Crazy Crafts

Amazon: Set of 12 Ball Crystal Jelly Jars just $8.47 (Plus, Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea)

  Right now Amazon has a Set of 12 Ball Crystal Jelly Jars for just $8.47 (Reg. $13.39). The set qualifies for FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders of $35+ or get a FREE 30-day trial of Amazon Prime and enjoy FREE 2-Day Shipping.     Teacher Appreciation Week is next week and these are the perfect size for gifting some […]

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Chex® Muddy Buddies® Christmas Gift Jars w/ Tutorial

I love to give our friends and neighbors homemade treats at Christmas. Um…and I love to receive them, too! But I am the Coupon Crazy Mommy and I’d rather not spend a week’s grocery budget on baking ingredients, goods and containers, so I’m always looking for inexpensive yet creative ways to bless those around us during […]

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Check out our Indoor Rock Climbing Wall and Reading Loft!

With three boys at home, you can imagine how rough and rowdy it can get around our house….especially during the winter months when they’re stuck indoors. My boys are huge American Ninja Warrior fans and last summer we were watching it when they spotlighted one of the athletes who had created an indoor rock climbing area in his house […]

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Inexpensive DIY Halloween Mummy Jars!

I’m not super-crafty.  And not because I can’t. I just don’t want to drag out all the materials, take the time to instruct my kids, then clean up the mess when they become disinterested within three minutes. But I think these DIY Halloween Mummy Jars might meet two of my craft requirements: cheap and easy. (That’s how […]

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Repurposed Gift Basket Idea: Use Wooden Oranges Box

I love to repurpose items…and not just because I’m frugal! I like having an easy, no-hassle creative outlet. This is the time of year when those 5lb boxes of small oranges are on sale everywhere, so I pick up several.  Once my boys are done devouring the sweet little fruits, I keep the cute wooden […]

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Pumpkin Ninja Warriors Unite!

I’m putting my $2.99 pumpkin from Aldi to good use.  Since my three boys are dressing up as the LEGO Ninjago characters for Halloween, I think it’s only fitting to have a Ninja Pumpkin greet our visitors!

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Make a basket out of plastic bags!

Is your pantry overrun with plastic shopping bags?  Well, give your hands a little project next time you sit down to catch up on all those DVR’d shows and make a basket out of plastic bags!

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These fun Jack-o-lantern fruit cups are perfect for a Halloween party or just a fun afternoon snack. What kid wouldn’t love these! (Thanks for the idea, Pimp My Dinner!)    

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Crazy Crafts: Cute, Budget-friendly Halloween Lanterns

I’m not a big crafter, so this little project meets two of my criteria: cheap and easy. Light up your party (or your porch!) with these easy-to-make spooky lanterns. YOU’LL NEED: -24 small googly eyes (Don’t you just love saying “googly?”) -12 mini paper cups -Awl (or any type of small, pointed tool) -String of white […]

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