Simple Living

Elvis Has Left The Guest Room

    Part of avoiding "spring cleaning" our guest room was not having a large block of time to devote to it. But the other factor in avoiding it was the mental energy it took to deal with the stuff that had accumulated in it. Between things that people wanted to get rid of so they… Continue reading Elvis Has Left The Guest Room

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11 Low-Cost/DIY Nursery Ideas

  There's something about the beginning of a new year that always makes me want to get organized. My latest project has been my daughter's room, so I haven't been blogging this year until today. It was difficult to decide on a nursery theme- there's so many cute ones out there! But I found a… Continue reading 11 Low-Cost/DIY Nursery Ideas

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Inexpensive, Natural Home Decor

Have you ever watched Fixer Upper on HGTV, or more accurately, got sucked into watching 3 or more episodes in a row? Joanna Gaines' rustic & natural, but elegant style always turns a ho hum home into a restful oasis. The fabulously frugal thing about this style is that it frequently repurposes antiques, reclaimed wood… Continue reading Inexpensive, Natural Home Decor

Frugality, Simple Living

Almost-Free Art For Your Home or Gifting

I love decorating my walls, but art and decor prices can add up quickly- most items in typical home stores are very overpriced for what you actually get (watch for the sales!).  While I love home stores, I also enjoy having more unique items that aren't mass produced.  Creating art yourself through photography is an… Continue reading Almost-Free Art For Your Home or Gifting

Frugality

Where to Find Fabulously Frugal Photo Frames

I looked everywhere for beautiful photo frames for our apartment. Searches at Walmart, Target, Kirklands, Marshalls, and TJMaxx were uneventful. The frames were either too cheap-looking, gaudy, or just not my style. And then I stumbled upon the photo frame heaven that is Michaels. Michaels has the BEST frame selection of any store I've been in, hands down.… Continue reading Where to Find Fabulously Frugal Photo Frames