Stanley Tools 210pc Set Amazon Daily Deal


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***Make sure to JOIN our RED HOT ONLINE DEALZ group on Facebook so you don't miss out on any of the awesome bargains!***   Stanley Tools Set If you're a DIY'er, you can't have too many tools! Grab this Stanley Tools 210 piece set for 24% off on Amazon. It's one of their daily deals so as the name implies, you only have until the end of the day, unless they run out before hand. Here are the details: Today's Amazon Deal - Stanley Tools 210 Piece Set Date(s) Running - Today Only (7/6) … [Read more...]

Gift Wrap the Japanese Style Way


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***Don't miss a deal or HOT coupon. Make sure you've "Liked" our Facebook Page, The Coupon Wizards, and check it often. To see more posts in your Newsfeed, make sure to comment on and share our posts. Even a quick "hi" will do! Plus, don't forget to join our two Facebook Groups, Couponing at Target, Publix, CVS & More and Red Hot Coupons!*** Japanese Gift Wrap Style I can't wait to try this with my presents this year. This way to gift wrap a box seems pretty simple. I wonder … [Read more...]

Lawn mower repairs can be costly. Do It Yourself and Save!


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Lawn mower repairs can be costly. Doing the work yourself can save you hundreds! The grass is growing, the trees are budding, spring has sprung! Along with the warmer weather and the green lawn comes the maintenance of your lawn care equipment. Just like everything else, proper maintenance will prolong the life of your lawn mower. Normally, my husband takes care of the oil changes, blade sharpenings, and all that jazz. I just put gas in the mower and go. Anything beyond that, and I am pretty … [Read more...]

Make A Pencil Holder For Only A Buck in Under 15 Minutes!


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A pencil holder is a must have for any desk or work space. Why spend an obscene amount of money when you can make one for a BUCK? Using what most would consider trash and a roll of contact paper from the dollar store, I was able to make an organizer large enough to hold not only my pens and pencils, but my paint brushes, fabric markers, and cutters! Pencil Holder How To: All you need is a small cardboard box (I used an empty envelope box) some empty toilet paper rolls, and a roll of contact … [Read more...]

A Wreath is a Great Way to Dress up Your Front Door!


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Wreaths are a cute way to decorate for the holidays and they are super simple to make! I made this Easter wreath in about 20 minutes! I used a wreath form, some plastic eggs, ribbon, tulle, and a glue gun. Cut (12) 6 inch pieces of tulle and tied them at their center on the form. The push the knots as close together as possible. Pull the ends of the ends of the  tulle forward to create a full bow. Tulle is very easy to fluff and the ends can be trimmed if needed. Using the glue gun, attach … [Read more...]

This Pinata Cake is a Huge Hit with the Kids!


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Making a pinata cake isn't as hard as it sounds. I was quite surprised by just how simple is was to make! What you need: A ball pan form Cake batter Non-stick spray (such as Baker's Joy) Frosting Filling for the cake (I used jelly beans) Preheat your oven to 325 and prepare your cake batter as usual. (1 standard box mix will fill both forms.) Spay both forms with non-stick spray, fill with batter and bake for 20-25 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool in the forms … [Read more...]

A Simple Valance to Dress Up Any Room- No Sew!!


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A valance is an easy way to dress up any window. Last week I showed you how to make a box style valance. This week, I'll show you an even simpler one to make! What you need: Fabric- I used an old flat sheet Measuring tape Scissors Ribbon that matches your fabric Glue gun or Liquid Stitch Iron ~Measure the width of your window. Cut your fabric to 1 1/4 times the width of the window (If your window is 36 inches wide, your fabric would be cut to a length of 45 inches.) The width … [Read more...]

Extending The Life Of Your Computer With Air


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Your Computer and Extending the Life of It In this installment for Computer Maintenance tips I am going to teach you the importance of a clean computer and how it serves in extending the life of your computer by using compressed air on the inside to help keep it running in tip top shape. This tip primarily applies to desktop users since most laptops are more difficult to reach the insides. These little dust bunnies, as pictured on the left, can lead to the death of any desktop computer. Think … [Read more...]

Outgrown Crib? Turn it into a Child’s Desk


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Turn an Outgrown Crib into a Child's Desk What an amazing idea - turn an outgrown crib into a child's desk! Having had triplets, we definitely have a few extra cribs in storage. I know for a fact that we will not be having any more babies, I just haven't been able to part with them. Then I saw an amazing picture of a crib turned into a child's desk and instantly decided to convert one of our cribs into a desk! What You Will Need for Your Outgrown Crib: A crib with a removable drop … [Read more...]

