7 Lessons the Forest Can Teach you about Gardening


I've been spending a lot of time lately in this forested trail near my house. It's lush, beautiful, and full of life. And yet, no one tends it. No one spends hours weeding it, dousing it with Sluggo, pruning down the branches, or planting annuals each year. Somehow it manages quite fine on its own thankyouverymuch. I've spend some time … Read More...


QFC: Unadvertised Deals – Natural Body Care Closeouts, 50% off Easter Baskets & More!

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I decided to pop by my local QFC to see if I could scout out any deals for you beyond what we already reported earlier this week. Here's what I found. Seventh Generation Dish Soap $2.99 $1/1 printable coupon Bottom line: $1.99! Stayfree Pads $2.19 $1/1 coupon from 3/2 SmartSource Bottom line: $1.19! Kotex Natural Balance Tampons … Read More...


QFC: *HOT* Starbucks Scenario – K Cups as low as $2.49 after sale, coupon, eGift!

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Earlier this week, we shared that QFC has Starbucks Coffee on a "Buy 3, Save $3" sale. This includes the 10-12 oz bags, 8-ct Via, and K Cups. There are coupons that pair up that make it an even better deal! Here is the scenario we originally reported: Starbucks Coffee, 11-12 oz K-Cups, 10 ct or Via, 6-8 ct $6.99 Buy 3, Save $3 at … Read More...


Free Crayola Washable Markers After Rebate at Staples! (Exp 4/19)

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This week you can pick up Crayola Washable Markers for free at Staples after Easy Rebate. This offer is only available in-store. Pick up an 8-pack of markers for $4.49, then submit for this $4.49 Easy Rebate which will come in the form of a check. There is a limit of 1 rebate per household while supplies last through Saturday, 4/19. If you … Read More...


Why your garden-grown tomatoes are not free


I've noticed a trend in the frugal living space that I want to address today because I feel a lot of people have been given a misleading message. And the message goes something like this... "Grow your own food - it's free!" "Just went out to the backyard and collected a basket of free eggs from my hens!" "Nothing like free milk from my … Read More...


Mother’s Day Gifts Under $25

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  Mother's Day Gift Ideas for $25 or Under! Mother's Day is just one month away (May 11, in case you don't already have your calendar marked). If you're stumped by what to get the mom in your life, I've rounded up several Mother's Day gifts under $25. Take a look!  Opi Nail Lacquer 10 Piece set, Take Ten Mini Kit (currently $20.25) … Read More...


(Still good!) Craftsy: FREE Knife Skills Class (Online)

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I wanted to remind you to check out Craftsy if you've not done so already. In addition to selling craft supplies of all kinds, they also offer online courses! This means you can learn how to quilt, sew, or cook - all from the comfort of your home. No need to schedule a sitter or pay for parking! They also offer free courses as well and right … Read More...


*HOT!!* Nautica Boys 8-20 Black Fleece Jacket just $6.69 (reg. $64)!


Hot deal! Check it out - this Nautica Boys Fleece is just $6.69 right now on Amazon (reg. $64)! But you need to note - it's only for the black color in sizes small, medium, or large. I don't anticipate this will last long, so *hurry* on over to Amazon if you are interested. At this price, you might consider snagging a couple. This jacket ships … Read More...


Whole Foods Market: Save 50% on Eco-Friendly Cleaners April 19 – 22


To celebrate Earth Day, Whole Foods Market is taking 50% off 130+ eco-friendly cleaners between April 19th and April 22nd! You'll find everything from laundry detergents to dish soaps and all-purpose and bathroom cleaners! Featured brands include Ecover, Greenshield, biokleen, Seventh Generation, Mrs. Meyers, If You Care and Method. Remember, … Read More...


Zulily: Crocs for Men, Women & Kids up to 50% Off!


Right now, you can save up to 50% on Crocs styles for men, women & children over at Zulily! If you've never shopped Zulily before, you'll need to become a member (it's easy - it only takes an email address and a password you create). Here are a few examples of what you'll find:   Crocs Kids - Lego $19.99 (reg. $35) Available … Read More...