DIY Homemade Laundry Fabric Softener Crystals

How many of you love using those name-brand fabric softener crystals that you toss into the washing machine to make your laundry (clothes) softer? I admit, I used to be a HUGE user of those Purex Fabric Softener Crystals, until I started making my own. Yes, my own! If you've ever bought them, you … [Read more...]

Fun Frugal Finds – After Holiday Bargains and Deals

Can you believe it's the end of January already? Wow. The new year is off to a fast start! How many of you went out shopping after the holiday to snag up some bargains and deals? I went out twice and picked up several goodies each time! Here are some of the bargains that I recently picked up. We … [Read more...]

Frugal Finds – Winter Boots at a HUGE Savings!

You all know that I'm a bargain shopper and like a lot of you...I love finding a great deal. Well, I was on the hunt for some new winter boots and I found not one, not two but three pairs at a price that I couldn't resist! Yes, three pairs!!! Let me start by saying this. Last fall I purchased a … [Read more...]

Tips for Shopping After-Holiday Clearance Sales

The holidays are over and many retail stores are marking down their leftover items at rock-bottom prices. If you enjoy saving money, you'll want to get out into the retail stores to take advantage of all of their after-holiday clearance sales. With that said, I do have a few personal tips to share … [Read more...]

Fun Frugal Finds: Vintage-Looking Glass Holiday Ornaments

A few weeks ago I headed into my local A.C. Moore's store looking for some Fall & Autumn items for my home. They've been advertising big sales on all of that stuff for weeks now. Sure, I went in and I bought a few things for 40% off, but what I showing you all today was an even BIGGER … [Read more...]

Home Decorating Tip – Use Alternative Items for Curtain Tie-Backs

I decorate my home in a coastal and beach style. While I love this particular decorating style, it can be quite pricey to decorate this way. It's especially true when you live in the middle of Amish Country, Pennsylvania where country decor is all of the rage. When I shop...I'm always on the … [Read more...]

Organize Your Jewelry with this Quick and Easy Tip!

Like most women, I have a lot of jewelry and I'm always looking for inexpensive ways to keep my jewelry organized. To date, I have two large jewelry boxes and one free-standing jewelry armoire. I like to keep my gold items in one, my sterling silver items in the second one and my fashion jewelry in … [Read more...]

The Best Outdoor Furniture and Deck Cleaners with Cleaning Tips

Every year at the end of September, I get busy cleaning up all of my outdoor furniture, deck railings, lighting fixtures, garden & yard art, etc.  Since we have a LOT of items outside, this is typically a weekend process for me. Before I store my outdoor items away for the winter season, I like … [Read more...]