Gift ideas for Friends, Teachers, and Neighbors Day 6

Dec 20th, 2013

  Yo, yo, yo!! I went out to dinner with a few girly friends last night and it was a BLAST! We stayed up talking until 3am. It was so fun, and I love talks like that! But, now I’ll be “paying” for my lack of sleep for several days. Do you know what I’m talking about!?!? It was worth it to get some much needed girl talk, but if I’m yawning as we speak! HA! I finally gave my annual Christmas CDs to a few of my … [Read more...]

Thoughtful friend and family gift ideas Day 5

Dec 18th, 2013

Guys! I only have SIX DAYS to get ready for Christmas! Procrastination is a bad quality and unfortunately it’s a MAJOR personality trait that I carry. Are you done? Let me guess, your Christmas cards were mailed WEEKS ago, and your Christmas presents are already wrapped! If you are in this category, I am so proud of you, and I need to be more like you!  My Christmas cards are “being processed” as we speak, and hopefully … [Read more...]

These are a few of my favorite things…

Dec 17th, 2013

Welcome to All Things Thrifty! Today I get to share a few of my favorite things. But, I have to admit, now I have the song from Sound of Music stuck in my head. "When the dog bites, when the bee stings, when I'm feeling sad...." Aaaaaah. Welcome from Not Just a Housewife if you are hopping through the favorite things blog hop!  There are some really fun things on this tour! So, if you have time, I highly recommend … [Read more...]

Christmas Gift Ideas Day 4!

Dec 10th, 2013

Thank you to those that have been sharing this fun series on Facebook, Pinterest, instagram and twitter! You are rock stars! I hope you are enjoying the series! It’s been tons of fun putting together these ideas for you. By the way, if you have an awesome idea that you would like to share with me, please do so in the comments! Or, post a picture on Instagram and tag me in it @allthingsthrifty! I would love to see what you … [Read more...]

Friend and Family Gift Ideas DAY 3

Dec 9th, 2013

  I hope you had a great weekend! We got 8 inches of snow here in Southern Utah which is very rare. I live in a place that NEVER gets snow. My kids are in HEAVEN. It’s the worst snow storm in over 100 years in our area. They have been playing in the snow like crazy. It’s been fun because it brings back tons of memories of playing in the snow from my childhood in Central Utah. As you may know, I am posting … [Read more...]

Neighbor Gift Ideas DAY 2

Dec 6th, 2013

Today is day two of our fun series of 30+ Thoughtful Christmas Gift Ideas for Friends and Neighbors. If you missed the first 6 gifts, check out DAY 1 that showcases gifts numbered 1-6. So, I'll start where we left off at numero 7. 7. Nobody can have too many extension cords in my opinion, so giving them away to your neighbors is a thoughtful gesture and only costs around $2! If you can’t read the saying on the package … [Read more...]

30+ Christmas Gift Ideas for Friends and Neighbors

Dec 5th, 2013

For the next few days, I am sharing a few fun and inexpensive gifts for friends and neighbors! {Thank you to my own friends, family, and neighbors for helping me compile this fun list of gifts!} If you have any questions about any of the items, feel free to ask me in the comments and I will do my best to answer it quickly. Some of the items on the list will be store bought and some will be homemade. After all,  it is … [Read more...]

Thoughtful gift idea “just because” {from Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke}

Jul 19th, 2013

Hi Thrifty friends! My name is Kristen Duke, and I blog over at Capturing Joy. I started as a photographer, now share just about everything on my little spot on the web. I simply adore Brooke in real life, I just know you would, too. Today I'm going to share with you a sweet gift idea. Have you ever wanted to drop off a little something to a friend, just because you are thinking of them? Maybe you know they've … [Read more...]

DIY Earring Holder {$20 Gift Idea}

Nov 26th, 2012
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What girl doesn't love earrings!?!? If you know me, you know I’m obsessed with them, and I needed a way to organize them BADLY! So, I came across this idea from a friend and decided it would make the perfect gift for friends and family. The best part? It’s pretty darn cheap. In fact, you can decide how big you want to make it and that will dictate the price. For this HUGE one {yep it’s 4 feet tall and 2 feet wide}, the … [Read more...]

Huge Calendar for those of us who keep missing appointments {surprise giveaway from my Sis}

Jul 30th, 2012

Do you forget your appointments? I do. It is pretty embarrassing. To make it worse, I have an ugly calendar. I made it about three years ago to try and keep our lives in order. Since I’m a visual person, I need visual reminders about events. I need to SEE what is happening each week. So, as long as I write stuff on my calendar, I do pretty well. So, my calendar was doing its job just fine. Well my sister Adrian has a CUTE … [Read more...]