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How to become a Yard Sale Ninja

  As many of you know, Yard Sale season is a close second, only to Christmas in my book. (Ok actually…don’t tell Santa, but it really might be #1.) If you follow the #YardSaleNinja hashtag on Instagram, you’ll see that more often than not, I come home with a HAUL of amazing things from even

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You Bought That NEW?? 12 Things You’re CRAZY to Pay Full-Price For (+ where I’m posting my day-to-day tips)

Do you ever think, “You bought that NEW??” when you see someone who pays out the nose for something that really should have been bought second-hand? No? Just me? My blog went on the fritz last night and I wasn’t able to post the post the budgeting post I was planning on. Don’t you worry,

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DIY Peplum Dress From Thrift Store Mumu

Happy Tuesday, Freebs! If you saw on Instagram, we hopped in the car and headed to Arizona this week for a last-minute trip to visit family. Since I’m spending so much time soaking up sun at the pool, I asked my friend Sarah Tyao to show us an INCREDIBLE, simple DIY transformation. She’s sharing a

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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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The Classy Way To Haggle

Can you smell it? Taste it? Feel it? Yardsale season is in the air!! Being a certified Yard Sale Ninja and all, I was asked to do a segment on Studio 5 covering the classy way to haggle at yard sales! Haggling can be an uncomfortable thing for many, especially when haggling over something that only

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How to become a Yard Sale Ninja! (Navigate, shop, find the best deals)

If you have either  been to my house, seen mine or my kids’ wardrobe , or have been reading this blog for longer than 2.3 seconds you have probably noticed that I am the ultimate (albeit self-proclaimed) Yard Sale Ninja/cheerleader/advocate/would-totally-vote-for-yard-sales-if-they-ran-for-president. In my opinion, yardsaling is one of the best, and quickest ways to get QUALITY items

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What to Wear Wednesday: Frugal Fashion Breakdown…yard sale wedginess!

Welcome back to “What to Wear Wednesday” where I break down another outfit of mine from this week. This one is one of my favorites for many reasons, but mainly…THE PRICE. Check this out: The entire outfit only cost me $16.29…shoes included! Here’s why I like this look: As I’ve already established in other fashion

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How to hold a successful garage sale! A step-by-step guide.

As we all know, I LOVE yardsaling. I am a Yard Sale Ninja, after all (See my best yard sale shopping tips, how I budget for yard sale shopping, and check out some recent yard sale finds here. ) Well, this weekend I turned the tables a bit…and hosted our OWN garage/yard sale! Today I’ll share with

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Our new fridge, yard sale finds, and double-date fun!

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend!  Our weekend was pretty good, but my husband I and ended up getting food poisoning at one point (still can’t figure out from what…) so it was a bit more of a bummer than usual. However, we still were able to take advantage of some

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