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DIY Diary

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

This page might have affiliated links. Read my policy, here. Late last year, my husband and I were desperate to get a bigger bed. We jumped in and bought out first mattress in a box: Linenspa through Amazon. I had done my research, and this bed had raving reviews. We gave it a shot, and …

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Around August of 2018, I found out I was pregnant for the first time! We considered ourselves fortunate to have a baby, but it wasn’t long that we found out we had had a miscarriage. We struggled for several months with the loss of our baby, but in the past couple of months, we started …

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We use Airbnb for every trip, big and small, but I am astounded by how many people are afraid to try Airbnb! Here are a few tips to ensure you have an awesome trip with Airbnb! Cost Effective Airbnb is cost effective, no matter how you look at it. I rent entire houses and apartments …

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This post has affiliated links. Read more about our policies, here. Home Security Products help us feel safe in our homes, and I love having that additional security. I do not, however, love the price that comes along with security subscriptions. ADT can end up costing hundreds of dollars a month, and though the service …

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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 post has affiliated links. Read more about our affiliated link program here. Hello, all! This week, I transformed my entry way! This was the one area that never really felt inviting, and it should because it is the first thing you see! I will share all of the products I purchased make this happen, …

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Teachers make a fair salary, but we are far from wealthy, monetarily that is. My family relies heavily on my income, with my husband going to College and only working part time, budgeting is the only way we get by. After some time, we have almost completely mastered the art of budgeting, so I am …

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For years, I walked past I-Robot’s Roomba and though to myself, “Who would spend that much money on a vacuum?” It wasn’t until I saw one in action that I finally understood! 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. We are not rich …

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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! Perfume is so expensive, making this recipe a game changer. Big companies don’t want you to know how easy it really is to make your own perfume. All for less than $1! This recipe should never stain your clothes, cause skin irritation, or wear off throughout the day. For this, you will need: – 150 proof alcohol or rubbing alcohol ($0.88) – skin safe essential oils ($7) – Old perfume bottle In a small bowl, you will start by adding 2 …

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