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If you are still in need of a Halloween costume for your kiddos, here is a list of 20 DIY Halloween Costumes you can make from home. Possibly with items you already have at your house. Happy Halloween!  20 DIY Halloween Costumes 1. Ash Ketchum (Pokemon) 2. Super Hero Costumes 3. Super Cute Dino 4. DIY Sock Monkey 5. Rapunzel Hair 6. Maggie Simpson 7. Little Lamb 8. Mermaid Dress 9. Frog (Crochet) 10. Minecraft 11. Madeline 12. Mario and Luigi 13. Little Red’s Granny 14. Adorable Witch 15. Lady Bug 16. DIY Cat 17. Mad Scientist Costume 18. Easy…

One thing I like to have is a gift closet. It is perfect for those situations where you need a quick gift, but don’t have the time or maybe even the money to run to the store. Gift closets are easy to create and can be filled with inexpensive gifts in a matter of a few months with some simple tips I have listed below to get you started. Here are 5 tips to get you started! Find the perfect location. You will want to keep the gift closet out of reach from the children to avoid them from peeking…

One frugal thing I like to do is recycle school supplies each year.  At the end of each school year, teachers send home my kid’s school supplies that are left over. Some are used and some are not. School supplies do not need to be new for each school year so most of the supplies can be reused to cut costs for next school season. Even though school supplies are cheap or free, this will also help reduce our landfill. Usually for the younger kids they only use a few pages in their notebook and a few pencils a school year. The…

    How to Follow a Budget (tips for students)   Sticking to a budget is something millions of people fail to do every year. Students have it more difficult than anyone else. They usually receive money in large chunks and have to make it last for the following few months. It’s tempting to blow it all on the latest game or a wild party, but this can leave you in severe financial difficulties. Here are some tips for how to follow a budget as a student and prevent yourself from becoming impoverished. Actually Make a Budget  …

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Have you ever wanted to go to Disney but thought it was too expensive or just could not afford to go? That is what I thought too, so I had to find a way to take my family on a very low budget. From experience my family of 5 has been to Disney twice for FREE. We did not pay a single penny for our tickets each time. Want to know how? Check out How I Went to Disney for Free, Tips on how you can too at just $0.99 for a limited time. If you could please rate &…