Throughout the year, write down memories that make you smile or laugh. On New Year's Eve, open and re-read all of the good stuff that made the year wonderful.

Put a few 20 dollars bills in the album a year and give it to your child as a graduation gift. That way you don't drain your bank account as graduation gets closer, you have already started saving for it since the birth! How cool!

Start on January 1st with an empty jar. Throughout the year write the good things that happened to you on little pieces of paper. On December 31st, open the jar and read all the amazing things that happened to you that year. I'm going to do this!

2 year anniversary gift for him! #giftsforhim #anniversary #DIY #anniversaryideas #relationships I would totally do this but thats to much to do for 5 years!! maybe for my 2 year anniversary of marriage.

Clever...I heard one lady did this...never spend a $5.00 bill but saved it instead. In two years she had nearly $12,000! College savings!

Kids' Christmas list in an ornament with the year. It would be so cool to go back and see what the children asked for years ago. Absolutely love this idea!

DIY Sharpie Tie Die

For the New Year!

monogrammed mason jars

Giant Sandless Beach Mat. Sand and water are instantly filtered through as soon as they fall on this mat's surface - and it can't re-emerge back through the bottom! For the lake too!

HOW TO cupcake mason jars inexpensive gifts.

New Years Eve ideas

make a memory jar each year

Stickin' Together - great idea to try with color & patterned duct tape. Or full sheets of sticky back paper. What a fun project and could be repeated each year as the young children's hands grow.

Anniversary idea -- buy a balloon for each year you have been married, tie to the string a story/memory that is special to you that the two of you shared together

memory game

Year you were born, year you met, year you were married... cute.

Goal Jar, just in time for the new year.