Category Archives: Frugal Tips

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

Christmas Cookie Recipe:  Chocolate Italian Meatball Cookie Recipe

Christmas Cookie Recipe: Chocolate Italian Meatball Cookie Recipe

Growing up, I had 2 favorite Christmas Cookies.  The traditional sugar cookie cutouts that I’d decorate with my mom, and these Chocolate Italian Meatball Cookie Recipe that my neighbors (and second family) made each year.  Since I loved these cookies so much, I have to carry on the tradition and be sure my kids can… Continue Reading

Homemade Christmas Decorations:  Scrabble Tile Magnet Boards

Homemade Christmas Decorations: Scrabble Tile Magnet Boards

Homemade Christmas Decorations: Scrabble Tile Christmas Magnet Boards   My husband has a rule in our house – that no Christmas movies are allowed to be watched, and no Christmas decorations are allowed to be put up, until he has consumed his very last bite of Thanksgiving dinner. He’s the only one in this house… Continue Reading

Free Printable Christmas Wall Art For Your Home – “Merry & Bright” Christmas Printable

Free Printable Christmas Wall Art For Your Home – “Merry & Bright” Christmas Printable

I love being able to decorate my house with simple and affordable ideas – even if it means just printing out an inspirational message and framing it!  I love upcycling decor projects such as my mason jar light sconces, or updating a display shelf into something a bit more chic for above the bed, but those are… Continue Reading

Sears Cyber Monday Promo Code & $50 Gift Card Giveaway! #UnwrapSearsSavings.

Sears Cyber Monday Promo Code & $50 Gift Card Giveaway! #UnwrapSearsSavings.

Just a heads up for those of you planning on deal shopping on Cyber Monday – but want extra savings starting TODAY!!! Sears is offering an additional 10-20% off already reduced Cyber Monday sale prices!  Just use the promo code CYBER at checkout!  And the best part is that you don’t have to wait until… Continue Reading

Electric Pressure Cooker 101 – How To Use Your Instant Pot or Electric Pressure Cooker

Electric Pressure Cooker 101 – How To Use Your Instant Pot or Electric Pressure Cooker

Those of you who are on my e-mail list probably remember when I shared this doozy of a story with you: “Some of you may know this info already, but I’m going to go ahead and share with you the inside scoop on how some of us bloggers work with brands. I get e-mails from… Continue Reading

75 Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes – Look No Further For Your Delicious Feast!

75 Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes – Look No Further For Your Delicious Feast!

Looking for some Thanksgiving Side Dish inspiration this year?  If so, then you won’t have to dig too far since there are 75 recipes right here – in every “normal” category of Thanksgiving feast side dish ideas!  Some recipes will be familiar, while others give a nice twist to the classics that sound delicious!  … Continue Reading

Clear Plastic Ornament Balls – 10 Cute Ways to Use Them This Christmas

Clear Plastic Ornament Balls – 10 Cute Ways to Use Them This Christmas

    I have gotten many empty clear plastic ornament balls either from Christmas Clearance sales, or at places like Oriental Trading. Here are some options over on Amazon: I have a few ideas that are on my own personal tree, and I found some other great ideas from fellow crafty bloggers.  Hope you feel inspired –… Continue Reading

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