After Christmas Shopping Tips

Reynolds Aluminum Foil

 ’Tis the season for Christmas left overs and 75% off!  We all know that Christmas decor is on clearance now that the holiday has passed, but what else can you score on the cheap this week? -Clothing is the most returned gift, so while you’re returning that Rudolph seater with the blinking nose Nana gave you scope [Read On]

Merry Christmas to You Frugal Fans, See You in 2014!


The Discount Dame wants to wish you a Merry Christmas and let you know that I will be on a much-needed vacation until January 3rd.  Enjoy all of the great after Christmas sales, but more importantly enjoy these last few days of 2013 with those you love.

5 Travel Tips Everyone Should Know this Holiday Season

Santa riding on christmas light

Are you headed over the hill and through the woods to grandma’s house this Christmas?  Or maybe your leaving on a jet plane?  Either way here are my top 5 travel tips that everyone should know this holiday season: -Traveling by car to Grandma’s house this year? .  Pulling into the first station off the interstate [Read On]

Party On! Friday: Throwing a Holiday Party on a Budget

Discount Dame Trim the Tree Contest!

Looking to throw a holiday bash but low on cash?  Well the Discount Dame has you covered.  No I’m not footing the bill, but I do have a few  tips to help you tame your budget and impress your guests. -Timing is everything!  If you don’t want to shell out big bucks on food plan [Read On]

Happy Easter From The Discount Dame

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I am taking Saturday, Sunday & Monday off in celebration of Easter.  No deals, no coupon round ups, no DIY…I know, it will be a rough few days but you’ll pull through, promise.  I’ll be announcing the winner of the Baby Basket Giveaway Tuesday afternoon so check back to see if you’ve won! Have a [Read On]

Did You Forget Someone? Last Minute Gifts with FREE 1 Day Shipping!

woman with list

You’ve made your list, now your checking it twice…Oh $%*+! You forgot a gift for _________!  Well don’t worry, The Discount Dame has you covered!  You can find Tons of Great Gifts with FREE 1 Day Shipping on Amazon by clicking HERE!  Everything from video games to cameras, jewelry to jeans, Kitchen gadgets to…well I can’t come up [Read On]

Shot Glass Roulette – Drinking Game Set (Comes With 2 Balls and 16 Shot Glasses) $11.71 + FREE Shipping!

shot roulete

The perfect gift for the college freshman in your life…just kidding, just kidding!  The Discount Dame in no way indorses or admits to under age drinking.  For all of the booze-hounds in your life of legal drinking age grab this Shot Glass Roulette – Drinking Game Set (Comes With 2 Balls and 16 Shot Glasses) which is [Read On]

Kids Play Kitchens to Fit Any Budget + FREE SHIPPING!

kids play kitchen

Looking for a budget friendly play kitchen for your future Iron Chef?  The kids will love any of these adorable play kitchens.  I know I had a hard time finding one that fit my budget last year, and one that wasn’t pink…why are 90% of all play kitchens pink when most chefs are men?  Something to [Read On]

Come To The Dark Side We Have Cookies Tshirt, $11.99 + $5.95 shipping

come to the dark side tshirt

I saw this t-shirt on a kid walking down the street the other day and almost busted out laughing.  I hunted it down and thought I would share it with you!  Funny T-Shirts (Come To The Dark Side We Have Cookies)Adults, Men, Boys, Youth, & Teens,$11.99 + $5.95 shipping.

DIY Wednesday: Up-Cycled Christmas Crafts

Up-cycled Christmas Crafts

Deck the halls without breaking your bank!   I’ve got two great DIY up-cycled holiday decor ideas that will help you do just that. You’ll love these easy uber affordable projects that you can do with the kids by yourself or as part of group therapy. Here is an amazing Coffee Filter Wreath it may [Read On]

Cheap Just Dance 4 + FREE Shipping!

Cheap Just Dance 4!

This is the lowest price I’ve seen on the hottest game of the season Just Dance 4, at $29.99 + FREE Super Saver Shipping I don’t think you can find a better deal (and if you do let me know so I can share). *This deal will go fast, so if you want it grab it [Read On]

The Ultimate Kindle Accessory Pack $20.99 & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping!

