DIY Valentine: Light Up My Day

Fun and Frugal Valentine's Day DIY! Does your Valentine light up your life? Remember Valentine's Day when you were a kid? I loved decorating shoe boxes and cutting holes in them as "Mail Slots" for Valentine's day cards from classmates. It was a fun celebration with a party afterward. Fun day & fun memories all these years later. Get started on a creative Valentine's Day project for your kiddos and keep the cost LOW! This is one the kids will... …
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DIY Aromatherapy Mists

Need a quick pick me up in the day? We all have those days where we just lose our energy and quick. You know the days I am talking about. The ones with 13 loads of laundry, sports practices, meal prepping, and all the other little things that go on in the day. Some days we just need that extra little something to keep going! I found this lovely blend of oils that work in a snap for that extra boost of energy! If you are looking for an all-natural... …
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Peppermint Candy Cane Sugar Scrub

Looking for an easy gift idea that doesn't involve sugar expanding your waistline?  This recipe DOES invovle sugar, but it's used in a way that will pamper you with out packing on the calories!  Plus it's pretty to look at, smells fantastic, and will make your skin feel INCREDIBLY soft smooth and silky (ooh la la). Simple Peppermint Candy Cane Sugar Scrub Recipe If you have never tried a sugar scrub NOW is the time!  A good sugar scrub will... …
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DIY Melted Crayon Ornaments

Make these melted crayon ornaments today for a quick and fun DIY decoration! This time of the year is my favorite time to find the inner crafter in me because there are just so many cute decorations and fun things to make! Seriously, if you don't believe me, head to Pinterest! My kids really enjoy crafting too so we always trying to make something during the holidays. These melted crayon ornaments are perfect for this! Not only are these ornaments... …
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Tips for Preparing for the Holidays

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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Christmas Gift Idea: Hot Cocoa Stirring Spoons with Decorated Mugs

Everyone is looking for an affordable gift you can share with you neighbors, co-workers, and friends. A personalized mug with chocolate candy-covered spoons is a fun gift idea. It would also be great for a Christmas party or for some fun at home with your families. We’ll start with the chocolate. I mean, who doesn’t want to hear about the chocolate first? Right? What you’ll need: plastic spoons a variety of candy toppings: ideas... …
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All Natural Face Peel

Get a clean and fresh face without toxic chemicals! Even as an adult my face seems to still find itself having a blemish or break out from time to time. Even the dry patches or rough spots on the occasion. All of the above I find extremely annoying and am always trying to find new ways to fight this. Using face peels is a really great way to remove dead skin, black heads, even that unwanted peach fuzz. Sure you can go buy a face peel product at... …
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DIY TWO Ingredient Makeup Brush Cleaner & Brush Cleaning Tutorial!

Clean your makeup brushes with items you have around the house already! I don't use a lot of makeup, but when I do, my brushes seem to hang onto whatever I am using at the time really well. This is great for when I am using that item, but when I go on to the next, not so much. Makeup brush cleaners that you get in the store are so full of chemicals and tend to dry my brushes out. So I went on the hunt and found a great way to clean them at home... …
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Tips for Making Your Jeans Last Longer

Keep your jeans looking like new! When you finally find an awesome pair of jeans, you want to make them last as long as possible! Finding the perfect jeans can be quite an investment of time and often money. Make it more worthwhile and frugal by doing what you can to make your jeans last longer! I had the privilege of meeting Alicia recently and with her help I found a perfect jean for my body type. She is a professional wardrobe stylist... …
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10 Things People Waste Money On

Do you have a goal to spend less money or to increase your savings? I do! My goal for this year is to build my savings up to cover 6 months worth of living expenses. In order to do that, I will need to pay more attention to how I'm spending my money. Are you wasting your money? DaveRamsey.com posted an interesting article about the 10 things that Americans waste money on. Here's my take on it... 1. Credit card interest - Don't buy what you can't... …
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