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Trend Alert: Ice Cream Bars for Less

Okay we were watching the today.com show and we saw the biggest trend now is ICE CREAM bars.

With the Spring and Summer we have all types of occasions to get out and celebrate especially since it is wedding, baby, graduations, and plain ole summer play dates.

So, we did the budget on how much it would cost to have such an awesome ICE CREAM bar!

The Galvanized Steel Buckets: On Sale at michaels.com  were 7.50, but if you are a michaels.com member, you can get extra coupons. We bought 3 huge steel buckets for 11.00 not bad, because the steel will keep drinks and the ice cream cold.

Okay, the mason jars that were featured as two scoops of  ice cream, they were a mini pint 3.00 per dozen we got these at dollartree.com, so we picked up 4 dozen.

Then, the candy... for food this where it would costs more because in the summer people and children are eating fruits and juice slush's.

We went to Target the day after Easter, and boy did we score big!!! All candy and grass that can be used for any …

Subscribtion Box Battles: Fab Fit Fun vs. Target- Natural and Regular

Back to battle:

Fab Fit Fun has been in the subscription boxing arena for years!

But, it underwent some major management changes, however we decided to give it a try again.

Fab Fit Fun-- is a quarterly box and it is filled with amazing things:
All of their products are not samples!
They had products such as wraps for the bed or picnic blanket, earrings, full size product of Dr. Brandt Microdermabrasion, Karua face masks four in a box, and a MILLY bag for your wet suit, all of these products retail well over 45.00 each.

Target Box--
This month Target tried something new and put together an all natural box and a regular box.

Target has an all natural box which has samples of Espom Salt Soak, Raw Sugar Body Wash, Yes to Charcoal Face Mask, Hello Toothpaste, etc.

Target's regular box has products such has  full size Sally Hansen nail enamel top coat and base, full size Rimmel London Eye Pencil, and mini shampoo's, etc.

The combination costs of both boxes were 47.00, but the actual dollar va…

Frugality Alert: Spring/Summer Fun Tips

Spring and Summer is upon us as the temps in NYC are trying to latch on to the 60's, so desperately.

Here is how you can take advantage of all the great spring and summer events in NYC.

Concerts:

There are tons of free concerts, but you have to arise a little bit early!

The todayshow.com is known for there free summer concerts and the first artist up is Cheryl Crow!!

There is also gma.yahoo.com for there free outdoor concerts which last year was pretty amazing.

So you aren't into waking up early, but this is a great way to send your out of town guests into the city and they come back early in time for a great dinner.

Health and Fitness:

We discovered that at Samsung 837 store there are free Yoga classes that you can take on weekends.

Also the Highline great outdoor activities including free Yoga as well.

Bryant Park has a group yoga class as well and mats are free.

Day Getaways:

So you decided on a staycation, that's fine check the MTA- LIRR for there rates on One Day Getaway…