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Plastic Easter Eggs – EGGcellent Ways to Use Them

10 EGGcellent Ways to Use Plastic Easter Eggs

Easter Egg hunts!  My children loved them.  Our church had a special day before Easter with games and prizes.  Then, of course, we had to have a second hunt on Easter morning with family and friends.   BUT what to do with those eggs afterwards?  In addition, more plastic eggs will be on clearance (at 75-90% off they will be just pennies each).  What fun, frugal and useful ways can we UPCYCLE plastic Easter eggs after Easter?  Here are 3 EGGcellent Ways to Use Them! (Check this post here to see the Walmart Sale.)


More Harbor Freight Coupons – Good for April, May and June

Harbor Freight Coupons for FREE items

I LOVE Harbor Freight!  Not only do they have a large assortment of inexpensive tools, but every week they have coupons!


Donate to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through Toys “R” Us

For the first time ever, Toys”R”Us is partnering with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to raise awareness and funds to support its mission:  Finding cures. Saving children.®  Now through June 12, you can make a donation to St. Jude online HERE or in store at all Toys”R”Us and Babies”R”Us locations across the U.S!


At 88 He Knits Thousands of Socks for Homeless Shelters

SOCKS BY BOB” is what 88-year-old Bob Rutherford from Saskatoon, calls his life’s work.  He has knitted over 10,000 socks with the help of his son and a few friends and a homemade knitting machine.  Every pair goes to homeless shelters across Canada.


Crocheted Dolls: Perfect Way to Use Up All Your Scraps

crocheted dolls

Children LOVE dolls!  They love something to cuddle, take care of, and sleep with.  These crocheted dolls are very soft and huggable.


A Mascara Wand Can Help Save Wildlife

Appalachian Wildlife Refuge

Did you know something as simple as an old mascara wand can help save wildlife?


Spring Craft Convention: You Are Invited!

It’s time once again for the 3rd Annual Spring Craft Convention!  It is sponsored by the Facebook Page:  Crafting for Shoeboxes.  It is a “virtual” convention, online only.  Here’s an opportunity to show off your crafts and learn new ones.  You WILL want to sign up for this FREE event for March 19 through March 20 – and never have leave your home to attend!


Kmart Freebie Saturday – This Week Free Sunglasses

Kmart Freebie Saturday

I LOVE free things – who doesn’t?  I love coupons, discount deals, and clearance sales.  And not just for my family, but to be able to frugally donate items while living on a fixed income.  One of my favorites is Kmart Freebie Saturday


Target Cartwheel Offer for Sharpie 25 pk Markers

There is a new Target Cartwheel offer for a pack of Sharpie Markers.  The coupon is 40% off  and good for all 25 pks!  Right now at my Target, a 25 pack is $19.99. (Good now through 03/18/2017)  With the coupon, they come to around $12.  That is a little less than 50 cents each.  Only during school supply sales in July/August will you get a better price.


Involve Others – Gather a Group of People to Help

Involve Others!  The most surprising part of being involved in charity work is that the person you help is not the only one who receives the blessing – but the shoppers, crafters, planners, packers, helpers, etc., love it as well.  The more you involve other people, the greater the joy!