Health & beauty on a dime

Looking good and managing your health for little to nothing

Logo: Cargo Largo Cargo Largo is Ghetto Sara Lee approved - The #1 reason I love Cargo Largo is that it enables me to live the lifestyle I choose within my budget. For those of you who don’t know, Cargo Largo is a resale store located in Independence, Missouri off of 35th and Noland Road. They sell food, household items, baby items, toys, clothes, hardware, and […]
Logo: CVS Pharmacy 10 Reasons I Love CVS - I’m sure by now you can tell that I have a deep affinity for CVS. To help you understand why I am so enthusiastic about CVS, I have put together this list of reasons why it is my go-to spot for health and a lot of my personal shopping! Extra Rewards Bucks Who doesn’t love […]
Photo: from left: Plastic bottle of Hy-vee brand ground ginger, American Fare ground black pepper, and a bottle of ground turmeric next to a saucepan with turmeric milk in it on the stove. How to Beat a Cold without Spending a ton of Money on Medicine - Two words: Turmeric Milk. Last week, I came down with a cold. One of my friends suggested I try turmeric as a means to beat my illness.  They sent me a link to Fresh Bites Daily’s recipe for Turmeric Milk. From Fresh Bites Daily Turmeric Milk Ingredients 2 cups of milk (or substitute coconut milk) […]
Photo: package of Arm & Hammer plus OxiClean pods (21 ct) on sale at CVS for $1.99 Laundry soap for $1.99 at CVS - Tell me how I just got 60 pods for the price of 20 at CVS?! (I bought 3 packages at $1.99 for a grand total of $5.97) I was getting ready to take my clothes and bedding to the laundromat and low and behold, all Arm & Hammer laundry soap is on sale at CVS. […]
Photo: old lady supplies from CVS Saving $$$ at CVS - First of all, let me say: none of the pictured items were for me! The other day, I had to go buy a bunch of supplies for my grandma, who just got home after a long stint in the hospital and rehab. I do most of my personal shopping at CVS. I have consistently saved […]
Free laundry detergent at CVS - No, CVS is not giving away free soap.. but I can show you how I hustled up my monthly soap supply for free! I always love coming to the laundromat! Today I’m ecstatic for two reasons: 1) Laundromat man is here so I have someone to bat my eyes at while I’m washing 😜 2) […]
CVS personal/hygiene spending for August - savings with my ExtraCare Rewards OMG Savings at CVS! - I am not what you would call a loyal shopper by any means, but I do believe brand loyalty pays off. That’s why I stick with certain stores for certain things. A girl’s gotta stay clean! When it comes to personal supplies like shampoo, conditioner, and body wash, I go to CVS because your spending […]
Herbal Essences Shampoo & Conditioner and Oil of Olay body wash How I saved almost half off at CVS - I spent a total of $9.75 at CVS the other day for my essential personal hygiene supplies for the month. Herbal Essences Tealightfully Clean Shampoo (10 oz) [On sale for 2/$6 from $4.39 each + MFR coupon $1 off when you buy 2] Herbal Essences Tealightfully Clean Shampoo (10 oz) [On sale for 2/$6 from $4.39 […]