Kindle Bundle

This is a GREAT deal!  Here is everything you need to get your Kindle Fire decked out available for $20.99!  It comes with a Bundle Monster 12in1 Case, Wall + Car Charger, USB/AUX Cables, Stereo Handsfree Earbuds, 2in1 Stylus Pen, Screen Protector Accessory Set for a  7 Tablet, COLOR: CHARCOAL BLACK or LAVENDER GRAY. *This deal will [Read On]

16 Great Necklaces Under $10 Shipped! Perfect Gifts & Stocking Stuffers!

Christmas Deals & Steals on Amazon Updated 11/30


Christmas is coming and now is the time to stock up on inexpensive gifts for the whole family. Thanks to SwagGrabber I have a HUGE list best deals at Amazon this week. All of these will ship for free with your Prime Membership or any $25 order. If you haven’t signed up yet, now is [Read On]

Snow Play Essentials for Less!

vintage kids sledding

Here is everything you need to make the first Snow Day a success for less!

DIY Wednesday: No Sew Stockings

diy no sew stockings

While bee-bopping around yesterday I came across some great ideas for DIY stockings…the only problem is, this is hard to confess, I’m not a very good seamstress.  I can hand sew, but me and the Singer Sewing Machine, we get along as well as the Sharks and the Jets (ala West Side Story, rent it if [Read On]

Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Apptivity Case: iPhone / iPod Edition $14.24 & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping!

baby iphone case

Turn your iPhone into a baby toy, yup, you read that right.  We all say when we get a smart phone that we will never let our babies tough them…then we find ourselves in a waiting room.  Be prepared and protect your life-source, er, phone with the Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Apptivity Case: iPhone / iPod [Read On]

Vintage Style Colorful Owl Necklace $1.93 + FREE SHIPPING!!! Hurry!

Owl Pendant

It’s back!  And this time with FREE SHIPPING!  Grab your SODIAL- Vintage style colorful Owl charm necklace for $1.93!  This item recently went “on sale” on another site for $15 + shipping!  I think this would be a great gift idea for any gal, young or old on your list, and perfect for stockings.

Top 10 Christmas Gifts of 2012


Here is a list of this years top 10 gifts according to Christmas trend forecasters across the web.  The prices vary and change daily, especially with Cyber Monday being extended to Cyber Week by many stores and online outlets.  Click the link to check the most up to date price. (They will be changing often [Read On]

Mars Hill Holiday Gift Boutique Come Get Your FREE Goody!

mars hill

Come on down!  Wherever you are drop what you’re doing and head to Mars Hill Coffee House for their second annual Holiday Gift Boutique.  I’m here and I’m signing autographs, well, I have my pen and a head-shot but no one has asked yet, they must be shy.  *wink*  But I have coupon binders, vintage [Read On]

Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter Table Settings For Less! A MUST SEE!


  Looking for a kitschy/cozy/fun holiday dish set but don’t want to fork over big money?  Or maybe you would love to have a seasonal dish set for every holiday but can’t afford or store one for every special sit down to dinner occasion.  PROBLEMS SOLVED!  Grab this Corelle Contours Neo Leaf 16-Piece Dinnerware Set, Service [Read On]

Charter Club Grand Buffet Platinum Fine Line Gold 4-piece Place Setting $9.26

Christmas Formal Plates

For those of you looking to add a formal feel to your table this year you might like the Charter Club Grand Buffet Platinum Fine Line Gold 4-piece Place Setting, at $9.26 it’s less expensive that what you would pick up at Bed, Bath, & Beyond (which is grossly over priced on almost everything if you [Read On]

Uses for Halloween Candy


So now that the costumes are hung back in closet and your jack-o-lanterns are nothing but a soggy stain on your porch your probably wondering how your going to get your kids (and your hubby/self) to ration out the remaining Halloween candy.  Well darling I have a couple of ideas for you:   DIY Advent [Read On]

