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Happy Friday: Construction Cupcakes on the Cheap

7:53 PM MST
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Sent from reader, Amanda:

My now 5 year old little boy LOVES construction. This year, using some ‘hip tips’ from your site, we were able to make these super cute cupcakes for under $2 for 2 dozen!

Here’s how:

Buckets- Using our Oriental Trading rewards $ during the free shipping event that you posted about.
Stickers- $10 off any order at Shutterfly that you posted about.
Cupcake mix- Coupons that you posted about combined with a sale at our local grocery!
Sprinkled the tops of the white cupcakes with crushed animal crackers to be “digging in sand” and sprinkled the tops of the chocolate cupcakes with chocolate animal crackers to be “digging in dirt!”
The kids at the party had cute buckets and shovels to take home and play with after they ate their cupcakes! WOW!!! Thanks Collin!


Do you have a funny, “Hip”, or unique photo to share?! Email us at happyfriday@hip2save(dot)com. Every Friday, I will post one photo, submitted by you and/or another Hip2Save reader, that gives us a glimpse into your frugal lifestyle or simply makes us smile. If your photo is published on Hip2Save, we’ll email you a $10 Amazon e-card!

** Check out all of the previous Happy Friday pictures here.

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