About Chrysa

Chrysa is the founder and owner of, 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 8-year old nephew she dotes on, as well as three lovable cats and a big sweetie of a German Shepherd.

Celebrate Thor: Ragnarok with a Hulk Punch Recipe + Reader Giveaway

Today is the day! Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok” is available TODAY digitally in HD and 4K Ultra HD™ and via Movies Anywhere! What better way is there to celebrate the release of a SUPER FUN Marvel movie than with a Superhero Party featuring our favorite characters? And any good superhero party … [Read more...]

Plan Your Best Retirement

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of VSP Individual Plans. What are your goals for retirement? Do you want to travel? Devote hours on end to your hobbies? Tackle projects that were put on the back burner while life was busy happening? VSP Vision Care asked me to write this sponsored … [Read more...]

BLACK PANTHER: Strong Women and Powerful Messages

Marvel Studios’ BLACK PANTHER is now in theaters everywhere! I had a chance to see it earlier this week and it is SO GOOD! I was excited for this one to hit the theaters and had high expectations for it. I was so happy to see that those expectations weren't just met, but were exceeded! There … [Read more...]

Moisturize Dry Hair and Add Strength with Natural Products

As we head into the last stretch of winter, my hair really starts to show the effects of the harsh, dry cold weather. I'm always looking for a way to rejuvenate my hair, give it some life, and protect against further damage. That's why I'm excited to try these two products that DERMA E just sent to … [Read more...]

Disney World Souvenirs to Buy Before You Go

A Disney vacation isn't quite the same without some fun, new Disney World Souvenirs, but you can avoid the stress and save some money by knowing what Disney World souvenirs to buy before you go. There are some special items that are only available in the park that you may want to go while you're … [Read more...]

Peter Rabbit Interviews with the Cast and Director – The Kids React!

Peter Rabbit is now in theaters everywhere, but last week, before it hit the big screen, we had a chance to attend a special press conference with the cast! The setting for the event couldn't have been prettier. We were on the rooftop of the London West Hollywood hotel, which had been beautifully … [Read more...]

Get Pillsbury Free Samples and Up to $250 in Coupons!

Do you have a favorite Pillsbury product? We're big fans of Pillsbury Crescent rolls around here, but I sure wouldn't say no to a pie bakes with Pillsbury pie crust! No matter what your favorite is, you can sign up for Pillsbury’s FREE emails to receive up to $250 in yearly coupons, access to free … [Read more...]

Help Shelter Cats with Cat’s Pride Litter for Good Program

Rescue cats are the best cats! At least that is what I think, which may be because all my cats are rescues - and I wouldn't have it any other way. They are such an important part of our family and each of them makes me laugh nearly every day and why I'm excited about Cat’s Pride® Litter for Good™ … [Read more...]

Peter Rabbit Movie World Premiere – Fun on the GREEN Carpet!

What's on your to-do list this weekend? I hope that going to see Peter Rabbit has top billing because it is now in theaters everywhere! (Check out my Peter Rabbit move review to see how much we loved it!) Just a few days ago, the movie kicked off with an amazing red carpet (well, in this case GREEN … [Read more...]

Easy Strawberry Fudge – Only Two Ingredients!

I love baking Valentine treats! Adorable cupcakes, frosted sugar cookies, white chocolate dipped candies - you name it. But, that all takes a lot of time! Sometimes you need a homemade Valentine treat in a hurry and easy to make is essential! That's where this Easy Strawberry Fudge recipe comes … [Read more...]