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About Chrysa

Chrysa is the founder and owner of ThriftyJinxy.com, a site dedicated to living a fabulous life on a frugal budget. Her approach is that by spending less on the boring everyday stuff, you can have more money to splurge on the things you REALLY want, whether it’s travel, fashion, electronics – you name it! Chrysa is married, has a 7-year old nephew she dotes on, as well as four lovable cats and a big sweetie of a German Shepherd.

It’s Never Too Late for a New Start

Well, here we are just past the half way point through January. The start of the new year is usually associated with setting new goals and making resolutions. I had ideas of big goals myself and was looking forward to the new start, but guess what - it hasn't happened yet! I guess you could call … [Read more...]

State Necklaces Only 2 for $15 with FREE Shipping – Final Blowout!

We have been big fans of the State Necklaces from Cents of Style and are so sad to hear that this will be the last time they have them on sale! Their recent update says that they have been one of their very best sellers, and one of their favorite products, but now they are blowing out their … [Read more...]

Printable Star Wars Valentine Treat Bags and Gift Tags

While Valentine's Day is all about celebrating the people we love, it can also be about celebrating the movies and characters we love with some fun Star Wars Valentine Printables! Make treat bags and tag gifts for all of your favorite Star Wars fans with these free printable Star Wars Valentine … [Read more...]

Tune-in to Hallmark Channel’s Movies & Mysteries Framed for Murder: A Fixer Upper Mystery Sunday, Jan. 15th 9pm/8c!

Who's ready for another great NEW mystery from Hallmark Movies and Mysteries?? This Sunday, January 15th, tune in at 9pm/8c for Framed for Murder: A Fixer Upper Mystery starring Jewel and Colin Ferguson. I think Jewel sings beautifully, but I have never seen her act, so I'm anxious to see how she … [Read more...]

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Fleece Photo Blankets Only $19.99! (58% Off)

There is a GREAT deal at York Photo right now for a custom photo fleece blanket! These make lovely and thoughtful gifts for Valentine's Day or Mother's Day - or you might want one just for yourself! They are on sale for a limited time for only $19.99! Use Code BEMINE to get the … [Read more...]

DIY Valentine Heart Lollipops

If you're looking for Valentine's Day crafts and recipes that are easy enough for the kids to get involved, these DIY Valentine Heart Lollipops made with Jolly Rancher candies are super fun and easy to make! Your little ones can pick out which colors of Jolly Ranchers to uses for each of the … [Read more...]

6 Reasons Blue Apron May Be Right for You

If you have been considering signing up for Blue Apron meal delivery service, but have been on the fence, let us give you a little insight. You can first read our Beginner's Guide to Blue Apron Meal Delivery Service and then, if you're still wondering, you can check out these six reasons Blue Apron … [Read more...]

Individual 7 Layer Dip Cups Recipe – a Perfect Party Appetizer!

Individual 7 Layer Dip Cups Recipe When it comes to party foods, 7 layer dip is one of my favorites. It has seven layers of delicious flavors. It is a party classic and looks so pretty on a serving plate. The only problem is that once the first couple of people have dug into the platter it starts … [Read more...]

A Dog’s Purpose – THE Movie for Dog Lovers! + Reader Giveaway

As big dog lovers, we are SO excited for A Dog's Purpose coming to theaters January 27th. It's a story, told from the dog's perspective, about a dog and his humans. The dogs in this movie all look so beautiful and I was super excited to see a German Shepherd in the mix! If you haven't yet seen a … [Read more...]

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Moana Inspired Healthy Fruit Dip Recipe with Sunshine Fruit Plate

Have you seen Disney’s Moana yet? If not, it is still playing in theaters everywhere! For us in cold climates, it's extra fun to head to the theater to escape the snow and freezing temperatures and spend a couple of hours enjoying the tropical escape. To continue that tropical escape at home, I … [Read more...]




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