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Phipps Conservatory Winter Garden 2015

Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania has an annual event that is breathtaking.     The Winter Garden. The outside grounds are decorated in festive holiday lights and the inside is in full bloom…

Hot Cocoa Mix Recipe + Free Printable Tags

So you may have seen my Frugal Christmas post sharing how we pulled off gifts for all of our extended family members for under $60. If you haven’t yet seen…

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Our Frugal Christmas

This year, my husband and I decided to challenge ourselves to a frugal Christmas. We exchanged homemade gifts with each other and with our friends and family. We saved money…

25 Christmas Gifts Under $5 Each

Christmas gift giving can be expensive. We often think of giving extravagant gifts to the ones we love. Or we just want to give things to so many different people…

My 5 Minute Halloween Costume On A $1 Budget

I haven’t dressed up for Halloween in a long time. But decided to jump into the madness this year. Costumes are expensive and I’m cheap… I’m also an expert procrastinator.…

Halloween Events Pittsburgh 2015 ~ The BIG list!

Ah, October. Beautiful foliage, fun decorations, screams and giggles, and pumpkin spice. Yeah, I’m your typical white girl. Love me some pumpkin spice 😉 Here in Pittsburgh, the city is…