Free Printable of the Day


My only daughter is turning 14 in a few weeks. Umm-hmm. Gone are the days when I could buy a few paint-by-numbers kits to keep her occupied over the summer. These days, I really have to get creative.

Thankfully, there are a host of amazing bloggers who do the thinking for me. Like one of my faves, The Handmade Home. She came up with an awesome Sugar Scrub recipe, and even provided the free printable labels. This project is perfect for my daughter.  It’s going on our summer to-do list for sure.  You can head over HERE to check it out.

Free Printable Teacher Gift Idea

teacher gift tag

If you’re on a budget (like me!), you can take advantage of the candle deals going on this week to create a special end-of-the-year teacher gift. Just right click on the image above and save it to your computer. Then print onto card stock and attach to a candle.


Here are some deals you can use along with this printable.

(3) Glade Candles @ $2.98 = $8.94
-B2G1 free printable
-$0.50/1 Ibotta Deposit
-$0.50/1 Checkout 51
Final Price: $1.65 each

(3) Glade Candles @ $2.99 = $8.97
-B2G1 free printable
-$1/2 Target printable HERE
-$0.50/1 Ibotta Deposit
-$0.50/1 Checkout 51
Final Price: $1.33 each


Bath & Body Works Mason Jar Candles $6 (from $12.50)
available online and in select stores for a limited time

Free Printable of the Day


Show some love to your favorite Nutella lover.  Visit Landeelu to get this free printable gift label.

Free Printable of the Day


Make your own Spa Kit to give as a gift! You can use the free printable labels from Lia Griffith to add an extra special touch.

Free Printable of the Day


Give someone you love a memorable (and affordable) gift with the free printable Ice Cream Labels from I Heart Naptime. This is a complete kit – including labels for nuts, sprinkles, toppings and ice cream cones.  I can’t think of anyone who wouldn’t LOVE a gift like this!

Free Printable of the Day


Need an extra gift for your hubby? Visit The Dating Divas to get a free printable coupon booklet he will appreciate! Print them off, cut them out, and tie them together for an easy, affordable and thoughtful gift!

The $10 Gift Basket Challenge Shopping Results


Welcome to the $10 gift basket challenge, where I have endeavored to create some high-quality gifts on a budget using coupons, and store sales. Last night I put the finishing touches on my Fragrance Gift Baskets with a purchase from Target, and one from Walgreens.

(5) Glade Scented Oil Candle Holders @ $2.99 = $14.95
(5) Glade Premium Room Spray @ $2.99 = $14.95
Earned $10 Target gift cards ($5 for buying 5 Glade holiday items x 2)
-$1/1 Glade Scented Oil Candle Holders printable, used five
-$1.50/2 Glade Holiday Item 12/8 SS insert, used two
-$0.55/1 Glade Spray printable, used one
Final Price: All for $11.35

(6) Patriot Jar Candles 3 oz. $1.99, B1G1 free = $5.97
-15% Friends & Family Coupon – no longer available
Final Price: All for $5.07 ($0.85 each)

This week, I spent a total of $16.42 on 5 gift baskets (that’s $3.28 each). In past weeks, I spent a total of $1.58 per basket, bringing my total to $4.86

$3.28 + $1.58 = $4.86 each

This includes the gift baskets themselves (from the Dollar Tree), and the tissue paper.  That’s HALF of my budgeted $10.  And they’re so full, I couldn’t possibly add another thing!  Wahoo!

If you want to create this basket yourself, you can still get in on these deals!

  • Target is offering a $5 gift card when you buy (5) Glade Holiday items, plus you can find lots of corresponding coupons on to further lower your cost.
  • Patriot Jar Candles are on sale for $1.99, B1G1 free at Walgreens through today ($1 each).
  • You’ll find Renuzit Cones priced $0.89 at Walgreens, minus the $1.50/3 printable makes them $0.39 each!
  • Don’t forget to stop at Dollar Tree to pick up a $1 gift basket, tissue paper, and perhaps a big bow!

021Shopping Results from This Week

The Manicure Sets pictured above were priced $1 each at HEB. I had a catalina coupon for $4 off a $4+ purchase of cosmetics or accessories, making them all FREE! I will use them in my Spa/Pampering gift baskets, which should be finished next week. Photos to come!

Momspiration Monday


Put the free photo offers to good use this time of year, with some easy and affordable DIY gifts: