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How to turn a letterbox full of Junk Mail into something useful

  I recently watched a YouTube clip on How to Make a Basket from Newspaper. It inspired me to make my own, substituting used glossy, coloured catalogues as I didn’t want to get newsprint ink all over me. Here is

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How to secure Affordable usable gifts for all your friends and family

We all know someone who either has everything they need, or has no space to put more “stuff” Put your Membership or Loyalty Points to good use and claim an Experience or Consumable for that Special Someone. Here are a

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Happy Birthday Growing Snowballs

Happy 1st Birthday to the Growing Snowballs Blog Thank you to all my Friends, Followers and Readers who have read my 52 posts  [and counting!] about  Cost Cutting,  Multipurposing,  Saving Money  and  Saving Storage space. We have reached over 8,000

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How to make a Gift Box with Plastic bottles

We all have Gift Boxes hiding in our cupboards …. we just need to open our eyes to the possibilities They are in our Pantries, Laundries, Fridges and Bathrooms   These Gift Boxes are in fact repurposed from plastic bottles

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Posted in crafts & home, gift ideas, Repurpose

How these workwear shorts will Organise your Life

  Don’t you hate it when you get to the checkout and you wish you had three hands: To unload the trolley Find your credit card Find the correct loyalty card for that store? Most people’s lives revolve around their

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How this Ringpull will Save you Money

Simply slip one hole of the ringpull over one coat hanger and then push an additional coat hanger through the other hole   I first saw this idea a few years ago on The Oprah Show by Professional Organiser, Peter

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Posted in fashion, Repurpose, saving money

Take the Shampoo free challenge yourself

I have joined the  ” No Poo Movement”  and it has nothing to do with my bowels ! ‘What is it then?’  I hear you ask. It is when you give up using commercial shampoo to wash your hair. No

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How to Repurpose Plastic Bottles into Gift Boxes

Gift Boxes made from Repurposed Plastic Bottles

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