Happy New Year!

  It seems like it was just a few days ago that we were all welcoming 2017 into the fold. Most of us entered the new year with new goals and an outlook on life that was full of expectation, hope and happiness. For some of us, 2017 brought happiness and success. For others … [Read more...]

From Us to You

From all of us here at Six Dollar Family, to you and yours. Merry Christmas! We hope your Christmas is filled with love, fun and the Spirit of the holiday! … [Read more...]

11 Must Have Ways to Save Money on Christmas That Anyone Can Do

As a mom, I always want to give my daughter the best Christmas she's ever had. It's a desire that never goes away and each year I can't stop myself from trying to out do the year before. Sometimes I take it too far while other years I am able to keep myself under control. It all … [Read more...]

Homemade Gift Idea – DIY Snowman Candle

I absolutely adore snowmen. So much so that during the holiday season, my home usually becomes covered in snowmen. I have candles, wall decor, wreaths and more. They are adorable to me and I can't seem to get enough of them. Since we have downsized to live in a hotel, I can't … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide – Ohio State Gift Ideas Perfect for Any Fan

Growing up in Ohio in a family that pays attention to college football, you're taught one of two things; either you bleed scarlet and grey or you end up in a family that follows blue and gold. Luckily, my family bleeds scarlet and grey so I didn't have to worry about disowning … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide – 150+ Beauty and the Beast Gift Ideas

"Tale as old as time..." The first time I saw Disney's Beauty and the Beast, I was around nine. Even at nine, I recognized that the story told in the Disney version was the love story of a lifetime. Most Disney stories tell the story of a love that blossoms out of nowhere and … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide – 75+ Handpicked Mason Jar Gift Ideas

I am absolutely in love with mason jars. Before Emma and I downsized into our apartment, my kitchen was decorated in mason jars. I had mason jar everything! Now, I keep a couple of things in our downsized kitchen and the rest are packed up in a box until I decide whether I want … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide – Ridiculously Expensive Gift Ideas

Have you ever wondered what the elite buy for Christmas? I was curious too, so my Emma and I spent a bit of time today having some fun looking up ridiculously expensive gifts. It was super fun to spend some time together not only dreaming, but honestly? Laughing at some of these … [Read more...]

500+ Stocking Stuffer Ideas Under $25 for Teen Girls

Christmas is coming and if you're shopping for a teen girl, you may be stumped as to what you can put in their Christmas stocking. This is my first year shopping for a teen girl and trust me when I say that I do believe shopping for her gets more confusing the older she gets. One … [Read more...]

Preparedness Gift Ideas – 31 Gift Ideas for Preppers On Your List

Do you have a prepper on your shopping list this Christmas season? If so, you'll know just how hard it can be to come up with gift ideas for preppers. Most of us are extremely picky about our gear or preps and there is a reason for that. Preppers want gifts that they know are … [Read more...]