Category: Frugal Living Tips

Make Your Own Ladybug Golf Balls!

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Make Your Own Ladybug Golf Balls!

Do you have a garden and want to decorate? If so, then you must try this ladybug golf ball DIY project! Golf balls can be pricey if purchasing them at your local Walmart or Target store. I’d suggest heading by your local thrift shop and picking up a whole bag for around $1-$2. I know that my kids would love to help me make these!

Want to make these yourself? If so, you will need:

  • Golf Balls
  • Sandpaper
  • Primer Spray Paint
  • Acrylic Paint (Red, Black, White)
  • Varnish
  • Paintbrush

How did your DIY project turn out? Have you done a similar craft before? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below. For additional directions on making this idea, be sure to visit the Crafts Ideas 2 Live 4 Webpage!

Chocolate Covered Banana Pops Recipe!

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Chocolate Covered Banana Pops Recipe!

Want to make a healthy treat for your kids in these warmer months? If so, you’ll have to try these Chocolate Covered Banana Pops! I’ve made these loads of times and my kids absolutely adore them. Plus, they are eating bananas instead of something like ice cream or cookies. If you’d like to make these yourself, be sure to pick up the following ingredients:

  • 2 ripe but firm bananas
  • 6 ounces dark chocolate chopped, or semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 TBSP coconut oil, liquid
  • 1/2 cup granola, chopped peanuts, sprinkles, coconut etc (optional)

How did your Chocolate Covered Banana Pops turn out? Let us know in the comment section below, because we love to hear from our readers. For additional tips and tricks on making this treat, be sure to visit The Healthy Maven Webpage.

Birdseed Christmas Ornaments DIY!

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Birdseed Christmas Ornaments DIY!

Are you using your Christmas cookie cutters? If not, then we have a DIY that you will absolute love! Just pick up the needed supplies (listed below) and make these Christmas themed Birdseed ornaments. You can hang them on the tree for birds and have another Christmas tree!

You can make this DIY with any cookie cutter, so this project can be made year round! Want to make these cute bird treats? If so, you will need the following supplies:

  • 4 cups birdseed
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 3 tablespoons corn syrup
  • Cookie cutters
  • Cookie sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 straws
  • Twine

Was the project a success for your family? Feel free to let us know in the comments below! For more details on how to make these Birdseed Christmas Ornaments, visit the EHow Webpage for further instructions.

 

Mango Green Tea Smoothie Recipe!

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Mango Green Tea Smoothie Recipe!

Do you enjoy green smoothies or just want to slim down? If so, you’ll need to make this Mango Green Tea Smoothie recipe, because it is delicious. I’ve made this recipe several times after my workout on the weekends. It is a great way to enjoy your food and eat healthy. Plan on making this yourself?  If so, here is what you’ll need:

  • 1 1/2 cups brewed and fully chilled green tea
  • 1 1/2 cups (8.5 oz) frozen diced mangos
  • 2 medium ripe bananas
  • 2 cups packed (2.5 oz) fresh spinach
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 small handful fresh mint (optional, I like it with or without)

What green smoothies have you tried lately? Be sure to let us know in the comments below. We love to hear from our readers. For more directions on this recipe, visit the Cooking Classy Webpage!

Old Fashioned Banana Cream Pie Recipe! So Yummy!

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Old Fashioned Banana Cream Pie Recipe! So Yummy!

Do you like bananas in desserts? If so, be sure to try the Old Fashioned Banana Cream Pie! I personally have not yet tried this sweet treat, but it looks so delicious. I bet my family would love this as well. Want to make this dessert yourself? If so, here are the needed ingredients:

For the pie crust:

  • 1¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 sticks (1/2 cup) unsalted butter diced and chilled
  • 2-4 tablespoons ice water

For the filling:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups milk
  • 4 egg yolks- beaten
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-3 bananas-sliced

For the topping:

  • 1 ½ cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 banana-sliced
  • chocolate shavings-optional

For more directions on this recipe, be sure to visit the OMG Chocolate Desserts Webpage! Have you made this recipe or one similar before? If so, let us know what you thought in the comments below.

Firework Salt Painting DIY!

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Firework Salt Painting DIY!

Have you heard of salt painting? I hadn’t until now! Now that summertime is upon us, you can make a fun Firework Salt Painting for the 4th of July holiday! I have not yet made this with my kids, but I am sure that they would love it. Plan on making this DIY with your kids this July? If so, you’ll need the following supplies:

  • Table Salt
  • Paper (black really makes the colors pop)
  • watercolors
  • brushes
  • White Glue
  • Cookie Sheet

Let us know what you thought of this DIY and how yours turned out in the comments below. For additional directions on how to make this craft, visit the Busy Mommy Media Webpage. Be sure to keep visiting our Thrifty Momma Ramblings Webpage for additional freebies and DIY ideas.

Banana Breakfast Sandwiches Recipe!

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Banana Breakfast Sandwiches Recipe!

I made the best breakfast last weekend for my family and they absolutely loved it! You must make these Banana Breakfast Sandwiches and let us know what you thought. Besides the french bread, most of these items can be found in your pantry! It is delicious, so you must try these at home. You will need the following ingredients:

  • 2 Bananas cut in half lengthwise
  • 4 slices french bread
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • maple syrup
  • confectioner’s sugar

For more directions on this recipe, be sure to visit the Sugar and Charm Webpage! Have you made this recipe before? If so, let us know what you thought in the comments below. For additional DIY projects, be sure to keep visiting our webpage!