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  • Lifestyle

    Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts That Won’t Break the Bank

    Valentine’s Day is here, and while some of you may have planned gifts weeks in advance, others find themselves scrambling for that perfect present at the eleventh hour. But fear not! Even if you have left your Valentine’s Day shopping to the last minute, there are still plenty of thoughtful and budget-friendly options available to make your loved one feel special without emptying your wallet. Here are some ideas to spark inspiration… Homemade Treats There’s something undeniably heartwarming about a homemade gift, especially when it’s edible. Whip up some delicious homemade cookies, brownies, or truffles. Package them in a cute box or jar, tie it with a ribbon, and you…

  • Fall Reading,  Lifestyle

    Cozy Up with These Must-Read Books This Fall

    Fall is officially here and there’s no better way to embrace the beauty of the fall season than by curling up with a good book. Fall is the perfect time to immerse yourself in captivating stories that transport you to different worlds, ignite your imagination, and evoke a sense of comfort. Whether you are sipping on a pumpkin spice latte or snuggled under a warm blanket, here are some must-read books to make your autumn reading list truly memorable… “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern Step into a world of enchantment with “The Night Circus.” This beautifully written novel weaves a magical tale of two young illusionists bound by fate,…

  • Fall Activities,  Lifestyle

    Fun Activities To Do During The Fall Season

    The arrival of fall (which is this Saturday) brings with it a cascade of vibrant colors, a crisp chill in the air, and a sense of coziness that’s hard to resist. As the leaves turn shades of red, orange, and gold, it’s the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy the beauty of nature before winter sets in. Whether you are a nature enthusiast, an arts and crafts lover, or simply someone who relishes the warm flavors of autumn, there are countless fun activities to do during the fall season. Let’s explore some of the best ways to make the most of this enchanting time of year… Leaf Peeping One…

  • Lifestyle,  Travel

    5 Exciting Off-Strip Activities To Experience In Las Vegas

    When most people think of Las Vegas, the first image that comes to mind is the dazzling lights and endless entertainment along the famous Strip. However, beyond the glitz and glamour of the main tourist hub lies a treasure chest of off-strip experiences waiting to be explored. If you are looking for something different and unique during your visit to Sin City, here are five fun activities to try that are not on the Strip… Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Escape the action on the Strip and venture to the stunning Red Rock Canyon, a mere 20 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip. This breathtaking natural wonder boasts towering…

  • Halloween,  Lifestyle

    What Is The Story Behind Halloween?

    Happy Halloween Everyone! I don’t know about you, but I always have wondered what the story is behind Halloween and how did Halloween become a celebrated holiday in America. So, I did some research and here is what I found… What Is The Story Behind Halloween? The origins of Halloween date all the way back to the Celts of ancient Ireland, who celebrated the new year on November 1st. That day marked the transition from the warm, fruitful summer months to the cold and dark winter, a period that was most often associated with death. So, on October 31st, the night before the new year, they celebrated what was known…

  • A Change Is Coming,  Lifestyle

    A Change Is Coming To Glam Budget Beauty

    When I decided to start a beauty blog in March 2016, I knew absolutely nothing about blogging, blogging platforms, webhosts, designing a website, choosing a name for the blog, obtaining a domain name, etc. After some research and learning some blogging basics, Glam Budget Beauty was born using Blogger, a free blogging platform from Google. As I continued blogging throughout 2016, I learned about the WordPress blogging platform and I switched to the free version until I learned that my blog posts were not mine and WordPress (as well as Blogger) could remove any of my blog posts at any time, so I researched webhosts and found Blue Host, moved…

  • Lifestyle,  Money Saving March,  Retirement,  Saving Money

    Money Saving March: Tips For Saving Money For Retirement

    If you are reaching retirement age (or are already there), you may be experiencing some money-related stress and you are not alone. It is very common for people over the age of 60 to be concerned about how to save money when they are no longer working, or possibly working much less. But it doesn’t have to be a source of stress that causes you to lose sleep. It’s not too late to start saving money. Today I am sharing some tips for saving money once you have reached the age of 60: Downsize Or Sell Your Home With kids no longer living at home, you may find that the…

  • Lifestyle,  Organization

    Stocking Up On Food? Here’s How to Organize Your Refrigerator

    You have stocked up on fresh produce, meat, eggs and more. Next stop? Your refrigerator. But before you stash your haul just anywhere, consider this: Location matters. From doors to drawers to shelves, there is a simple art to organizing your fridge and there is an optimal spot for everything. Keep reading for my storage secrets, so you can enjoy perfectly crisp salads, creamy cheese, and even last night’s lasagna for days to come. Why is Organizing Your Fridge Important? It all comes down to one simple principle: temperature. Inevitably, some parts of your fridge are going to be warmer or cooler than others. Think about it. When you reach…

  • Lifestyle

    My Favorite Things From Amazon

    We all have ordered a thing or two from Amazon. Ordering from Amazon is convenient (whether online, smartphone app or from your Amazon Echo device), you can order pretty much any product you can think of and you can receive your order within two days if you are an Amazon Prime member (if what you want to order is offering Prime shipping). I love when I find what I am looking for on Amazon, so here are a few of my favorite things from Amazon: Whitmor Adjustable Rolling Garment Rack This is a great basic clothing rack! I use it for extra space when there isn’t room in my closet,…

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    Become A Savvy T.J. Maxx Shopper With These Tips

    If you are a fashionista working with a budget, you are probably no stranger to T.J. Maxx. I have found some great pieces at T.J. Maxx over the years, and I know I’m getting those pieces for a lot less than if I were to shop at other retailers. However, there are a ton of tips and tricks that can save you even more money when shopping there which I have listed below: Check the Clearance Rack If you find an item that’s been marked down, check the clearance rack before you pay to ensure that exact same item hasn’t been marked down even further. If you find that it…