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DIY Diary

First hand DIY experiences, tips, and suggestions from an average DIY family!

This page has affiliated links. Read more about our policies, here. Every week, I try to come up with a few recipes for the upcoming evenings. As a full time teacher, I have very little energy for detailed recipes, and we don’t have enough of a budget to eat out every night. Here is our …

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We’ve all been there. Heck, I’m there at least once a month! When the money is tight, but you still get hungry, make these tasty recipes. Lemon Butter Pasta For this recipe, you will need:– thin spaghetti (1 lb for $1)– 1 lemon ($0.25)– butter (4 sticks for $1) I love this recipe, to be …

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This page has affiliated links. Read more about our policies, here. Hello, all! I know many of you are planning to throw a watch party this Sunday. Here are a few of my absolute favorite Super Bowl finger food recipes! Copycat El Acapulco Queso My grandpa has had this family recipe for years, and it …

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This post has affiliated links. You can find more info on our policies, here.This post contained images from Pexels.com, as well as from members of Weight Watchers. All members have given permission for their images and stories to be used. Hey, guys! This week, I took to Weight Watchers (WW) Connect and asked the pros …

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This page has affiliated links. I will receive a small portion of the profit, if you click and purchase from these links. There is no additional cost to you! Some/All images come from Pexels.com – the royalty free collection of stock photos. Do any of you strive to eat healthier this year? Me, too. I regained Weight Watchers (WW), which helped me reach incredible success in April! I lost 25 lbs! Granted, this post is not about the …

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I don’t know if you guys know this, but we are animal people. We try to feed our pets the best quality food, but dry pet food can be incredible expensive. We found ourselves settling for low quality, grain-heavy dog food. We looked in to making our own dog food, but we were discouraged because …

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I spend so much money on coffee, and my favorite coffee is Starbucks Caramel Macchiato. After much experimentation, I have come up with a pretty close dupe! This page has affiliated links. I will receive a small portion of the profit, if you click and purchase from these links. There is no additional cost to you! Some/All images come from Pexels.com – the royalty free collection of stock photos. In order to make most specialty coffees, you will …

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If you didn’t already know, we practically run a zoo. We have 3 dogs and 3 cats. They are a handful, but we love them! And…they get fleas. This page has affiliated links. I will receive a small portion of the profit, if you click and purchase from these links. There is no additional cost to you! Some/All images come from Pexels.com – the royalty free collection of stock photos. Flea medicine is so expensive! With all of …

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Hey, guys! Christmas is approaching rapidly, but so are our DIY recipes! This is a pretty great recipe, if I do say so myself, and I have a very high standard for lip balm quality. I really think you will love this product! The ingredients can be pricey upfront, so if you would like to …

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I’ve got a work Christmas party tomorrow, but I really don’t have any time to actually cook something. I have to grade papers (insert teacher cry), fix dinner for my fam, and prepare for Christmas, which is only 5 days away! Nobody – and by nobody, I mean me – has time to slave over …

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