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30 Meaningful Mother's Day Gifts for Every Budget

Doesn't the woman who gave you life deserve something better than a box of chocolates? These 30 ideas are creative, frugal, and fun to give.

How to Give Thoughtful Gifts on a Scrooge-Like Budget

If you have a lot of gifts to give during the holidays, it can be tough enough to give personal gifts, let alone stay on budget. Use these tips to do both.

25 Gifts You Can Make Today

Have a last-minute celebration? There's still time to craft an affordable, meaningful homemade gift with one of these 25 awesome ideas.

10 Father’s Day Gifts Dads Actually Want for Under $100

No more socks and ties! This year, get Dad something he'll really enjoy with help from this guide to Father's Day gifts.

Beat the Clock with Frugal and Simple Valentine's Day Ideas

Americans will shell out more than $15 billion for Valentine's Day gifts this year, but you don't have to empty your pockets to have a romantic day.

5 Gifts You Can Get Through Bartering

From massages to car services, these five gifts are easy to barter for.

5 Easy-to-Make Deluxe Gifts for Under $15

From plants that keep on giving to a gift that's totally free, these DIY items have you covered no matter what the occasion.

Don't Buy Memories, Make Them

Whatever your child is obsessed with, the perfect frugal holiday gift can be summed up with one word: scrapbook.

10 Great Gifts for Teachers

No more apples, mugs, or other unwanted gifts. This year, consider one of these 10 frugal winners, all suggested by teachers.

20 Fitness Gifts for $15 or Less

From cyclists to swimmers, find great (and inexpensive!) gifts for the fitness-lovers in your life.

Year-End Holiday Celebrations for Less

Whether you’re hosting this year’s Thanksgiving and Christmas feasts, or not, there are several small touches you can create that are both affordable and beautiful. My family has c

Dreaming of a Frugal Christmas: 6 Things You Can Make That People on Your List Will Use and Want

You know sometime in November you'll be rushing around trying to think of cheap Xmas gifts to buy or make. Why the rush? Start now with some simple fun things to make that everyone

Make 5 cheap ‘greeting cards’ that blow Hallmark away.

Before I share with you my 5 great ways to make outstanding greeting cards, I'd like to rant about the four issues I have with store-bought greeting cards, like those produced by H

Being Frugal with Froogle

I’m sure most of you are already fans of Google. But I wonder how many of you use Froogle, Google’s thrifty shopping aid, on a regular basis? [more]