Money Saving Heating & Cooling with Dyson Hot + Cold fan

Dyson Hot + Cold fan

Frugal folks often talk about saving on energy costs. It can pricey to heat and cool a home, so we’re always looking for ways to save while still being comfortable. There are lots of ways to save on your energy bill, but the biggest win usually comes from turning down the temperature in your home […]

Use Popmoney for the Holidays {sponsored}

Popmoney send money

The holidays are all about giving. From giving gifts to giving back, there is a LOT of money exchanging hands. While it’s tempting to give monetary gifts in the form of gift cards there’s an even better way to give money this holiday season. It’s called Popmoney. Popmoney is a personal payment service that allows […]

Casual Holiday Winter Looks with Lee #FashionFriday

Casual Comfortable Looks for Winter

The holidays are here, and with them so many gatherings and celebrations. That also means getting dressed for the holidays, and that can be stressful if you don’t have a go-to pair of jeans. We have casual holiday celebrations, but even in a more upscale setting a great pair of jeans with the right top […]

Shop Smartphones and Tablets for Less for the Holidays

save money on phones and tablets

Are you buying a phone or tablet for a child on your list this holiday season? Buying a phone or tablet is a popular choice especially for tweens and teens. A phone or tablet is not only a good way to stay in touch, but they also provide a great way for kids to get work […]

Give Experience Gifts with LivingSocial {sponsored}

Gift experiences for the holidays

Experience gifts make amazing holiday gifts. Giving the gift of a spa day, wine tasting, evening out, or something more thrilling like flying lessons or race car driving can make the holidays special. Then there are the kids on your list. Experience gifts make wonderful gifts for the kids on your list, too. Gifts like museum memberships, […]

Free Shipping Day 2014

Free Shipping Day 2014

It’s FREE shipping day! With the cost of free shipping getting more expensive, Free Shipping Day offers online shoppers a much-needed resource for free delivery of holiday gifts. Thursday, Dec. 18, Free Shipping Day is already ramping up with over 500 retailers signed up to participate. Stores like REI, American Eagle, Harry & David, Under […]

Reindeer Lollipops

reindeer lollipops

If you are looking for a last-minute gift idea that kids can make and gift this holiday season that uses mostly scrap materials (and a big bag of lollipops), then I’ve got the perfect one. How to Make Reindeer Lollipops What you need: scrap paper or card stock in brown, grey and/or black – it […]

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Holiday Dessert Recipes

One of the best parts of the holidays is the food! While we love to cook and bake all year-long we find cooking and baking at the holidays is so special! We have our own family traditions including baking lots of cookies, a big breakfast of cinnamon rolls on Christmas morning, and a hearty meal […]

Monday Meal Plan: December 15th

2012 Printable Menu Plan

This is THE week. the week to get it all done before the holidays. Work, chores, all the homework and projects, and of course we’re still trying to cook a healthy meal each night. This week we need to make sure our meals are quick, easy, and healthy. We’ve got some great meals planned for […]

Sunday Deals & Reads: December 14th

Sunday Reads and Deals Centsible Life

I’ve been a busy elf this week ! there are so many great sales right now and lots of gift giving to do this holiday season, but I have managed to find some good reads this week for you, too! Sunday Reads First up, check out our crafts writer, Tonya Staab, in Real Simple magazine! […]