Everyone’s coming to my house for Christmas this year (and staying for several days), but I’m determined to do as much of the food as I can for free. Here’s what I’ve scored so far:
Pull those tomato cages back out of the shed; it may not be garden season, but you can put them to work as Christmas decorations.
My husband and I created the six lighted Christmas trees that you see above, using nothing more than tomato cages and some strands of 75%-off lights that we purchased after Christmas last year.
Here’s how to recreate the project for your home:
I keep a couple rolls of wrapping paper on hand, but for the most part, I wrap my gifts in things that most people would throw away. It saves me some cash, and it cuts down on our trash. Here’s a peek at some of my favorite ways to wrap a gift: