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I’m So Glad You Are Here!

With it being a new year and there are a lot of new faces around here, I thought it was time to update my “about video”. I get a little excited when I start talking about living frugal AND fabulous!

I am super excited to meet you and I hope that you enjoy this video! If you are looking for fun and informative videos on how to live frugal and fabulous then you don’t want to forget and SUBSCRIBE HERE to my YouTube channel. 

While you are still here, take a look around the blog. Here are a few places you might want to start:

Casual Couponing 101
Cheap, Easy, and Beautiful DIY Tutorials
Gourmet Tastes on a Budget


Healthy Tropical Smoothie Recipe

Who says you need a super fancy vacation to feel like you are on a tropical island? Maybe if you whip up this smoothie then go sit out on your porch, close your eyes, you just might start to get the feeling like you are on a tropical getaway. Okay, let’s be real. Probably not. Sorry. But I can promise you it’s going to taste exotic and will keep you nice and cool!

Smoothies are the perfect option for a fresh, quick, and healthy breakfast… or lunch or dinner (in my case). Sometimes we end up having smoothies for two meals in one day!

Tropical Healthy Smoothie Recipe - penniesintopearls.com - This is a super easy tropical smoothie recipe. Strawberries, bananas, mangos, pineapples, oranges. All delicious flavors in this healthy smoothie recipe. Continue Reading →


Sassy Strawberry Lemonade

Last week I found myself in need of a fun and flirty drink that could quench the needs of about 50 people. I don’t drink alcohol, so it had to be rid of any ingredient related. I’m not a huge “drink” drinker, I get kinda boring when it comes to the topic actually. I love water! I know that makes me lucky to not have the temptation! But anyways, my lack of adventure left me clueless as to what to make. It was suggested to me to make some strawberry lemonade. That sounded perfect!

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