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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.

The Best Way to Cut a Mango

Not only are mangos delicious, but they are healthy as well! They are packed with pectin, vitamin C and vitamin A. They also contain enzymes that can break down protein and fiber to help digestion. To top it off they have 25 different kinds of carotenoids to boost your immune system. When … [Read more...]

Earn Rewards with Nielsen Computer and Mobile Panel + $300 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

This is a sponsored post for Nielsen. I have been compensated through the SheSavvy Influence Network. All opinions remain my own. Chances are you have probably heard of Nielsen. They have been in business for 90 years and are most well known for the Nielsen TV and radio ratings. When you hear … [Read more...]

DIY No-Sew Clutch Tutorial – They’re So Cute!

How adorable is this clutch?? You can create your own chic, compact minaudière clutchcreate your own chic, compact minaudière clutch – no sewing required! Not only is it fun to make, but once you have your clutch complete, it is super duper useful! Use it to carry your phone, credit card and a few … [Read more...]

Take the “Are You a True Hero of the House” Quiz

Fun fact: You don't need to wear a cape, have the ability to fly, or actually have ANY type of super powers to be a hero. You can save the world, or at least HELP to save the world, by making eco-friendly choices every day and making sure your household uses energy efficiently to produce a lower … [Read more...]

Cricut Trade-Up Program – Trade In Your Old Cricut Toward a NEW Model

It's a tricky situation. You LOVE your Cricut, but are really yearning for that brand new Cricut Explore Air 2 with all the bells and whistles. Well, Cricut hears you and also wants you to have that new model, so they have created the Cricut Trade-Up Program! With the Cricut Trade-Up Program you … [Read more...]

Lock Away Cat Odors with the Litter Genie Cat Litter Disposal System

We all love our cats, right? Sure there are times my cats can drive me CRAZY, but even those crazy situations often make me end up laughing and the love and snuggles they provide far outweigh the "downside". Anyone who owns a cat knows exactly what I mean. They are most often a total joy, but there … [Read more...]

Join the Hydration Challenge + Enter Our 50 Strong Simply Better Bottles Giveaway!

Why is it that some of the simplest things that we KNOW help us stay healthy are still sometimes difficult to accomplish? Take drinking water, for example. As humans, we are designed to drink water and we really NEED it to stay healthy. A person can live without food for a month, but can only live … [Read more...]

Enter Hallmark Channel’s “Spring Fling Bucket List” Pinterest Contest to Win $500 Now!

    Celebrate Spring with Hallmark Channel for a chance to win $500! Make your Spring dreams come true by entering Hallmark Channel's "Spring Fling Bucket List" contest now before it ends! Visit https://hallmarkchannel.wishpond.com/spring-fling-contest/ for more info! Hallmark Channel wants … [Read more...]

Huntsville Highlights: Family Travel Fun

While it's always fun and rewarding in the end, multi-generational travel can be a challenge! When we travel as a complete family unit, that means everyone from 8-year-old Little R up to my senior Mom. With that range in ages comes a big range in likes and wants, so it can be a bit tricky finding … [Read more...]

Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day will be here before we know it! I know I am usually guilty of waiting until the last minute to get my mom's present (Sorry Mom!). This year I vow to be better and get started planning her gift much earlier! To help give YOU some suggestions of what to get for your Mom - or for you guys … [Read more...]




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