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Make A Purse for Every Outfit

You know girls. They want a purse to match every outfit. We found great ideas on how to make them out of t-shirts and a few other supplies. You can use recycled tees from thrift stores or even your own closet. You can make them fun and funky or prim and conservative, to match your own style. Continue reading

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Tips for a Frugal Father’s Day

Father's Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is a day for Dad to relax and enjoy being recognized for the things that he does.  However, while some consumers are planning fancy meals on the town or expensive gifts there are some that are not able to spend much this year.

Fortunately, there are a few things you can do this Father’s Day to show dad how much he means to everyone – without draining the budget.  We’re going to show you exactly how to do that in this post. Continue reading

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Frugal Mother’s Day Ideas – Make Mom Happy and Save Money

Mother's Day Gift Ideas - For Less

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas – For Less

If you’re like me you really want to make your Mom happy no matter what day of the year it is, but this is especially true on Mother’s Day. But the problem is that when you are on a budget, finding the right gift for Mom can seem impossible.

How do you get her something that she will love without going outside of your budget? It’s not as hard as it sounds, so continue reading to find out. Continue reading

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Four Last Minute Gift Ideas that Don’t Require Wrapping

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Last Minute Gift Ideas

No matter how much early holiday shopping we manage to accomplish, there’s almost always a need to buy, at least, a few last minute gifts.  This is especially true if you were unable to plan ahead for the holidays.  The great thing about the four last minute gifts that we’re about to share with you is that they’re all wonderful gift ideas that you don’t need to wrap. Continue reading

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3 Craft Posts You May Have Missed

With the first quarter of 2011 behind us, we wanted to take a quick look back at some of our previous craft posts-which you might have missed. We had a lot of fun putting each of them together and hope that you’ll have just as much fun trying them out.

Fabric Paint Craft Post

T-Shirts and Fabric Paint

T-Shirts and Fabric Paint

Our first post is from March and this one provides a brief explanation on how to use fabric paint to spruce up your t-shirts. Here’s an excerpt: Continue reading

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Shop Like A Pro-After Christmas

Image of Shopping Bags Depicting an After Christmas Sale

The Real Savings Begin After Christmas!

After-Christmas sales can be a wonderful time to load up on bargains – and this applies to more than just Christmas items.  This piece will show you how to make the best of these bargains.  Enjoy! Continue reading

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Easy Felt-Fabric Ornaments

Felt Fabric Christmas Ornaments

Easy to Make Fabric Ornaments

With the kids being out of school soon this easy and fun project is sure to keep their hands busy. This idea is good for any time of year as you can vary the fabric and embellishment to make personalized gift tags for weddings, baby showers or just to add a personal touch to any gift. Continue reading

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