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What To Do About Those Expensive Friends of Yours!

Have you ever had those friends (or family members) that you love to be with, but are slowly but surely sending you to the poor house? Yeah, you know the ones… Whether they prefer fancy dates, vacations, or restaurants when you hang out with them, or whether they expect high-end, designer, or elaborate parties or gifts.

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I just got paid $130 for doing NOTHING! [Frugal Find Friday]

  (Warning: this is NOT a sponsored post! I’m just so excited I peed myself a little, and felt like I needed to share the love.) Freebs…you need to press pause and focus for a second! I have exciting news! I was scrolling through my (extremely crowded and overgrown) email inbox and saw a subject line that

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13 Things You Should Buy Used (but probably aren’t)

I was featured on The Stir again the other day! This time they asked me to share the top 13 things you should be buying used…and probably aren’t. It was actually hard for me to narrow down the list to just 13 things, since I think so many things are great second-hand! So here’s my

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Urban Decay Naked Palette Copycat – only $12.99-14.99! (2 days only – HURRY!)

*****UPDATE! I was about to delete this post but decided to leave it active as a good lesson to us all. I’ve been duped! I thought they were generic eyeshadow palettes that resembled the Urban Decay ones, especially since on Jane.com it didn’t show any color names or anything. I was wrong! They are very

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7 Reasons Couponing Is a Waste of Time (+ 3 Things to Do Instead) – TheStir article!

As promised, my next article for TheStir.com is “7 Reasons Couponing Is a Colossal Waste of Time (And 3 Things to Do Instead)“. It went live today, so be sure to check it out! My next article is about things you should be buying second-hand, that you probably aren’t. Brace yourself, there are some doozies in

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11% off my favorite stuff at Eleventh Avenue!

Today I’m helping celebrate something really exciting! Remember how I (sorta) showed you a cute new hoodie I got from Groopdealz on Instagram that you all went nuts over? I guess the secret is out. Groopdealz is one of my favorite little (used to be) secrets. They have a TON of cute stuff for great prices.  WELL…

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Lego Rental, Mickey Mouse Pendant, Get Paid for Coupons, & More! [Frugal Find Friday]

Happy Friday! It’s been a while since I’ve posted some Frugal Find Friday steals and deals, so here are a few goodies I’ve had my eye on. The frugal finds for today include a Lego Rental company, a gorgeously sparkly Mickey Mouse necklace (perfect gift for someone), getting paid to take surveys or use coupons,

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Last of the Q&A posts: daily routine, date night, where I shop, and more!

Freebs, I’m home! I had a blast at Disneyland with the fam, can’t wait to tell you all about it.  I’m sure you’re sick of these Q&A posts but since I went through all the work to chop the hour-long Q&A session up for you, figured I might as well post the remainder of the

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Entertaining toddlers, Date Night, budgeting for clothes and more! (Live Q&A 1/28/14)

Loved trying a daytime LIVE Q&A today! So many of you tuned in, and your questions were beyond amazing (seriously, I have the best readers). We started a little late…kid issues, internet issues, general issues with life itself, but still had great time. Click and watch the video below (or watch online HERE) and scroll down to

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Top 7 store sales you should NEVER miss!

Bubba and I got a sitter and set out for our “Bubba-only-goes-shopping-every-3-years-so-its-time-to-go-nuts-and-update-his-wardrobe” shopping mission. As we were shopping (click here to see our excitement) and oohing and aaahing over the deals, I was reminded of this post that I did a while ago on “the top 7 store sales you should NEVER miss!” that also includes tons of

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Christmas At The Pages: Official Christmas Wrap-Up [Mega-Post]

…and POOF! Christmas is over. Did that fly by for anyone else?? Even though we decorated early and tried to squeeze every second out of the Christmas season, it still flew by. It’s been forever and a day since I’ve done a wrap-up post, so I thought I’d start by wrapping up our Christmas week with

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