Thrifty DIY, Tips and Tricks,

Flash Freezing ♥


Okay, for those of you who already know the magic of flash freezing, this will be a review LOL.  For those of you who are saying “Flash who?” hehe, this is going to be MONUMENTAL in saving you money on fresh produce and meat.  This will also allow you to save a LOT of time.  Flash freezing is what you call freezing a thin layer of food quickly for packaging and using later.  I have “flash” frozen strawberries, blackberries, raw chicken, grilled chicken, meatballs, tomato sauce, etc.  The possibilities are

Tips and Tricks,

Mastering the Giveaway Scene ♥


You have probably noticed the abundance of product/cash giveaways on the internet and I just wanted to take a moment to try and help you make some sense of it.  Bloggers do giveaways for several different reasons and I plan to help clear the fog around blogger giveaways for you!  I love doing giveaways, myself.  Some of my blogging buddies lovingly call me the giveaway queen LOL.  Mostly I love running giveaways from my page.  Believe it or not, I get great satisfaction from being able to award a great

Staycation FEVER!


Summer is quickly approaching and spring break has come and gone for many of you. My favorite way to save money is with a super fun staycation! My husband says I’m the “Staycation Queen” LOL I love to get out in our area and explore all the fun things there are to do right here in Acadiana. You can do it too, whether you live in Acadiana or Alaska! There are fun things to do everywhere if you just look for them. Here are the top 5 ways to save

Tips and Tricks,

How to make money shopping online ♥


I have been asked several times about using the cash back sites when shopping online.  Since I don’t know anyone who shops online more than I do, it seems only natural for me to help you through the process.  Using cash back sites is well worth the few seconds it takes to navigate to their site before shopping.  Using cash back sites like Ebates is actually one of the easiest money-saving tips I can give; JUST DO IT!  Really, it is just that easy.  Go sign up and go through