Mailbox Makeover

 

This project update is long overdue. Β A few months ago, I received these mailbox numbers to review.

The delay in posting this is due to a few things — the primary thing being that the numbers are applied with an adhesive backing and we’ve had some rainy weeks here in New Orleans. Β The other reason being– LIFE– it’s just been busy around here, but that’s another story for another day… or year.

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Make Your Own Custom Wreath for $20 dollars!

One of my favorite ways to spruce up the appearance of our home is to make a custom wreath.

It is also very rewarding to make something for my home with my own two hands.

One of my #FrugalTips in doing so, is to purchase wreath supplies from your local dollar tree.

You can purchase a wire wreath, or use the floral foam and your preferred artificial flowers to make a custom wreath for your door or entryway.

Below are a few photos and some step by step instructions for some of the recent wreath projects I completed.

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If you like what you see or have any questions, please let me know in the comments.  You can also send me a note at FixItWithFran@gmail.com!  Until next time, Go Fix Something! πŸ™‚

What’s in a Name?

Early Cooking

Cooking in the Campus Apartments at UNC-Chapel Hill.

As far as I can recall, “Fix-It With Fran” was born in 2008 (The timestamped photo supports that theory).

At some point during my grad school career, my office administrator started calling me “Fix-It Fran.” Β Every time something happened in the office, particularly with plants, she jokingly said, “It’s time for Fix-It With Fran.”

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