4/27/11

Wallet-Friendly Wednesday, 4/27-5/3

Bargain Brag Wednesday

April 27, 2011


And we're baaaack! Vacation was wonderful and refreshing. We spent the whole week just laying around on the beach and soaking up some much-needed Vitamin D. But, now we're back to life—back to reality. I'm currently in my 3rd trimester (34 weeks tomorrow), and getting anxious to push this baby out! There's just not enough room for both of us anymore. :) But, I guess we've got just a little more time to go. Extreme nesting has kicked in, too. I'm feeling a STRONG desire for our kitchen to be totally completed, have our cloth diapers refreshed, get some pictures hung on the walls, and paint the nursery (which is currently lavender--from the previous owners; just won't work for a baby boy and toddler girl sharing a room). One of my latest nesting desires is to dig out a nice big green glass bottle from our garage (it's in there somewhere), and turn it into a living room lamp. Since I already have the bottle, and lamp kits aren't at all expensive, this little project shouldn't cost very much. I'll keep you posted! Now, on to the main event...

Welcome to this week's Wallet-Friendly Wednesday! This is an opportunity for you to share your latest bargain shopping finds, thrift store outfit deals, DIY projects, side-of-the-road pick-ups, consignment shop steals . . . ANYTHING you've done that's saved your money. Use your imagination! Share whatever you've done to save money recently! List it here so that other Bargain Shopping Paradise readers can get inspired. It's a great way to share ideas, and I love seeing how creative everyone gets when it comes to saving money! Please only list family-friendly links. Include your blog name and the name of your "brag" in your link.

Ok, so I just have to say that I LOVE some of the ideas that were shared while I was gone. I'm seriously in love with them. Click on the images below to see the original posts, tips, and step-by-step instructions:
  • Talk about ingenious—check out this sleepy oil recipe from "Musings of a Glamourpuss:"


    • Melissa from "A•DOR" shared some seriously fabulous DIY necklaces. Here are two of my favs:


      • And how about a great idea for DIY daily shower cleaner from Lisa @ "Condo Blues?" Yes, please! What a great way to save money, and cut down on chemicals around the house!
      • Thank you to Aimee @ "Sprik Space" for sharing these... well, WONDERFUL FREE printables! Can't wait to print them out and use them!

      Don't forget to check out the previous WFW to see them all. Thank you all for stopping by and linking up!

      Oh, and before I forget... I've been tweeting about all sorts of deals, so if you're not following me on Twitter, yet, do it now! :)

      If you've never bragged about your bargains before, start now! Simply blog about your most recent bargains and link back here! I'll feature my favs from your links in next week's WFW post. Can't wait to see your ingenious bargains!

      This Wallet-Friendly Wednesday post is brought to you by . . .

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