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Frugal Living: How to turn a lamp into a bird bath + video

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Bargains Deals Crafts Frugal Living Green Living 389221Have you thought about repurposing an old lamp? How about turning it into a bird bath? Here's how.

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Frugal Living: How to make a potholder rug

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This looks like a fun craft that repuroses pot holders into a comfy rug for your kitchen. Bargains Deals Frugal Living

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Frugal Living: Turn Cereal & Product Boxes into Bookmarks

Birmingham Bargain Mom

Here's a quick and easy tutorial to make some fun bookmarks for your kids, yourself or plan ahead for a VBS craft. Bargains Deals

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Create Birthday Party Fun With Frugal Live Entertainment

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Create Birthday Party Fun With Frugal Live Entertainment. Depending on the age of your child, one of the most entertaining forms of fun is live events. Hiring a professional singer or rock band can be too expensive, and not everyone enjoys a magic show or clown act, which leaves many parents wondering what else they can do to provide live entertainment at an affordable price. There are alternatives that are both fun and frugal.

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Cheap and Free Kindle eBooks: Off the Page, Frugal Living and More

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The books include Frugal Living, Off the Page, And Then She Was Gone, Sticky Habits and More. Frugal Living: 47 Useful Life Hacks by Michael Klug. Living from paycheck to paycheck is no way to live at all, so is pursuing one material goal after another. The silhouette stood at the edge of the woods like a spider watching a fly enter its carefully crafted web. Erin and Roisin were once friends until a fatal accident ruined both their lives.

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Frugal Crafting: Repurpose Bottle Tops into Stamps

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Here's a fun craft that's frugal and easy, great for kids or if you're into scrapbooking a way to add custom stamps to your projects. Bargains Deals Crafts Frugal Living Homemade gifts Parenting Preschoolers/Toddlers 422179

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Bargain Mom Craft Week Starts Monday, Get Your Easy, Frugal Craft Project Featured

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Do you love to craft? Do you have a special craft that others would love to make? Then let me feature your project next week during the Bargain Mom Frugal Craft Week. Bargains Deals Christmas Crafts Frugal Living Holidays Home Decor Homemade gifts

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Frugal Craft: How to make greeting card jewelry + video instructions

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Check out this crafting project to reuse old greeting cards. cat:Bargains Deals cat:Crafts cat:Frugal Living cat:Green Living cat:Homemade gifts

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20 Easter Crafts and Decor

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These 20 Easter Crafts & Décor Ideas are loaded with Eggs, Bunny Tails and Flowers. Get your Washi Tape, Decoupage and some Dollar Store Moss out and create a few fabulous and frugal decor projects do adorn your Easter table or mantle. Follow me on Pinterest and check out my Easter Crafts & Ideas board and Easter Décor and Centerpieces Board. Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips !

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14 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

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These 14 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids are easy and adorable! With a few basic crafting supplies and a little time you can have some cute projects made for this special day that’s all about LOVE. I hope you enjoy these Valentine’s Day Kid Crafts as much as we do! Handprint Heart Valentine’s Day Craft. Here are 13 other fun Valentine’s Day Kids Crafts: Valentine Crayon Resist by Scrumdilly-do! Frugal Fun Frugal Living

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25 Easy Fall Crafts for Kids

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Fall is such a great time to craft with kids! With just a few basic craft supplies you can make loads of projects. Make a playdate out of it and have a few friends over to get some Easy Fall Crafts made. Here are some fantastic ideas for Easy Fall Crafts for Kids. Get your paint on with some of these other Fall crafts: Painted Leaf Garland by Alisa Burke. Turkey Jar Craft by Yesterday on Tuesday. Mason Jar Jack-O-Lantern by Glued to My Crafts.

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Frugal Earth Day 2012 Craft: He's Got the Whole World in His Hands + More

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Bargains Deals Education Entertainment Frugal Living Green Living 7645Here is a project to incorporate God and Earth Day.

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Frugal Yard Decor: How to make a solar chandelier

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Check out this craft for your yard. cat:Bargains Deals cat:Frugal Living

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Easy, How to Make a Frugal Fall T-Shirt with Leaf Pattern

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Bargains Deals Fashion Frugal Living Holidays Crafts 422179This looks like a super easy and cheap project you could whip out in an hour or less.

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Frugal Valentine's Gift: 52 Reasons I Love You Card Book Tutorial

Birmingham Bargain Mom

Repurpose them into a thoughtful, loving gift that's frugal as well. Bargains Deals Crafts Frugal Living Green Living HolidaysYou probably have an old deck of cards around your house, right now.

