Gardner’s Seed Book (Great Gift Ideal)

seed-album

To start the project I purchased some “garden themed” fabric. To fix the fabric to the album covers use any glue that’s suitable for both cloth and paper.  The project takes about 1/2 hour to complete.  I plan on keeping an eye out for some more spiral bound albums to recover and use for specific types of seeds. I could use one each for ‘Flowers’, ‘Herbs’, ‘Vegetables’, ‘Greens’, and so on. I think that an ordinary album might be trickier to use for this project because seed packets are thick when stacked one on top the other. Using a spiral bound album is far more practical when creating a seed album since it can help create space.

photo-album

gardening-project

recover-a-book

seed-project

Advertisements

Ibotta APP (Better than Coupons)

Ibotta is a free app that pays you cash for everyday purchases. Ditch the coupons and get cash back the fun and easy way. Ibotta has exclusive rebates at your favorite grocery stores, retailers and online shops. No more searching around for offers, coupons or discount codes – find the best deals every time you shop with Ibotta.

home_how2

After shopping, tap the Redeem button, take a picture of your receipt, and verify your purchases.

home_how3_v2

If the store is an Ibotta Preferred Partner, it’s even easier! Simply link your loyalty card to Ibotta before you go shopping. At checkout, swipe your loyalty card (or provide your phone number) just like normal, and they will handle the rest.

Within 48 hours, you’ll have the cash deposited into your Ibotta account. No points. No credits. No other made-up currencies. Real cash.

100% of your earnings can be transferred to PayPal or Venmo as soon as you’ve earned $10. And if you’d prefer to use your money for a gift card, you can do that too!

home_how4

USE MY REFERRAL LINK to join my team!

The bigger your team, the faster you earn. Just join or connect to Ibotta using Facebook and your friends will automatically join your team. The more friends on your team, the easier it is to earn your Teamwork bonuses, each and every month.

Capture1

Capture2

Yummy NO BAKE Cookies

These are super easy to make and great tasting.  This is an amazing recipe to make with children.

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Add the first four ingredients into a 4-quart sauce pan.
  2. Bring to a rolling boil and hold for 1 minute.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Add peanut butter into the hot mixture and stir until melted.
  5. Add in vanilla. (almond extract is good also, but I only use 1/2 teaspoon almond and 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla).
  6. Mix in the oats and drop by tablespoons onto wax paper.
  7. Let cool until set. (You can place them in the fridge.)
  8. *Please remember that even if you do follow the recipe exactly, it doesn’t always turn out just right. I have had these not set up for me AND be hard and dry. But most of the time, the recipe is just right. I have also found that it makes a difference if you use quick cooking oats or old fashioned. In my experience it takes more old fashioned oats than quick cooking and I like the texture of the quick cooking better. When you make it a few hundred times like I have you learn a couple of things:) Also, Chunky peanut butter tends to make them more dry and crumbly.

pic2qj4M7

DIY Accent Lamp (Modify Monday)

MoneyMamma101 is back in time for Modify Monday to invoke another awesome idea on how to make a DIY Accent Lamp!

This is an awesome project and makes great use out of things you would normally recycle or throw away.

The most important step:

LET YOUR MIND BE CREATIVE!

Yours doesn’t have to look like this one.  Create one that will match your decor or tastes.  Your company will be asking where you got them!

You will need:

lampDIY