Decor · Lake Life · Recipes · Thrifting

Fall Mantle Decor From Thrift Store

I love thrifting and challenged myself to decorate this year with mostly thrift store items. I started today and found a few trinkets. I decided to use all this on my fireplace at the lake. The only things not thrifted in this display is the deer. They were gifted to me. everything else was less… Continue reading Fall Mantle Decor From Thrift Store

Furniture Restoration · Home Decor · Recipes

Curb Shopped Vintage Footstool Redo

My husband was out working one day and seen this bench setting out on a curb. He brought it home to me and I was ecstatic! I love vintage furniture and I love restoring it. I knew what I was going to do right away. The frame on this stool is amazing. I didn’t have… Continue reading Curb Shopped Vintage Footstool Redo

Money Saving Tips

I Monetized My Blog Using AdSense And Got Paid!

I got my first payout from AdSense! I started my blog a couple of years ago but just recently in the past few months have become serious about it and it’s finally paying off! I use WordPress for my Blog site. I did a lot of research and figured it out on my own. I… Continue reading I Monetized My Blog Using AdSense And Got Paid!

Beauty Tips · Color Street

Color Street Nail Strip Storage Idea

I am a color street stylist! What is Color Street? 100% Nail Polish in nail strip form that you apply to your nails dry and they last for 10-14 days and they are made in the USA! I came up with a great storage idea for all those nail strips and tools needed to apply… Continue reading Color Street Nail Strip Storage Idea

Aldi Shopping · Dinner · Instant Pot Recipes · Recipes

Instant Pot Beef Stew

Fall is fast approaching and I’m getting in the mood for stews and soups! This is my fast and easy instant pot beef stew recipe. I shop at Aldi a lot and this stew is made almost entirely with Aldi ingredients: 1lb Stew Meat1/4 C Chopped Onions1-2 Garlic Cloves MincedOlive Oil1/2 tsp Salt1/2 tsp Pepper1… Continue reading Instant Pot Beef Stew

Beauty Tips · Cricut Crafts · Money Saving Tips

Adding to my Hustle: Color Street Nails

I love to hustle! I have the need to stay busy. I thrift and resell on eBay, Poshmark and Etsy, been doing that for years and it never gets old. I recently bought a Cricut and have sold a few pair of earrings that I made on Etsy. Czech me out I have added yet… Continue reading Adding to my Hustle: Color Street Nails

Decor · Furniture Restoration · Home Decor · Lake House Decor · Recipes · Thrifting

Shabby Chic Chandelier For Guest Bedroom Thrift Store Find

I have been decorating my guest bedroom at the lake with Shabby Chic decor. I’ve always wanted a shabby chic room and I am having so much fun with this one. I wrote another blog about the different pieces I have added. I’ll link it here: https://thethriftyjewell.com/2020/02/28/decorating-our-lake-house-on-a-budget-the-shabby-chic-guest-room/ I found the perfect chandelier for the bedroom!… Continue reading Shabby Chic Chandelier For Guest Bedroom Thrift Store Find

Aldi Shopping · Beverages · Recipes

Aldi Iced Coffee Drink

I love coffee! In the summer, usually mid day or after dinner, I like a refreshing glass of iced coffee. I have discovered a very inexpensive way to make a delicious blend. I’m a frequent Aldi shopper. You can find me there at least a couple times a week. Here’s what I get for my… Continue reading Aldi Iced Coffee Drink