I'm hoping everyone had a great Labor Day weekend! As kids
make their way back into the classrooms, you can hear that
collective sigh from parents around the world. That sigh of
"after 3 months I have time to myself!"
If you're a teacher you're just getting back to work, how would you
like a free planner and folder samples? It's
one less thing you have to buy for the classroom. Just fill
in the form and pick the products you need (a school name is
required). Teachers can also get a free 24x36 "Huddle up with
a good book" poster. School name and address are required
on the form.
Now is a great time to get a free family portrait from Walmart.
Just this past weekend I spent $70 on beauty supplies. Just
six basic supplies. At a drugstore.
It's not easy (or cheap) staying beautiful.
This surprisingly expensive outing got me thinking – are
there things I could be using around my own home to curb the costs of spending so
much on beauty supplies? I did a little digging and, as it turns out … there
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Natural and Thrifty in 365: Lower Your BPA Wondering how you can possibly be green, natural, and healthy, while still saving money? DealPro TheThriftyMama is our go-to source. BPA has been a hot news topic in the past year, as people wise up to the destructive effects of this chemical.
With winter quickly approaching, I'm beginning to experience drier
skin than normal. It makes sense: once the humidity from the
summer is gone, the lower moisture content in the air affects your
skin. Conventional lotions can cost a lot of money and
contain nasty chemicals, dyes, and other additives that enter your
bloodstream almost immediately upon application. Fortunately,
there are many natural moisturizers that are cheap and natural that
you can use to quench your parched skin.
Here are some of my favorite frugal ways to combat dry skin:
A few weeks ago, I was asked by a fellow DealPro for my tips on getting perfect eyebrows. I'm always flattered when someone compliments my brows because I really do take the time to maintain them and keep them looking polished. Eyebrows frame your eyes and face, so it's important to keep them well-groomed and choosing the right length, shape, and color can really enhance your appearance.
Here are my tips for getting the perfect eyebrows: