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10 Wall Art Ideas That You Can Make Yourself

May 27th, 2013 posted by Vicki O'Dell

June and July are the most popular months for moving. Whether you’ve purchased a new house across town or are moving across the country for a new job it can […]

5 Frugal Ways to Freshen Your Decor for Spring by Vicki O'Dell for FamilyCorner.com

5 Frugal Ways to Freshen Your Decor for Spring

May 9th, 2013 posted by Mike Anders

Reusing a Changing Table

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Most moms have, at one point, had a baby changing table. But once the baby is too big for it, what then? Sell it at a garage sale? Save it […]

Money Saving Gardening Tips

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jennifer Thompson

The longer I garden, the more I discover about saving money while I’m at it. I’ve spent hundreds and hundreds of dollars – easily – at my local nursery over […]

5 Budget Ways to Dress Up Your Bath

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kathleen Wilson

by Kathleen Wilson Often the bathroom is one of the most overlooked rooms in the home when it comes to decorating. We tend to see it as a utilitarian space, […]

Nice Nooks

February 12th, 2013 posted by Annette Clark

Moving into a new house is always exciting! An older house, though, already has a history and cozy details within that say ‘home’ even before moving the furniture in. With […]

Cheap Cleaning Supplies

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kim Tilley

Spring cleaning does not mean you have to buy bunches of new cleaning supplies to do the job. Here are some ideas for recycling things that may otherwise go to […]

5 Budget Ways to Warm Your Decor Through Winter

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kathleen Wilson

by Kathleen Wilson Now that the holidays are over, and the decorations are put away, you may be wondering what now? Remember that spring is still several months away, and […]

Our First Real Garden – on The Cheap

February 12th, 2013 posted by Nannette

I grew up in the suburbs, and have never had a real garden. The last couple of years I have planted a few flowers, but not much. This year my […]

Homemade Cleaners

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kim Tilley

“NEW! IMPROVED! WITH THE CLEANING ACTION OF BLEACH AND THE FRESH SCENT OF BAKED APPLES, IT’S…..” Ah, the miracle cleaners! If you look at the coupon sections of your Sunday […]

Baby Products You Can Make at Home

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kim Danger

By: Kim Danger If you have a baby, you know that they need a lot of stuff. With more toiletries, creams and clothes than a supermodel, your little diva can […]

Quick and Frugal Room Makeovers

February 12th, 2013 posted by Annette Rogers

An inexpensive way to change the look and feel of a room is to add or change pillows and decorative throws to your decor. Decorative throws come in various sizes […]

Two Dozen Uses for Baking Soda

February 12th, 2013 posted by Irene Helen Zundel

Inexpensive, versatile, and environmentally friendly, baking soda has a myriad of uses. From reducing baby’s fever to cleaning dentures, and ridding your garden of pests, baking soda can be an […]

Beautiful Fall Decor on a Shoestring

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kim Tilley

Ah, the glorious colors of Fall! Who doesn’t love this season, with the beautiful leaves, colorful pumpkins and funny scarecrows. Fall is my favorite season. I love to decorate for […]

Redesign Your Headboard with a Slipcover

February 12th, 2013 posted by Pamela Cole Harris

by Pamela Cole Harris One easy and inexpensive way to change the look of your bedroom is to slipcover your headboard. Don’t worry! It’s easy, and we are going to […]

Decorate & Furnish Your Apartment on a Budget

February 12th, 2013 posted by Lourdes Dumke

by Lourdes Dumke Create a Perfect Living Space Without Breaking the Bank In an era of super-sized home improvement stores and weekend flea markets, you need only two things to […]

Cheap Organizers

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kim Tilley

Always turn to what you have first to solve your problems. Here are some great uses for common things to help you on your quest to get organized: Cereal boxes […]

Scarecrow Wreath

February 12th, 2013 posted by Twila Lenoir

click here for a larger view Make this fun and happy scarecrow to adorn your door this autumn. He’s full of smiles and fall cheer, so don’t miss out on […]

Frugal Face Cream, Working From Home, etc

February 12th, 2013 posted by miserlymoms.com

Q: I need help for my dry, flaky skin on my face. Do you know of any inexpensive home remedies? ~ Ms. Fletcher A: I have the same problem. I […]

Decorating For Thanksgiving – Budget Friendly Decor for the Holiday

February 12th, 2013 posted by Home Decorating Digest

Decorating for Thanksgiving on a tight budget can be simple when using elements found around your home or apartment. Here are a few tips for adding that special Thanksgiving flavor […]

Selling Your Used Goods

February 12th, 2013 posted by Gary Foreman

We have furniture and other wares from a five bedroom home in storage. Eleven pallets have been there for 4 years. We would like to take it out of storage, […]

Frugal Gardening Ideas

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jonni McCoy

Q: “I want to be able to landscape my yard, but flowers and shrubs are so expensive. I’ve tried to plant some perennials so they’ll continue to bloom every year, […]

Decorating on a Shoestring Budget

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amy Allen Clark

Do not despair just because your money is limited- you can still create a warm and inviting home frugally. When people come into our home and see our front room […]

Storing (and finding) Plastic Containers

February 12th, 2013 posted by Gary Foreman

What a Mess! Akk! When I open up my cabinet of plastic ware, yogurt containers, etc., it’s worse than Mr. Magoo’s closet! What can I do to keep them straight, […]

Shoestring Organizing Solutions

February 12th, 2013 posted by Debbie Williams

As a professional organizer, it’s my job to help busy women find the balance between organizing career and family. However, most of us don’t want to invest much time or […]

Decorating Your Outdoor Space

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kathy Wilson

Outdoor rooms are extremely popular these days, and not just amongst the rich and famous. You can squeeze an outdoor room in almost any space, and decorate it to match […]

The Nook Look

February 12th, 2013 posted by Annette Clark

Beautiful Home on a Budget It is possible to create the look of a nook within the home without remodeling. The nice niche, then, offers a place to display a […]

18 Ways to Reuse Egg Cartons

February 12th, 2013 posted by Shelley Borle

Here are some easy, effective uses for those empty egg cartons. Before throwing them away, check out these simple ideas. Money Container – Use old egg cartons to store your […]

Fantasy Rooms for Kids Under $50

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kathleen Wilson

Decorating kids rooms on a budget can be challenging, to say the least. However, there are plenty of ways to create that dream domain for your little (or big) one, […]

The Ultimate Yard Sale Guide for Home Decorators

February 12th, 2013 posted by Pamela Cole Harris

It’s Saturday morning and its time to decorate! And as all creative designers do, we are going yard-sale-ing! Visiting yard sales is one of the most inexpensive ways (and fun!) […]

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Orange Carrot Less-Drip Ice Pops

Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]