Redo Counter Tops the Inexpensive Way


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DIY Wednesday - Redo Counter Tops Inexpensively Currently we live in a double-wide manufactured home. We are hoping to sell it in a few years and buy a house. It is over 10 years old so before we can consider doing that we have to do some much needed updating, such as redo counter tops throughout. We have done so much lately to make the house look nice and the counter tops were a horrid green color and were really clashing with what we have done in the kitchen. This same counter top is … [Read more...]

No-Sew Tutu DIY Instructions


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DIY No-Sew Tutu Just in time for Halloween, you can save money and make a cute no-sew tutu for your little princess. I can't believe how easy it was to make! My daughter has almost every Disney Princess costume available. Recently, her Ariel one finally became shreds after so many washes. I decided to try to make her a skirt instead of spending another $45 on a costume. This was made for my almost 5 year old, so the amount of tulle needed will vary by child. Supplies Needed to Make … [Read more...]

Homemade Chalk – How to Make It


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How to Make Homemade Chalk I have seen the recipes for homemade chalk and thought, that is too much work and chalk is so cheap. Well, here I am sharing with you our recipe for making chalk. Why? Because it makes for a fun activity with the kids. They learn how things are made and they will probably have a great time. Mine sure did and my oldest is already asking what our next activity will be. What you will need for homemade chalk: Plaster of Paris (can be found at hardware or craft … [Read more...]

Easy Vintage Zipper Flowers


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Easy Vintage Zipper Flowers Do you know how to make these easy vintage zipper flowers? I was off digging at my favorite little resale shop here in Rochester when I pulled out a drawer that was labeled "zippers" and found an awesome treasure. Metal Tooth Zippers are are pretty hard to find already taken out of the garment, but today was my lucky day! Who knows how many, but they were in every color and length. So I scooped them up and paid about $2.00 for the entire bundle! I headed home and … [Read more...]

Button and String Journal – Create your own


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Button and String Journal Interested in learning to make your own button and string journal? I am getting ready to host a large weekend crop for 15 of my favorite people and during that time away, I always plan a Scrap Pack Challenge. In years past, each person has gotten a similar bag full of scraps to create a fun tag for someone else at the crop. This year I wanted to do something different and more useful, so I am creating these Button and String Journal for each person to design with … [Read more...]

Trimming the Fat: Cut Yard Maintenance Costs by 70%!


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Trimming the Fat with the Lawn How am I trimming the fat? First off, I cut my own grass. Many of my neighbors aren't willing to get out in the yard and sweat, but I am. I made a decision a long time ago that I actually like maintaining my yard. Yes, I have the money to hire a service. I just don't know that they could satisfy me.  At one point in my life, I actually owned a fairly successful landscape maintenance and installation company. I have high standards and I love cutting grass that … [Read more...]

Storage Shelving – How to Build It On a Budget


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DIY Storage Shelving If you stockpile, you definitely need storage shelving! Our family has been couponing for just over a year now. In that year's time, we've outgrown the storage capacity in the kitchen cabinets. We don't get too carried away with our stockpile, but we do enjoy the extra savings that we're able to generate when items are at their 12 week low price. So we had to figure out how to build more storage shelving on a budget. At one point, the company I was working for was in … [Read more...]

LEGO Birthday Cake STOCKPILE CHALLENGE


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My LEGO Birthday Cake Creation My family and I had an interesting challenge yesterday. I call it The Birthday Cake challenge using only my stockpile.~No trips to the store for ANYTHING. I had no idea what I was in store for. My son's birthday party is today and those big blue eyes looked up at me and requested a LEGO Birthday Cake. My first thought was to call the local bakery and have one whipped up. BUT, as I'm trying to stay on our frugal ways, I thought "Mommy can do anything!" and down … [Read more...]

Foaming Hand Soap – Make Your Own


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Homemade Foaming Hand Soap I don't have a ton of these little domestic tricks like the other Wizards do, but I do use this one in my own home!  My wife absolutely loves the foaming hand soap that you get at Bath and Body Works. I hate to think what I have spent on those things over the course of our married life! That said, I am going to show you how you can make your own foaming hand soap and actually end up with a better product!  Then, I am going to show you how you can get a great jump … [Read more...]

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