Kids (and most adults!) love to dip their food and fruit is no exception. I thought I’d never find a fruit dip recipe that did not include marshmallow fluff and tons of sugar so I whipped up my own using three simple ingredients. Not only is it healthy and delicious, it’s kid-approved.
The start of school is quickly approaching and with it comes the daunting (not to mention expensive!) job of shopping for school supplies. For homeschool families like ours, school supplies are just as much fun to shop for as our public school counterparts. How to save money on school supplies is equally as important to us, as well! If you are determined not to break the budget this fall, check out the easy tips and tricks below. They are sure to save you time and money.
How to Save on School Supplies
Let your child’s imagination run wild this summer! It is the perfect time to create summer crafts like whimsical shirts, beach treasures, and still life art. Here are a few fun summer crafts for kids of all ages that are sure to make the season memorable.
Guacamole is an avocado-based dip which is commonly served with tortillas. This Mexican condiment is also served with vegetable sticks, on toast, crackers, tacos, and burritos. The key to making a great-tasting guacamole dip lies in the quality of the avocados. You can prepare your own guacamole dip in 10 minutes or less.
When we moved into our house seven years ago, I had big plans to replace all of the mini-blinds with beautiful Roman shades and curtains. And then the washer and dryer both broke within a month of moving in, so that plan was put on hold. For seven years.
I finally worked up the energy and enthusiasm for creating some great DIY shades after seeing this tutorial by The Inspired Room on Pinterest. It was perfect, it was easy, and it was theoretically doable. Unfortunately, fabric, for the width I needed, was cost prohibitive. As it turns out, a new or recycled flat twin sheet works just as well for a teeny tiny fraction of the cost! Here’s how I did it and how you can transform your old mini blinds (and sheets!) into beautiful shades too.