December 18, 2015
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Disney-Themed Stocking Stuffers That Don’t Break the Bank

You’ve carefully budgeted your Christmas shopping and then you remember…you didn’t buy anything for the STOCKINGS! Or is that just me? Depending on how well you “stuff the stocking”, this could be a very expensive endeavor! Here are some last-minute practical … Continue reading

December 14, 2015
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5 Easy Party Preparation Tips & FREE Printable #HostingHacks @Costco #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HostingHacks #CollectiveBias Preparing for a party can be exhausting! Lots to do and so much to remember. Parties are 90% prep and only like … Continue reading

December 2, 2015
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Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes for Easy Entertaining #PotPiePlease #CollectiveBias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PotPiePlease #CollectiveBias Our holiday leftovers are gone and we’re moving into a busy time of year. With two birthdays, several Christmas parties, decorating, wrapping, … Continue reading

September 18, 2015
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8 Things to Consider When Making MORE Cuts to Your Budget

Your budget is already tight and now you have to tighten the belt even MORE? That might be enough to make anyone cry, but it’s not impossible. A month ago I was laid off from my job after 18 years … Continue reading

September 3, 2015
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Disney for free?! Don’t Spend a Penny Inside the Parks…Here’s How!

  Everyone knows that a Disney vacation is expensive! But once you have your Park tickets and are inside the gates, you have a choice how much you’d like to pinch pennies or break the bank. What if I told … Continue reading

May 29, 2015
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Create Budget-Friendly “Summer Camps” for Your Kids…At Home!

Preview I’d love be able to send my kids to camp for the summer, but wow, some of those summer camps are over-the-top expensive! I’d still like to give my kids the experiences that those camps offer, whether it be … Continue reading

April 2, 2015
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One Easy Way to Save Cash on Disney Vacations!

We all want to save money on our Disney vacations, right? What if I told you that you could get back a good percentage of your travel costs just by shopping online? Seriously! That frees up cash for park tickets, … Continue reading

February 13, 2015
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5 Cheap Ideas for Valentine’s Day that Still Respect Your Budget in the Morning!

I’ll pass on the pricey red roses. Please don’t spend a fortune on teddy bears, chocolate and diamonds, either. Not to say I don’t love those things or wouldn’t appreciate them, but in the weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day … Continue reading