Holidays & Fun


Gift Ideas for the Adventurous Guy All Posts / Holidays & Fun / Saving Money

Have a guy in your life that lives and breathes adventure? If he’s not jumping out of a perfectly good plane, he’s hiking, biking, or doing extreme sports. If he’s an avid outdoorsman, he might seem like he has everything.

But if he’s got a birthday coming up (or you want to get him a “just because” gift), we’ve got suggestions. Read on for gift ideas for the adventurous guy in your life.

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6 Picture Perfect Fall Date Ideas All Posts / Holidays & Fun / Saving Money

There’s something so romantic about autumn, isn’t there? It’s not just the season of pumpkin spice after all. Between the crispness of the air, the fall foliage, and that first snuggle session in front of a roaring fire, there’s nothing that spells romance better than this season.

Don’t wait for winter to come along and take it all away—get outside with your significant other and enjoy it. Need some inspiration? Read on for six picture perfect fall date ideas that don’t break the bank. And, yes, pumpkin spice lattes are a perfectly acceptable accompaniment.

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The Top 10 Best Board Games for Adults All Posts / Holidays & Fun / Saving Money

My hubby and I love to have board game nights with our friends.  We’re currently on a three year spending ban while we pay off our massive student loan debt, so finding free things to do for fun is important for our sanity.

In addition to being free, game nights are so much fun.  Honestly, I have a much better time staying in and playing games with friends than I would if I went out and spent a bunch of money.  Here are my top ten favorite games for a board game night.

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Save Money on Clothes All Posts / Holidays & Fun / Saving Money

Life’s necessities call for ongoing spending. Food, housing, transportation and other basic needs comprise the nuts and bolts of most budgets, as well as clothing, which represents another perennial spending category. Fortunately, although you can’t do without clothes, keeping covered need not break the bank. There are indeed ways to save money on clothes, without sacrificing your personal style.

*This post has been sponsored by Readies.

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Practical Stocking Stuffer Ideas All Posts / Holidays & Fun / Saving Money

I love giving gifts and finding the “perfect” gift for someone.  As a frugal person, I like to get the most bang for my buck.  I don’t like to buy someone a gift that they won’t like or won’t use.  Many stocking stuffers are totally impractical – no one really needs a stocking full of gum, candy, and knickknacks.  I hate wasting money on useless items.  If you’re going to have stockings, why not spend your money on practical gifts that will actually be used? Here are some awesome, practical stocking stuffers for ladies, guys, organizing queens/neat freaks, and tech addicts.

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