Wish I would have known #6

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! Advertisements

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 #2

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. 

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 […]

DIY Dryer sheets, why didn’t I know this sooner?

Soak an old face cloth in some fabric softener, leave it to dry and toss it in with your clothes in the dryer.  Not only does it work like a charm but it softens the clothes without using additional softener in the washer and NO STATIC CLING!!!  You can reuse the same towel about 12 times without […]