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I'm Tshanina (Thrifty T)! I blog about real life and share what I learn (my treasures) along the way. I enjoy the simple things in life, love to laugh, and am always on the hunt for a fabulous deal! Learn more about me here...

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  • Christmas Table Decorations

    15+ Christmas Table Decorations

    You’ve decorated the tree and mantle in your house (or apartment) and now it’s time to dress up your dining room table for the holidays. From rustic or elegant, traditional or modern, to simple, easy and cheap, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for in this fun list of Christmas table decorations! There’s even a few easy DIY ideas …

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  • I don't know about you but I love receiving homemade Christmas gifts. These healthy edible gifts are perfect for the families and friends on your list. Learn how to make these easy recipes - I've mixed it up with baked goods, gifts in a jar, and much more!

    15+ Healthy Edible Gifts

    I don’t know about you but I love receiving homemade Christmas gifts. These healthy edible gifts are perfect for the families and friends on your list. Learn how to make these easy recipes – I’ve mixed it up with baked goods, gifts in a jar, and much more!   With only 4 ingredients and 10 minutes you’ll have this Healthy …

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  • Kroger Gas Savings

    Save Money on Gas | Earn 4X Kroger Fuel Points on Gift Cards

    How would you like to save money on gas AND get some Christmas shopping done?! Well, you’ve come to the right place because I have the details for you so keep reading! For three full weeks you can earn 4x Kroger fuel points on 100’s of gift cards at Kroger. That’s right, from November 20-December 10 your gift card purchases* …

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  • Salon Secrets How To Keep Your Nail Polish From Chipping Featured

    Salon Secrets: How to Keep Your Nail Polish from Chipping

    Salons don’t want you to know their tricks and hacks for long lasting manicures. I’m a nail tech who is excited to share one of my best beauty hacks with you…how to keep your nail polish from chipping! If you apply these simple tips you’ll learn how fun and easy it is to diy your nails at home and get …

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If you could transform your finances in the next 30 days would you do it? Follow this super simple tip and I have no doubt that your eyes will be opened to the way you're spending your hard earned money.

Transform Your Finances with a Money Book

If you could transform your finances in the next 30 days would you do it? Follow this super simple tip …

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These tips will help you save money at the grocery store so you can spend more time in the kitchen making your favorite crockpot recipes and chicken recipes. Wouldn't you agree that learning how to save money on food is one of the must-have life hacks?

9 Must-Have Tips to Save Money at the Grocery Store

Whether you are a business professional who works outside the home or a stay-at-home mom who not only has little …

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Save Money At Restaurants Featured

6 Effortless Ways To Save Money At Restaurants

Our family loves to eat out but we don’t like paying full price if we don’t have to. Over the …

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Who said that baked veggies can't be healthy and simple?! This Easy Oven Roasted Green Beans Recipe is made with fresh veggies and a few other household ingredients. So turn on that oven, get your families in the kitchen, and as you learn how to cook this recipe it'll likely become one of your favorite side dishes!

Easy Oven Roasted Green Beans Recipe

Who said that baked veggies can’t be healthy and simple?! This Easy Oven Roasted Green Beans Recipe is made with …

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Not sure which one of your recipes to make for dinner tonight? This Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry Lemon Couscous is the perfect solution because it's quick, easy AND healthy! It's one of those 30 minute meals that families like yours ask for again and again.

30 Minute Meals: Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry Lemon Couscous

Not sure which one of your recipes to make for dinner tonight? This Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry Lemon Couscous …

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Who knew cheesemaking could be so fun and easy?! Whether cheese is your favorite comfort food or one of your go-to snacks you’re going to love learning how to make these simple homemade cheese recipes at home. They’re also the perfect diy project so grab your kids and get into those kitchens and start cooking!

Easy Homemade Cheese Recipes

Who knew cheesemaking could be so fun and easy?! Whether cheese is your favorite comfort food or one of your …

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Your new baby boy (or baby girl) is finally home from the hospital. But now what? Take a sigh of relief and check out these 10 things a new mom should know!

10 Things A New Mom Should Know

Most women wish there was a manual for motherhood. Sadly, there’s not! Every mother needs help, which is why I’m …

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Not sure how to prepare your baby for the church nursery? Stop by for some fab tips that are perfect not only for your baby girl or baby boy, but you too!

How To Prepare Your Baby For The Church Nursery

If you’re like me you took your baby into the church service as long as possible. The day came when …

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Is your marriage a team sport? Here is a bit of inspiration and three things we can learn from team sports that will help us have an awesome marriage!

Is Your Marriage A Team Sport?

A few nights ago I shared with Trent that I was overwhelmed. There were a ton of things on my …

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Salon Secrets How To Keep Your Nail Polish From Chipping Featured

Salon Secrets: How to Keep Your Nail Polish from Chipping

Salons don’t want you to know their tricks and hacks for long lasting manicures. I’m a nail tech who is …

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If you’re like me and frustrated at the cost of cable these tips are for you! We recently cut the cord and I'm going to show you how we save money on cable (and still get our favorite channels and shows).

Cut the Cord and Save Money on Cable

If you’re like me and frustrated at the cost of cable these tips are for you! We recently cut the …

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Yes, it is possible to garden anywhere. Even better this type of gardening makes it possible to grow in the summer and the winter. Come take a look and see for yourself!

How To Garden Anywhere

I want to show you how to garden anywhere…well, just about anywhere. If you’re a skeptic I totally get it. …

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Inspiration (Heart Gushes)


  • All women face difficult days in this crazy life and it is my prayer that these words of encouragement will give you strength during your hard times. May these simple tips be the inspiration you need for today and help you be the woman that God has called you to be as you purpose to be positive and who He has called to be!

    3 Simple Ways To Get Through A Difficult Day

    All women face difficult days in this crazy life and it is my prayer that these words of encouragement will give you strength during your hard times. May these simple tips be the inspiration you need for today and help you be the woman that …

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  • As I look around at this world we live in it's very easy to see all of the brokenness and heartache. But if you look closely you'll see the beauty around you. It's not always easy to find but it's out there, my friend!

    Learn to Look for the Beauty Around You

    As I look around at this world we live in it’s very easy to see all of the brokenness and heartache. But if you look closely you’ll see the beauty around you…it’s not always easy to find but it is out there, my friend!   …

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  • We Need Community

    3 Reminders Why We Need Community

    It had been a couple of months since I’d been to Bible study and I was super pumped to finally be able to go back. (I hadn’t been able to go because I didn’t have a babysitter.) As I was driving home after meeting with …

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