Halloween Treat Bags + Free Printable!

These little Halloween treat bags are so cute - they're perfect as a little thank you gift or as a party favor! Halloween isn't just for kids. It's a great chance to share a festive treat with someone you want to encourage. I made these a couple years ago for the adults who were volunteering… Continue reading Halloween Treat Bags + Free Printable!

Frugal Living

Recent Amazon Purchases: $20 and under!

Amazon can be a really great place to find gifts, household supplies, home decor and even beauty items. I went through my purchases over the last couple of months and pulled some favorites to share with you. Everything is under $20 and most are in the $10-15 range. Aunt Life Magnetic Blocks - These are… Continue reading Recent Amazon Purchases: $20 and under!

Holidays · Recipes

Spring Snack Mix + Free Printable Gift Tag

Here is a really fun and easy snack mix that is perfect for sharing! There is no specific recipe you have to follow - this can be customized to fit your preferences and can easily be adjusted for a different season. I was inspired to make this when someone dropped off a big container of… Continue reading Spring Snack Mix + Free Printable Gift Tag


Thoughtful and Easy Care Packages: Under $40 Shipped!

I love the idea of curating the perfect care package for someone, packaging the items in pretty tissue paper and tucking a little hand written note in the box. This is fun, but it can also be expensive and time consuming. One day I had a light bulb moment - why not send gifts from… Continue reading Thoughtful and Easy Care Packages: Under $40 Shipped!

Frugal Living · Holidays

S’mores Gift Basket: Dollar Tree Gift Idea

Here is a food gift idea that is perfect to give to anyone - a co-worker, neighbor, teacher, pet sitter or anyone else on your list. This is what I used for my basket: Everything you need for this basket can be purchased at Dollar Tree! I put it all in a festive tin with… Continue reading S’mores Gift Basket: Dollar Tree Gift Idea

Frugal Living · Holidays

Thoughtful and Affordable Group Gifts

I think it's important to let the people in your life know how much you appreciate them. I also think it's possible to do so without spending hundreds of dollars! There are so many gift guides and teacher appreciation ideas online, but many of them cost more than I spend on my entire Christmas budget.… Continue reading Thoughtful and Affordable Group Gifts