Category Archives: Budget

Diy foaming hand soap

I have been making this for over a year now, it takes about 6 months to use up a 64 oz liquid soap refill. (unless one of the kids decides making bubbles with it is too much fun.) I also … Continue reading

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Goodwill outlet shopping

Theese are the Goodwills I have been wishing I chould shop at for refashioning purposes. It is not like a traditional store where you pay a certain price for each item. It is for sale by the pound, yup by … Continue reading

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DIY Shaving lotion

I found this a while back and tried it using a shampoo and contioner I didn’t really like. http://jandjnewleaf.blogspot.com/2011/08/homemade-beauty-shave-cream.html I had everything in the house allready. If I have been passing on shaving my legs like I tend to do … Continue reading

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Bag clips

If you have ever purchased kids shorts, pants, skirts or pajamas you have probably ended up with a few of thoose hangers that slip over the hook of the hanger and have a clip on each side to hold the … Continue reading

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Thrift store fabric finds

I have been keeping an eye out for cheap fabric that would work for “muslin” tankini tops that would also be good enough to wear them as tank tops, and fabric to make the bottoms of swimsuits for under my … Continue reading

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Mock up fabric

Since I will have to lengthen/resize my daughter’s swimsuits when I make them I wanted to make a mock up/practice suit. I went to Goodwill with the intentions of buying a shirt made with streachy fabric or a swimsuit that … Continue reading

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Almost ready to copy

My daughter loved this sweater when she saw it at Target. No matter how cute a sweater I have no intentions of paying $17 for something that will only be worn a handfull of times before it is outgrown. I … Continue reading

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