Star Wars Back to School Backpacks Supplies – 50 Items for a More Fun School Year!

When I was a kid I couldn't wait for school to start every fall! While I enjoyed the summers, I really missed school and was always excited to go back. Little R does NOT share the same sentiment. The approach of the new school year puts his mood squarely on the Dark Side! One way to make things a … [Read more...]

Bad Moms Press Junket Confessions

I can't think of another summer movie this year that says FUN like Bad Moms does and that is exactly how the Bad Moms press junket in LA was - SUPER FUN! Between screening the film interviewing the cast, and indulging in a lot of pampering and playtime, it was a whirlwind 24 hours. Our interviews … [Read more...]

Pokemon Ice Pops Recipe – Pikachu Pokepops!

Believe or not, my first introduction to Pokémon came when my husband and I were first dating. He is big into all things anime and was a fan of Pokémon. I was a stranger to that world and at first thought it was kinda weird that grown man was so into "cartoons". But, after a few episodes I was … [Read more...]

Energy Saving Hacks from Constellation – #EnergyLifeHacks

I'm a big fan of articles, videos, or Pinterest pins about "hacks."  I'm always looking for ways to cut corners to make the most of my time, or ways to save a buck or two.  Constellation sent over some awesome #EnergyLifeHacks to share with the readers here at Thrifty Jinxy and I definitely learned … [Read more...]

Olympic Rings Beaded Stretch Bracelet Craft

I can remember when I was a kid watching the Olympics with my parents. My dad was all about track and field in the summer and hockey in the winter. For mom (and me), gymnastics and diving were the preference in the summer and ice skating in the winter. I was fortunate enough to be living in Atlanta … [Read more...]

Beginner’s Guide: Blue Apron Meal Delivery Service

When it comes to cooking, it’s easy to fall into the rut of preparing the same recipes over and over again. We all have old stand-bys that are always the first things we think of to cook. It may be due to limited kitchen skills or limited time looking for new dishes to prepare. Maybe it’s that you … [Read more...]

Kevin Spacey as Mr. Fuzzypants in NINE LIVES August 5th

Have you seen the trailer for Nine Lives? Every time I see it, it cracks me up! Of course it helps that I'm a big cat lover, but it actually looks like a movie everyone will love - cat lover or not! And it stars Kevin Spacey and Jennifer Garner, along with Christopher Walken - that's another big … [Read more...]

Cheese, Bacon and Potato Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Which meal of the the day is your favorite? Mine has always been breakfast. Growing up in a family with 6 kids, mom had her hands full! She usually made eggs or cereal for breakfast during the week, but on the weekend, she went all out! She would make cinnamon rolls from scratch, hash browns, fried … [Read more...]

Pokemon GO Survival Kit – Great Gift Ideas for Pokemon Trainers

Pokémon GO Survival Kit Pokémon GO has taken the world by storm. Available on iOS and Android this game lets everyone of all ages go around town and "catch" Pokémon in real time! It's incredibly addicting, especially for those who grew up playing the original games. I was overcome with intense … [Read more...]

Bringing Kubo and the Two Strings Characters to Life with Laika Puppet Fabrication Supervisor Georgina Hayns

One of the most fascinating things to me about making the movie is that the characters we see on the screen are actually puppets. Puppet Fabrication Supervisor Georgina Hayns gave us a look at what goes into making these amazing puppets that come to life in the film. To take static images and … [Read more...]

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