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Author: missfrosty1

I'm a wife, mother, and work full time so saving money is very important to me. While I clip a few coupons here and there for groceries and restaurants, I don't have the time for extreme couponing. But I have found ways to get to try full size products for free and ways to earn free money just by doing things I would do anyway. Follow me to learn how YOU can get things FREE too!

Electric Hair Brush Vs Flat Iron

Is an Electric Hair Brush Straightener Really Better than a Flat Iron?   A Tale of Two Brushes… I have really thick, color treated, fried-out frizzy hair so in order to make it look somewhat decent I have to flat iron it a few times a week. But the process of flat ironing also makes it more damaged and to make it look better I have to flat iron it some more. It’s a vicious cycle. But one day I saw this video one of my friends posted on Facebook of this girl using an electric hair brush and it looked…

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Valentia Skin Care Honest Product Review

Valentia Skin Care Exfoliating Scrub & Clay Mask As I’m sure you already know if you have been reading my blog for a while, I am over 40 and still have problem skin. I suffer from hormonal acne and am constantly in a raging battle with my wrinkles. So I am always on the look out for products that will improve the appearance and texture. When I had the opportunity to try out this Detoxifying Clay Mask and Eternal Youth Exfoliating Scrub from Valentia Skin Care complimentary in exchange for my honest review, I was anxious to see how they  would work.…

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GoPro Accessory Kit

GoPro Accessory Kit One of the hottest cameras on the market these days is the GoPro. Now if you don’t know what a GoPro is, it’s this compact little camera that takes amazing videos. And the coolest thing about the GoPro is that it can be used for pretty much any activity from filming your toddlers eating Cheerios to taking snowboarding on the slopes. People can even use them for underwater filming. It’s a favorite of extreme sports enthusiasts everywhere. But anyone that owns a GoPro knows that the camera alone isn’t enough. If you want to truly get the best…

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Top 10 Product Picks of the Year

Top 10 Product Picks of the Year 2015 Happy New Year! I’m so glad that you are here. If you have been reading my blog for a while, you can see how this blog has changed throughout the year. I’ve been blogging since 2014 but became serious about it in July when I created this site. You can really see what a n00b I was (some of those old pictures and YouTube videos are pretty awful!) and the site has gone through a few redesigns over the past 6 months. I have learned so much from so many of you! Over the course of…

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8 Ways to Feel Better for the New Year

8 Ways to Feel Better for the New Year Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? Are you looking for some ways to feel less stressed, improve the quality of your life and just basically feel better? Now that the year is coming to a close, many people view New Years Day as a time for turning over a new leaf.  And while making New Year’s resolutions are a great idea in theory, even those with the best intentions often have a hard time sticking to them and often find that they are setting themselves up for failure. But there are some simple changes…

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Can’t Afford Christmas?

Can’t Afford Christmas? If buying presents for friends and family stresses you out every year because you can’t afford Christmas, you are not alone. And if you live in a one income household like me, it can make budgeting for the holidays extremely challenging. You still have your regular December bills you have to pay but now you have to scrounge up even more money to afford Christmas presents. How are you going to do it all? Over the years, the members of our family have gone through some rough times, so we have established some traditions that have helped us have a budget friendly…

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White Elephant Gift Ideas

White Elephant Gift Ideas Finding White Elephant gifts can be a daunting task. If you don’t know what a white elephant gift is, it’s basically a gift exchange where people try to walk away with the best present. It is also known in other parts of the world as a Yankee Swap (maybe a little politically incorrect, hmm?) and Dirty Santa. The rules can vary but how it generally works is like this: Each player brings one wrapped gift to contribute to a common pool Players draw numbers to determine which order they will go in. First and last is most desirable best because you have had…

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