Holiday Dinner, Without the Fuss

Holiday Dinner, Without the Fuss

By: Marla Bautista  As families grow, seemingly, so does our holiday budget. It’s not enough to cook a regular meal during the holidays. We need an entire Holiday spread, to include (but not limited to), pre meal snacks (for the cook), appetizers, dinner, desserts, and specialty beverages. There are levels to the Holiday meal madness [...]

Ladies Fashion Under $40

Ladies Fashion Under $40

Winter fashion calls for me being broke. Okay, all fashion does. I love fashion and being able to show off my personality for the different seasons. The really best part is that you can look good and still not be completely broke. I have found some of my favorite fashion items at amazing prices. Go [...]

Frugal Thanksgiving Decorations

Frugal Thanksgiving Decorations

There is something about the holidays that make it so much fun, do you agree? I love being able to decorate and have so many fun options for my family and guests. People always compliment me on our decorations. I just love to decorate and have things be so pretty in my house... I love [...]

Frugal Tips for Halloween

Frugal Tips for Halloween

I don't know about you, but I feel like the whole fall/winter holidays drain my bank account. First Halloween, then Thanksgiving, followed by Christmas; they all happen quick!! Think about how much money we go through during this time; It's exhausting. But I want my son to have the best memories, so I try not [...]

Family Meals On The Go

Family Meals On The Go

By: Marla Bautista Ever wanted to find easy ways to survive busy days and maintain healthy eating habits for your family? In this article, I will give you a few tips that I use to feed my family on the go, stretch my family’s grocery budget, all while maintaining a healthy lifestyle.  I have a typical [...]

The Top 9 Ladies Spring Dresses

The Top 9 Ladies Spring Dresses

Do you have trouble finding adorable, and affordable dresses? I know I do. When I found these, and ordered them, I knew I had to share them with you all. They are perfect for the beach, date night, work attire, just about anything, really! You won't be disappointed and your wallet will thank you! Cross [...]

4 Tips For Freezing Meat & Food

4 Tips For Freezing Meat & Food

Did you know that you can freeze other foods, besides fruits and vegetables? You can freeze fish, shellfish, and poultry. Here are some general tips on the freezing process, as well as some specifics on how to freeze fruits and vegetables. 1.Equipment Containers: This is probably the most important item in freezing foods. You will [...]