Winter Hat of the Day: Peruvian Girls Winter Hat

Girls Winter Hats

Keep your little cutie cozy with one of these Peruvian Girls Winter Hats in either purple, pink or green…I almost bought my son a green one they are so cute, but his father stopped me…lucky kid. $4.95! *Amazon prices can change, so if you like this grab it quick and be sure to always check your [Read On]

Scarf of the Day: Houndstooth Square Shawl (40″x40″)

Punk Rock Inspired Red and Black Scarf

The Houndstooth Square Shawl (40″x40″), Red Black is another great scarf that will make any outfit feel more put together.  A great gift idea for teens and young ladies (I know young ladies is cheesy but what else do you call females from 20-30?).  Plus it is a STEAL at $2.50! *Amazon prices can change, so if [Read On]

Party On Friday: Four Graduation and Party Leis You’ll Hula Over!


You don’t have to be one of Elvis’ back up dancers to wear a Lei…Whether your hosting a luau in the back yard, or making a few for the Grad in your life I’ve got you covered!  Here are some great, fun, even unique leis to make your guests or your graduate feel extra special…the good [Read On]

Party On! Friday: Amazing Oreos 4 Ways


Oh-Oh Oreo how do I love thee?  But while eating Oreos in your P.J.’s on the couch while watching a Lifetime movie is perfectly acceptable, serving them up at a party is not…or is it?  Let your Oreo lover flag fly at your next shindig with these  scrumptuously adorable twists on everyone’s favorite creamy centered [Read On]

Party On! Friday: Perfect Popcorn Balls

popcorn balls

Popcorn Balls.  A family favorite on my mother’s side and the perfect way to serve up some sweet at your holiday party or pot luck.  Legend has it, and yes there is a popcorn ball legend, that they invented themselves.  It started back in the 1800′s in Nebraska on a small farm…I like to think [Read On]

DIY Wendnesday: 5 Gift Baskets Under $20 Ready In Under 20 Minutes!

woman holding gift

Are you done Christmas shopping?  No?!?  Neither am I.  How’s your bank account looking?  Really!?! Mine too.  Well we can either melt down or pull ourselves up by the boot straps and get to frugal gifting.  I already melted down so now I’m ready to pick myself up and get creative.  *Note: if you haven’t [Read On]

Party On! Trimming The Tree Discount Dame Style with DIY Ornaments

women decorating tree

So you have your tree…Whether it’s silver tinsel, a Douglas Fir fresh from the lot, or a hand me down fake from your mom (thanks mom) I’ve got the best retro trimmings to make your holiday kitschy and bright!   Easy and edible Peppermint Ornaments combine sweets, icing and string to make an adorably retro feeling bobble for the tree.  Want [Read On]

Party On! Outrageous Ornament Exchange Party For Under $50!

christmas party

So your looking to throw a little holiday shin dig for friends and/or co-workers but your not looking to break the bank.  Well dear you have come to the right place.  Here is the ultimate holiday exchange that will be easy on your wallet, so easy in fact you can pull it off for $50 [Read On]

DIY Wednesday: Advent Calendars For Free or Cheap

kids waiting for santa

Waiting for Santa Claus just is about to get much, much easier thanks to these neat-0 advent calendars you can whip up in just minutes!  You probably have everything you need lying around the house…okay so maybe you don’t have 24 mittens, but I’m sure your wee-one has at least 2 dozen socks, so their [Read On]

Party On! Friday: The Ultimate Inexpensive DIY Hostess Gift Guide!

black and white woman recieving gift

You’ve been invited!  Now you have to bring a little something to the hostess as a token of gratitude…cheap wine?  No, at least three other people will bring her that…flowers from the grocery store?  Once again how many flowers does a girl need and how many vases does she have?  Hmmm…What to bring…Here are some [Read On]

DIY Wednesday: Kitchy Kids Play Kitchen

best kids play kitchen

Kitchy Kitchen Here is fantastic gift for any kid on your holiday list or with an up coming birthday!  I found this over on Little Lovelys and had to share it with my Dames!  My son loves to cook and I’m thinking his own little custom kitchen might be under the Christmas tree this year. [Read On]

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