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Holiday 2018 $20 and Under Gift Guide

Holiday 2018 $20 and Under Gift Guide

These are fun and UNIQUE gifts for just about anyone. UNDER $20! Perfect options for secret santa, white elephant, or the person who has everything.

Making Baby Food to Save Money: What You Need + Recipe + Tips

Making Baby Food to Save Money: What You Need + Recipe + Tips

How making baby food saved us hundreds of dollars, and how you can do it too! It’s EASY, promise. I’ll even give you a recipe and a basic method that you can apply to make your own baby food and save money.

VRBO Giveaway: Private Ski Resort Trip for 20

VRBO Giveaway: Private Ski Resort Trip for 20

  is doing a sweepstakes called the “Win the Mountain” sweepstakes. Win a private ski mountain getaway for 20 people! You get the entire Eagle Point Ski Resort in Beaver, Utah for one day: February 19th, 2019. Not only that, you will will a slopeside […]

I Maxed Out My Credit Card on Accident – Why It’s Important to Check Online Banking

I Maxed Out My Credit Card on Accident – Why It’s Important to Check Online Banking

When I was 16, I accidentally maxed out a credit card. You probably don’t think this is anything surprising, but it shocked me at the time. Why? Two key reasons. I had never spent more than I made I had set up my credit card […]

Dealing with Grief During Transitional Seasons

Dealing with Grief During Transitional Seasons

Today is my dad’s birthday. Or more accurately, today was my dad’s birthday. Growing up, one of the biggest reasons I loved this day was because it meant my birthday was only three days away. Yes, I’m aware how terribly selfish that sounds, but I’m just being […]

7 Ways to Save Money on Food While Traveling

7 Ways to Save Money on Food While Traveling

Now in full disclosure, I don’t always eat in while traveling. In fact, food is a huge part of culture! But food can be a key area to cut costs while traveling. 1: Bring Cheap Non-Perishable Food With You I like to bring along Clif bars […]

7 Ways to Save Money This Fall

7 Ways to Save Money This Fall

Finally, the weather is cooling down a bit, the leaves are changing, and it’s time to break out flannels and chai tea. But the good news about the new season is that it offers some new ways to save money. So here are ways to […]

The Overwhelm of Having to Completely Change My Diet (Again.)

The Overwhelm of Having to Completely Change My Diet (Again.)

I’ve been going through a bit of an identity crisis with this website throughout the summer because I’ve had some ongoing health issues. From ongoing GI issues to vertigo to the ER to surgery. And I didn’t really tell anyone outside of family because it […]

The CHEAPEST Way to Start a Blog and Make Money

The CHEAPEST Way to Start a Blog and Make Money

A few days ago I announced on my Instagram that I had begun paid freelance writing, and that I kind of fell into this because of blogging. Since then, I’ve had several friends (in person and online) ask me, “How did you make your website?” […]

The Only REALLY Good Values in The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Budget Friendly!

The Only REALLY Good Values in The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Budget Friendly!

Every year Nordstrom has a massive sale called the “Nordstrom Anniversary Sale?,” where, you guessed it, things go on sale! Historically, what makes this sale so exciting is that it isn’t the OLD stuff that goes on sale, but it’s the NEW stuff that goes […]


Holiday 2018 $20 and Under Gift Guide

Holiday 2018 $20 and Under Gift Guide

Need something for a gift exchange? Or maybe a Secret Santa but have no clue what to get your person? This list is perfect for just about anyone, and each item costs under $20. Cheers!

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Keeps drinks cold and is dishwasher safe. This small YETI rambler comes in at 19.99

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No cables or electricity needed, this amplifier will help everyone hear your tunes from your phone. Under $13 with current discount codes

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This PERSONALIZED doormat is a sweet option if you know exactly who the gift is for. Perfect for Secret Santa!

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These cards are perfect poolside and won’t get ruined if your drink spills. 

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Stay calm with this USB salt lamp diffuser. It even comes with an essential oil blend ready to go!

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For the person who’s obsessed with their pets….get these personalized paw print stockings for cat or dog!

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This water bottle keeps drinks cold for up to 24 hours. Other colors available, marshmallows not included. 

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Cute and Christmasy, this coffee advent calendar is an advent calendar that will actually get used! Especially cute for coworkers or parents.

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Confuse the gift receiver with giving them the heaviest gift st the party. But seriously cast iron skillets are excellent for cooking & camping. And you get THREE!

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This vacuum has a 12V plug, so you can use and store in your car. Perfect for anyone with kids or pets!

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A great option for the person who has everything….these sweet calendars can fill the person’s year with memories. Just make sure you use a discount code (Shutterfly always has them) to fit under $20!

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No hub required, you can control this plugin directly from your smartphone. Perfect to schedule lights and save energy.

This device is a car bluetooth transmitter, usb car charger, and hands free calling

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With 20,000 mHa, this power bank has more than enough to give your phone a charge. Also, it has a flashlight.

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The perfect cozy sweater blanket. White means it’s perfect to decorate with all winter long. Everyone loves a cozy blanket!