How to Save Money on Christmas by Having a Free Christmas

I know. It's the middle of summer when this is being written. I get it. Yanno, those questions in your mind that go something like this; "what are you doing with your life, Stacy? It's the middle of summer and 100° F outside." Well, it's like this - I've got something to show you … [Read more...]

9 Tips for Beating Holiday Stress

I have always loved Christmas. Being able to gift my family amazing gifts that they love, spending time with them as they enjoy those gifts, the amazing decorations, lights and of course; the true meaning of the season have always made Christmas a special time of year for me. For … [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...]

Dulce de Leche and Coconut Marshmallow Clusters

Christmas baking is a tradition in our home. It isn't so much the sweets that we enjoy although let me tell you, there are some goodies made! It's the time that we all get to spend together as a family while the baking is happening and our Christmas tree is being decorated that … [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 – 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...]

Wine Bottle Crafts – Upcycled Wine Bottle Centerpiece {Upcycled Craft Ideas}

It's no secret here at SDF that I adore pretty much anything that is upcycled. Upcycling is such an amazing way to save money that I simply can't avoid reusing something if I can find a great way to do so. Wine bottles are one of my favorite things to upcycle. Wine bottle crafts … [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...]

21 Home Organization Tips to Help You Stay Organized This Holiday Season

The holiday season will be here before any of us know it and if you're like me? You already know that it is a fantastic time to find yourself and your household really unorganized. Usually that leads to me running around like a chicken with my head cut off trying to manage … [Read more...]

Perfect Pumpkin Cheesecake

I originally come from a small town in South Central Ohio that is home each year to The Pumpkin Show. This yearly festival bring hundreds of thousands of people into town as it features pumpkin EVERYTHING that you could think of! Not only the typical pumpkin pies, but ice cream, … [Read more...]