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Lauren May is a freelance writer and full-time mom living her best life on a budget.

Dollar Store Gift Ideas That Don’t Look Cheap!

Stressing about gift-giving this year? Your Christmas budget may be tight, but that doesn’t mean you have to skip gifts altogether. Whether you need to grab a last-minute gift or want to put together something thoughtful on a tight budget, the dollar store is a great place to shop. Despite the inexpensive price tag, dollar …

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50 Fun Christmas Ideas for Families – Free & Cheap!

The holiday season is such a busy time of year. It’s easy to find our schedules jam-packed, but it’s important to make time for creating special family memories, too. At Christmas, fun ideas with family are more important than ever. Whether you prefer cozy nights inside at home or getting out and about, there are …

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11 Best Dollar Store Christmas Buys + Stocking Stuffer Ideas!

Saving money at the holidays isn’t always easy. There are gifts to buy for everyone on your list, food for parties and family gatherings, admission costs for entertainment and activities, and more. That’s why I love the dollar store Christmas section. The dollar store is my go-to for so many Christmas essentials and last-minute necessities. …

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How to Make Your House Cozy and Warm Without Spending a Dime

The changing season brings a chill in the air, but don’t turn on the heat just yet if you can avoid it! Wondering how to make your house cozy and warm without turning the thermostat to 70? There are several easy and frugal ways to do just that. This fall and winter especially, many of …

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