The Best Things to Buy at IKEA

Love IKEA? But overwhelmed at what the good deals might be? Here are the Best 8 Things to buy at IKEA!

If your decorating budget is tight, chances are you know all about Ikea. The Swedish superstore is known for its budget-friendly, stylish furniture. However, sometimes the quality of the items, while attractive, is not always the greatest. Due to the softer wood that is used to manufacture them, they may only hold up for a few years, especially if you have children in your home. However, there are definitely great deals to be found. The best things to buy at Ikea just might not be the furniture, so here are

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How to Find Designer Clothing at Thrift Stores

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I LOVE thrift store shopping, but you have to know how to do it right to score the best deals.  I did some thrift store shopping today, and decided to record a video for you to help you get designer clothing for less at thrift stores. Here are some of the tips I mentioned in the video above: 1.) Check for new clothing with tags 2.) Don’t buy Walmart, Target, or Kohls clothing used. 3.) Some of my favorite brands to buy at thrift stores are Banana Republic and Ann

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The 32 Best things to buy at Dollar General

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I love finding good deals more than most things, and one of my favorite places to find them may not be a place you think about. Inside Dollar General stores you can find hidden gems that you would be paying almost 2-3 times more in a posh/upscale store.  I decided to put together a list of my top 32 things that I like to buy at Dollar General, plus some money saving tips along the way. Dollar General has some great ways to save money.  They accept manufacturer’s coupons and

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Top 10 Foods You Can Make Yourself Instead of Buying

Trying to start making more foods at home? Check out these Top 10 Foods you can Make Yourself very easily!

In the summer it can be really easy to fall into the trap of convenience when it comes to food! Summer can also be a great time to find a day or two to try cooking new things. There are many kitchen staples, foods you buy all the time, which you can easily make from scratch if you have a minute to try! Try planning a family or friends’ day to try making some of these new foods and see what you like. I usually find that anything homemade is

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Organizing your Fridge in 5 Easy Steps

Is your refrigerator always a mess? Check out how to Organize your fridge in 5 easy steps and keep it that way for good!

If your fridge is anything like mine, every couple of weeks you clean out old food that you forgot about, didn’t eat, and has gone bad. Oh, the guilt! Not only are there starving children all over the world, but I feel like I am throwing my money away (because I am)! Time to re-organize the fridge so that we can save money by using up as much of our food as possible. Here are 5 easy steps for organizing your fridge AND keeping it that way! 1. You have

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My Frugal Bathroom Makeover for under $200

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We have lived in our house for five years now, and every time I walked into my downstairs bathroom I wanted to puke. That is a pretty long time to hate a part of your house, but I just didn’t have the time to do it. I’ve been planning and searching Pinterest for well over a year now, trying to come up with the perfect idea to makeover our downstairs bath and laundry room for less. My budget was $200 and I went just a tad bit under! My downstairs bathroom

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20 Slow Cooker Dump Recipes Aldi Meal Plan #8

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This ALDI Meal Plan is designed for YOU. It is designed to maximize your time enjoying your life without slaving away in the kitchen, and to also please your family with some AMAZING meals! This is your meal plan. They’re all Slow Cooker meals. And they’re all “dump” meals – meaning that you will just throw all the ingredients in a freezer bag. So the preparation couldn’t be easier. Nothing is pre-cooked – no need to get out any pots or pans or turn on the oven. You will only

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