Countdown to Christmas 72 days and counting

Countdown to Christmas 72 days and counting

Entertaining can become expensive, but if you plan for it, your cost can be lower than in past years.First decide on the menu sticking to finger foods they tend to be less expensive and you can use many of the same ingredients for most items.  Examples: crescent rolls can be made into several items the ever popular  mini pigs in a blanket, pin wheels, or  puffy buffalo chicken rolls many recipes , add peppers, cream cheese and other vegetables to these and you have a great start.  For more Mini Apps recipes click go to

Stick to non alcoholic drinks.  My family’s favorite is Sparkling Holiday Punch

 3 cups orange juice, chilledClick to see savings

 2 cups pineapple juice, chilled

 3 cups pomegranate juice, chilled

1 liter ginger ale,

ChilledClick to see savings, 1 liter club soda, chilled


You can find a large variety of coupons on juices and sodas as the football season sales begin and baseball playoff have begun.


If you’re looking for a new look for the holiday start researching your area cosmetology schools or high end salon that offer training nights for their staff and need models.  This is the perfect way to stay on trend on trend and get a free styling. Keep an eye on our daily values page or sign up for (living social/Groupon) they will notify you of special deals in your area.


Music is an important part of any holiday gathering. Keep an eye out for free holiday music downloads from Amazon and iTunes check your favorite radio station my favorite stations,  and, have free weekly downloads all year long.  Compile a seasonal play list and let the party begin.  For a list of freebies visit our freebie page.  

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