How to Make DIY Lip Balm {Pumpkin Spice Flavor}

Mmmmm....fall. If I didn't live in Central Texas (where fall is pretty well non-existent for me), it would be my absolute favorite time of the year. I miss the super cool temperatures and colors that we used to get when I lived up North. Since I don't get that stuff here, I have … [Read more...]

DIY Burlap Fall Wreath

There comes a time in everyone's life when they just want to move away from the bare walls and "single person" bare décor in their home. It doesn't matter whether you live in a house, apartment or even a tent, you will eventually get there if you haven't already. For a lot of … [Read more...]

27 Sweet and Tangy Lemon Treats You’re Going to Love

I adore lemon recipes. For real. I could eat lemon bars everyday for the rest of my life and never get tired of them. They scream summer to me so when it's the middle of winter and cold out, a sweet and tangy lemon recipe has the ability to perk me up and make me long for beach … [Read more...]

Delicious Chocolate Chip Quick Bread Recipe

I love making homemade bread, but I especially love making my favorite quick bread recipes. They're so easy to make that it just makes sense to have my favorite quick breads on hand. There's just something about a fresh baked loaf made with my favorite banana bread recipe and of … [Read more...]

Gone Fishing

Hey ya'll! I just wanted to pop on real quick and do a new post for you to let you know what is going on here at Six Dollar Family. I'm sure you've noticed there haven't been a lot of new posts during May. We've had some major life changes come our way and they've taken … [Read more...]

How to Can Carrots for Longterm Storage

With gardening season in full swing, it won't be too long before we're all looking for canning recipes. If you've canned foods before, you've probably got a good idea of how to can carrots, but if not, you might be lost. I remember the first year that I canned my own foods and … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes with Cream Cheese Icing Recipe

I have a quick question for you. Do you ever have breakfast for dinner? We do because not only does it help us save money on groceries since breakfast recipes are usually cheaper to make, but also because some of our favorite recipes are breakfast foods. We absolutely love my … [Read more...]

DIY Chalkboard Planter – Perfect for Indoor Herb Gardens!

I love when an idea is so simple that the idea of bringing that idea to life makes me smile. Over the last year or so, my life has become all about the simple and that has never been more evident than when we started making things homemade versus buying them. Living simply … [Read more...]

Cheap DIY Home Decor – Teal Ombre Flower Pot

We all love having a home that reflects not only our personality, but how hard we have worked to have nice things, our family and more, but honestly? Who wants to spend hundreds of dollars for the products needed to do that? Home decor items are so expensive sometimes! DIY home … [Read more...]

Strawberry Desserts – 21 Sweet and Creamy Strawberry Treats

I love strawberries and I live for when they're fresh and in season. There's just something about biting into fresh strawberries that screams warm temperatures, the beach and lazy summer days. I'm mostly partial to strawberry desserts but really? I can totally dig on any … [Read more...]