Thrifty Thursday {Week 42}

Thrifty Thursday Linky Party at!

Happy Thursday!  I hope you are all managing to stay warm wherever you are during this very, very cold winter week!  I realize the “cold” 40 degree weather we’ve had here in Florida doesn’t compare to the sub-zero temperatures many of you are dealing with, but I’m still hoping things will warm up soon! :-)  In the meantime, I plan to stay cozy and have fun checking out all the great budget friendly recipes, DIY projects, and money saving tips you all have to share this week!

Here are the most clicked links from last week:


1. The Life of a Craft Crazed Mom {Top 10 Organizational Lists}
2. From This Kitchen Table {12 Favorite Books Read in 2013}
3. A Day in Our Shoes {5 Frugal Tips to Get Your 2014 Started}
4. Six Figures Under {We’re Not Six Figures Under Anymore!}
5. Aspired Living {More Than 25 Ways to Save Money}
6. The Thrifty Frugal Mom {4 Tips to Begin Reducing Your Grocery Spending}
7. Feet Grounded on the Earth {My New Favorite Organizing Idea!}
8. Eat Pray Read Love {The Year of Thrift Store Shopping}
9. Snail Pace Transformations {10 Steps to a Thriftier New Year}
10. Taylor Made Ranch {Top 10 Homesteading Posts of the Year}

Never linked up to a party before? Here’s how:

  1. Scroll down, find the little blue “Add your Link” Button and click on that.
  2. Follow the instructions on the next page – add a great image of your project and an interesting title. Make sure you link to the direct page of your budget friendly post – not the main page of your blog!
  3. Try to visit at least a few other blogs at the party. Be sure to leave a comment to let them know you stopped by!
  4. Please link back to this post somehow. There are badges available here; a simple text link is just fine too.

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  • Raven @ True Blue Baking January 9,

    I hope you are having a great beginning to your new year Ruth. Thank you for hosting another great link party. I look forward to it every week!

    Raven J. True Blue Baking

  • Diane | An Extraordinary Day January 9,

    Ruth…your Poppyseed Cake looks amazing! Pinned!!!

    This week I joined the Project Inspire{d} hosting team. Our link party goes live every Monday night at 8 EST. I’d be delighted if you would consider popping over and linking up some of your cake and Minky Chevron Throw at the party:

    Wishing you An Extraordinary Day!!

  • Carrie This Home January 9,

    You know it’s cold when Florida is in the 40s! Up north we’ve had sub zero temps and I’m so thankful it’s warmed up into the 30s! The cold weather has made me very thankful for a roof over my head and a warm bed to sleep in! I hope it warms up for you soon Ruth!
    (#24 $30 Budget Bedroom Makeover)

  • Jessica January 9,

    Thank you Ruth!

  • Gina January 9,

    Hope you are having a great week so far Ruth! LOVE your features- always so useful & inspiring.

  • Kristia {Family Balance Sheet} January 9,

    Good News–PA weather is breaking into the 30’s today. I can put away my cuddle duds until the next Polar Vortex strikes. I didn’t know it was possible for the weather in Florida to dip into the 40’s. 40’s seems so balmy to me!

    Thanks for the linky! I look forward to it every week.

  • Taylor-Made Ranch Homestead January 9,

    How exciting to see my post ‘TOP 10 HOMESTEADING POSTS OF THE YEAR” is being featured this week – Thanks! Love the hop, thanks for hosting.

    ~Taylor-Made Ranch~
    Wolfe City, Texas

  • Deanna January 9,

    Thanks for hosting! I was excited to see my Favorite Books from 2013 post listed. Have a wonderful day.

  • Anita January 9,

    Hi, Thanks for the link party. I thought I got here early….but I am still in about 90th place with the Blueberry Cheesecake Waffles. What time does this go live? I posted at 7:00 am MST and am pretty far down on the list. Is there a set time it goes live each week? I’d like to get here when it opens. Thank you in advance for the information.

    • Ruth Soukup January 9,

      The linky generally goes live at 9am EST, give or take a few minutes! :-)

  • Barb @ A Life in Balance January 9,

    Victoria of Snail Pace Transformations was a favorite post of mine this week, too. Thanks for hosting!

  • KC @ The Real Thing with the Coake Family January 9,

    I’m looking forward to warmer temps as well! It will be nice to be able to take the dog on a walk. Thanks so much for hosting! Have a great day.

  • Kelly @ The Pretty Bee: Cooking + Creating January 9,

    Ugh, here in the mitten it has been BITTER! Horribly cold. Can’t wait for some warmer temps. Thanks for hosting!

  • Lisa January 9,

    Our 50 degree weather here in California is cold for us, also! There are definitely times of the year I’m happy to live in a sunny state. Thank you for hosting such a great party!

  • Tasha @ Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's Body January 9,

    Hi Ruth! Happy new year! Thanks so much for hosting.

  • Sandi @ A New York Foodie January 9,

    Thanks for hosting Ruth!! Happy New Year! :)

  • Emily @ Urban Departures January 9,

    Thanks for hosting a link party; they’re so much fun! I’m still new to blogging and link parties so I hope I’m doing it right…

  • Debra @ MsMoozys Open House January 9,

    Thanks for hosting, have a great evening. :-)

  • Sarah E@The Teacher's Wife January 9,

    I’m so glad that I found this Thursday link up! I’ve been finding some great ideas to pin!! :-)

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