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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Black Friday Shopping Tips

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Black Friday Shopping Tips I know it's not even Halloween yet but those of us that are on a budget are already thinking about holiday shopping. Black Friday is one of my favorite "holidays" of the year and we have a lot of fun with it every year. I know some people lock there doors and wonder how the rest of us do it but my family goes out on a 10 hour shopping spree and we have a lot of fun doing it! Now, I'm not saying it's not stressful because it is, ha! But with a little planning and a ...

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5 Moving Expenses You Might Not Have Thought About

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5 Moving Expenses You Might Not Have Thought About Something exciting is happening for me next month you guys! I'm moving into my first home! My husband and I have been renting a house since we got together, but now we have found a home that is all ours and I couldn't be more thrilled to move. And while it's exciting, it's also one of the most stressful things I've been through in my life! So many forms to fill out, applications to sign, inspections to get done, etc. It's exhausting AND ...

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4 Things About Moving That Are Just Stressful (and how to make them suck less)

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4 Things About Moving That Are Just Stressful (and how to make them suck less) You guys, it only took me until I was 27, but I finally bought my first home with my husband! We have always rented which is all well and good, until you want to move and you find out that it's hundreds of dollars a month cheaper to buy a house rather than rent one. And I really do mean hundreds. I don't understand it, but it is what it is. It was time for us to stop playing house and actually make a home. So we ...

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Tips For Hosting a Low Budget Cookout

Tips For Hosting a Low Budget Cookout

Tips For Hosting a Low Budget Cookout It's time to get that grill fired up! I cookout often during the spring and summer. It is much easier to clean up plus it keeps the house cooler by not using the oven. During the summer we host several parties. I do like to entertain but it can be a strain on the budget. Mrs. Not Made of Money brings us some tips today on how to save money while hosting a cookout. ...

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Hosting a Cookout on a Budget

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Hosting a Cookout on a Budget Hosting a Cookout on a Budget-I love that the weather it's starting to get warm, that means it's time for flip flops, swimming, and cookouts! What is better than rounding up some friends and throwing some burgers on the grill? Nothing!  You get to enjoy being outside in the fresh air, and the clean up is much easier! Cookouts are a great way to spend your summer days, and here are some tips for hosting a cookout on a budget to make it even better! Here are ...

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10 Easy Tips For Improving The Amount Of Sleep You Get

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10 Easy Tips For Improving The Amount Of Sleep You Get   We all know how important getting a good nights sleep is. And as much as we all wish we could get 8 hours of sleep a night, it doesn't always happen like that does it? As a mom of 3, I sometimes have a hard time falling asleep and staying asleep. I have a million things in my head, fellow moms have to understand me there. In bed awake wondering if you remembered to pack everyone lunch, was the laundry done, and did you pay ...

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Quick Bathroom Clean Up Tips

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Quick Bathroom Clean Up Tips With a family of 5 in 900 square feet and sharing 1 bathroom, it is no surprise that the bathroom is the room that gets dirtiest the fastest. This makes it a never ending battle to keep the bathroom in "Company Worthy" appearance. I have begged, pleaded and even nagged to get everyone on the same page but no one can see the things I see (or at least that is what they tell me. ) I decided that I would just take matters into my own hands and take a few minutes ...

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Camera Lens Cleaning Tips

Camera Lens Cleaning Tips

Camera Lens Cleaning Tips Getting a new camera is fun and exciting! So much to learn and so many possibilities. Whether you got it to take pictures of your kids, your travels, or are a blogger like me, having a great camera is a great idea. And after you have found the perfect one, learning how to take care of it is super important. One of the best things you can do for your camera is keeping your lens clean and dust free. With that in mind I wanted to share with you some of my Camera Lens ...

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10 CDs That Are Perfect For Massages

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10 CDs That Are Perfect For Massages One of my favorite ways to get a little romantic with my husband is to set up a massage night. It's a fun, inexpensive, and intimate way to have a date night, and who doesn't love a massage right!? The perfect massage doesn't stop with just your massage skills. You have to set the mood!  Some great massage oil, some candles lit, and some awesome background music to really set the mood. ...

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