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...where fashion, food, and entertaining on a budget (without sacrificing style) is our mission!

...where fashion, food, and entertaining on a budget (without sacrificing style) is our mission! We're keeping things simple and local in Colorado Springs!

Meal under $10: Fish with Mexican corn salad

This is cod covered in a salad version of Elote, grilled corn on the cob coated with mayo and spices. Read More

Easy and inexpensive homemade bath soaks

We have two recipes for bath soaks that are simple, inexpensive and contain easy-to-find ingredients. Read More

6 kitchen cures for winter ailments

Why not try a more natural way to help ease those seasonal symptoms, which can easily be found in your kitchen at a fraction of the cost? Read More

How often do you weigh yourself?

Is weighing yourself daily a help or harm to reaching your goals? Read More

Spice your way slim

If you’re looking to slim down, look no further than your spice rack for a fat-burning boost! Read More

Meal under $10: spicy 4-bean crock pot chili

Some people like meat in their chili, some prefer just beans and then there are some who likes both meat and beans. Read More

Create something new with your broken & old jewelry

One woman’s old jewelry is another woman’s new treasure! Read More

14 fun ways to reuse empty wine bottles

Here are some fun and creative ways you can reuse empty wine bottles, with most of the projects being fairly simple to make. Read More

12 kitchen gadgets you might regret buying

For a lot of us, January is that time of year we find ourselves organizing and getting rid of clutter. Read More

Money-saving uses for pantyhose

For young women who may have never suffered through wearing a pair of these, they were at one time almost a mandatory garment. Read More

Clean your air with plants

By simply adding plants to each room you can help combat the dryness and clean the air. Read More

Stocking stuffer ideas…all for $1.00

If you celebrate Christmas, here are several stocking stuffer ideas from the dollar store. Read More

Colored balloon ice balls

For this project you need balloons, food color, water and freezing temperatures. Read More

Decorate with wrapping paper

Here are a few ideas on how to take a roll of wrapping paper and decorate with it for some super easy, quick, and cheap holiday cheer. Read More

Foods that naturally help ease pain

What if you could help ease pain with a few simple changes in your diet? Read More

Buck a bowl broccoli soup

A simmering pot of hearty soup can be inexpensive, delicious, filling, nutritious and a great meal choice for cool evenings. Read More

Talking turkey…What kind, how much, how to & more…

Plan on 1 to 1 1/2 pounds turkey per person. Read More

Super easy (and cheap) Thanksgiving table ideas

These are ideas using everyday items, thrift store finds, items from my backyard and some dollar store things. Read More

How to make your slow cooker recipes even better

With slow cooker meals, you can use less expensive meats and there's less cleanup in the end. Read More

What to do with that leftover Halloween candy

You can easily turn the candy into other types of treats, use it for other occasions or even donate it…here’s a few ideas. Read More

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