How To Make Hair Extensions From A Wig

Recently I needed to make my hair longer for a show. My hair was red enough to play Fiona in Shrek the Musical, but it wasn't long enough. The wigs available didn't look natural and were quite uncomfortable, so I decided to take matters into my own hands by making my own extensions out of [...]

By |2014-06-30T12:56:56+00:00June 30th, 2014|Frugal Living|2 Comments

How I’m Saving $94.25 a Month by Letting Go of an Obsession

I love my iPhone. I've been an iPhone girl for several years. You might say that I have an obsession with it. So the prospect of having to give it up, really really REALLY perturbed me. But my phone bill was up to $119 a month with Verizon, and that included unlimited talk, text, and [...]

By |2015-03-29T15:49:42+00:00May 14th, 2014|Frugal Living|14 Comments

Move Over Facebook! Here Is Google. (Google+ Growing Circles Hop)

Yeah...we all know we love Facebook, and tend to crack jokes about this whole Google + thing, but I have to admit that I'm a pretty big fan of Google's social network. Don't get me wrong, I love Facebook as well but Google definitely has some cool features. Hangout anyone? If you aren't using Google [...]

By |2014-02-20T16:34:26+00:00February 20th, 2014|Frugal Living|0 Comments

10 Natural Herbal Headache Remedies

Headaches are usually a sign that something is wrong in the body, and they are the bodies natural way of releasing toxins. Headaches can have many different causes such as digestive disorders, muscular tension, PMS, stress, caffeine addiction, eyestrain and more. Treat the underlying problem, and the headache will go away. Many medications these days [...]

New Name & New Look:

Hey NaturalThrifters! I've got a new name and a new design for the site. Just in case you weren't sure that this is still the home for Crystal Collins, aka "The Thrifty Mama," don't stress. It's still me, but with a fresh, new look. Watch the vid below for a message from me. Hope you [...]

By |2014-01-06T05:04:35+00:00January 6th, 2014|Frugal Living|7 Comments

DIY Holiday Gift Ideas

The Holidays can be expensive (that's a huge understatement). It's easy to get sucked in to the spending spree, but for good reason. It's Because it feels GOOD to give to people. Gift-giving really can be so much more satisfying than receiving - that's not just "something they say". Yet we can't always afford the [...]

By |2014-01-06T04:45:14+00:00December 18th, 2013|Frugal Living|0 Comments

Grocery Savings App FAVADO is finally here!!!!

Grocery Savings App FAVADO The grocery savings app is finally here! It's the app that allows you to save 50-70% on your grocery bill each week! Now, before I tell you all about it, go ahead and get signed up for an account: 1. Sign up for Favado here (if you do this first, it [...]

By |2013-12-23T00:05:29+00:00October 15th, 2013|Frugal Living|0 Comments

Clark Howard Book Living Large for the Long Haul: 5 mind-blowing tips to save you money! {GIVEAWAY}

It's not often that I enjoy a good "financially-focused" book. Most of the books out there contain no new information than what I can already find searching online. But this is not the case with Clark Howard's new book, Living Large for the Long Haul. Clark Howard is the host of the Clark Howard Show, [...]

By |2013-12-02T02:17:35+00:00August 29th, 2013|Finance, Frugal Living|2 Comments
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