Halloween Candy Bouquet

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This Halloween Candy Bouquet Makes a Delicious Centerpiece and Gift  Everyone loves candy and  Halloween is a perfect time to get creative. I love making these cute bouquets because they are a great gift and make a very attractive and tasty centerpiece to display. These are simple and easy to make. My daughter created this one to give to my mom for her birthday.  ...

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas For Every Dad

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Father's Day Gift Ideas Father's Day is coming up! We all love the men in our lives but sometimes it can be hard thinking of a gift. A lot of us have the same stand-bys for Father's Day. But you come to a time when you realize that dad doesn't need 55 ties. Some like to find the newest gifts that they can. Well this guide will make it easy for you to find some great gifts for all kinds of Dad's and all kinds of budgets! This guide is broken up into categories for the different types of men ...

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Water Bottle Craft: Teen Girl Edition!


Today I am going to show you how easy it is to make a Water Bottle Craft: Teen girl Edition! This is another edition to our Water Bottle Craft Series! This would be a perfect gift for that special teen girl in your life! Just a little something to show you are thinking about them! Water Bottle Craft Instructions: ...

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Frugal Kid: Non-Candy Valentine Gift Idea

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Check out this Valentine Gift Idea that you and your kids can make! This weekend bond with the kids by doing an activity together. Check out this easy, fun and educational frugal activity that you can do with your kids in preparation for Valentine's Day. Non-Candy Valentine Gift Idea Materials: Shaving Cream Food Coloring Popsicle Sticks Cardstock Deep pan Directions: ...

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White Elephant Gift Ideas


Do you need White Elephant Gift Ideas? The White Elephant Party is also known as Gift Swap, Yankee Swap, Black Santa, Chinese Gift Exchange, Dirty Santa, Greedy Punter, Thieves' Christmas or Naughty Santa. It really doesn't matter what you call it the purpose is the same to have fun. The game is played in many ways and it usually requires at least 6 players. You can read our how to play the White Elephant Party if you need some tips. Here are some White Elephant Gift Ideas provided by my ...

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Holiday from the Heart: Giving to Charities

It has been a tough year for charities. Many of us do not have extra money and are uncertain what the future holds. Therefore, monetary donations to charities have been down this year. There are ways that you can be charitable without giving money. If you are addicted to CVS like myself, you probably have ten tubes of toothpaste, seven packs of razors and eight bottles of hair products on hand! I actually stopped getting some of the free after extra care buck items due to my ever growing ...

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Holiday from the Heart: Homemade Gifts

Last year I decided to give a lot of homemade gifts. As I have discussed before, I have been canning goods for the last three years. My sister-in-law, Cathy, and I canned a whole bushel of pickles last year (yeah, we kind of over did it when ordering the pickling cucumbers!). When the pickles were complete and we discovered we had enough for an army, it was determined that everyone would receive pickles... I mean canned goods for Christmas! My parents are always a challenge to buy gifts for; ...

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Holiday from the Heart: Recycled Gifts

Madame Deals is going to start a new series for the approaching Holiday season. Come back every Sunday for fun and inexpensive  Holiday ideas! My son Mason turned three last week. For this last year I have stockpiled gifts. I had no problem going to my gift stash and finding Mason's designated gifts. In all, I spent about $25 on his birthday. But you know what Mason really enjoyed? The two toy motorcycles I had picked up from a yard sale for .25¢ each. These motorcycles were not actually part ...

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