40 Best Frugal Tips For Surviving The Holidays

40 Best Frugal Tips For Surviving The Holidays

40 Best Frugal Tips For Surviving The Holidays The holidays are fast approaching, and it's time to start thinking about how we can make the most out of them, without breaking the bank. Now we all know I'm all about frugal living  so going broke during the holidays is not part of my plan, ha! But I still want to make sure my friends, family, and most importantly (to me) my kids, have an awesome holiday season. With that being said, I thought a lot of you would probably be in the same boat ...

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DIY Snow

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DIY Snow   Being from the south, I am a huge fan of DIY Snow, and make it every year for my little girl! This project is easy to do, and your kids will love it! We use this DIY Snow for craft projects, or just to play around it! It's a great holiday sensory activity for younger kids too! I also love that it is easy enough for the kids to do all on their own!  ...

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DIY Beauty Tips

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DIY Beauty Tips   TGIF! Welcome to another wonderful Friday! This week for our Fashion Friday post, we are bringing you some of the best DIY Beauty Tips that you can do right at home, for very little money! Making some of your own beauty products at home not only saves you money, but it also ensures that you know what any and all ingredients are, and you can also make a great gift for a friend! Here at Madame Deals we are all about the DIY life, so I've rounded up some of our ...

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How To Make Your Own Glitter Ornaments

How To Make Your Own Glitter Ornaments

How To Make Your Own Glitter Ornaments Happy Holiday season! As someone who loves a good DIY project, the holiday season is one of my favorite times of the year. I love making homemade gifts, DIY decorations, or just a fun craft with my kids. Over the weekend my daughter and I made some really fun DIY ornaments for our Christmas Tree this year. You guys, if you love glitter as much as we do, then you are going to love this project. Would you like to learn how to make your own glitter ...

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10 Easy Christmas Crafts For Kids

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10 Easy Christmas Crafts For Kids   Happy December everyone! I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving, I know I ate and laughed way too much so I would call it a win! Now that Thanksgiving is over it's time to start thinking about the next big holiday, Christmas! Christmas is one of my favorite holidays! I love the sights, sounds, and good will that Christmas brings, and as a crafter, Christmas is a great reason to break out the glue gun and glitter right!? I thought I would share ...

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Christmas Drink Recipe: Grinch Punch

Grinch Punch

Christmas Drink Recipe: Grinch Punch Christmas is almost here ya'll! This year we are throwing a Christmas party for our family and friends and I wanted to make a fun drink to serve at the party. I asked my daughter what we should serve and she said she wanted something "green because that is the best Christmas color" Ha! So I thought what would be more fun than a Grinch Punch!? How the Grinch Stole Christmas is my daughters favorite Christmas movie so we had fun making this easy Christmas ...

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Paper Plate Christmas Wreath

Christmas Art Project For Kids

Christmas Art Project For Kids Paper Plate Christmas Wreath Only a week until Christmas! As of this week my daughter is out of school for the next 2 weeks and I wanted to think of some things to do with her while she was out of school that didn't involve staring at the TV for 8 hours a day ha! We love doing crafts and anything that is themed makes my heart happy. So my daughter and I decided to try making a Paper Plate Christmas Wreath that she done in class. I love crafts that are not ...

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Weight Watchers Macaroni And Cheese Recipe {Only 4 Points!}

weight watchers mac and cheese

Weight Watchers Macaroni And Cheese Recipe {Only 4 Points!} Lately because of all the snow my little one has been home with me more than normal. Don't get me wrong, I love spending time with that little girl, but trying to find something for her to eat for lunch besides a sandwich can prove difficult when I'm still trying to get some work done. Recently our family has started doing Weight Watchers so I wanted to make sure I could make something for lunch that we would both enjoy, but not ...

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How To Create a Decadent 3 Course Meal On A Budget

How To Create A Decedent 3 Course Meal On A Budget

How To Create A Decadent 3 Course Meal On A Budget You guys, I have some exciting news! Recently we found out that my daughter (who has just moved to a brand new school in a whole new town) was one of only two 3rd graders in her school to get cast in her musical theater production this year. This means that in a few short months she will be on her way to Atlanta without me for 4 days to enjoy the Junior Theater Festival and perform for awards and trophies. How exciting is that right? I was ...

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25 Delicious And Easy To Make Thanksgiving Side Dishes

25 easy thanksgiving side dishes

25 Delicious And Easy To Make Thanksgiving Side Dishes Thanksgiving Side Dishes- This morning when I woke up I checked the temperature. I was super pleased to see that is was a balmy 52 degrees. After months of waking up to 80-90 degree temperatures I am SO ready for fall and she is finally here! Fall is my favorite season. I love the cooler temperatures, the changing fall leaves, and the start of the holiday season. We have just moved into our first home and I have decided that I will be ...

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