February 14th is one of most expensive and recognized holidays of the year. Having owned my floral and gift shop several years ago, I’m very familiar with Valentine’s Day (not to mention the straight 3 days and 2 nights of work it involved) and how the prices increase. People tend to think the floral shops raise the price of their flowers during this romantic holiday; however, the prices are increased by the suppliers, not the retail shops. I have always loved flowers and loved designing and working with them even more. However, even after owning my floral shop, it has always baffled me why people would spend so much on roses that probably won’t, but might live a week.
Roses are beautiful but love doesn’t have to be expressed through your wallet. Since I was raised in a middle class family and haven’t yet won the lottery, received a check from Publisher’s Clearing House or had any rich relatives to leave me millions of dollars, I’m always looking for ideas to save money! You can still make this year one of your most memorable Valentine’s Day and cost very little to nothing. Continue reading →
Easy and cheap to make at approximately $1.10 per serving, you’ll think you’re eating a burger from your local diner! Add a side salad (or fries instead, if you can afford the calories) for an economical but delicious dinner!
Times are hard, prices are up and wages are down. And they seem to be getting even worse, so if you’re like me, you’re probably looking for cheap, inexpensive but delicious recipes to make. We all want to feed our family delicious home cooked, nutritious meals but going to the grocery store is getting more and more expensive every day! Grocery prices seem to have doubled, some tripled, in just a few short years. It’s definitely not one of my favorite things to do, but I do love to cook and like to eat even better! haha