How to Paint Your House for a Low Cost

How to Paint Your House for a Low Cost

You want to paint your house, but the cost of paint starts to add up when combined with the amount of square footage you want to cover.  Your children are requesting special colors, but you can’t see buying two gallons of paint for the coverage.  I have a solution that I’ve used in my own home to paint my house, get the color I want, and do it at a very low cost. While contemplating how to paint my house, the solution seemed quite simple:  buy Oops! paint (paint that…

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Shannon’s Shanonigin’s ShamROCKS It – St. Patrick’s Day Floral Design Part 2

Shannon’s Shanonigin’s ShamROCKS It – St. Patrick’s Day Floral Design Part 2

Shannon Imlay of Shannon’s Shanonigins is making me see green.  Shannon sent me her second floral design written in a festive St. Patrick’s Day font color.  It made me a little giddy, so I had to keep it to get us in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit!  As all of you saw yesterday, Shannon has an unbelievable ability to make something beautiful out of items we may not have thought about using…and she does this without spending a lot of money!  Her way of explaining floral design can make us…

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Shannon’s Shanonigin’s ShamROCKS It – St. Patrick’s Day Floral Design

Shannon’s Shanonigin’s ShamROCKS It – St. Patrick’s Day Floral Design

Are you tired of lining your linens with Leprechauns for St. Patrick’s Day?  Have you had your fill of four leaf clovers and want a centerpiece for the celebration without seeming cheesy?  Desperate for a centerpiece and floral arrangement, I turned to the go to gal for all things beautiful, Shannon Imlay of Shannon’s Shanonigins. Explaining to Shannon that my skills in floral design and centerpieces were seriously lacking…and how I’m so cheap…I mean, frugal…that I sometimes pondered even purchasing one, she took pity on me and ShamROCKED the request…

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It’s a World Gone Mad When Your Freezer Breaks Down

It’s a World Gone Mad When Your Freezer Breaks Down

It’s something I never thought about when I bought my freezer less than 12 months ago.  I didn’t think about it when I bought that huge ham on sale either.  I mean, the price was right, and there I was, pondering my quest of saving money. The freezer came about right before my surgery.  I knew it would be awhile before I could make a good meal again. I figured I could put some meals together and freeze them so everyone would be fed.  I made it easy with instructions…

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