Frugal No Candy Easter Basket Ideas

30 Frugal No-Candy Easter Basket Ideas

Frugal No Candy Easter Basket Ideas   THRIFTY THINKING Are you ready for Easter? Do you give Easter baskets? I’ve actually only put together Easter baskets a couple of years even though my eldest just turned ten years old last month (I don’t have a conviction against Easter baskets, it just hasn’t been our focus)….

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Frugal Foodie Stocking Stuffers

Frugal Foodie Stocking Stuffers

Frugal Foodie Stocking Stuffers Thrifty Thinking Ever wonder what to get for that foodie in your life? Well these stocking stuffer ideas are great frugal finds just for that hard-to-buy-for foodie. These ideas are under $15 and most are closer to $5. So even if those foodies seem to have everything, you might find a…

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Advent Calendar and Advent Activities

Advent Calendar Ideas

Advent Calendar and Advent Activities Thrifty Thinking Back in 2011 a friend gave us an Advent calendar (shown above and below). Her daughters had placed sweet treats in every box for each of my kids to enjoy during the days leading up to Christmas. It was a very kind and festive gesture. My kids eagerly anticipated…

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Gift Giving: Homemade Vanilla Extract with Re-purposed Bottles

Homemade Vanilla Extract

Gift Giving: Homemade Vanilla Extract with Re-purposed Bottles and Frugal Baker’s Twine DIY Time IT’S DIY TIME AGAIN, WHERE I POST SOMETHING YOU CAN DO YOURSELF RATHER THAN BUY, WHICH IS A MONEY SAVER, AND CAN BE JUST PLAIN FUN!  SOME OF THESE POSTS ARE CRAFTS, SEWING PROJECTS, RE-PURPOSED IDEAS, HOMEMADE CLEANERS, HOMEMADE HEALTH AIDS, TUTORIALS, AND THE LIKE. How about Christmas in…

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Copycat Montreal Steak Seasoning and Free Father’s Day Printable

Copycat Montreal Steak Seasoning| practical-stewardship.com

My husband has had a love affair with Montreal Steak Seasoning for years. Okay, maybe his feelings are not quite that strong, but it’s his choice seasoning for most of our grilling needs. We used to buy the huge seasoning container from Costco, but you don’t know what the extra ingredients are. Last year I…

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