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Saver Tip Tuesday | Garden Veggie Recipes

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Welcome to Saver Tips Tuesday!

Check in each week to see lots of helpful tips for your everyday life. We will be talking about DIY projects, recipes, tips for organization, ways to repurpose items and more! You might see a recipe post that is a “time saver”, a budgeting post that is a “money saver” or a rainy day activity for the kiddos that is a “life saver”! There are so many awesome ideas out there and we want to Link and Learn from each other.

This link-up is being hosted by 3 great blogs:

Each week we’ll highlight tips from our own sites and then you can link up your own posts via the linky tool (any kind of “saver” tip). The linky will be on all 3 sites- so your post will get a ton of exposure! Each week, we will also highlight the Top 3 posts from the linky during the previous week.

Here are this week’s host highlights:

Easy-Grilled-Corn-on-the-Cob Check out this fresh Black Bean and Corn Salsa recipe. Pasta-Salad

Here are the Top 3 Posts from the Linky Last Week:

  1. Money Saving Tips to Prolong Your Dairy Products – The Coupon High
  2. Jello Cookie Recipe- A Blissful Nest
  3. DIY Apron- Some of This and That

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Saver Tip Tuesday 7/1 | Summer Projects

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Welcome to Saver Tips Tuesday!  This week we’re focusing on Summer Projects!

Check in each week to see lots of great tips for your everyday life. We will be talking about DIY projects, recipes, tips for organization, ways to repurpose items and more! You might see a recipe post that is a “time saver”, a budgeting post that is a “money saver” or a rainy day activity for the kiddos that is a “life saver”! There are so many awesome ideas out there and we want to Link and Learn from each other.

This linky is being hosted by 3 great blogs:

Your hosts each week will highlight tips from their own sites (we will stay in a similar theme). And then you can link up your own posts via the linky tool (any kind of “saver” tip). The linky will be on all 3 sites- so your post will get a ton of exposure! Each week, we will also highlight the Top 3 posts from the linky during the previous week.

Here are this week’s host highlights:

55-Of-the-Best-Gardening-Tips-and-Tricks shells-in-jars-tall Get creative with DIY Alternative Uses for Pool Noodles!

Here are the Top 3 Posts from the Linky Last Week:

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  1. 10 Ways to Get Your Kitchen Organization Under Control- Koupon Krazed
  2. DIY Tile Coasters- A Dose of Paige
  3. Zesty Zucchini Tots- Best of Long Island and Central Florida

Now it’s your turn! Link up your Time Saver, Money Saver, or Life Saver tip!

  • Use the “add your link” button below to link directly to the specific page on your own blog. Please limit to just 2 posts each week. Also please no links to affiliate deals or etsy shops.
  • Be sure to share the love! Click through on the other posts on the link, pin from the original source and leave a comment here and there.

Reuse Empty Candle Jars | Seashell Display for Summer

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Jamie here, I’m always looking for new ways to reuse empty candle jars around my house.  After I’d figured out how to get wax out of candle jars (and I mean COMPLETELY!)  I had them in the window sill drying in the sunshine and they just looked so pretty grouped together like that.

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Love these!!

I decided to fill them using the seashells we’d collected during our last couple beach trips and grouped them together for a summery seascape.


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I have a little confession to make – you see all those perfect cute starfish and sand dollars and shiny conch shells??  Yeah… I didn’t find those on the beach.

We bought a bag of them in a gift shop on our way ouf of town to supplement our massive sad buckets of broken shells.  I felt like a cheater-cheater at the time, but now I’m totally good with that purchase  ;)

I love that this project is simple and clean looking.  

If you don’t have lots of seashells to reuse empty candle jars around your house – you could also display pretty rocks for an earthy vibe and nestle a tealight into the center :)

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How to Get Wax Out of Candle Jars

How to Get Wax Out of Candle Jar | 4 Tricks that WORK

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 How to Get Wax Out of Candle Jar | 4 Tricks that Work!

Jamie here, I go through candles at an alarming rate, and with all those pretty jars leftover I was determined to find out how to get wax out of candle jars completely, so I could use them for other cute projects.  Here are a few tips that have worked best for me so that my jars end up crystal clear, no smears or waxy smudges to speak of :)

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DIY Two-Tier Cake Stand/Jewelry Catch All

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DIY Two-Tier Cake Stand or Jewelry Catch-All

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Saver Tip Tuesday | 4th of July Ideas & Recipes

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Welcome to Saver Tips Tuesday – this week we’re getting ready for the 4th of July with some decor ideas and recipes in a Red, White & Blue theme :)

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DIY: Give An Old Vase A New Look

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We got this red vase right after we got married 17 years ago. While I still think it’s pretty, it doesn’t really match with our new color scheme. Instead of reds, greens, tans, and yellows, we are redoing the downstairs of our house with grey and white and a couple of accent colors like turquoise. After having the same colors for so long I was ready for a change and am really loving it. My husband recently repainted our foyer to this beautiful grey color you see in the background.  Instead of going out and buying all new decorative pieces, I thought I’d try my hand with some spray paint. The worse thing that could happen is that it would look terrible and I’d have to trash it. Thankfully, it turned out fantastic and cost way less than it would have to buy a new vase. [Read more...]

Saver Tip Tuesday 6/17 | Summer Games, Flavored Water Combos, Broccoli Slaw

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Welcome to Saver Tips Tuesday – this week we have some ideas for summer fun, refreshment, and recipes!

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