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Spotlight with Bargain Hoot

Living on a student salary in Southern California with two small children, while my husband finishes film school, I do a lot of one thing. Live on a budget! And I am always trying to find ways to keep our costs down (you guys, I even cut my own hair). So Bargain Hoot has been a real find!

René is the mastermind host behind each post. Here's what she has to say about her little venture which is growing by the day:

"I started Bargain Hoot to track and share bits of my creative thrifty side. So if you love bargains, DIY decor, recipes, crafting, and doing cute weddings/events for less then you might enjoy looking around!!! I hope you find something that inspires you and saves you money!!"

I have found SO many awesome deals and ideas on this site. I was pitching this one to my husband today, in fact:

Other posts and features I especially enjoy:

I also love the way the site is organized. She has the general "blog setup" going on, with daily posts, and easy to navigate sidebar information. But about two posts down, she has it organized by post "teasers," with a small photo, making it easier to browse. It's a great feature. Click on over. It's a hoot! 


  1. Lyndsay,

    OMG, I went and checked it out! Unbelievable. All the stuff is amazing! Thanks for sharing!


  2. This is really an awesome site!

  3. Lyndsay,
    Thank you so much for the spotlight and for your sweet comments!!
    I appreciate you and the BLOG Guidebook!


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