How To Plan A Wonderfully Frugal Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day approaching, you may be thinking about how to make your mom feel valued and loved, without killing your budget.  Don’t we all want to give mom a special gift to show our appreciation?  Keep in mind that value and price are two very different things.  It is …

5 Awesome Ways To Upcycle Fabric Scraps

In prepping to sell crochet items at an upcoming craft sale and being busy with work, I haven’t been able to find much time to upcycle or refashion my clothes.  I have a couple big bags of clothing that are destined to be transformed into new things to wear.  But, …

Willow Block Wedding Blanket

This is a crafty post, but still has a lot to do with saving money. I spent many hours creating a Willow Block Blanket as a wedding gift for my sister, and all it cost me was my time.  A neighbor recently gave me a ton of yarn, so this wedding gift …

A Crochet Christmas

Happy Friday everyone! This is just a fun (and very overdue) update on the gifts that I crocheted for Christmas. My neighbor gave me a big bag of yarn last fall, so I went to work creating things to give for Christmas, instead of spending money.