24th Penny Pinching Party

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

I loved last weeks Penny Pinching Party and all of the fabulous things that everyone is doing to save money. Here are some of my my favorites:
If I featured you, don't forget to grab the "I Was Featured" button on the side bar.

I LOVE this post about How to Make Foaming Hand Soap by The Common Cents Home.
I have been doing this for a couple of years, but without the marbles. It really makes your soap go a long way and is a lot more fun for the kids to use. I think I am going to have to put marbles in mine now, because it looks more decorative and will help mix the soap too.

C.R.A.F.T. shows us how to use recycled gift wrap. I just love how colorful the box is and how she didn't have to buy gift wrap that would just get thrown in the garbage. I looked around her blog and she has a LOT of really great ideas.

I love great practical advise so I loved the Apron Senorita's post about socks.
She points out that boy's socks are cheaper than women's socks. I laughed at this post because I am always mixing up my 11 year old son's socks with mine when I do laundry. The only difference between our socks is the price. I think I will get my socks in the boy's department next time thanks to Yoli from Apron Senorita.

This is a really great tutorial.

My kids would love these Food Face plates by At Second Street: a creative blog.


Quarry Orchard posted a great idea about Vacation Rocks.

I can't wait to try the Homemade Laundry Detergent by Big Doll's Boomtown.
I was so excited that Melody posted this recipe because it can be used in front loading washing machines. I also love that she uses vinegar as a fabric softener (Anyone who knows me, knows I love using vinegar for everything.). You really have to read her entire post, because she has such a great sense of humor.
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24th Penny Pinching Party!
Rules:
*Add the permalink to the specific blog post, not your general blog address.
*Link back to the party from your post so everyone can join in the fun!
If you link back to me, I may feature you when I highlight my favorite Penny Pinching ideas next week.
*You have until 1 am am MST, Thursday to get your link up.

11 comments :

  1. I posted and linked you! What a great idea!

    Kelly

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  2. Jen, Thanks for including me! Made my night. Tomorrow I'm posting a special "party theme" post in honor of being featured in your party.

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  3. Thank you for featuring me tonight :) It definitely made my night too! What a great idea...Penny pinching party...love it! Thank you!

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  4. Great ideas. Thanks for such an inspirational party.

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  5. Jen,
    Thanks for hosting, and for the soap recipe.

    blessings on your week

    barbara jean

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  6. Wonderful features!
    Thanks bunches for hosting!
    Robin
    All Things Heart and Home

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  7. Jen, thanks for putting this list of great ideas from wonderful women together. I have been to several already and I'm having so much learning new things. ~ Yoli

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  8. Marbles? Who knew?! I love the idea of the vacation rocks, too.
    Thank you for hosting!

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  9. Thanks for the feature. I love your party and all the great ideas.

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  10. Ha ha! I just realized that you featured someone today, that make their own laundry detergent, after I just posted on your McLinky on how I make my own laundry detergent. Oops! Good thing there's so many different ways on making your own detergent :)

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