Wish I would have known #6

Good old Martha taught us that rather than buying those ridiculously expensive anti-slip mats for a rug, just turn it over and run a few lines of acrylic-latex caulk every 6 inches or so. Let dry and flip over and your rug wont be going anywhere. Wow this is amazing, such a great idea too […]

The Best Way to Cook Zucchini and Carrots

  I have always made my own Yam Fries and been impressed at how good they can taste with just a little spice, olive oil and the oven… so as soon as I saw these ideas for Zucchini and Carrots I knew I had to give them a try. I still can’t say I have […]

CrockPot Turkey White Bean Pumpkin Chili

I am a huge fan of Skinny Taste, if you have not checked it out yet.. make sure you do! This is a recipe that I originally got from the Skinny Taste Website but over time have added a few things here and there and made it even better (or so I like to think). I have […]

Make your own Icepack

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 […]

Wish I would have known #1

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 […]

Quick, Easy and Yummy.. My favorite salad

Maybe it is just me, but it seems like the best salads to make are either the LEAST healthiest, require ingredients you never have and take up the most time. That is why I love this salad. Most of the things are ingredients you have at home and the ingredients work so well together. Also […]

I love chalk board paint

Just one more chalkboard porcelain paint project, and then I’ll give it a rest. I promise. How about… a chalkboard serving platter? It’s perfect for serving cheese, cookies, or any other goodies you might need to label. you’ll need: a porcelain platter  painter’s tape (optional) Porcelaine Chalkboard Paint a soft bristle paint brush (a watercolor brush […]

Yummy Fruit Pizza

So this recipe may be a little presumptuous as it is still technically winter, but a girl can dream right? Plus any fruit is allowed, so as long as the stores have it you can make it! I came across this recipe and it instantly took me out of my winter blues. + it is fool proof, its pretty […]

Chalk board paint

I don’t know what it is about Chalk Board Paint but when it comes down to crafts, everything about it to me just makes everything more beautiful! Was one of your New Years Resolutions this year to be more organized? Well even if it wasn’t here is a super cute idea to keep things well organized around […]