What to Do With Leftover Halloween Candy

You’ve been pilfering from the trick-or-treat stash all month long, this week your kids are going to come home with bucketfuls of candy. This candy binge has to end! Or does it? Fortunately, there are dozens of things you can do with leftover candy to make sure not a single sweet treat goes to waste. Leftover candy for baking  Hand Pies. It doesn’t get simpler than this. Buy premade refrigerated Read more ...

Better Ways to Save: DIY Halloween

We can’t get enough of Halloween DIY décor. It seems the possibilities are endless! So, coupons.com asked bloggers to use Target coupon codes and create Halloween crafts that could be repurposed in their home afterwards. Our household savings expert, Jeanette Pavini, went on the Better Show this week to highlight some of the projects.   Candy Table Chalkboard Labels. This idea came Read more ...

DIY Halloween Party Ideas

DIY is all the rage, which puts a little bit more pressure on your Halloween party this year. Fortunately, it’s possible to give your party the DIY touch no matter what your skill level is. Here are five crafty party ideas that require three supplies or less. Make a pumpkin party cooler. Supplies: Pumpkin, bowl, ice Leave the ice chest in storage. Instead, cut the top off a large pumpkin and Read more ...

4 Easy DIY Projects for Fall

Calling all “DIY-challenged” wannabe craft-makers (like me): Here are some super-easy-but-really-cool DIY projects that involve little to no craft-making skill or experience. (Now that’s what I’m talking about.) Get down with your crafty self and have a little fun this weekend with these ideas: Candle holders. Mason jars, decorative glass pebbles, floating candles and twine come together Read more ...

Ultimate Labor Day Staycation Guide

There’s nothing like a getaway vacation, but then again, there’s no place like home. Why not combine the two and get the best of both worlds? If you want to eliminate the hassle of planning a vacation, but still want some R&R; follow our Ultimate Labor Day Staycation Guide for fun and cost-friendly ideas!What to do: It’s hard to think of something fun to do that won’t cause a financial Read more ...

Pamper Yourself With DIY Beauty Treatments

Natural beauty products are all the rage, so it makes sense that many people are experimenting with DIY beauty treatments. Here are some ways you can pamper and primp with low-cost items from your pantry. The main ingredient in most facial sprays is water, but that doesn't stop manufacturers from charging $20+ for them. To make your own, fill a mister bottle with water and add cucumber strips or Read more ...

10 Best Despicable Me 2 Minion Recipes

Millions of minions are suddenly taking over! These yellow creatures are currently everyone’s obsession. With Despicable Me 2’s popularity sky-rocketing out of this world, we couldn't help but join in the obsession. If you enjoyed the movie as much as we did, be sure to try out our favorite edible versions of minions for you and your family to devour. Don’t worry, there’s nothing despicable Read more ...

Tips for a Hassle-free Camping Trip

Long days and warm nights—summer’s in full swing! Take advantage of the season’s easy living and spend a few nights camping out under the stars. Your camping trip guide starts here!  Use your old dryer lint as a fire starter. Simply wad it up and stuff it into an empty toilet paper tube.  Avoid stuffing it too tightly to allow for optimal oxygen flow and the best burn. Store pre-cracked Read more ...