DiY projects

Fun and Easy DIY Popsicles

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This is Week 9 of our 12-week Summer Fun with Kids series here at LWSL!  Today we are welcoming KC from The Real Thing With the Coake Family ,who is sharing a super easy recipe for homemade popsicles. For more summer fun, check out the overview page. I love coming up with fun and simple [...]

DIY Cool-Off Kindness Fans

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This is Week 8 of our 12-week Summer Fun with Kids series here at LWSL!  Today we are welcoming Courtney from Lil Light O' Mine ,who is sharing an super cute fans for  your community . For more summer fun, check out the overview page. *   *   *  Happy Summer LWSL! I’m Courtney and [...]

DIY Tree Swing

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This is Week 7 of our 12-week Summer Fun with Kids series here at LWSL!  Today we are welcoming Gina from The Shabby Creek Cottage,  who are sharing an easy and super fun way to make a tree swing . For more summer fun, check out the overview page. Hi! I'm Gina from The Shabby [...]

Easy Rolling Slushie Stand

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This is Week 6 of our 12-week Summer Fun with Kids series here at LWSL!  Today we are welcoming Heather & Angela from Sports Mom Survival Guide, who are sharing an easy and creative way to make a Rolling Slushie Stand to keep all the neighbors cool & refreshed. For more summer fun, check out [...]

DIY Stuffed Felt Lion

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This is Week 5 of our 12-week Summer Fun with Kids series here at LWSL!  Today we are welcoming Lauren from I am THAT Lady, who is sharing a fun & easy stuffed felt lion .  For more summer fun, check out the overview page. *   *   * There are so many activities [...]

DIY Newspaper Kite

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This is Week 4 of our 12-week Summer Fun with Kids series here at LWSL!  Today we are welcoming Kelly from View Along the Way, who is sharing a fun and easy way to make creative, colorful newspaper kites.  For more summer fun, check out the overview page. *   *   * Hi there! [...]

DIY Sharpie Stained T-Shirts

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This is Week 1 of our 12-week Summer Fun with Kids series here at LWSL!  Today we are welcoming Laura from Finding Home, who is sharing a fun and easy way to make fashionable DIY Sharpie T-shirts.  For more summer fun, check out the overview page. Hello sweet readers of Living Well, Spending Less, I am [...]

Giant Homemade Bubbles

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This is Week 2 of our 12-week Summer Fun with Kids series here at LWSL!  Today we are welcoming Cindy from Skip to My Lou, who is sharing a fun and easy way to make gigantic homemade bubbles.  For more summer fun, check out the overview page. *   *   * Hi everyone! My name [...]

Rainbow Fish Puppets

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This is Week 1 of our 12-week Summer Fun with Kids series here at LWSL!  Today we are welcoming Edie from Life in Grace, who is sharing a fun and easy way to make adorable Rainbow Fish Puppets.  For more summer fun, check out the overview page. *   *   * Hi y'all, this is Edie [...]

Summer Fun with Kids

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Summer has officially begun!  I don't know about you, but as much as I love the relaxed schedule, there is also a small part of me that is dreading the inevitable question: Mom, what can we do?!   This year at Living Well Spending Less I thought it would be fun to put together a handy resource [...]

Homemade Bug Repellent

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While my kids still have a few days left of school, I think it is safe to say that the summer weather here in Florida has officially begun.  While we love the warm weather, we definitely don't love the bugs! My youngest daughter has extremely sensitive skin, so when it comes to using bug repellent we have to be [...]

DIY Lemon Sugar Scrub

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This is a guest post from Gabby at Essentially Eclectic Happy Monday! This is Gabby back again from Essentially Eclectic, and today I wanted to share with you a quick tutorial on how to whip up your own simple sugar scrub for way less than the cost of expensive store-bought skin moisturizing and exfoliating products. [...]

DIY Heart Map Art

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My husband and I have always made a bigger deal of our first date anniversary than our actual wedding anniversary (which happens to be tomorrow), and a few weeks ago we celebrated 10 years together!  Woot!  We are also not normally big on gifts, but in honor of this milestone I thought I would finally [...]

DIY Rainbow Garden Markers

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My husband and I have been *trying* to grow a vegetable garden for almost four years now.  Suffice to say, in those four years we have learned that a.) gardening is not as easy as it looks and b.) that despite our best efforts, we are just not very good at it.  But we keep [...]

DIY Dollar Store Makeup Tray

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There are a lot of ways I save on beauty products & toiletries.  I use coupons for toothpaste & razors, make my own dry shampoo, do my nails at home, and haven't had my hair cut or colored at a salon in years.  But when it comes to beauty, the one thing I am willing [...]