SECRETS to finding the Ballards / Pottery Barn / Restoration Hardware looks on CRAIGSLIST!

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Every single time I share photos of the cool items I find on Craigslist, many, many comments say things such as:  Ballards Macau Arm CHAIRS $299.00 EACH You are so lucky! OR Your craigslist always has the best deals! OR How do you find these deals?   Well, let me tell you one way I […]

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Deals and Steals on Fall Decor

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Have you seen the awesome fall decor in Pottery Barns fall catalogue? Me too!!! And with my new job…..well…………… Ha! Who am I fooling….you all know that I’m too cheap either way! Guess where I found these cuties to start my fall decor off with a bang?! Ballards? Pottery Barn? Seriously? Not. I’m the Goodwill […]

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Creating an Outdoor Oasis on a budget

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Our jacuzzi has been a pain in the hiney more than a good thing. So, I am selling it, broken. I’m not broken, the jacuzzi is. I am telling the people on CL that it is broken, exactly what is wrong with it and how much it will be to repair. I am even giving […]

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Patio Table Craigslist Find

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Are you good at seeing the potential in worn “down and out” items? I needed a patio table set. My budget was tiny…….like under a $100.00, including new cushions…tiny. I was up to the challenge. So, I checked on Craigslist. Remember, that it only takes a can of spray paint sometimes to give us our […]

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The $25.00 “Pretend” Built In Bookshelf

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You guys say ,”Jump”……. I say, “How high?” You guys say, “Paint your fireplace”. I say….”Okee Dokee”. You guys say, “build built in book shelves” on both sides of the fireplace….. And I say……. “You think I’m rich or something?” But then………… I WON THE LOTTERY!!!! Ok. I lied.  I’m still on a budget. I’m […]

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More closet organization tips!

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More closet organization tips! Have you ever seen a great idea on Pinterest or on a blog and tried it but found out although it looked cool, it didn’t really work? That is what I wanted to do with my closet. Try my ideas out for a bit. See if they really worked or not. […]

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