DaySpring: $5 Christmas Flash Sale (Last Day!)


Due to the overwhelming response to the $5 Christmas Flash Sale, DaySpring has decided to extend it for one more day!

Shop now for beautiful Christmas advent calendars, tree toppers and snow globes! Hurry, though, this sale ends tonight! (9.28)


DaySpring offers free shipping on orders of $50 or more. Under $50, standard US shipping is $4.95 and clearance is no longer excluded from free shipping.

Remember these deals are only available for a limited time- while supplies last. See site for complete details!

About Day Spring

“DaySpring’s purpose is to help people know and share God’s love in fresh, true, and inspiring ways”

Pop Rocks Firecracker Cookies


Pop Rocks Firecracker Cookies

Here is a fun treat for the kiddos in celebration of Independence Day- Pop Rocks Fire Cracker Cookies. Do you remember these popping candies from your childhood? My kids thought these Firecracker Cookies were so fun!  Lots of giggles!


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Easy DIY: His & Her Sharpie Mugs


Now that I have your attention (wow… that is a lot of red and pink- my eyes, my eyes!)

Here is a fun and easy Valentine’s Day DIY! Of course it doesn’t have to be for Valentine’s Day. You can make these HIS & HERS Sharpie Mugs for a wedding shower gift, anniversary gift or a just because gift. You can also follow the directions to make a mug for any occasion.


Check me out.


The Mr. Volunteered to model. Nice!


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Cranberry Wassail (Easy Crockpot Recipe)


My friend Cathy makes a great cranberry wassail. She brings it to all our Winter Church functions. My husband loves it! Last week he hinted that he would like me to make some for home.

When I was researching wassail recipes, I actually found no two recipes to be alike….so here is my version of Cranberry Wassail (crockpot recipe). By the way, the recipe I am sharing today is non-alcoholic.

(A wassail is a traditional holiday mulled drink. The history is pretty neat. I recommend a simple internet search if you are interested.)


What You Need:

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Abe’s Market: Snowman Snack Mix Recipe & Free Printable Labels + $10 Off $40 & Free Shipping


Abe’s Market has a fun idea for the Holidays!  Mix up a bag of fun for the holidays – no cooking required! With just a few vegan candies and snacks, plastic baggies and a festive tag that you can download and print, you can make these cute snack bags that are perfect stocking stuffers, secret Santa bonuses or class treats!

plastic baggies
label/gift tag (free download)

Dandies vegan mini marshmallows
pretzel sticks
vegan chocolate chips
red licorice
goji berries

Toss a handful of each ingredient into a plastic baggie. Seal the top. Download, print, and cut out the gift label. Fold, and staple the label to the top of each sealed baggie.

Abe’s is offering Free Shipping with any purchase and “Guaranteed Christmas Delivery” on Orders Placed before December 17, 2014!  You can also save $10 off any order $40+ at Abe’s Market with code LIGHTS. (Exp: December 14, 2014)

You will want to refer to the Abe’s site for complete promotional details. Happy Shopping!

Tiny Prints Sitewide Sale: 30% Off Everything


If you haven’t ordered your Christmas cards or gifts yet, it’s not too late.

Check out the sitewide sale on Tiny Prints going on right now – 30% off everything. It’s the best remaining sitewide sale of the season, so don’t miss it.

When you go to Tiny Prints and place your order, just use the promo code SW30SALE and you’ll save 30% on your purchase.

If you are looking for chic and aesthetic holiday cards- this is your site.


Expedited delivery is available. You will want to refer to the Tiny Prints site for shipping details.

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10 Minute Peppermint Pie (No Bake)


Here is a super quick and easy Holiday Recipe- 10 Minute Peppermint Pie. No baking required! This pie takes between 5-10 minutes to assemble. You will need to allow for additional time for softening the ice cream and Cool Whip. Plus, you will need to allow additional time for the pie to set in the freezer.

I tested this recipe out at our church’s Thanksgiving Day dinner and it was a hit!

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12 Black Friday Tips (For a Better Shopping Experience)


Black Friday is just a couple of days away! For those of you brave enough to venture out on the craziest shopping day of the year, I wanted to share with you some tips! I have asked my friend Becky, an experienced Black Friday pro, to share her top 12 Black Friday Tips for a Better Shopping Experience.

12 Black Friday Tips:

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Living Chic on the Cheap’s Fall Recipes & DIY Round-up


 I hope everyone has a fabulous Thanksgiving.  We will be traveling to my Mamaw’s house which is a couple of hours away. She is the Paula Deen of Tennessee. I usually don’t eat carbs or sugar, but tomorrow I am looking forward to a carb and sugar extravaganza.

Thanksgiving kind of marks the end of Fall in so many ways…starting Friday most will be focused on the Christmas holidays.

I wanted to remind you of the Fall crafts and recipes featured on the blog in case you need any last minute fall foods or DIYs….

Make Your Own Pumpkin Pie Spice

Pumpkin Spice Latte (Crockpot Recipe Version)

Make Your Own Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub

Homemade Crockpot Caramel Apples

How to Make Pumpkins from Toilet Paper Rolls

French Toast Recipe: Pumpkin Spice French Toast

For more Fall ideas, please check out my Pinterest Board: Ode to Pumpkin and Fall. You can follow Living Chic on the Cheap’s Pinterest Page here.

Happy Thanksgiving!