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Thrifty Living: Turn old beach ball into a tote via Trash Backwards

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Check out this fun craft to repurpose an old beach ball. cat:Bargains Deals cat:Frugal Living cat:Green Living

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RECIPE: Homemade Onion Soup Mix

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Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Recipes Frugal Living . . This Homemade Onion Soup Mix is great to flavor your favorite recipes! The next time you make hamburgers add 1/4 cup to 1 lb. of ground turkey or beef to season. Let sit in fridge for 30 minutes before cooking to your liking. Check the bottom of the recipe for an easy dip recipe.

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Frugal Home Decor: Turn paint sample cards into dry erase calendar

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Check out this frugal craft that only cost a $1 to make and that was the purchase of the frame. cat:Back-to-School cat:Bargains Deals cat:Frugal Living cat:Green Living cat:Home Decor

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RECIPE: Homemade Nesquik

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Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Recipes Frugal Living . . Sometimes getting your kids to drink milk is tough! With this simple 3 ingredient Homemade Nesquik they’ll be asking for more! Plus, unlike the store bought kind you know exactly what’s in it.

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RECIPE: Nutella Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

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Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Recipes Frugal Living . . Nutella is delicious and Pumpkin is delicious so, let’s mix ’em up! These Nutella Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins are an unexpected delight. The combination of flavors with the warm spice and chocolate will make your taste buds dance!

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RECIPE: Chocolate Cream Pie

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Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Recipes Frugal Living . . This Chocolate Cream Pie tastes as good as it looks! It’s light and creamy and the perfect dessert to serve your family for dinner tonight or whip it up and take it with you to the next Summer party or BBQ. I love that it’s so light and creamy. Perfect for these hot summer days.

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How To Get Rid Of Fruit Flies

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Be sure Follow Me on Pinterest for more fabulous ideas, recipes, crafts and more. Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Frugal Tips and Tricks Frugal Living How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies. I have never had a problem with fruit flies before. However this year they are terrible and I was having the hardest time getting rid of them. It’s just so gross.

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10 Unusual Uses for Coconut Oil

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Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Frugal Tips and Tricks Frugal Living You’ve probably seen coconut oil in the news everywhere lately. It has so many great uses. I know many people use it in the kitchen. It’s amazing health benefits aren’t limited to cooking though. Some of my most favorite uses for coconut oil are outside the kitchen.

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RECIPE: Brown Sugar & Honey Body Scrub

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Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Deals Around Town Frugal Living . . It’s time to slough off the winter with this Brown Sugar & Honey Body Scrub. This body scrub smells delicious and makes wonderful gifts for your loved ones! This would be perfect to whip up for all the moms in your life for Mother’s Day. What mom doesn’t need a little pampering?

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How to Make Homemade Vanilla

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For more savings advice, frugal tips and recipes, be sure you Follow Me on Pinterest and check on the Best of Saving with Shellie Board ! Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Recipes Frugal Living You may not be mentally ready to start preparing for the Christmas season but now is the perfect time to start making your own vanilla!

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Dollar Store DIY: Valentine Scatter Wreath

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This might be one of the easiest crafts ever. Craft Glue or Hot Glue. For just $2, this is a craft you will want to give a try! 14 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids. Looking for more Valentine’s Day Crafts? Be sure you Follow Me on Pinterest and check out the craft-filled Valentine’s Board for some really fun ideas! Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips !

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RECIPE: White Chocolate Turtles

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Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Recipes Frugal Living . . Chocolate, Pretzels and Caramel OH MY! These little White Chocolate Truffles will be made for my Christmas tins but, they’re going to be a great treat to share at Mom’s Night Out this fall if they don’t get devoured beforehand.

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RECIPE: Homemade Pumpkin Butter

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Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Recipes Frugal Living . . I’ve bought Pumpkin Butter from Williams Sonoma for years. It’s only available for a limited time during the year and it’s about $8.00 a jar so, it’s a splurge - No More!! I never knew how easy it was to have Homemade Pumpkin Butter.

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10 Unusual Uses for Vinegar

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Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Frugal Tips and Tricks Frugal Living I love vinegar. It’s my secret weapon when I’m cleaning. I love how it gets my sink clean in seconds, gets all the hard water build up out of my kids’ humidifiers and makes the coffee pot sparkle. It really is a natural home’s best friend.

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RECIPE: Ranch Snack Pretzels

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Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Recipes Frugal Living . I’m always up for trying out simple, yummy snack recipes. These Ranch Snack Pretzels can be made in about 20 minutes and are great to have ready when you’re expecting company and want to have something to munch on. For Holiday Season, make a batch and package individually to give as gifts. Enjoy!

