Prep Now, Save Later: What to Do In September for the Holidays

What to do now to help you prepare for the holiday season--September edition: Procrastination not only leads to a very stressful holiday season, it can also make for a very expensive one. That’s why it’s time to start planning for the holidays now. Yes, we realize Halloween costumes have barely hit the shelves, but by starting in September, you’re less likely to be in debt by January. Each Read more ...

8 Easy to Make Hostess Gifts Ideas

Anything that comes from the kitchen is full of heart and that’s why food gifts are always a hit around the holidays. Here’s our round up of edible (and drinkable) hostess gifts that will guarantee you an invitation to next year’s party.  First there were cookies in a jar, now it’s all about soup in a jar. Fill jars with dry ingredients and spices. Lentil soup works great and is the perfect Read more ...

Shop Green Monday Sales and Save Some Green

Green Monday is the second Monday in December.  It was coined by eBay because this is the biggest online shopping day of the year, bigger than Cyber Monday.  Since the best Green Monday sales last only a day, we've done the leg work to find the best sales for you to shop.  Bonus?  We also found retailers offering coupon codes so that you can save more on top of already low sale prices.  Shop Read more ...

Avoid the Crowd with Free Shipping

The holidays are around the corner, and the stress of finding the perfect gifts is creeping upon us. Malls are getting overly crowded with anxious customers trying to get their hands on the best deals. If being surrounded by the extra amount of people isn’t your cup of tea, we’ve gathered up some retailers that are offering free shipping codes for you! But hurry! These codes won’t last long. Read more ...