How to Make Your Shower Into a Spa

Sometimes it seems like every year life gets a little more hectic and busy. There are a lot of places to go, things to get done, and not a whole lot of time to just relax. But we all NEED that down time! While we may not all be able to head off to the spa or take a long weekend whenever we want, we … [Read more...]

What Should You Buy in October? My Local CBS Morning Segment

Fall is officially here and with the beginning of a new month it's time to ask: What Should You Buy in October? This morning I appeared on our local CBS station to discuss the items that you'll find at great prices all month long. You can read my recap here and see the video itself at the bottom of … [Read more...]

Amazon Prime Pantry Grocery Shopping Online

I think most of us are frequent Amazon shoppers, but have you ever used it to buy groceries? Amazon Prime Pantry lets you easily buy groceries online and even have them shipped for FREE if you buy five or more qualifying items. I'm thinking this will be a good way to stock up on frequently used … [Read more...]

Wood Cutting Board Cleaning and Care

While cleaning your cutting board is probably not at the top of the list of chores you enjoy doing, it is an important one that should be done. With regular care your cutting board will stay in good condition, lasting longer and keeping your food safe. Wooden cutting boards need to be cared for and … [Read more...]

What Should You Buy in August? My Local CBS Morning News Segment

It's hard to believe that summer is almost over! What Should You Buy in August? This morning I appeared on our local CBS station to discuss some COOL deals for this last HOT month. You can read my recap here and see the video itself below!  What Should You Buy in August?  Summer … [Read more...]

Make School Lunches for Less!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine. As we head back into back-to-school time, we need to start thinking about school lunches! The costs of those daily lunches can add up, especially when more than one kid is involved, so we have some … [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...]

Ways to Save Money on Flights

Traveling can be stressful in and of itself. Especially when your travels cost you an arm and a leg. Traveling by air has been the most efficient mode ever since its invention. It has also remained as one of the most expensive ways to travel. But there are a couple little known secret ways to save … [Read more...]

5 Kitchen Savings Tips

When you think of the rooms in your house that cause you to spend the most, the kitchen is high on the list. Not only do we have to buy groceries every week, but there are all the products you use to cook that food, keep your home clean and ensure the household is running smoothly. Spending less is … [Read more...]

9 Tips for Attending Summer Festivals

Summer is finally here! That means its time for summer vacations, weekends at the beach or pool and one of my favorites - Summer Festivals! Here in Minnesota, where summers tend to be short, we like to cram in a LOT of summer festivals. Everyone wants to take advantage of the summer weather while … [Read more...]




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