Thrifty Thursday {Week 15}

Thrifty Thursday Linky Party at!

Welcome back to Thrifty Thursday!  I hope you are all having an absolutely wonderful week.  I am always excited to see what great budget-friendly recipes, craft projects, money-saving tips, & other fun ideas you have to share.

Don’t forget to follow our new Thrifty Thursday @ LWSL Pinterest Board!  It is a group board so if you would like to be added, just email me at for an invitation (be sure to include your Pinterest user name in the email), and I will happily add you!

Here are the most clicked links from last week:

Thrifty Thursday Week 14 Features

1. Mission to Save {Ways to Save at a Restaurant}
2. Penny’s Vintage Home {Refreshing the Kitchen for $35}
3. Taylor Made Ranch {Saving Money on Cable}
4. Coley’s DIY Crafting Corner {Kitchen Upgrade}
5. Simple Home Managing {Simple Meal Planning}
6. Front Forty Farm {Thrifted Treasures}
7. Moms are Frugal {Weight Watchers Cheesy Sloppy Joes}
8. Life a Little Brighter {DIY Living Room Painting}
9. My Sister’s Pantry {Don’t Say Diet}
10. Ang Says {How to Clean a Bagless Vacuum}

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. Finally, please link back to this post somehow. There are badges available here; a simple text link is just fine too.

That’s it! Feel free to tweet about Thrifty Thursday so others can join the fun, and don’t forget to check back here Sunday morning to see which posts have been featured this week!


  1. Thank you for the link up party again this week! I enjoyed participating last week and found lots of good thrifty inspiration! Have a great day!

    • Ruth Soukup
      June 13 at 11:03AM

      Hi Jennifer! Thanks so much for partying with us! Hope you have a good week!

  2. June 13 at 09:10AM

    Thanks so much for hosting every week Ruth – and thanks for featuring our Baby Steps to Healthy Eating Post: Don’t Say Diet! I’ve linked up our most recent Baby Steps post about affording healthier food. Hope you’re having a super week!

    • Ruth Soukup
      June 13 at 11:04AM

      Thanks for partying with us! Hope you have a great weekend 🙂

  3. June 13 at 09:11AM

    Thanks for featuring our post “Saving Money On Things That Used To Be Free: TV” What an honor. Love the hop, thanks for hosting!

    ~Taylor-Made Ranch~
    Wolfe City, Texas

    • Ruth Soukup
      June 13 at 11:04AM

      Absolutely! It was a great post! Hope you have a great weekend.

  4. June 13 at 09:23AM

    Thanks so much for the party Ruth and for featuring my tutorial! Have a wonderful week.

    • Ruth Soukup
      June 13 at 11:04AM

      Thanks for partying with us Ang – hope you have a super weekend!

  5. June 13 at 10:27AM

    Honored to have the #1 spot from last week (ways to save at restaurants). Back this week to share a creative budgeting idea using eCoupon savings and an online savings account. Always love checking out all the great posts. Thanks Ruth!

    • Ruth Soukup
      June 13 at 11:05AM

      Thanks for partying with us Mary – your posts are always great! Have a super weekend.

  6. June 13 at 10:52AM

    Thanks for the invitation, added you to my party page. Liked you on FB too 🙂

    • Ruth Soukup
      June 13 at 11:05AM

      Hi Connie! Thanks so much for linking up and liking LWSL on Facebook! Hope you have a super weekend!

  7. Thanks so much for hosting! I hope your week is going really well for you and your whole family.

    • Ruth Soukup
      June 13 at 11:06AM

      Hi KC! Thanks for partying with us – can’t wait to see what you linked up this week! Have a great weekend.

  8. June 13 at 11:05AM

    Thank you for the party! Have a great week and weekend!

    • Ruth Soukup
      June 13 at 11:06AM

      Thanks Jules – same to you!

  9. June 13 at 11:27AM

    After having to take a month break, I am so happy to be back! I love your party and all the wonderful tutorials linked up. This week I am sharing wedding vow art I made for me and my husband and a Pinwheel Lunch Reception I planned and crafted.

    Maggie @ thelovenerds

    • Ruth Soukup
      June 14 at 04:38AM

      Welcome back Maggie! Love your projects – thanks for linking them up!

  10. Thanks for hosting such a great party!!!

    • Ruth Soukup
      June 14 at 04:39AM

      Thanks! Have a great weekend!

  11. June 13 at 12:39PM

    Thank you for hosting this link up! I found a lot of really great ideas. 🙂

    • Ruth Soukup
      June 14 at 04:39AM

      Thanks Alison – so happy to hear that. Have a great weekend!

  12. June 13 at 02:11PM

    Thanks for inviting me to add my project! I’ll add your link party to my list too!

    • Ruth Soukup
      June 14 at 04:39AM

      Thanks Lisa – happy weekend!

  13. June 13 at 02:24PM

    Thanks for inviting me to the party! I really enjoy participating in new ones as you get a chance to meet so many more, fun, creative people through their projects so thanks for hosting!

    • Ruth Soukup
      June 14 at 04:40AM

      Thanks Lauren! So glad you are partying with us. Have a good weekend!

  14. June 13 at 03:13PM

    Thank you for hosting !! I really enjoy your features !!

    • Ruth Soukup
      June 14 at 04:40AM

      Thank you! Have a great weekend!

  15. June 13 at 03:18PM

    Thank you for hosting the party! I’m a VERY new newbie, and am just getting the hang of this. Where do people usually put the link back to this post on their website?

    • Ruth Soukup
      June 14 at 04:40AM

      Hi Carrie! Welcome to LWSL this week! You can just add a link at the bottom of your post if you’d like. Have a great weekend!

  16. June 13 at 04:25PM

    Ruth, thanks so much for inviting me over! I just linked up. 🙂

    • Ruth Soukup
      June 14 at 04:41AM

      Hi Jen! Thanks for linking up. Have a great weekend!

  17. June 14 at 10:22AM

    What a fun party Ruth- thanks so much for inviting me!!!

    Hope you have an amazing weekend!

  18. June 14 at 10:48AM

    Thank you for inviting me Ruth! Have a great day! 🙂

  19. June 14 at 12:25PM

    Thanks for the party!
    Jenna @ Rain on a Tin Roof

  20. June 14 at 10:44PM

    Thanks for the invite and for hosting! (P.S. Stop back by on Monday to join Monday Funday!)

  21. June 15 at 08:22AM

    What a collection of thrifty links! Thank you!

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