How to take the perfect selfie: focus on your lips

how to take the perfect selfie

There’s so much talk about Kylie Jenner’s lip transformation that has selfie-takers wondering what, how and why? And while we aren’t all running out for lip injections to catch up with Kylie (I’m not saying she’s had injections, though many others are speculating) Whether you’re a duck-face lover or a Kylie wannabe, the right lips in […]

Organize your finances to meet financial goals with Popmoney {sponsored}

how to organize your finances

It’s a new year which means it’s time to recommit to all kinds of goals from fitness to financial goals. While it can be easy to give up on resolutions that are vague like ‘I’m going to spend less in 2015,’ or ‘I’m going to cook every meal at home this year!’ making a resolution turn […]

When water won’t do: Best Healthy Drinks

Best Healthy Drinks

While many people break their New Year’s resolutions it’s not too late to make a recommitment to your health and wellbeing in 2015. One of the simplest changes you can make is to change your drinking habits. Not that kind of drinking, but the everyday drinks you consume each day. Changing that habit is a small […]

Amazon Prime on Sale for $72! Today only!

Amazon Prime is on sale today for only $72! It’s a great bargain considering all you get from an Amazon membership. Prime members get free streaming of Prime TV, movies, and award-winning original content like Transparent. More importantly you get free 2 day shipping on a variety of items to be shipped anywhere. You can […]

Budget-Friendly Nail Polish Subscription with Julep


Are you a nail polish lover? Are you a fan of beauty products on a budget? I’m a fan of both. When it comes to nail polish I rarely take time or spend money on manicures and pedicures. Instead I rely on home manicures and pedicures. Julep is a favorite nail polish brand because it […]

25 tips to slash your restaurant spending in half

25 ways to slash restaurant spending

Most people still eat in restaurants on a weekly basis. While I love a good meal out at a nice restaurant it’s often budget busting. Busy lifestyles, dual income families, and our car dependent lifestyle have made dining out way of life for many people. We all know restaurant food isn’t great for our waistline, but […]

LEGO Mini Marble Maze Valentine’s Day Gift for Kids

LEGO Mini Marble Maze Valentine for Kids

We love LEGO here on The Centsible Life, so it’s only fitting that we share a fun LEGO gift that you can give your kids, or your kids can make and give to their friends this Valentine’s Day. These mini LEGO marble mazes take just a few minutes to make, require only four items, can […]

Tips to stay healthy this winter with Vicks {sponsored}

15 Tips to Fight the Cold & Flu

Disclosure: This is a paid, sponsored post brought to you by Vicks. All opinions are my own. Winter is in full force in the Northeast and with it freezing temperatures, ice, snow, and of course lots of colds and flus being passed around. According to the CDC, cold and flu incidence is spiking right now […]

Centsible Sunday Roundup January 18th

Sunday Roundup

I have shared a weekly deal and roundup post with you most Sundays, but starting now I’m just going to call them the Sunday Roundup. Here’s why–I want to occasionally include things I LOVE, but that don’t fit in the deal or read category. Whether I’m loving a new pair of shoes or have a […]

How to make a blow-out last for 5 days

how to make a blow out last for 5 days

I recently sat down with my stylist – literally, in her chair as we do – and rather than taking out my Kindle and indulging in 30 minutes of relaxation with a book, I opted to take out my notebook and pen and conduct an interview. “Rachel, oh queen of blow-outs, how can I get […]