How to Make a Charcuterie Board on a Budget

Charcuterie boards have quickly become a social media phenomenon thanks to their delicious, luxurious ingredients and cultured aesthetic that inspires the bons vivants in us all. As a creative and passionate hostess, I find joy in feeding my friends and family for weekend get-togethers, weddings, baby showers, and birthday parties. I’m always the friend who gets nominated to host events and …

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Crawfish Boils on a Budget

When the temperature finally starts getting back into the 70s, leaves are turning green, and king cakes are filling grocery store shelves, you can bet that many Louisianians are getting excited. These indications can only mean one thing. But wait, what is that one thing? Baseball season? Mardi Gras? Comfortable weather? While “all of the above” is a perfectly acceptable …

Woman Organizing Her Coupons Before Shopping

How to Make the Most Out of Couponing

Are you tired of looking at your grocery receipt and wishing the final amount was lower? We’ve always felt the same way—that’s why we always recommend using coupons. Couponing is a great way to help whittle down that large monthly cost! Many people think that couponing is a lot of work for little payoff, but that isn’t really the case. …

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Is a Warehouse Membership Worth the Money?

One of the first things my wife and I did when we started living on our own was buy a Sam’s Club membership. Everyone always told us, “You know, you save a lot of money buying in bulk! That membership card is a life saver!” Well, we use our membership card. A lot. But are we actually saving money shopping …