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Thrifty Thursday {Week 52}

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Happy Thursday and Happy First Day of Spring! I hope you are all having a fabulous week! Later this afternoon I am heading over to Miami to host a #SpringMadeSimple Garden Party at the Deerwood Home Depot. There will be yummy food and fun garden-themed DIY projects and even a garden expert on hand to answer questions. Best of all? The event is FREE for all! If you happen to be in the Miami area, I would LOVE to see you there. If not, you can follow me on Instagram or Twitter, or just follow hashtag #SpringMadeSimple to join the fun! Get more details about the event here.

Here are the most clicked links from last week:

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1. Mums Make Lists {50 Brilliant Ways for Moms to Save Money}
2. Kansas City Mamas {15 Things Not to Buy at Costco}
3. Raking in the Savings {Spring Cleaning: Kitchen Kick-Off }
4. Ann’s Entitled Life {101 Non Candy Easter Basket Ideas for Kids}
5. Savvy Shopper Central {De-clutter Your Home in 15 Minutes}
6. Family Balance Sheet {How We Watch Great TV Without Cable}
7. The Greenbacks Gal{How to Get Free Groceries Every Week}
8. Sarah Titus {Why You Should Never Shop at Wal-mart or Dollar Stores}
9. Detours in Life {5 Quick Weeknight Meals}
10. Aspired Living {Our Month Long Spending Freeze}

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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  1. March 20 at 09:06AM

    Thanks for hosting Ruth! Have a great time today at the garden party. 🙂


  2. March 20 at 09:07AM

    Thanks for hosting! Have a wonderful rest of the week!

  3. Thanks so much for hosting! Anything spring related sounds wonderful to me…at least we get to see the sun here for the first day of spring. Have fun at your event today.

  4. March 20 at 09:14AM

    What a fun event, Ruth!! I hope lots of people come and you have the time of your life! Too bad we won’t be in the area. 😉 It would be a pleasure to meet you in person.

  5. March 20 at 09:27AM

    Thank you for hosting!

  6. March 20 at 09:41AM

    Another great week Ruth! Thanks! I am linking up a post about Brand Name vs. Store Brand (see it at link 91!)

  7. March 20 at 09:48AM

    Thanks so much for the party Ruth! Have a wonderful day:)

  8. March 20 at 10:44AM

    Thank you so much and God bless you!

  9. March 20 at 10:49AM

    I accidentally linked the same post as last week, but I can’t figure out how to delete it. How embarrassing! Sorry about that!

  10. March 20 at 10:54AM

    Thanks for the party Ruth and have a great weekend! 🙂

  11. March 20 at 01:06PM

    Thanks so much for including my TV post in this week’s collage!

    Have a great weekend and Happy Spring!

  12. March 20 at 01:23PM

    Love this link-up! Thanks for hosting!

  13. March 20 at 04:10PM

    Thanks so much for hosting! I look forward to this linky party all week! Have fun with your garden party!!!

  14. Ruth,
    Thanks for hosting over a year of linked up parties!

  15. March 20 at 11:43PM

    Thanks Ruth for the rockin’ party and have a great weekend!

    Raven J. True Blue Baking

  16. Hello! I am Melissa French, The More With Less Mom. I have shared my Use What You Have Lightbox for Blog Photography post. Thanks for hosting this linky!

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