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pleased to be able to offer my new children's picture book,
Wagner, The Dog With No Tail. We can all learn from Wagner
that you don't need to be like everyone else to be happy. Find out more about Wagner.
Wagner - The Dog With No Tail is available on Amazon
or at the Dorrance
Find of the Week:
Dollarama is now stocking a
variety of exercise equipment. You can get resistance bands,
9-foot jump ropes and weighted jump ropes, one, two and three
pound dumbbells, elastic stretch bands and more. Nothing is over
See past Finds here.
Extend the life of a
floral bouquet and make a summery centerpiece with three different
sizes of glass vases and some river rocks. Once your fresh flowers
have started to wilt, snip the tops off of the ones that still
look good and float them in water. Add a sprig of greenery from
the bouquet to each vase and group them on a tray.
See past Quick Tips here.
Marlene Found something
exciting at the dollar store? Got a beef with a dollar
store item? Have a great idea for a dollar store craft?
I love to hear from my readers!
Re-purposing, using an item for other than its intended use, is not only a great money-saving idea; itís great fun, too. You can take a find like an old side table from a yard sale or thrift store and give it a coat of paint and a new life as a bedside table.
When we talk about re-purposing dollar store style, the process is even simpler. Letís look at three examples of re-purposing in dollar store style.
Driven for the full article.
Dollar store frames are now available in more sizes and are of a better quality than ever before. Even with very little cash to spare, bare walls neednít stay bare any longer.
All you need are a few ideas and youíll be on your way to creating inexpensive wall art for your home. Start with these
six suggestions and then go on to experiment with ideas of your own.
the Possibilities for more.
I have long pondered how I could fashion a headboard using materials from the dollar store. At first blush, itís not the kind of thing you would expect to be possible.
However, Iím always up for a challenge and finally came up with three relatively easy ideas.
of the Bed for the full article.
Home Decor From The Dollar Store!