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10 Comic Book Villains That Should Win

July 8, 2015 |

How many times have we seen Superman foil the plans of job-creator Lex Luthor? Or watched as Batman made mince meat of Arkham Asylum's unfortunate wards? For once we'd like to see the ne'er-do-wells triumph over their goody two shoes ... Read More

Throw a Touchdown of a Super Bowl Party

January 26, 2015 |

Touchdown! Whether you are a football fan or only a Super Bowl party fan, chances are you will be spending this Sunday watching Super Bowl XLIX. It is a great occasion to get some friends together and host a party ... Read More

Throwing a New Year's Eve Party On a Budget

December 30, 2014 |

The New Year is almost here, which means that many of us are planning and preparing for New Year’s Eve parties. And if you’re anything like me, you want your party to be memorable and affordable. Throwing a great New Year’s Eve party on a shoe string budget is very doable. Plus, who doesn’t want to to start the New Year with some extra cash in their pocket?

With that said, here are seven ways you can host a fun New Year’s Eve party on a budget.
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Goodie Bag Ideas for Your Holiday Guests

December 15, 2014 |

‘Tis the season to host a gaggle of out-of-towners as you celebrate the holidays the way they were meant to be – with loved ones! Your guest rooms are probably all set up, but they’re missing one important item: a welcoming goodie bag. I know, I know, you’ve already got enough on your plate, but these are super easy to put together and will leave enough cash leftover to buy that 25 pound turkey you’ll be serving as a holiday meal.
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Three Tips for a Terrific and Thrifty Thanksgiving

November 21, 2014 |

Halloween is well behind us, the leaves are officially changing color and the days are getting colder. That means that Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Whether you are hosting two dozen family members or just a few close friends, ... Read More

5 Awesome No-Dinner Wedding Ideas

October 28, 2014 |

Ceremony. I do. Cocktail hour. Dinner. Dance. Does this sound like 90% of the weddings you attend? This could even be 100% of the weddings you attend. But, it does not have to be that way. Brides love personalizing their big day with special wedding take-home favors, unique centerpieces, a surprise choreographed bridal party dance and more. Brides are even going one stop further and taking the traditional wedding dinner out of the equation. No wedding dinner? No problem. Wedding dinners are far from cheap and after attending many, many weddings it can be refreshing to attend a wedding that plays around with the more traditional format. Here are some ideas on how you can have an amazing wedding -- without serving a sit-down dinner. Read More

8 Simple Steps to Host a Halloween Costume Swap

October 8, 2014 |

We all know that Halloween costumes can get expensive. A brand new costume can cost anywhere from $20-$60! This year, how about hosting a Halloween Costume Swap? All it takes is a little bit of organization and motivation, and everyone can walk away with a new, free costume! Sound like fun? Here’s some simple steps to get you started.

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5 Tips for Savvy Shopping at Trader Joe’s

October 7, 2014 |

Anyone who has shopped at Trader Joe’s knows that it is a great place to find some unique eats and good wine. But did you know that you can find some great deals there as well? If you follow these five tips, you can be on your way to shopping smart at Trader Joe’s! Read More

9 Fun, Frugal Things to Do This Fall

October 6, 2014 |

There's way more to cheap, fall fun than just jumping into a pile of leaves. Here are ten things that you and your family can enjoy this season that are really cheap—or totally free. Read More

Hosting a Budget-Friendly TV Season Premiere Party

September 12, 2014 |

Fall is that glorious time of year when we welcome back many of our favorite television shows from their summer hiatus. After months of waiting (which is even harder now in our binge-watching world), the season premiere episode is one you do not want to miss. Especially considering so many shows end their season on a cliffhanger to leave you wanting more. Instead of watching the show all by your lonesome, while all your friends also watch it at their respective homes, why not host a theme premiere party? It will save you a lot of texting back and forth with your friends and can be creative without being expensive. Read More

Shaaaark! 8 Freebies for Your Shark Week Party

August 11, 2014 |

The annual fin frenzy is about to begin. For 27 years the Discovery Channel has been going to great depths to uncover the world of sharks. Shark Week has become a cultural phenomenon and one that deserves a party. And ... Read More