30% Del Sol Discount + $50 Giveaway + Christmas Gift Ideas! (Frugal Find Friday)

Happy Monday, Freebs! I know I’m breaking the rule to post on a Frugal Find Friday deal on Monday, but because of Halloween last weekend I figured no one was hovering over their computers…so Monday is better than nothing, right?! PS Does anyone else have a Halloween hangover like me and my kids do?? With Christmas

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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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24 Last-Minute Neighbor Gift Ideas [Creative, Simple, Affordable!]

Let’s be honest…we’re all busy, aren’t we? But whether you like it or not, Christmas is about 2.3 seconds away. (Yay! Freaking out. Hooray! About to cry. Yippee! I think? I can’t decide how to feel…) Lucky for you I’m showing you a whole hoard of adorable, creative, cheap, easy, and simple LAST-MINUTE neighbor gift ideas. Not

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How we saved $300 on our Christmas lights + Christmas giveaway!

*Spoiler alert…great Christmas giveaway at the bottom of the post!* It’s no newsflash that Christmastime is an expensive time of year, and not just because of gifts!…decorations, the Christmas tree, neighbor gifts and treats (stay tuned, tons of last-minute ideas coming very soon!), and for us especially, CHRISTMAS LIGHTS. Our house is so tall, Bubba is

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The Best Advent Calendar/Christmas Activities for kids!

Yesterday I looked at my calendar and it hit me for the first time that December is only a few days away! (yes, I’m a little slow this year. Can you blame me??). I bought our first Advent Calendar on clearance last year. It’s a large door-hanging one with large pockets. I plan to put

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DIY Advent Calendar…all you need is scrapbook paper!

Hey! It’s Mel and Steff back from Find it, Make it, Love it! We are so excited to share this super easy Christmas Advent Calendar with you today! It is seriously the easiest Christmas craft ever – no special skills required, and uses very few materials…all you really need is some cute scrapbook paper to

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How to buy ahead for NEXT year (and make it fit within your budget).

Howdy! Sorry (yet again) for all the crickets over here. The kids and I decided to take one last spontaneous trip back home to Oregon to visit my folks for Labor Day. Sure, my daughter is missing her first 5 days of preschool (first day of school, whaaaaaa?) but with Daddy being gone for work

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