Archives for December 2014

Living Frugal with Erika’s Top 50 Post of 2014


Living Frugal with Erika's Top 50 Post of 2014 It seems hard to believe that 2014 is almost over! So many things have happened during this year and it has been a crazy ride! I decided as the year is coming to a close that I would wrap up our Top 50 Post of 2014! These post have been the most … [Read more...]

Avoid Being a Cheapskate: How to Get the Best Deals This Holiday Season

Avoid Being a Cheapskate: How to Get the Best Deals This Holiday Season The most wonderful time of the year can also be the most expensive one, making it difficult to afford gifts for family and friends. There's also the added cost of decorations, traveling, and baking homemade recipes. To afford … [Read more...]

Elf on the Shelf: Get Decorating, Lady!

Elf on the Shelf: Get Decorating, Lady! Roy, our Elf on the Shelf is not always about mischief. Sometimes he likes to spread a little holiday cheer. The kids and I love waking up to see what he has been up to all night and recently, we awoke to see he had placed the vintage electric candles out on … [Read more...]

Elf on the Shelf: Roy Dresses Up

Elf on the Shelf: Roy Dresses Up Our family loves to have a little fun with our Elf on the Shelf. I decided this year to let the children pick their favorites to share with you! Roy, our Elf on the Shelf, sure enjoys getting into things. I am not sure what to think about his latest … [Read more...]

Elf on the Shelf: Roy Wants Cookies

Elf on the Shelf: Roy Wants Cookies Everyone knows elves like sweet treats, so when Roy, our Elf on the Shelf got into my wafers, I should have known better. I had just bought them, as they are one of my favorite holiday treats, and I left them in plain sight. The kids thought it was very funny, … [Read more...]

Elf on the Shelf: Let It Snow in Alabama

Elf on the Shelf: Let It Snow in Alabama The Elf on the Shelf has done it again! Roy is our elf and since we live in the south, he must be in unfamiliar territory. We rarely get much snow here and if we do, it’s just a few flurries. Being that Roy comes from the North Pole, he probably feels a … [Read more...]

Elf on the Shelf: Roy Has Been Naughty

Elf on the Shelf: Roy Has Been Naughty Does your family do the Elf on the Shelf? I have so much fun with the kids when Roy, our elf comes to “visit” us in December. One of my favorite things is his crazy antics at night when the children are not awake. He is sometimes naughty, so I told the kids … [Read more...]

Elf on the Shelf: Roy Does a Good Deed

Elf on the Shelf: Roy Does a Good Deed While Roy might get himself into a lot of trouble and leave many messes behind, I have to say, he seems to have a good heart. The other thing about Roy is he never seems to finish whatever he was getting into before we wake up. On this particular morning, … [Read more...]

Elf on the Shelf: Roy Gets Stuck!

Elf on the Shelf: Roy Gets Stuck! Everyone knows that part of the fun of having an Elf visit you in the month of December is to see what kind of antics he or she pulls every night when you go to sleep. Sometimes those antics get the Elf in trouble. Roy, our Elf on the Shelf is no exception. I am … [Read more...]