The Savvy Shopper’s Survival Guide for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

The Savvy Shopper’s Survival Guide for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Is Black Friday shopping part of your holiday tradition? Or do you prefer the joy of couch commerce, scouring the deals from your iPad in the comfort of your home on Cyber Monday? Whatever your shopping preference, The Savvy Shopper’s Survival Guide will get you through the madness unscathed. This is an excerpt of an article I wrote for H&R Block. Click here to...

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Say Goodbye to Paper Coupons

Say Goodbye to Paper Coupons

Once upon a time, Thanksgiving Day meant shuffling through the newspaper, clipping coupons for Black Friday. Then we would wake up in the wee hours of the morning to race around the stores snatching up bargains. With bargains in hand, we waited in long lines only to realize we left our pile of coupons sitting on the kitchen counter. Oh, what a feeling. And then in...

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e.l.f. Cosmetics – 50% off Best Sellers

e.l.f. Cosmetics – 50% off Best Sellers

e.l.f. Cosmetics (it stands for Eyes, Lips, Face) is an online mega-superstore for beauty & cosmetics, and “elfanomics” simply means…be beautiful for less! Why pay more…save your money! Take a look at some of e.l.f. cosmetics best sellers… Eye Shadow Brush $1 Black Waterproof Eyeliner Pen $1 Blending Eye Brush $1 Shine Eraser $1...

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Budget Travel Tips Beyond the Ordinary

Budget Travel Tips Beyond the Ordinary

6 Unique Budget Travel Tips   It’s time to re-think how you save money on travel, so you can stop dreaming and start traveling! Deal First, Destination Second The Budget Diet Girl’s money-saving travel wisdom…deal first, destination second. It simply means, don’t get your heart set on a destination and then look for deals that might not...

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The Frugal Gals Gift Guide

The Frugal Gals Gift Guide

Frugal Gals never, ever pay full price. We want more than just a sale…we want coupon codes and cash back too! As I put together the Frugal Gals Gift Guide, I had 3 requirements to make the list. Those requirements are the 3 C’s – cost, coupon code and cash back. #1. Cost: The gift must be $25 or less. #2. Coupon Code: The gift must be on sale...

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10 Ways to Save Money on Toys

10 Ways to Save Money on Toys

If you have little ones in your life, Christmas morning is likely filled with toys and hours of figuring out how to make some of them work! I can’t make those instructions for putting them together any easier, but I can help you save money. 10 Ways to Save Money on Toys. P.S. – If the idea of used toys isn’t for you, jump to #5! Consider...

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Special Pretzels – They Look Ordinary, But Taste Amazing

Special Pretzels – They Look Ordinary, But Taste Amazing

Special Pretzels Print Recipe type: appetizer Author: Kristl Story, TheBudgetDiet.com Prep time: 5 mins Total time: 5 mins I host a huge cookie exchange every year, and one year, somebody brought pretzels packaged in zip loc bags. It was a bit unusual since most guests actually bake cookies that are elaborately packaged. My teenage boys thought it was hilarious that...

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