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5 Tips for Feeding Friends Frugally

Isn’t it such a disappointment when your budget holds you back from doing fun things with your friends and family? Have you ever hesitated inviting your friends or family to stay at your house because there wasn’t any room in your budget to feed the extra mouths?

Well, there really isn’t any reason that this should happen! After you read these five tips for feeding friends frugally you won’t ever pause again when inviting guests over!

This super quick and healthy taco dinner is the perfect recipe to feed a crowd. You don’t want leave out the lite chipotle taco sauce to give your taco recipe the spice it needs to temp all your friends! Continue Reading →

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DIY Dollar Store Ombre Glitter Centerpieces

Here is the challenge, put together 12 centerpieces, all for under $20. At first thought it might sound completely doable, but if you have ever thrown a party before, you know that those party expenses can add up super quick!

If you do the math, that makes each centerpiece $1.67, now does this sound a little more of a challenge? Don’t let that discourage you! I am going to show you the very best strategies for throwing a party on a budget!

I love all the tips this girl shares on how to throw a fabulous party on a budget! You would never guess that these glitter obmre flower vases were all made with supplies from the dollar store! LOVE these ideas for dollar tree party décor! Continue Reading →

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Thrift Store Refashion into Little Girl’s Dress

One of my top tips when on the hunt for a thrift store find, is to keep your eyes open for patterns and prints that you love. That was the case with this oversized women’s button up shirt.

As my sister and I walked through the aisles of clothing at our last thrift store hunt, this bright print caught my eye. I wasn’t exactly sure what I wanted to do with it, but the print yelled “spring” at me. So for $3, I snatched it up!

Easy way to take your thrift store find and refashion into a new girl's dress. Easy DIY sewing project to makeover your thrift store find. Continue Reading →

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$1 Easy DIY Turban Headband in 10 Minutes

Warning! Because this project for turban headbands turns out fabulous every time, because this project is so cheap to make, and because this project takes less than 10 minutes to complete, you will find yourself completely addicted and having a strong desire to make more!

Here comes another super easy fashion DIY for you! You guys know me and how much I can’t stand to over pay for something that I can easily make myself. Do you ever feel the same way?

That’s what I thought when I first started seeing these turban headbands make their way around the social media scene online. First off, don’t you think that this style is just absolutely adorable?

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August 2016 Thrift Store Haul

It doesn’t happen all the time but when it does… euphoria takes over! For us frugalistas, it’s when the stars align just right as you walk through the doors of your favorite thrift store and everything you touch seems to be hand picked just for you!

Do you know what I’m talking about? With thrift stores it can be completely hit or miss. For example, just yesterday I wandered into our local Goodwill Store and there was nothing. Not a single thing I was interested in. Oh well, better luck next time. Right?

But! On this particular beautiful Monday morning, things worked out just right!

She found such cute things in her thrift haul! Motivation to do my own thrift haul and find cute clothes for cheap! August 2016 Thrift Store Haul Continue Reading →

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Dump Truck Construction Birthday Party Ideas

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When birthday season for our family comes around, every year I say to myself, “This year we are going to do a small family pizza dinner with cake and that’s it!” But as the big day approaches and the excitement builds, I can’t help myself and the party planning begins!

Have you realized how much fun little boys are? Noise with dirt on it, is a very accurate description of our little guys and oh how much I love them!

Which is why it was so appropriate that we went with a dump truck construction zone birthday party theme!

 BEST Boys Birthday Party Ideas! Tips on how to throw a boys birthday party for cheap! Construction zone boys birthday party is one of the most fun parties we have ever had! Continue Reading →

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How to Order Photos as Engineer Prints

Have you ever seen those beautiful pieces of large wall art or large photos hanging in every single gorgeous Pinterest home? Do you want to know how to get that exact same look in your home but for a fraction of what the high priced designers pay?

I thought you would! That’s why we are such great friends!

Using engineer prints is the perfect way to decorate your home or to make a major statement at your next party!

How to order engineer prints for your craft projects. DIY photo canvas, diy party decor, and more ways to use engineer prints. Continue Reading →