Browsing Category

Christmas

Christmas, Gift Guides

The HOTTEST Toys for Christmas 2017

Can you believe it’s almost Christmas? Christmas 2016 brought the popular Hatchimal that was flying off shelves! The funny thing is, the Hatchimal was released in September or October, and I remember seeing it and thinking, “I will wait to get that.” If only I had known then, that by November they would be sold out everywhere, I would have snagged one. . or five! If you’re wondering what the top toys Christmas 2017 will bring, look below for the…

Read More

Christmas, Frugal Living

5 Ways to Say “Merry Christmas” on a Budget

We all know that this time of the year, we are running short on everything including time, cash and patience! If you’re like me, the only thing that’s not short is your Christmas gift list! Here are 5 ways to say Merry Christmas that are quick to do, go easy on the pocketbook, and won’t make you cranky! 1. Make an extra dinner. When you’re making supper one night, make an extra to give away! We are all struggling with…

Read More

Amazon, Christmas, Walmart

10 Men’s Stocking Stuffers (Under $10.00)

I can fill my daughter’s stockings up quicker than my 3-year old can make a mess. When it comes to filling up my husband’s stocking, it can be a little difficult. I mean, what DO I put in his stocking? If you have a difficult time coming up with stocking stuffers for the men (husband, brother, son, father, etc.) in your life, here are some ideas. The best part? They are all under $10! 1. Stanley 4-in-1 Pocket Screwdriver. This…

Read More

Christmas, Recipes

23 Festive Cheesecakes Perfect for the Holidays

It’s that time of year-holiday parties, family get-togethers, and work parties. Most of these require you to bring something. If you’re looking for something “festive” yet delicious, check out these 23 festive cheesecake recipes that are perfect for the holidays! 1. Amanda’s Cookin’ | Swirled Caramel and Pumpkin Cheesecake Supreme 2. Bunny’s Warm Oven | Strawberry Swirled Cheesecake 3. Cookies and Cups | Boston Cream Pie Cheesecake 4. Sprinkle Bakes | Baklava Cheesecake 5. The Kitchen is My Playground | TWIX Cheesecake Pie 6. The…

Read More

Amazon, Christmas, Home Management Tips, Online Deals

STOP!! Don’t Buy Another Toy Until You Read This Post!!

I have recently read COUNTLESS Facebook posts in mom groups that complain about how (insert retailer here) RUINED their kids Christmas by shipping their products in the original box. What if I told you, they told you right on the product page that they would be shipping it in the original box?? It’s true. Look at this: and this:   So, what can you do?? Read the fine print on the product page to see which retailers offer gift options.…

Read More

Christmas, DIY Projects

12 Days of Christmas {for your spouse}

Christmas can be an extremely busy time of year. In years past, I would find myself stressed from trying to get everything done. My relationship with my husband would take a backseat because the busyness of Christmas would take over. Last year, I decided that my marriage wouldn’t be put on the backseat from all the craziness of Christmas. I wanted my husband to know that even through the busyness of Christmas that he is loved and is important to…

Read More

Christmas, DIY Projects, Frugal Living

Do-it-yourself Christmas Card Photos

Can you believe that today is already December 1st?! Just five days ago we were all turkeys and pumpkins and now we already feel behind for not having our perfectly candid Christmas cards in the mail. I have something to confess. I stink at sending out Christmas cards, so to many of my friends and family this will be a hilarious little post! I do however LOVE getting the fun little cards in the mail all month almost more than…

Read More

Christmas, Frugal Living

Saving On. . . :: How to Save Money on Christmas

According to Forbes.com, the average American spends more than $1,000 on Christmas each year {$2,000 if you travel}. That’s A LOT of money if you haven’t planned for it, and can cause you to go backwards in your financial goals. Luckily for us, there are banks out there similar to Easybank who might be able to help you with set up your savings so you might be able to save up for next Christmas. Well, I have a few tips…

Read More

Christmas, Freebies

Freebie:: FREE Holiday Organizing Printables

Let Frugal Finds During Naptime help you this Holiday Season!  The holidays are fun, but can be stressful. You have lists to make of Christmas gifts to buy, deals to find for those gifts on your list, gifts to buy, presents to wrap, food to make, take the family picture for Christmas Cards, order Christmas Cards, send Christmas Cards, parties to attend, kids’ school events to attend, and don’t forget to clean your house before family comes in for Christmas!…

Read More