Earth is home to all of us, both plants and animals. And every year, April 22nd is a day to celebrate everything this planet does for us. There are so many things you can do to celebrate Earth Day. I’ve put together a list here for you that’s full of great ideas that are also thrifty and green.
We are a three-cat household, so we go through many cans of wet cat food each week. All these tin cans and tin can lids were just going in the recycle bin. And it got me wondering if there was a way I could reuse them. I love it when people find ways to turn what most would consider trash into something useful or beautiful. So, as usual, Pinterest got my creativity going and I decided to try making a…
Apparently, squirrel picnic tables are popular right now. I had no idea until my sister introduced me to the concept. Have you seen these adorable mini picnic tables? When I saw one, I thought it was the cutest thing! With the little squirrels sitting on the little benches and nibbling on seeds or corn on the cob. Aww! But when I saw the price for a squirrel picnic table, I decided to try to make my own. Prices ranged from…
In this post, I will teach you how to compost in the simplest and and most affordable way possible. No expensive composting bins or intimidating and complex rules–we’re going to uncomplicate composting. You’ll see that there are only a few easy-to-follow must-do steps involved to get started. It doesn’t have to be hard. So read on, stop throwing compostable materials out with the trash, and start composting with confidence!
This post is about how my family switched our electric bill to 100% wind power and actually saved money every month on our bill.
This project was inspired by my own unfortunate patio table accident. I was setting up our old patio table furniture outside in the spring. When I tried to put the patio umbrella through the hole in the middle of the table, I lost my footing. Because the umbrella pole was only partway in, it fell sideways. The glass top couldn’t handle the pressure and, as a result, shattered into millions of tiny pieces.
There’s a good chance you have the ingredients you need to make this simple chili– even if you’re running low on food at home.
It only requires 6 ingredients!
Inspired by current events and the need for my family to self-isolate, I decided to do the “Food On Hand” Mega Meal Plan Challenge. After inventorying all of our food, we were able to make a meal plan that should last us at least 3 more weeks – without going grocery shopping!
In this post, I share how you can save money on a refrigerator. Our family bought our refrigerator for half off the retail price simply by shopping online. We literally saved more than $1,600 on a brand new refrigerator!!!