Popsicle Stick SnowflakeThese intricate snowflakes were easy to make and fun to design. We made them as a family and everyone chose to use a different pattern. The instructions are for only one of the designs, but feel free to create your own.
Self Watering Basil PlanterThis self watering container can be used for many different types of plants but is really great for basil. I used new buckets that I found for cheap on sale, but you could easily use recycled food grade buckets.
Avoid the Penny Auction ScamPenny auctions, you have probably seen banner ads in your browser and even commercials on TV. The auction prices sound too good to be true. That is because they are! It is a scam that could cost you more than buying the item directly.
Beaded Minecraft Creeper Kandi CuffIf your kids like Minecraft (and I bet they do), then they are going to love this beaded creeper cuff. My son has been wearing it non-stop since we made it.
Summer LightningWe had a very intense lightning storm recently. There is an old barn near our house that made a great foreground for the shot. I really liked how it came out and wanted to share with ThriftyFun.
Put Away Summer Structures in the FallPut away your backyard shade structure when the summer is over. We bought this one two years ago and didn't put it away over the winter. When the windy rainy days of spring hit, it just couldn't take it and totally collapsed.