and the tasty garden treasures for is long past.
Wooden Tie/Belt HolderWith a simple jigsaw you can make this beautiful tie/belt holder. Every father who wears ties would be proud to display them on this wooden holder, knowing it was made especially for him.
Quilted Coffee Cup CoastersYou are only stopped by your imagination when it comes to the shape of these easy coasters. If you find printed fabric with the shape you have chosen all the better.
Wrap PincushionWith the computerized machines today we are told not to have magnetized pin cushions close so this was a handy solution I found on Martha Stewart.com.
Memorial Day WreathsMany years ago my mother-in-law taught me to make this wreath and this year I am making it for her.