Category Archives: Frugal Gift Ideas

How to Create a Plan for Holiday Expenses To Keep Yourself Debt Free!

How to Create a Plan for Holiday Expenses To Keep Yourself Debt Free!

How to Create a Plan for Holiday Expenses With back-to-school season in full swing, the next big event our families look forward to now is the upcoming holiday season.  Giving yourself a few months to start planning (as in starting TODAY!) for this potentially very expensive time of year is my tip for the day.  From food… Continue Reading

6 Homemade Soap Recipes for DIY Christmas Gifts – Makes 12 Bars in One Hour!

6 Homemade Soap Recipes for DIY Christmas Gifts – Makes 12 Bars in One Hour!

Looking for an EASY and Personal DIY gift idea this season?  Then be sure to check out these homemade soap recipes: If the thought of making your own soap for a DIY Christmas gift seems overwhelming – guess again!  I can make 12 bars in less than an hour!  You really just melt a soap… Continue Reading

Homemade Soap for Christmas with Pine & Frankincense Essential Oils

Homemade Soap for Christmas with Pine & Frankincense Essential Oils

  I cannot believe that we are in the middle of the fall season and that the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season is right around the corner!  If  you are like me and want to slow the hustle just a bit, then plan ahead now for your DIY Christmas gifts you plan on… Continue Reading

Gift Guide:  Top 10+ Gifts for Coffee Lovers

Gift Guide: Top 10+ Gifts for Coffee Lovers

      If you are looking for a convenient place to get ideas for gifts this holiday season, then gift guides are your answer.  Many bloggers create these lists by taking polls on social media, getting lists from popular retailers (like Amazon), working with brands or just list out what they personally love as… Continue Reading

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in November!

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in November!

November is almost here, one of the happiest months for budget-conscious shopping. Not surprisingly, many items hit their lowest price points this month around Black Friday.  (Check out this page filled with Black Friday Ads & Deals as they come out) Ultimately though, November isn’t the best time to buy everything, so make sure you educate… Continue Reading

Dollar Store Makeover:  DIY Magnet Board Wall Hanging

Dollar Store Makeover: DIY Magnet Board Wall Hanging

Here is a very frugal and very cute DIY to display your photos – with your own DIY Magnetic Board that can be used as a photo frame! Materials Needed: Stove Burner Cover  Ribbon – about 4″ long (for hanging) Scrapbook Paper Glue Stick Sea Grass Rope Hot Glue Gun Magnets (check out the ones I… Continue Reading

Easy Melt & Pour Lime and Cedarwood Soap with Chia Seeds

Easy Melt & Pour Lime and Cedarwood Soap with Chia Seeds

I’ve been having so much fun making different varieties of easy melt & pour soaps and wanted to create one combing lime and cedarwood essential oils, and trying chia seeds as an exfoliant.  I also wanted it to sparkle, so I used some gold mica powder as well (which I also used in my Rose… Continue Reading

Fall Decorations:  Candle with Burlap and Leaves

Fall Decorations: Candle with Burlap and Leaves

Fall Decorations: Candle with Burlap and Leaves Here is a super easy and seasonal way to welcome the crisper weather as fall fully arrives. These fall decorations are easy to make and versatile since you can change the decorations to other themes. You can keep the candle base up all year and change out the center bands to match… Continue Reading

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