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Category: Beauty & Fashion

Vow Renewal?  Affordable Ways to Retie the Knot

Vow Renewal? Affordable Ways to Retie the Knot

June 29, 2013

Your vow renewal doesn’t have to break the bank to be memorable and elegant !   Everywhere you turn, someone is renewing their wedding vows. From jet-setting to glamorous locales like St. Lucia, or shutting down entire theme parks like Disneyland (looking at you, Mariah Carey), the rich and famous have taken to this new trend. [...]

Expand Your Wardrobe Without Shrinking Your Bank Account

Expand Your Wardrobe Without Shrinking Your Bank Account

September 28, 2011

When was the last time you bought yourself new clothes? Be honest. It’s probably been a while with the economy being what it is. And forget about keeping up with trends. How can you possibly afford designer looks on a generic budget? The fashion magazines make it seem so easy until you get into the [...]

Frugal Shopping:  Sunday Best for Less

Frugal Shopping: Sunday Best for Less

August 6, 2011

Ahhh….I love Sundays.  I love spending the day together with my family, I love taking it easy and having a break from household chores, and I love the thought of devoting a day to just refresh and renew.  But most of all, I love the chance to do something I don’t get to do the [...]

Top Beauty-Fix Substitutes

Top Beauty-Fix Substitutes

June 16, 2011

This guest post is by Donna Reish All frugal moms have one thing in common: they keep themselves on a tight budget. While clipping coupons and scouring circulars can certainly help you save on particular items like beauty and grooming products, did you know that you can save even more by using substitutes? There are a [...]

Frugal Beauty Tricks from Our Mothers' Kitchens

Frugal Beauty Tricks from Our Mothers’ Kitchens

March 4, 2011

I am a frugal woman because I like to save money, and because I enjoy the creativity that being frugal encourages. Years ago I began dabbling in homemade beauty; it was actually my grandmother who turned me onto it when she saw me slathering my face with a drugstore facial mask. Grandma snorted when she [...]

How to Make Your Own Lotions and Bath Products

How to Make Your Own Lotions and Bath Products

February 14, 2011

Making your own lotions and bath products is actually a lot easier than you might think. With a few ingredients purchased at your local supermarket or natural health store, you can be on your way to creating them right in your own kitchen. Homemade bath and beauty products usually cost much less than the ones [...]

Frugal Christmas Gift Idea:  Wilson's Soap

Frugal Christmas Gift Idea: Wilson’s Soap

December 1, 2010

Are you looking for frugal gift ideas or the perfect frugal stocking stuffer?  I have a fantastic product I want to share with you.  Don Wilson, the owner of Wilson’s Soap recently sent me a package of his handmade soap.  I knew before I tried it that it was going to be great – it [...]

Frugal and Fabulous: Inexpensive Ways to Look Like a Million Bucks

Frugal and Fabulous: Inexpensive Ways to Look Like a Million Bucks

October 25, 2010

When you’re raising a family, your own wants and needs often take the back burner to those of your children or partner. Unfortunately, this often goes out the window along with your free time to shop, accessorize, and create outfits that make you feel great about yourself. But looking good helps you feel good, and [...]

Find Your Body Type

Find Your Body Type

October 19, 2008

I don’t have to tell you that clothes are expensive. So when living a frugal life, it is important you make smart purchases, and not waste money on clothes that aren’t right for you. We all have enough clothes that never get worn, so let’s not add to the collection. To get the most for [...]