How to Make Eggshell Sidewalk Chalk
How to Make Eggshell Sidewalk Chalk
By Erin Huffstetler | 03/31/2021 | No Comments
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Save your eggshells, and use them to make a batch of eggshell sidewalk chalk with your kids. This is a quick and easy project that’s sure to blow their minds. Even my teenagers were impressed.

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How to Turn T-Shirts Into Gift Bags
How to Turn a T-Shirt Into a Gift Bag
By Erin Huffstetler | 03/30/2021 | No Comments
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Have a bunch of t-shirts that you never wear? Turn them into free drawstring gift bags that you can use again and again. This project requires almost no sewing, since it uses the existing hem of the shirt as the drawstring channel.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
Three-Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
By Erin Huffstetler | 02/10/2021 | 1 Comment
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Many fudge recipes call for a long list of ingredients, but this chocolate peanut butter fudge only requires three. So, it’s both simple and cheap to make. This is my go-to fudge for holidays, gifts and those can’t-be-ignored chocolate cravings. Just keep three ingredients in your pantry, and it’s sure to become your go-to fudge too.

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Christmas Under $100: 2020 Graphic
Christmas Under $100: 2020
By Erin Huffstetler | 12/13/2020 | 14 Comments
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Every year I challenge myself to keep my Christmas spending to $100 or less. That’s $100 to buy gifts for every person on our family’s Christmas list. Normally, I meet this goal by shopping second-hand, taking advantage of freebies and making some of my gifts. But this year, yard sales and thrift stores aren’t an option, so I’ve decided to take a different approach

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How to Make Gift Boxes Out of Greeting Cards
How to Make a Gift Box Out of a Greeting Card
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/12/2020 | No Comments
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Feel bad about throwing away the pretty greeting cards people give you? Turn them into little gift boxes, and send them back out into the world. It only takes one card and a bit of folding to make a lidded box that’s big enough to hold jewelry or another small gift.

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Make Gift Tags From Old Christmas Cards
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/10/2020 | 1 Comment
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Christmas cards are too pretty to throw away, so I like to turn them into gift tags to use the following Christmas. It takes just minutes to do, and they come out looking every bit as nice as store-bought gift tags – if not nicer.

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How to Decorate Easter Eggs (When You Don't Have Eggs) Graphic
How to Decorate Easter Eggs (When You Don’t Have Eggs)
By Erin Huffstetler | 04/03/2020 | No Comments
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Don’t sweat it, if your grocery store is out of eggs (or you forgot to pick some up). Here are a bunch of Easter egg decorating projects that you can still do with your kids.

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Homemade Gingerbread Play Dough
Gingerbread Play Dough Recipe
By Erin Huffstetler | 12/18/2019 | No Comments
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This gingerbread play dough makes a great gift for kids and stressed out adults. It smells just like gingerbread cookies, and only requires five minutes of stove time.

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2019 Secret Santa Gift Exchange
MFH Secret Santa Gift Exchange 2019
By Erin Huffstetler | 12/01/2019 | No Comments
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Join us for the fourth annual MFH Secret Santa Gift Exchange. It’s loads of fun. Here’s how it works.

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Christmas Under $100 2019
Christmas Under $100: 2019
By Erin Huffstetler | 11/25/2019 | 8 Comments
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Every year I strive to keep my Christmas gift spending to $100 or less, and so far, I’ve never come in over budget. Follow along, on this year’s challenge.

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Fill in Oval Bag Toppers on Paper Bags
Printable Bag Toppers
By Erin Huffstetler | 07/17/2019 | 1 Comment
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Add these printable bag toppers to the top of paper lunch sacks to instantly transform them into festive gift bags or party favor bags, or add them to the top of cellophane bags for a fun way to package food gifts. There are four gift bag topper designs to choose from, including two Christmas designs.

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How to Make a Paper Plate Easter Basket
Make a Paper Plate Easter Basket
By Erin Huffstetler | 04/17/2019 | 2 Comments
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A simple way to save on Easter baskets? Shrink them down to a reasonable size. This paper plate Easter basket has just enough room for a few pieces of candy and a couple toys. Here’s how it’s made.

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Toilet Paper Roll Valentines
Toilet Paper Roll Valentines
By Erin Huffstetler | 02/10/2019 | 5 Comments
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Use these free printables to turn empty toilet paper rolls into Valentines. There are two fun styles to choose from.

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Fortune Cookie Valentine's
Fortune Cookie Valentines
By Erin Huffstetler | 02/10/2019 | 2 Comments
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Whip up a set of these fortune cookies, and give them for Valentine’s Day. Here’s how they’re made.

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Christmas Under $100 2018 Graphic
Christmas Under $100: 2018
By Erin Huffstetler | 01/06/2019 | 14 Comments
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Each year, I challenge myself to buy all of my Christmas gifts for $100 or less. When we hit the holiday season, I make my kids promise they’ll stay off the website until after Christmas, so I can show you what I’m able to get on such a tight budget.

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