October means the start of autumn, when the leaves change colors and the air gets chilly. It also means Halloween and candy and dressing up! This is the perfect time of year to stretch those creative muscles. So put down that costume catalog and pick up your glue gun, because we’ve got some great costume ideas you can make at home. (more…)
Changing your decor is one of the easiest ways to transform your home into the one you’ve always dreamed about. The problem is that a complete remodel or all-new set of decorations isn’t always within your budget.
As a result, many people do very little – sticking with the same, tired decor for years. Don’t give up hope! It is possible to style the home of your dreams on a budget you can afford. (more…)
A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for. – Anonymous
The average parent can easily spend between $2,000 to over $5,000 on a nursery for their newborn. What typically happens is that we have our first baby and go over the top by spending a lot of money on things that ultimately never get used. Then when the second baby comes, it’s hand-me-down-city where frugality, simplicity and plain ‘ol common sense kicks in. (more…)