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    I posted my complete bedroom makeover a couple of days ago – where I re-designed my bedroom for under $125! Today I wanted to show you how I made these bed canopy curtains for my bed for around $70.00 – this was the major expense in my bedroom re-design but it is also the focal point of the room. I saw this PIN on

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    I love shopping at thrift stores, it is just one of my favorite small ways to save money.   Today I went to my local thrift store to see what deals they had on children’s clothing + I was looking for a small table to put on my porch.  I didn’t find the table, but I did find some cute name brand

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      Every spring, I am so excited to start grilling again.  I use both charcoal and gas, but for most things, using gas is just easier.  If you use a propane tank to fuel your grill, you most likely have used the tank exchanges at Lowes or Home Depot.  As I’m sure you are aware, it works like this… you

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    We have been having some issues with fruit flies this year, and no matter how much we hide our fruit and produce they were still there. I tried creating a funnel and putting a pieces of fruit at the bottom, it didn’t work. I also tried putting apple cider vinegar in a bowl and covering it with saran wrap that

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    Ahh, Mother’s Day. It’s the only day of the year that’s dedicated entirely to moms, so here are some great and creative Mothers Day gifs ideas. It also gives us the whole day off. No laundry, no dishes, no cooking, no fussy kids. Okay, your Mother’s Day is probably nothing like that, but it should be, right? No matter what

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    Mother’s Day is just around the corner, so here are some Mothers Day Coloring Pages for your kids to color for their mom. For most of my readers (i.e. moms), that means a day of hugs, kisses and pampering (or at least attempted pampering). By the end of the day, you might wish every day was Mother’s Day, but let’s

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    We always seem to be looking for more efficient ways to operate our cars. Part of saving money on our cars is watching our gasoline usage, so how do we save on gasoline? Making sure we do everything we possibly can to operate and maintain our vehicles so they use as little fuel as possible and give us the most

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    With the weather starting to warm up, many people are thinking about throwing their first cookout.  If you missed my segment on News Channel 9’s Bridge Street program today I talked about ways to save on a cookout.  There were a few products that I featured on my segment you can see those below: The George Foreman Indoor/Outdoor Grill – priced

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