About Cathy

A mother of 8 who thinks there should be a "like" button at dinner time. In her pre-blogging days, she loved to read, dabble in photography, and play in photoshop. She is the co-founder of FabulesslyFrugal.com and loves shopping on Amazon. Learn More about Cathy.

Sleep Better {Eve Mattress Review & Coupon Code}

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In October the good people at Eve Mattress asked if I would review one of their mattresses. My current mattress was a good 15+ years old (a king sized pillow top we bought at RCWilley) so I figured it was worth a shot! I had never heard of Eve Mattress before, and I sure as heck wondered how they were going to ship a king size mattress to me! Any why they were so confident in their product that they would offer anyone 100 days to test it out... …
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Tips for Preparing for the Holidays

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Let's face it... we could all use some help when it comes to being better prepared for the holidays. Let this be your year to take control of your budget, your time, and enjoy what matters most... your loved ones! The Fabulessly Frugal team gathered ideas of ways to help YOU prepare for the holidays! Enjoy! Preparing Your Home Purge - Get rid of unused items in your home and donate them. Doing so will clear space for the incoming, and …
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Top 10 Reasons to Give the Gift of a Vacation This Christmas {Plus $100 Giveaway}

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Two years ago Christmas prep was SIMPLE. Why, because rather than trying to figure out 4-5 gifts for every one of my children, they each got one item valued at about $30, and then we surprised them with a big trip to Disney! This was by far the most memorable Christmas gift we've ever given! Make sure you read my Ways to Save Money at Disneyland post too! Read my top 10 reasons to give a vacation for Christmas AND enter yourself to win a $100 …
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Save Money AND Time! How to use Filters and Wishlist Function on Fabulessly Frugal

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25 Days of Christmas Idea & Dec 1 Worldwide Day of Service #LIGHTtheWORLD

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"I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life." - John 8:12 #LIGHTtheWORLD As I sit here at my desk after the busiest work week of the year (#thankyouallretailersforturningblackfridayintoaweekinsteadofaday #jk), I'm grateful for the opportunity to sit in stillness. Working 80+ hours in 6 days makes me REALLY appreciate a few things... I appreciate that 80 hour work weeks …
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Today Only: 7-in-1 Instant Pot 6 Quart $68.95!

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TODAY ONLY for an AMAZING price!! 6 Quart 7-in-1 Multi-Functional Digital Pressure Cooker for 47% off! You NEED one of these in your home! I've (Cathy) had one of these for more than three years and use it weekly!  This little tool has improved my quality of life... because quite frankly, I'm not a good planner! I'm a "last minute" kind of girl. I love that it's so very easy to use! Perfect for those of us who forget to pull meat out …
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105 Cheap Date Night Ideas

20 years of marriage and 8 kids later... here's my top tip for a successful marriage... date nights are a must! Here's a list of more than 100 ideas. Time to make date night a priority!
I've been married for 20 years now, and I'll be the first to say that having a successful and loving marriage takes work!   If you don't take the time to nourish it, your marriage relationship can evolve from a relationship of loving adoration into one that feels like you're nothing but business partners managing home, work, and family schedules together. One thing my husband and I have always tried to do is to make Friday night date night …
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My Famous (and Easy) Homemade Cream Corn Recipe

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Homemade Cream Corn Recipe Forget the nasty cream corn in a can... this homemade version is TO DIE FOR!  Easy and sooo delicious! We've been making this for a few years now and it is the first dish to always run out at family dinners! In fact, it's the #1 requested side dish at any gathering! My super awesome big sister Melanie (not to be confused with this Melanie), started making this delicious side dish a four or so years ago and it is …
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Holiday Gift Guide #SDCGiftGuide

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Check out this gift guide compiled by several bloggers! We were each assigned a store last month  and asked to pick out some gift idea from different departments in the store. I was assigned to Macy's and had fun looking for different types of gifts. Go check it out... you just might find a few ideas you like! I enjoy shopping sales at Macy's... they can have some really great deals! It's a fun clickable gift guide! Be sure to check out the …
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Best Of the Kohl’s Black Friday Online Deals

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The Kohl's Black Friday is AWESOME, and we are excited share the Online Only Early Bird Sale!! Here are our FAVORITE deals! If you were around last year, you probably remember how much fun it was to shop online at Kohl's!  There are so many fun freebies and amazing savings! How to Maximize Your Savings: Earn $15 Kohl's Cash when you spend $50 (after % off discounts) Most of the deals are available online before the sale starts …
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