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Uses for Tea Bags and Leaves: 35+ Clever Ideas

Uses for Tea Bags

Uses for Tea Bags and Leaves: 35+ Clever Ideas Who knew that tea could have so many uses?  It’s not just for drinking! Tea bags (and sometimes leftover tea leaves) can have some pretty amazing uses.   Among them: Uses for … Continue reading

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Baby Powder Uses: 21 Smart Ideas

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Baby Powder Uses:  21 Smart Ideas A little baby powder can help your untangle the chain of a necklace a lot easier. Use baby powder to make a homemade dry shampoo to keep your hair grease-free in between washings. Dust … Continue reading

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Vaseline Uses: 55+ Cool Ideas

55+ Cool Vaseline Uses

Vaseline Uses:  55+ Cool Ideas Vaseline isn’t just for protecting skin.  It has many other cool uses as well. Note: Because petroleum oil used in Vaseline is a bi-product of the oil that we use for our cars, there can … Continue reading

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H&M Stores Shopping Tips and Clothing Coupons

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Did you know that H&M stores are finally offering shopping online at HM.com?  Yay!  I love shopping their Twin Cities stores, but I don’t always have the time to get there.  Now I can shop in my PJs at home! I … Continue reading

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DIY Cutoff Shorts: Ideas, Variations and How-To Tips

DIY Cutoff Shorts

Cutoff shorts are everywhere this season.  Like most frugal fashionistas,  it pains me to pay full retail price for them – so I don’t!    Instead, head to your local Goodwill and make your own pair for a fraction of … Continue reading

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Best Cosmetics Under $10

best cosmetics under $10

What are the best cosmetics under $10?  It was a question we asked our forum members last week and we got tons of great replies!   This is what they had to say: Best Cosmetic Buys Under $10 Anything by … Continue reading

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The Runway at TJ Maxx: Discount Prices on Designer Fashion

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The TJ Maxx store at 57th and 8th Avenue in Manhattan isn’t your typical TJ Maxx. Besides being in the fashion mecca that is New York City, it’s also known as a TJ Maxx Runway store. Runway stores feature couture, … Continue reading

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Kate Spade-Inspired DIY Fabric Flip-Flops for Just $3.50

DIY Fabric Flip-Flops Project

Flip-flop weather is almost here!  For a frugal spin on this summer wardrobe staple, try making a pair of fabric knotted flip-flops.  They can be made for as little as $1 per pair if you snag the flip-flops on sale … Continue reading

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DIY Crystal Shoes – Perfect for Weddings, Proms, or Just for Fun!

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Recently, my husband told me about a really cool DIY project one of his co-workers had completed.  A soon-to-be bride, Tiffany made her OWN crystal wedding shoes… and they’re gorgeous!  This project would also be great for anyone that has … Continue reading

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DIY: How to Repair Broken and Cracked Makeup

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Last weekend, I discovered that my pressed powder had fallen apart while in my purse.  It was a fairly new compact, so I hated to think of how much would be wasted if I were to just throw it away. … Continue reading

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