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Budget Memorial Day Weekend Getaways

Budget Memorial Day Weekend Getaways

Memorial Day has become representative of many things in American society. Traditionally, Memorial Day was created to honor the American soldiers who have paid the ultimate price in order to protect the freedom we enjoy in this country. Over time, Memorial Day has grown to be known as the gateway to summer – a three day weekend full of BBQs, friends, and family. For those who opt out of throwing a party or hosting a BBQ, the long Memorial Day weekend is a perfect excuse to go on a short getaway. Even if you’re on a tight budget, you can still afford to get out of town for a few days to shake up your routine and welcome summer.

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Mother’s Day: Priceless Gifts for Mom

Mother’s Day: Priceless Gifts for Mom

Your mom is special to you. She’s the one who raised you and spent countless hours making sure you had everything you needed to build a solid foundation for life. Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show her how much you care and how much she means to you, but buying gifts can get expensive and break your budget. If you’re living paycheck-to-paycheck with little-to-no room for shopping, don’t worry. You can still show mom how much she means to you with these priceless Mother’s Day Gifts.

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10 Harmless (and Nearly-Free) April Fools’ Pranks

10 Harmless (and Nearly-Free) April Fools’ Pranks

Everyone in the US knows what April Fools’ day is, but no one can tell you exactly how it became a holiday. With several origin stories ranging in subject, the first day of April is shrouded in mystery. Some believe the day used to signal the new year before being changed to January 1st. Those who still used the old calendar were fooled by the date. Others say that since it used to signal the new year, it became a happy time that evolved into pranking. No matter what you believe, April Fools’ is still prime time for pranking your friends and family. The best pranks are funny, but also harmless and inexpensive. Here are some free or almost free pranks you can execute using things you already have around the house!

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March Madness: How to Pick your Bracket

The odds of picking a perfect bracket this March Madness are estimated to be about 1 in 128 billion, and that is only if you are picking higher seeded college basketball teams to win. The closest anyone came to filling out the perfect bracket in the past six years was in 2017. They only selected the first 39 teams correctly and didn’t even make it to the sweet 16. Though the odds are against you to win the perfect bracket, you can still at least have a shot at beating the other people in your office pool. Use our tips below to maybe make it to the Final Four.

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Budget Holiday: DIY St. Patrick’s Day Décor

Budget Holiday: DIY St. Patrick’s Day Décor

If you’re throwing a St. Patrick’s Day party or just want your house to look festive and full of Irish charm, there are lots of ways to decorate for March 17th. However, if you’re on a budget, buying decorations from the store may be out of the question. Don’t worry – you can make beautiful decorations at home with these DIY St. Patrick’s Day ideas. Each of these items will cost next to nothing to make, and they’ll keep your home as cheerful as St. Patrick’s Day itself.

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