Frugal Tips & Tricks · Fun & Entertainment

10 Fun Holiday Ideas to Save Money & Spread Cheer!

Have I already mentioned a million times that I love holidays? Well I do, but they can get expensive if you’re not careful. If you’re on a shoestring budget like I am check out my 10 Fun Holiday Ideas to Save Money & Spread Cheer: Buy gifts online: I know all the stores look extra… Continue reading 10 Fun Holiday Ideas to Save Money & Spread Cheer!

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A Brief History of Tradition & Why I Love the Holidays

In nearly every civilization throughout history people have celebrated holidays. As you probably already know many of our modern Western holidays, Christmas included (hey there winter solstice and Saturnalia), are just revamped versions of old pagan celebrations. In fact, for years Christian prophets vehemently condemned the idea of bringing a tree or piece of greenery… Continue reading A Brief History of Tradition & Why I Love the Holidays

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Here’s Why Entertaining at Home is The Best (no matter how small your home is)

I love hosting people! I’ve thrown every type of party imaginable from giant keg parties where you charge a $5 cover (ok, that was in college) to elaborate themed costume parties and casual barbecues. I’ve cooked for 4 and I’ve cooked for 50 (yes, really) and I’ve done the majority of it in small apartments… Continue reading Here’s Why Entertaining at Home is The Best (no matter how small your home is)

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7 Easy Ways to Save Money on Little Things

Whenever people ask me for advice about saving money I always feel like I’m scrambling for words. I think it’s because there isn’t really a silver bullet for longterm savings. The key to saving money, even if you don’t make very much, is finding lots of little ways to chisel down your budget. The best… Continue reading 7 Easy Ways to Save Money on Little Things