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Category: Frugal Holidays

Creative Affordable Halloween Party Ideas

Creative Affordable Halloween Party Ideas

Suddenly it’s October – and whether it’s your kids clamoring for a Halloween bash or you’re the one Jonesing for a costumed get-together, it’s party time. But that doesn’t mean it’s spending time, since even if money’s not that tight after September’s back to school bonanza there are still costume supplies and bags of candy [...]

Fall Decorating Tips

Fall Decorating Tips

Five Easy Fall Decorating Tips- Now there’s no excuse not to decorate! Of all the seasons, there is none which invades our senses as dramatically as autumn. The overwhelming pageant of rich, robust colors and textures triggers a desire to bring some of that lavish display right into our homes. Here are some fall decorating tips  that [...]

103 Inexpensive Stocking Stuffers

103 Inexpensive Stocking Stuffers

103 Inexpensive  Stocking Stuffers are back by popular demand!   Want to discuss how to have a frugal Christmas?  Join us in our Frugal Mom Frugal Living Forum! Candy Lip Balm Socks $1 Makeup from e.l.f. Cosmetics Gift cards Earphones Yo-Yo Silly Putty Movie Tickets (Save up to 60% on Movie Tickets and Concessions with [...]

Low Cost yet Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Your Sweetheart

Low Cost yet Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Your Sweetheart

Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that you either love or your dread. Obviously if you are single, you do your best to ignore the cheesy commercials on TV, the cute teddy bears in the stores, but don’t worry – you have the advantage of heading back to the candy aisle the day after [...]

8 Frugal Valentine's Day Gifts

8 Frugal Valentine’s Day Gifts

 Are you looking for a gift idea that is both romantic and frugal? The good news is, romantic doesn’t have to be expensive. You may be on a limited budget, but that doesn’t mean you are on limited creativity. With a little brain juice, and a small amount of planning, you can come up with [...]

105 Inexpensive Stocking Stuffers

105 Inexpensive Stocking Stuffers

 This year I have been brainstorming stocking stuffer ideas for my family and wanted to share them with you. I began with 101 ideas but it has now grown to 105 (thanks Karen!). I hope you enjoy them. 105 Inexpensive  Stocking Stuffers: Candy Chap stick Socks Make-up Gift cards Ear buds Yo-yos Silly putty Movie [...]

Frugal Thanksgiving Decorations

Frugal Thanksgiving Decorations

You do not have to spend a lot of money in order to have a beautifully decorated Thanksgiving table.  Instead, take the kids, go on a nature walk, and collect interesting things you can use to create a one-of-a-kind Thanksgiving centerpiece.  You can also take things you already own and repurpose them into frugal Thanksgiving [...]

A Heaping Helping of Frugal Thanksgiving Tips

A Heaping Helping of Frugal Thanksgiving Tips

Learn 8 tips on how you can have a Frugal Thanksgiving from this guest post by Jocelyn Anne. Just because somewhere along the line Thanksgiving became synonymous with an overabundance of food, does not mean that you can’t have a frugal Thanksgiving. In fact, I’d say there’s all kinds of fun to be had if [...]

Homemade Adult Halloween Costumes

Homemade Adult Halloween Costumes

Homemade Adult Halloween Costumes Summer is winding down, the kids are back in school, and we  are starting to get a break from the blistering heat.  And what does all of that mean?  Fall is right around the corner!  Changing leaves, hot apple cider, and pumpkin bread are some of my favorite things about fall. [...]

Frugal Birthday Party Games

70 Frugal Birthday Party Games

m4s0n501 70 Frugal Birthday Party Games is a collection of fun and easy games you can play at your child’s next birthday party! . Let the Games Begin! Back to Back Balloon Pop Arrange the children into teams of 2. Have each team stand back to back while an adult places a balloon between each [...]

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