Gift Giving: Homemade Vanilla Extract with Re-purposed Bottles

Homemade Vanilla Extract

Gift Giving: Homemade Vanilla Extract with Re-purposed Bottles and Frugal Baker’s Twine DIY Time IT’S DIY TIME AGAIN, WHERE I POST SOMETHING YOU CAN DO YOURSELF RATHER THAN BUY, WHICH IS A MONEY SAVER, AND CAN BE JUST PLAIN FUN!  SOME OF THESE POSTS ARE CRAFTS, SEWING PROJECTS, RE-PURPOSED IDEAS, HOMEMADE CLEANERS, HOMEMADE HEALTH AIDS, TUTORIALS, AND THE LIKE. How about Christmas in… 

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“You Are One Smart Cookie” Teacher Appreciation Gift with Free Printable Tags

You Are One Smart Cookie Teacher Appreciation Gift

Are you looking for a thoughtful teacher appreciation gift to give your kids’ teachers? Last year I gave my kids’ teachers little pails filled with a variety of items. You can see them here. This year I decided to give the teachers each a bag of breakfast cookies with a little tag on them that… 

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Girl’s Baby Shower Ideas

Baby Shower Ideas Collage

This past weekend I was blessed to attend a baby shower for my friend, Aisha who just had her second baby. Both of her children are girls, Paige and Poppy. I have a special place in my heart for families with two girls, since that is how I grew up. And our first two children… 

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Ornament Christmas Trees Tutorial

Ornament Christmas Tree

Thrifty Thinking DIY Time It’s DIY Time , where I post something you can do yourself rather than buy, which is a money saver, and can be VERY REWARDING.  Some of these posts are crafts, sewing projects, re-purposed ideas, homemade cleaners, homemade health aids, tutorials, and the like. Here is a really quick Christmas Ornament… 

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