A Handmade Holiday Woodburning Map DIY

  Do you need a little gift for a loved one who lives far away?  This is the perfect present that is easy to make and is inexpensive too! First you will need to gather up your supplies.  I purchased the cutting boards at Bed Bath & Beyond for $19.99 each.  Bring your coupons!  You […]

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Pass the maple syrup.

  I can’t wait for my family to arrive so I can make them sit through an Elf movie marathon! Please feel free to print a copy for yourself.

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The Gift of Thrift Flannel Shirt Coffee Cozy DIY

  This is the easiest DIY ever.  The good news is that it turns out soo adorable you can give one to everyone you know!  Everyone that drinks coffee or cocoa or tea.  I’m always amazed when I meet someone that doesn’t drink coffee.  How is that even possible?  Well I guess there are a […]

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The Gift of Thrift For Him

  Do you keep a thrift list?  I was looking for a shoe shine box forever and I finally found one!  Why yes theses are the things that make me happy!!  The thing about thrift shopping is that everyone is looking for something different.  That is what makes it so fun. I loved watching my […]

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The Gift of Thrift Neighbor Edition

It is nice to have a few little gifts around during the holidays.  You never know who is going to drop by!  Do you feel like you can extend the gift of thrift?  I do!! I picked up these Vintage Kerr Jars at Goodwill.  I hope it was half off day.  (ahem) How do I […]

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Holiday Lights

You can find these glass trees at many different places this time of year, but if you want to spend less than two bucks then you need to hang out in Goodwill. Soak off the labels and throw them right into the dishwasher.  If one breaks you lost a buck. Now take those jars and […]

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Merry Thriftmas!

Don’t you love going to the mailbox at this time of year?  I know I do!   It seems like more and more families are opting for on-line cards. (myself included this year)  I love seeing all of the families grow up and I get so excited when the mail man shows up! WHAT?!  I […]

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The Nutcracker

Oh did you think I meant the other Nutcracker? The one with the dancing mice?  Nope this is about nut-cracking squirrels.   Is this the cutest rodent that you have ever seen?  I was so excited when a little family of squirrels moved into my yard.  They are silly, playful and apparently enjoy using the […]

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  Did you notice that when you are pregnant that you notice pregnant women  and babies everywhere?    Or if you get a new car you notice your car everywhere you go? Well this happened the other day when I noticed that I heard the word essentially everywhere I went.  Politicians, kids, store clerks, essentially […]

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