HOLIDAY: Holiday Decorating on a Budget

So every holiday deserves to be celebrated, but all of us living on a budget know that its not that easy to get in the holiday spirit on a dime. Here are a few tips on making your home look great for Valentine’s Day (or any holiday for that matter) that will be inexpensive and last a long time!

When in doubt, hand make a few decorations to spice up your space. Create garland of paper hearts or even Valentine's Day cards you have received in the past. Simple and very cost effective.

When in doubt, hand make a few decorations to spice up your space. Create garland of paper hearts or even Valentine’s Day cards you have received in the past. Simple and very cost effective.

When I have my own home I always want to have a wreath up! They are an easy way to make your house a little more homey. They are easily stored and definitely easy to put up and take down!

When I have my own home I always want to have a wreath up! They are an easy way to make your house a little more homey. They are easily stored and definitely easy to put up and take down!

I know it sounds crazy... but after each holiday is a great time to stock up on decorations for the next year! They usually have AMAZING discounts on decorations because they are trying to move in the next season's merchandise. Definitely check this out at Target, Walmart, or any home goods store.

I know it sounds crazy… but after each holiday is a great time to stock up on decorations for the next year! They usually have AMAZING discounts on decorations because they are trying to move in the next season’s merchandise. Definitely check this out at Target, Walmart, or any home goods store.

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HOLIDAY: Valentine Gift Giving

Happy Valentine’s Day Week! I love to celebrate any type of holiday. And I love to get my friends involved! Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate all the love in your life (not just a boyfriend or husband!) so I came up with a few Valentine’s Day gift ideas for you to give to your SIGNIFICANT… friend! All on a budget!

This Love Hook from Urban Outfitters is perfect! And only $8!

This Love Hook from Urban Outfitters is perfect! And only $8!

This adorable ice cube tray for be perfect for a friend who loves to entertain... or drink! $11.65 at Overstock!

This adorable ice cube tray for be perfect for a friend who loves to entertain… or drink! $11.65 at Overstock!

This is one of my FAVORITE things! Rosebud Strawberry Lip Balm! Right now they are on sale at Urban Outfitters 2 for $12... a perfect way for you to get yourself a treat and treat a friend!

This is one of my FAVORITE things! Rosebud Strawberry Lip Balm! Right now they are on sale at Urban Outfitters 2 for $12… a perfect way for you to get yourself a treat and treat a friend!