One of the easiest ways to decorate for the seasons is adding a wreath to your front door. I made this Spring DIY wreath for under $10 using some floral stems and a wood vine wreath.Today, I was at Joann Fabric's with a good friend of mine, and found this wreath. It's not too big, maybe 18" in diameter, but it's perfect for our front door. Joann's also had their Spring florals 50% off! I decided that today was a good day to finally get my wreath, and decorate ... Read More about DIY Wreath for under $10!
Now that you've learned how to use coupons correctly, it's time to learn the couponing lingo and abbreviations used on this blog and around the web, when it comes to couponing. Coupon Types$1/1---Means a coupon for $1 off 1 productB1G1--Buy 1 Get 1Peelie--Coupon stuck to the front of a product in storeCatalina--type of coupon that prints out at the registerTearpad--found at customer service mostly or on display, type of coupon that you can tear off (sometimes ... Read More about Couponing Lingo–Learning the Abbreviations
A lot of you have been asking how to get started with couponing. I thought I would address it as a new post so everyone could get an idea. I started using coupons early 2011 after we bought our first house. For just the two of us I was spending upwards of $400 a month on groceries. It wasn't even like we were eating healthy or organic food either! I was just getting into cooking and trying new recipes. We were getting married that year and my husband ... Read More about What’s All This Couponing Business About?
Join me in a new series titled "I Made it from Pinterest" where I make an entire menu from recipes I find on Pinterest. Whether it's something that I've never made in my life, or a common recipe with a new twist, I'll show you step by step how I do it, and, of course, include the original recipes. I'm so excited for this new series! If you know me, you know I love to cook and try new recipes so what better way to do this? After all, I already spend HOURS on Pinterest ... Read More about I Made it From Pinterest
Spring is definitely here in the Austin area! When my mom was visiting a couple of weeks ago, we visited the botanical gardens. There were a few things blooming, but not many. I may just have to go back next weekend just to see how much more is in bloom. I can tell how much greener things have become just from our walk we went on last night. I also picked some wild flowers too just to add some color to the house.Primroses and Spider Wart flowers. Pretty! Now if I can just find some ... Read More about Spring is Here! An Update on my Seedlings and Container Garden