A Flea What, Now?

To the person that enjoys the thrill of the hunt a Flea Market is a dream come true!

At the Board Walk

Tired of big box stores with their artificial lighting, recycled air, and the same old merchandise? Why not discover a unique family friendly shopping experience at some local small businesses?

Back to School: Supply Savings

Parents, it’s time to get ‘schooled’ on supply bargains and sales!

Back to School Bargains

I originally published this post August of 2021 during my crash course introduction into ‘back to school shopping’. This year I find myself considerably better prepared, but hopefully my insight will help out this year’s ‘first timers’. At the very least, you will discover that you are not the only one experiencing that ‘drowning panic’Continue reading “Back to School Bargains”

Great Green Garage Sales

Are you new to the ‘Garage Sale Game’? Never fear because Marie is here… to walk you through the basics!

‘Eggonomical’ Easter

If you’re lucky, you just finished paying off the last of your charge card bills from Christmas. But wait! Is that Peter Cottontail hopping down the bunny trail followed by his good friend the Repot Rabbit? Here’s some ideas for cooking, crafts, and activities that will make sure it’s the bunny bouncing not your checkContinue reading “‘Eggonomical’ Easter”

Bunny Basket Bargains

Wanna give a great gift this Easter, but aren’t a fan of your check book bouncing down the bunny trail after Peter Cottontail? Then check out some of my cute, yet affordable basket filler finds. Teenage Dreams Basket: From left to right: ‘smart chick’ socks (other styles available), mini nail kit, bunny tail Whoppers candy,Continue reading “Bunny Basket Bargains”

Stuff Your Stocking With Savings

‘Tis the season for your charge card to be anything but jolly. So, how do you still celebrate the fact that we can finally form groups of ten or more without Scrooge repo-ing your Christmas Cheer in January? Well, I’m glad you asked. Here are my money saving tips for throwing a holiday celebration withoutContinue reading “Stuff Your Stocking With Savings”

Great Value Gobbles

Thanksgiving is almost upon us and if you are back up to entertaining pre-covid size groups of friends and family you will notice that Thanksgiving dinner can become one of THE most expensive meals of the year. Below are some of my tips and tricks for making sure you have more than just turkey leftoverContinue reading “Great Value Gobbles”