If you’ve ever wondered how I manage to get so many freebies, I’m here to let you in on my secrets. These are the rewards programs and strategies that I use to get free Christmas presents, food, toiletries, office supplies and more from big-name stores and restaurants. [Read more…]
Have chickens, rabbits, dogs or other outdoor animals, and looking for a way to keep their water from freezing? Here’s how to build a simple hot water heater out of an old lamp and a cookie tin. [Read more…]
I reorganized my gift closet over Christmas break, and it’s the most organized it’s ever been. If you promise not to show my kids, I’ll let you see what I keep in there. [Read more…]
If you’ve been hanging around here for a while, you probably already know that I aim to do Christmas for under $100. It’s just one of those things that I do to save money and amuse myself. It’s been a few years since I’ve shown you just how much I’m able to get for $100, so I thought I’d show you what I’m giving this year. My family has promised to stay off the website until after the holidays, so I can give you this sneak peek.
Come see what I have tucked under the tree:
Okay, let’s start with my oldest daughter (14) … This flag football set is her big gift. It should be a fun addition to our collection of outdoor games that we keep at the cabin. It was originally $69.99 at Michael’s, but I got it during one of their grab bag events, and paid just $2 for it. Score! [Read more…]