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Food, Party, Recipes

Perfect Party Punch

My husband and I love hosting parties…and we do it a lot. We average hosting about 1 big party each month, sometimes more! Parties can be expensive, but they don’t have to be. My favorite super-quick, super-cheap, and super-yummy party drink? Buy a few of the cheapest 2-liter of no-name clear sodas (like sprite or…

Baby and Kids, DIY, Gift Ideas, Reuse

"Instant-Library" Thrift Store Gift Basket

I’ve posted before about how expensive brand new children’s books can be (especially hard-backs!), and how buying them at thrift stores and/or your local library is a great way to get fabulous books for cheap (HERE for example). Well, here’s a tip to take your used books to the next level! I went to a thrift…

DIY, Gift Ideas, Reuse

Saving Craving! Savings tip: DIY Christmas gifts

My parents are the most amazing, generous, loving parents in the world…and they are awful to buy gifts for! They never really need much and I feel so indebted to them, I feel like I can never buy them a nice enough gift. Now that I’m a mom myself I truly see the beauty in Do-it-yourself,…

Beauty, Lookin' Good

Stretch your mascara farther

I don’t know about you, but my biggest mascara gripe is that you pay SO MUCH for such a TINY TUBE that never seems to last LONG ENOUGH! Here’s a little mascara savings tip for you:When you mascara is running a little try and is starting to run out, simply add a few tiny drops…

Baby and Kids, clothing/fashion, Gift Ideas

Kids clothes for less

I love Wal Mart, but I know many people associate Wal Mart with “cheap” or low-quality things. I have found it to be the contrary, personally! My tip for today is:Take advantage of Wal Mart’s cheap kids clothes! My baby boy has more clothes in his closet than I do, thanks to their Garanimals line….

Lifestyle, Organization

Saving time = Saving Money

If there is one thing I’ve learned in life, it’s that Time. is. valuable. Even if you are like me and don’t have a conventional “job”, your time is worth a lot! Learning to be efficient with your time is often times as valuable as making a few bucks. Just think about it…if you are a…