Homemade Gingerbread Play Dough
Gingerbread Play Dough Recipe
By Erin Huffstetler | 12/18/2019 | No Comments
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This gingerbread play dough makes a great gift for kids and stressed out adults. It smells just like gingerbread cookies, and only requires five minutes of stove time.

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2019 Secret Santa Gift Exchange
MFH Secret Santa Gift Exchange 2019
By Erin Huffstetler | 12/01/2019 | No Comments
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Join us for the fourth annual MFH Secret Santa Gift Exchange. It’s loads of fun. Here’s how it works.

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Christmas Under $100 2019
Christmas Under $100: 2019
By Erin Huffstetler | 11/25/2019 | 8 Comments
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Every year I strive to keep my Christmas gift spending to $100 or less, and so far, I’ve never come in over budget. Follow along, on this year’s challenge.

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Fill in Oval Bag Toppers on Paper Bags
Printable Bag Toppers
By Erin Huffstetler | 07/17/2019 | 1 Comment
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Add these printable bag toppers to the top of paper lunch sacks to instantly transform them into festive gift bags or party favor bags, or add them to the top of cellophane bags for a fun way to package food gifts. There are four gift bag topper designs to choose from, including two Christmas designs.

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Christmas Under $100 2018 Graphic
Christmas Under $100: 2018
By Erin Huffstetler | 01/06/2019 | 14 Comments
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Each year, I challenge myself to buy all of my Christmas gifts for $100 or less. When we hit the holiday season, I make my kids promise they’ll stay off the website until after Christmas, so I can show you what I’m able to get on such a tight budget.

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Printable Holiday Gift Tags
Printable Holiday Gift Tags
By Erin Huffstetler | 12/23/2018 | No Comments
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Dress up your holiday gifts with these free, printable gift tags There are six sets to choose from. Just choose your favorite; then, print it on copy paper, card stock or full-sheet label paper.

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Gift Cards
Holiday Gift Card Bonuses
By Erin Huffstetler | 11/27/2018 | 1 Comment
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Lots of shops and restaurants offer gift card bonuses during the holiday season. Use these promotions to stretch your gift budget, or do what I do, and stock up on gift cards for the businesses that you shop at throughout the year. It’s an easy way to save on your everyday purchases.

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Printable Holiday Planner
Printable Holiday Planner
By Erin Huffstetler | 11/14/2018 | 16 Comments
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It’s never too early to start your holiday planning – especially if you want to keep things low stress and low cost. Use this free, printable holiday planner to help you stay organized.

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How I Get Free Christmas Gifts Graphic
How I Get Free Christmas Gifts
By Erin Huffstetler | 11/13/2018 | 6 Comments
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Want all the nitty gritty details of how I get so many Christmas gifts for free, so you can do the same thing? Then, this post is for you. Here are all of the strategies that I use to put free gifts under the Christmas tree.

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Ham Salad Sandwich
Ham Salad Recipe
By Erin Huffstetler | 03/30/2018 | 3 Comments
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Use some of your leftover holiday ham to make ham salad. This tasty sandwich spread comes together in minutes. Here’s the recipe.

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Whoppie Cushion Pie
Christmas Under $100: 2017
By Erin Huffstetler | 12/22/2017 | 7 Comments
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This year we took a three month break from all non-essential spending to meet a big savings goal, so I’m not as far along with my Christmas shopping as I usually am. But I still plan to keep my Christmas spending to $100 or less. That probably means I’ll be making more of my gifts this year, but we’ll see how things unfold.

Want to see what I’ve tucked away so far? Then, keep reading.

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How to Make a Hair Bow Wreath
Make a Hair Bow Wreath
By Erin Huffstetler | 12/08/2017 | No Comments
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Looking for a unique gift idea for a little girl? This hair bow wreath makes a great baby shower gift, birthday present or Christmas gift, and it takes less than five minutes to put together. Include 24 bows, and you could even use it as an advent calendar. Here’s how to make one.

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Printable Holiday Gift Card Holders
Printable Holiday Gift Card Holders
By Erin Huffstetler | 11/30/2017 | No Comments
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Giving gift cards this holiday season? Save yourself some cash, and use these free, printable gift card holders to wrap them. I have two fun, holiday designs for you to choose from.

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Printable Canning Jar Labels
Printable Canning Jar Labels
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/16/2017 | 20 Comments
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Here are six sets of canning jar labels that you can use to dress up your home-canned goods, including several that you can customize with your own text.

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Coloring Book
Christmas Under $100: 2016
By Erin Huffstetler | 12/31/2016 | 25 Comments
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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:

Flag Football Set

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!

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