Make your own matte nail polish To make your own matte nail polish, make a little pile of eyeshadow (great idea for the broken shadows we all have lying around!) and mix in a little clear nail polish. No more paying $8 a bottle for the matte stuff!
Once you open the brown sugar, toss a few marshmallows in to keep it soft.
Did you know that you can grow another complete celery stalk from the bottom piece that you cut off and throw away? This is new to me, too, When you bring the celery home, you cut the end off first then put the rest into the refrigerator. It is recommended to set the bottom piece on a […]
Slide a rubber band over an open can, no messy edges of the paint can
There’s a proper way to store fresh produce, and as I am about to launch into a new work-out routine and a healthier diet, I thought I would finally determine the proper ways to store it all. Apples – Do not wash until just before eating, keep them sealed in the plastic produce bag, in the […]
Bake cookies on upside down muffin tin and make your own cookie bowls! Great for ice-cream or fruit. Yumm
Have a pair of heels you know longer wear, or a pair that just don’t cut it anymore style wise? Well with the help of the dollar store and a bit of glue, you can have a brand new pair of shoes and be fashion forward. You’ll need: a pair of heeled shoes 40-50 large and […]
It’s handy to have ice packs around for various reasons. Have you ever considered making your own? Save money on buying ice packs and take dish soap, pour it into a ziploc bag, select the size you want according to what you would use most, then freeze it. The soap doesn’t solidify so it molds […]
Don’t have any use for that little bit of extra coffee in the morning? Well you do now! Freeze the extra coffee in an ice cube tray until you have the whole ice tray pull.. then put the cubes into the blender with your favorite creamer and syrup… & bang you have a home made frappuccino.
I always come across great little tips and tend to post them on my twitter (@womanonabudget) but have decided that they deserver to be on wordpress. Unlike most of my blog posts that contain recipes, instructions or long winded rants.. these How-To’s will be short and simple just to share what I find with all […]