Weekend Wandering

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Happy Sunday everyone!  I hope you are having a fantastic weekend.  We had a super busy day yesterday but are looking forward to just chilling out at home this afternoon. I honestly can’t believe that tomorrow is the last day of the month.  Seriously, where did this month go?  In any case, there were a ton of great ideas shared at Thrifty Thursday this week. I was especially inspired by all your fun home & garden ideas for spring!  With over 400 posts to choose from it is always SO hard to choose favorites, but these are the posts I really loved this week:

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 First of all, I think my family would be all over these Honey Garlic Crunch Chicken Tenders from Spend With Pennies!

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Of course something like this Spinach Edamame Garlic Hummus from The First Year Blog is definitely more my speed.  Yum!

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Have I told you how much I love lemon?  These Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes from  Joyful Homemaking sound absolutely delicious!

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Decorating with color is such a challenge for me, which is why I loved these 3 Inexpensive and Easy Ways to Add Spring Colors to Your Home from Unexpected Elegance.

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And speaking of cute colors for spring, I also loved these fun ideas for Adding a Little Spring with a wreath,banner or terrarium from The Colored Door. How cute is that wreath?

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Do you wish you had magic powers to help your garden grow? The Lady Prefers to Save has a recipe for Homemade Liquid Miracle Grow Concentrate for $0.35 a Container!  Can’t wait to try this!

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My kids are constantly asking if we can make crafts & I have to admit, sometimes I just run out of ideas!  These adorable Toilet Paper Roll Baby Farm Animals from View From the Fridge look easy and fun.  We may even make some this afternoon!

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Looking for ways to motivate your children into doing chores? Mortiz Fine Designs has an Instant Gratification Chore Chart that is seriously brilliant!

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Longing for a home office but don’t have the space?  Check out this great Closet to Office Reveal from Elizabeth Joan Designs. What an amazing transformation!

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Do you ever have trouble keeping track of all your bills?  Grab this great free printable Bill Pay Worksheet from One Beautiful Home!

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Or need to cut your grocery bill even further?  Make sure you know these  5 Things NOT to do While Grocery Shopping if You Want to Save Money from Saving the Family Money.

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Finally, Snail Pace Transformations has 20 Ways Thrifty People Save Money on Clothing. I especially loved #7!

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What did you love this week?

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  • Emily March 30,

    Thank you so much for featuring our closet to office makeover!

    Emily @ elizabethjoandesigns.com

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  • Karen March 30,

    Ruth,
    Thank you so much for including my article on What NOT to do at the grocery store. Can’t wait to read everyone else’s posts. Have a great weekend.

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  • Margo March 30,

    Thank you so much for featuring my lemon poppy seed pancakes; they are so yummy!

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  • Beth @ The First Year March 30,

    Hi Ruth! Thanks for including our hummus – sending some via foodie mail!

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  • Katie March 31,

    Hi Ruth! Thanks so much for featuring my Toilet Paper Farm Animals! They were a blast to make. Hope you had a wonderful weekend!
    ~Katie @ View From The Fridge

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  • Victoria March 31,

    Thanks for featuring me. The homemade liquid miracle grow sounds awesome, I will have to check it out. My husband built me a small raised garden last fall that I want to fill this spring with veggies.

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  • Tammy @ the colored door March 31,

    Thanks so much for featuring my spring decor! Have a great week and thanks for hosting!

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