Staying Connected with T-Mobile Simply Prepaid™ – Making Life Simpler

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ChangingPrepaid #CollectiveBias When is the time right for your kids to get their first cell phone? Getting a cell phone means teaching the kids about responsibility as well as giving them more independence and chances to grow in
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BEST Dollar Store Stocking Stuffers

It’s Christmas Eve and you just realized you forgot to get the stocking stuffers. Acccck!!! Well, there are still places to get some great stocking stuffers for under $1 each. Check out my recommendations for some fast and affordable stocking stuffer options you can get right up until Christmas Eve: Target $1 Spot – open
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Make a Mini Book with Ink and Stencils ONLY – A StencilGirl + Clearsnap Blog Hop

When two of your fave companies team up, amazing happens! All week StencilGirl and Clearsnap have swapped products and the teams are hopping. Get inspired and enter to win some sweet crafty artsy swag!!! I decided to create a mini book with ink and stencils only – there’s no patterned paper, at all! Here’s what
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Saving Money With Solar Power

For a few years now we’ve been hearing ads on the radio for solar power and even had a few salesmen from different companies visit out home. All of the programs out there vary from one another in so many ways that it is hard to tell what is right for us. At the end of
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Splurge vs. Save – A West Elm Look-Alike at Target for Less

This week I am participating in a Splurge vs. Save challenge at CreditCardInsider.com. Ever since our tough wake up call year last year, we have been on a strict budget and that means it cut into my home decor shopping habits severely. Just because I am trying to save, doesn’t mean we don’t have things that
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6 Cards for 50 Cents – #Under5 Craft Haul Project #1

Last week I shared about my #Under5 Craft Haul Challenge: http://hydrangeahippo.com/2014/04/5-craft-haul-1/ The Challenge: Spend $5 or less at the craft store buying things you will use this week. So, in the spirit of that, I immediately took the cards and stamps I bought and made thank you cards, which I needed. Man, it felt good to
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