15 of the Best Summer DIY Projects

Lemonade, bonfires, late nights…and free time? It sounds like summer is just around the corner! If you’re lucky enough to score your summers off or get to indulge in the ever-popular “summer Fridays”, these DIY projects will not only keep you busy, but are a blast to built and use. Craft date night anyone? InviteContinue Reading

Posted on: 8 June 2017 | 7:00 am

The Biggest Mistake College Grads Make With Their Money

Is there something you wish you would have been told about adulting in college before you learned firsthand?  Zina shares her story of one of her costliest post graduate mistakes, we’d love to hear yours! When I graduated from college, I couldn’t wait for my first “big girl” apartment. I hadn’t ever had my ownContinue Reading

Posted on: 20 May 2017 | 7:00 am

How To Save On Bachelorette Parties

As wedding season quickly approaches, we can already see puffy dresses, layer cakes and registries in the distance.  Along with church bells and flower arrangements comes the pre-celebrations of the big day. Yet, all these events can quickly add up to a pretty penny.  While a bachelorette party is a great way to get psychedContinue Reading

Posted on: 8 May 2017 | 9:00 am

Turn Ideas Into Passion Projects- Business Boutique by Christy Wright

  Business Boutique by Christy Wright is the type of book I wish had been around when I started blogging for side hustle income five years ago.  This blog, started as a way to document my life on a pretty challenging $800 a month budget, and quickly went from a hobby to means of survivalContinue Reading

Posted on: 24 April 2017 | 7:00 am

Be Prepared: Frugal Gift Giving

Building a small gift inventory is one of my favorite frugal tips.  When you have the time and money to, get a really personal, thoughtful gift.  When you don’t have the time or money, having something on-hand for an last minute event or celebration could be a lifesaver!  I always have a few gifts on-handContinue Reading

Posted on: 17 April 2017 | 9:00 am

Earning Side Hustle Income with Traveling Vineyard

If you are looking for side hustle income to help save up for a big purchase, supplement your income and pay down your debt, and have been looking for work from home opportunities, I recently got the chance to learn more about Traveling Vineyard to share with anyone hoping to do just that! Traveling VineyardContinue Reading

Posted on: 13 April 2017 | 7:45 am

15 Most Thoughtful Frugal Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Whether it was packing your lunch every day for ten years, teaching you to drive (in a minivan no less), or calming you down on the phone during your most recent break up, there’s little that moms can’t do. These superheroes in disguise don’t get nearly enough credit year round for all the hats theyContinue Reading

Posted on: 10 April 2017 | 9:00 am

Top 13 Creative Crafts with Crates

Having just moved into a new home, I feel swamped with furniture buying, picture hanging and rug rearranging. While the big purchases are (mostly) done, it’s the knickknacks I’m having trouble placing. Whether it’s a small storage unit for my Real Simple magazines, a place to keep shoes at the front door or simply anContinue Reading

Posted on: 3 April 2017 | 9:00 am

How to Save Money on Craft Supplies

If you’ve been following Frugal Beautiful for any length of time, you know how I love to get my DIY on. I find crafting and creating to be super therapeutic and fulfilling. But being a thrifty, frugal gal, I always have my mind on the bottom line before starting a project. Otherwise, one can easilyContinue Reading

Posted on: 30 March 2017 | 8:00 am

How to Save on Cosmetics and Beauty Supplies

As a thrifty gal obsessed with beauty, hair, and makeup, I’ve had quite a lot of experience shopping for products. While my vast collection of goodies contains both $50 products and dollar store finds, the one thing I can say that I do with everything I purchase is I research, sample, and scope out theContinue Reading

Posted on: 23 March 2017 | 9:00 am