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Frugal Ways to Re-Use & Re-Purpose Containers

by Maggie on April 15, 2014

Here’s a quick video to get ‘ya thinking about all of the ways you can re-use and re-purpose containers that you’re getting each week at the grocery store, when you buy a rotisserie chicken, baby wipes and more!

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National park fee free admission days 2014

I’m big on getting kids outside and enjoying our public lands – especially when there’s NO FEE!  April 19th and 20th will be free for National Park all over the United States. Get outside and have some fun!

 

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DIY Homemade Sugar Scrub Recipe

by Maggie on April 7, 2014

Well now that winter is behind us (well for many of us in the US) it’s time to exfoliate those legs and feet and get a new pedicure. If you’re planning to save $35 to $65 and do it yourself then be sure to start with a fresh sugar scrub exfoliate. See my DIY easy, natural video on making sugar scrub with essential oil aroma below.

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You can save hundreds of dollars and LANDFILLS all over the place by re-using containers from everyday things like, rotisserie chicken containers, soup containers and so many more things. Watch my short video on frugal Ways to Re-Use Containers!

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How to Make a Homemade Ice Pack

by Maggie on March 26, 2014

Ok, you may be thinking that if you need an ice pack that you can just stick some ice in a zipper seal bag, right? Well you can BUT if you make this kind of homemade ice pack you can keep it in your freezer and it actually will mold around elbows, ankles and bumps all over your body with this recipe. It’s great for surgery, sports injuries, bumps and bruises of all sorts. This is just a short video on the recipe so  you can see what to do. This homemade ice pack costs just pennies to make and I promise it will surely come in handy!

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Ritas Italian Ice

Today is the big day! Don’t forget to snag your FREE Rita’s Italian Ice today to celebrate the 1st day of Spring!

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12 Avocado Oil Uses

by Maggie on February 28, 2014

12 Healthy Avocado Oil Uses

Avocado is an amazing food with so many uses and benefits that do everything from nourishing our bodies to dip for chips to a beauty mask for healthy & radiant skin.

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Uses for Witch Hazel

There are so many uses for With Hazel. One of my favorites is using the Witch Hazel to make home made medicated wipes. [click here to find out more...]

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How to Make a Homemade Ice Pack for Emergencies

by Maggie on February 25, 2014

How to make an emergency ice pack for your freezer

Would you like to know how you can make an easy, and re-usable ice pack that bends around bumps, bruises and body parts? It’s really easy and costs just pennies to make. These are great [click here to find out more...]

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How to Plan a Beautiful Frugal Wedding Reception

by Maggie on February 25, 2014

6 Tips for planning a beautiful frugal wedding reception
The season of spring is almost here and many of you are busy starting to plan for your big day. Most people don’t know this, but more people get engaged in December than at any other time during the year. That’s right – Christmas and Hanukkah are the BIG times for engagements.  Valentine’s Day is another big one but nothing in comparison to the December engagements each year. Well I used to be a BIG, top wedding planner and I wanted to share with you my top tips for how to plan a beautiful wedding on seriously tight budget. These are my top 6 tips! [click here to find out more...]

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