About Me

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Hi, I'm Jen.

I've been blogging and sharing my thrifty projects and tips since 2009. I enjoy finding a bargain and using my creativity to decorate on a budget. I also love organizing and finding cheaper and healthier ways to clean and cook.

I am married to a great guy who puts up with my never ending to do list and helps me with all of my projects. I have 3 kids who keep me pretty busy and are in 3 very different stages of life; my youngest is in Elementary school, the middle child is in Jr. High, and the oldest is in High-school.

When I'm not blogging, I'm working on a project, reading, organizing, traveling (wish I could do this one more), or browsing Pinterest.

I host a Penny Pinching Party every Wednesday starting at 12:00 am MST. I love to see what others are doing to save money, so come and link up your thrifty projects and ideas!

Jen
thethriftyhome(at)gmail(dot)com


13 comments :

  1. So nice to meet you! I love the new blog and I'm excited to see your entries. I would love to share a before and after picture of my garage, but unfortunately we are still stuck in the "before" stage. Yours looks awesome and I love how you were able to do it without spending any money! Nice job! Very inspirational. I'll have to grab your button!

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  2. Thanks for letting me know about your blog! This is right down my ally! I love being thrifty (to a fault). I'll be a follower for sure, and if I can get my life in order a little bit now that we have #3 here, I might have some pictures of my own to send your way.

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  4. Hi Jen, I am you plus 40 years! You will be in a very good spot when you have gone through your life as I have. Like you, I love design, style and nice things but have always managed to be smart and create what I wanted. People always compliment me on my home and clothing and I now am proud to say that I found it in an "alternative" shopping arena! Now that I have grown children and retired. I can actually enjoy "hunting" for things once in a while. Having a good eye for quality is essential...that you need to either need to be born with or cultivate. Congratulations on a great lifestyle and blog!

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  5. Oh...what a sweet home you have here....Happy 4th

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  6. Hi Jen, nice blog, lots of great ideas!
    (And the sunflowers are beautiful!!!)

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  7. I am so glad that I have discovered your blog today! One of my favorite hobbies is couponing and all my friends thought I was such a dork - that is until they saw my pantry and receipts! Love the FREE stuff!!

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  8. Well hello there, fellow Utahn (nevermind that I'm from the other side of the divide- Salt Lake). I'm digging your thrifty blog- and your haircut!

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  9. Hi Jen,

    I am a frugal mom and love bargains! I am your new follower.Stop by my blog for some tea:

    http://toddlertalesbymommy.blogspot.com/

    Will be around

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  10. I just love the way you are...and i find a lot common between me and you..:) you can also stop by at my blog...www.atthedesignerz.com

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  11. I just want you to know I absolutely love your blog! I too have many things in common with you. Your motivation really inspyres me! That's what I crave everyday, inspiration. I love home decorating, but I have blogged about my constant struggles to complete decorating goals on the count of $ and playing catch-up & keep-up. Nothing stops an over-comer and as my mom used to say, "when there's a will, there's a way." That's what your blog says to me. Thank you for your constant great contributions and thank you for the inspiration to keep on trying to reach my dreams.

    Miz.

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