FCF Weekend Wrap-Up: Thrift store finds, Costco deals, our FCF Halloween costumes, and more!

Happy Monday…and HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! Our weekend was a blast. How was yours?  I’m sure you are all enjoying Halloween festivities of one kind or another. We did a lot of fun, cheap, or free things this weekend. Check them out: Friday: My son Hutch is growing faster than I can keep up with, especially when

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Replay Thursday! Savings tip replay: Repurpose old sweaters into leg warmers!

Welcome back to Replay Thursday, where I “replay” and oldie – but goodie – savings tip so you don’t miss out on anything great! Since it’s starting to get cold outside (here in Utah, anyway…) I’ve been going through my winter clothes and selling or donating things I don’t want anymore.  It reminded me of

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Foodie Tuesday Recipe: Quick and Delicious Guacamole + how to properly cut an avocado and mango!

Welcome back to Foodie Tuesday! The other week I was able to price-match avocados 3 for $1. That’s a great deal, especially for Utah, especially for this time of year.  Needless to say I stocked up. Mmmm….love avocado… So what to do with all those yummy avocados?  Make guacamole, of course!  Here’s how I did

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FCF Weekend Wrap-Up: Great shopping deals, Spooka Palooza, football, and discounted food

Happy Monday! How was your weekend?  My son spent all last night throwing up and my husband’s car wouldn’t start this morning for no apparent reason. Might just be one of those weeks. My weekend, however, was great. Here’s what we did: Friday: Spooka Palooza! It was a blast. (And good, cheap fun to boot.)

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Wooden Halloween "Boo" tutorial

Welcome back to Savvy Saturday. Today’s project is a fun one. Let’s be honest, I simply got the Halloween itch and had to do something about it! It’s a very simple process and can be used for a number of projects. Here’s what I did: Wooden Halloween “Boo”! Here’s what you need: (I purchased everything

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