Category: Money-savin’

Upcycled DIY headboard

Upcycled DIY headboard {Heather's Handmade Life}

We spent $0 making a DIY headboard by reusing what we had Our guests have always slept in our basement playroom, which was possibly the least restful spot in the entire house. I mean, how can you truly feel relaxed when you have dozens… Continue Reading “Upcycled DIY headboard”

How to serve leftovers your family will actually eat

The key to serving leftovers your family will actually EAT is presentation. You need to take old, tired, sad food and make it look NEW, DELICIOUS and NOT LIKE LEFTOVERS.

Finances on a Friday

Our daughter cried when we told her we wouldn’t be able to go to PEI this summer. It hadn’t even been on our radar, but apparently it had been on her little barely-five-year-old mind. She looks at our photo books constantly and loves seeing… Continue Reading “Finances on a Friday”

DIY quilt made from old jeans

DIY jean quilt {Heather's Handmade Life}

This is one of those projects I’d been meaning to do for YEARS and when I finally did it, I wondered what had taken me so long. My mother-in-law had been talking for years about a jean quilt once gifted to my nephew. I… Continue Reading “DIY quilt made from old jeans”

How to save money (and your sanity) at a fair

Ten and a half hours. That’s how long we stayed at our provincial exhibition the other day. TEN AND A HALF HOURS. STRAIGHT. And you know what? It was pretty great. Even though we stayed the longest we’ve EVER stayed (I think our previous… Continue Reading “How to save money (and your sanity) at a fair”