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RECIPE: Perfect Homemade Granola

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Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Recipes Frugal Living . . This Perfect Homemade Granola is so easy and inexpensive to make! No longer will you have to justify $3 – $6 a bag/box for granola at the store. Use a few simple ingredients that you most likely have in your pantry. Then mix, bake and add to your favorite yogurt, oatmeal or pack as a summer snack.

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9 Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill This Summer

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For more savings advice, frugal tips and recipes, be sure you Follow Me on Pinterest and check on the Best of Saving with Shellie Board ! Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Frugal Tips and Tricks Frugal Living It’s summer time and that means temperatures are heating up. I’ve got some simple ideas for how to lower your electric bill this summer.

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FREE Summer Reading Programs for Kids

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American Girl - Select locations will feature in-store Summer Reading Bookmark crafts. Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Freebies Frugal Living If you are looking for Summer Reading Programs to keep your kids occupied this summer, I have a big list of 14 different Summer Reading Programs for you.

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Craft Store Coupons | Michaels, Hobby Lobby & JoAnn

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Get your craft fix on this week with these craft store coupons. Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! The post Craft Store Coupons | Michaels, Hobby Lobby & JoAnn appeared first on Saving with Shellie™. Michaels Coupon - 20% off a Entire Purchase including Sale Items (Expires 4/5). Hobby Lobby Coupon – 40% off a Regular Priced Item (Expires 4/5).

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10 Unusual Uses for Empty Toilet Paper Rolls

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Obviously, an easy recyclable item, it can also be used to make many fun crafts and other clever ideas. A fun craft that my kids love is to make “binoculars” out of them. This craft is very simple. Toilet paper rolls make great bird feeder crafts for kids. I thought these pillow boxes from Create Craft Love were so cute and simple to make. Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips !

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RECIPE: Buffalo Chicken Taco Salad

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Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Recipes Frugal Living love Buffalo Chicken Taco Salad ! The flavors of tangy Buffalo Dressing and the creaminess of Blue Cheese along with the crunchy texture. Delish! I like to make a large bulk of chicken at the beginning of the week and then separate it out to add to various recipes over the next few days.

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10 Unusual Uses for Coffee Grounds

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Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Frugal Tips and Tricks Frugal Living Coffee isn’t just a great way to start your day. You can use coffee grounds in the garden, around the house and even in your beauty regimen. Breath life into used grounds. You can also take advantage of coffee you haven’t brewed.

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DIY: Apple Cinnamon Sugar Scrub

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Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Frugal at Home Frugal Living . . This fresh Apple Cinnamon Sugar Scrub is a lovely Teacher Appreciation Gift that you can make at home with a few simple ingredients. Print out the custom Apple Cinnamon Scrub Printable and attach to each jar with ribbon or twine and you’ve got a handful of fantastic gifts ready to go.

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Craft Store Coupons | Michaels, Hobby Lobby & JoAnn

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Get your craft fix on this week with these craft store coupons. Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Michaels Coupon – 40% off a Regular Priced Item (Expires 10/19). Hobby Lobby Coupon – 40% off a Regular Priced Item (Expires 10/19). JoAnn Coupon - 40% off a Regular Priced Item (Expires 10/19). Find more Retail Coupons available now and save at your favorite stores.

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RECIPE: Apple Pie Bites

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Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Recipes Frugal Living . . We love ‘finger foods’ in our house, especially when we have guests coming over! These Apple Pie Bites are perfect to make for a quick snack when a playdate is coming over or for a mid-week dessert.

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RECIPE: Pan Roasted Brussel Sprouts

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Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Recipes Frugal Living . . If you love Brussel Sprouts already or you are trying to coax the family into trying them this is a great recipe for the whole family. These are incredibly simple to prepare yet make an elegant presentation on your dinner table.

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The 10 Best Money Saving Apps

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Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Deals Around Town Frugal Finances Frugal Living If you have a smartphone or tablet, there are a wealth of money-saving app available to help you be a smarter shopper and get the biggest bang for your buck. Besides games for my kids, money-saving apps are the majority of the apps I have on my phone.

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RECIPE: Mardi Gras Chex Mix

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Be sure you Follow me on Pinterest and check out my boards for recipes , craft ideas and other frugal living tips ! Recipes Frugal Living . . Mardi Gras is March 4, 2014 this year. Much later than normal which gives you plenty of time to cook up some yummy treats. One of my husband’s favorite snacks is homemade Chex Mix. I usually only make it for Christmas. This year I had to make some for my mom and dad because their kitchen was out of commission.