We have probably all heard about extreme couponing shows on television. If you have ever watched one of these shows, you know how incredible the savings opportunities can be for people who extreme coupon. However, you also know that people who extreme coupon dedicate a lot of time and energy into their money-saving efforts. Many of us do not have enough time to gather all the necessary coupon booklets, cut and organize the coupons, figure out how the coupons can be stacked, determine what stores allow the use of multiple coupons, shop for cartloads of items, wait for the lengthy checkout process to occur, drag all the purchased items to your car, and then sort through them at home! Even if you do not have enough time to dedicate to extreme couponing, there are many simple and easy ways to save on your grocery store purchases that do not require large investments of your time and energy. Here are some simple and easy ways on how to save money at the grocery store. [Read more…]
Step outside and take a look around. The sights and smells confirm what we already know; summer is over and fall is here. It is time to take down all those summery decorations and put out the pumpkins, corn stalks, leaves, and berries. Today we have a simple an easy DIY fall wreath craft that you can easily complete regardless of your crafting ability level! This DIY wreath is great because at the end of autumn you can easily winterize it by adding holly, berries , and evergreen.
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A small to medium sized tray
Hot glue gun
Autumn branches with leaves
Ribbon or a piece of rope
Begin by painting a layer of chalkboard paint on the bottom of your tray. Allow it to dry. Then, write a message in chalk on your dried chalkboard paint. Attach various autumn-inspired branches and leaves around the perimeter of the tray. You can use items you find in your backyard, or you can purchase branches and other items at your local craft store. Decide how you want to arrange the branches and then hot glue them in place. Finally, tie a piece of ribbon or rope at the top of the tray and hang your new wreath from your front door!