My Frugal Life - A Homemade Christmas

As a teenager without a lot of money, I made potholders that I wove with jersey loops. We also made candles with leftover candles and paraffin and poured them in orange juice cans or Pringles chip cans and added a drop of scent from the hobby store.

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We made quilted pillows for decorations or ornaments with beads in styrofoam balls and straight pins. We made cookies, fudge, brownies and some jelly. Christmas not only looked good but tasted great!

Mary from Lawrence, KS

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September 27, 20060 found this helpful

Way to go with your creative way to make christmas count as loving as any can to your family. Too many people think that christmas is about expensive gifts from the stores like Barney's and such. You are living proof that this expensive gift giving is a misconception in America. People can have a nice christmas without a lot of money and they can have a lot of love and care on christmas. Keep up the good work and thoughtfulness. Merry Christmas early.

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