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Collin & Ma drinking coffee at home

HOME [noun]
A place where you are always welcome and surrounded by those who love you.

Home Sweet Home!

As many of you know, I am in the middle of renovating our 1950’s home here in Reno, NV – and, while inconvenient and messy at times, I just love the process! There’s something so awesome about taking an older, outdated house and turning it into a new, beautiful space that your family can enjoy for years to come.

Collin's kitchen remodel in progress

If you’ve been following Hip2Save for a while, you likely know how much my husband and I love a good renovation project.

You may remember that when we moved to Boise back in 2012, we bought a tiny house for our family of five. We learned quickly that coming up with space-saving ideas was highly important. Thankfully, my house-flippin’ sister (at the time) helped us to design functional rooms with the limited space we had. I actually shared a video back in 2012 giving you a peek into our home with some tips on how we made the small space work.

Here are a few pics of our first home that we purchased in Boise. Lots of the furniture and shelving pieces were purchased from IKEA! They have so many affordable options that work well in small spaces.

On a side note, a few years later we sold our tiny house, and then moved into a much larger home (I also shared a couple of house tour videos – part 1 and part 2).

OK, enough home rambling as I am sure you’re wondering what the point of all of this is.

You see, it‘s not just about renovating a house on a budget or refreshing the décor with the latest bargains… it’s about creating a space that we can call home. Because there truly is no place like home. ❤️

With that said, I am so excited to finally share some exciting news with you! Eeek! 

Over the past year, our team has been working hard behind the scenes to build a brand new website (our third! 🤩) that I am SO passionate about…, our NEW home website!

At Hip2BeHome, we’re all about creating inviting spaces that are comfortable and stylish but also customizable. Our mission is to provide you with all the best home deals, home décor tips and tricks, styling advice, DIY projects, budget-friendly product recommendations, and much more – so you can truly love the space you’re in.

We couldn’t be more excited to share it with you… so, come on over and check it out! 😍

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll find at Hip2BeHome…

Target furniture in aisle

Deals for Your Home

Want to refresh your linens, kitchenware, furniture, or bedding, but don’t want to break the bank? Here you’ll find the best home & garden deals, coupons, and promo codes to save you money!

Tween room makeover

Home Decorating

Who doesn’t love to spruce up their space with new décor? Here you’ll find the best home decorating trends, tips for every room, and easy ideas to make your house a home for less!

Polyblend grout renew review

Product Reviews

If you’re wondering what products to buy – or not to buy – for your home, this is the spot for you. Here we’re sharing our honest product recommendations and reviews so you can be in the know!

young boy applying caulk to wood panel

Home Projects, DIY, and Remodeling

If you’re planning to remodel your home or just love home projects and DIYs, you’ll want to bookmark this page. We’re sharing all sorts of frugal tips and project ideas that you’re gonna love!

Wiping off Hand Prints on Stainless Steel

Home Tips and Ideas

Everyone loves a clever hack or frugal tip for their home that saves them time or money. Here we’re sharing the best and easiest tips and ideas to help make your home be the best space it can be.

collin's mom wearing plush bathrobe and holding coffee mug

We hope you’ll grab a cup of coffee and visit us at!

Stay connected! Be sure to follow Hip2BeHome on:

…and sign up for our brand new Hip2BeHome newsletter, too!

P.S. I am so incredibly grateful that I get to work alongside my two sisters and so many other passionate team members to produce amazing content for all of our sites –, and now This wouldn’t be possible without YOU. Thank you so very much.

There is no place like home.

Join The Discussion

Comments 134

  1. Kristin M.

    So excited for this!!!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Yay! SO glad to hear that! Thanks for the kind comment!

  2. GisMom

    The site is wonderful! Thanks for taking on so much to help us save money through hip2save and decorate with the new site! Can’t wait for even more articles and decorating tips!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Aww, you are SO very welcome! Thanks a bunch for taking the time to comment! We sure appreciate YOU!

  3. AshleyBeth

    Congrats on your third website! So excited to check it out!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Awesome! Thanks SO much, AshleyBeth! ❤

  4. S

    Is there an app for hip2behome?

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Not at the moment, however that may be available in the future!

  5. Lisa

    Great!! Will there be an app for this?

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Hi Lisa! Great question! That may be something available in the future!

  6. Whitney

    YES!! So excited for this. We just went from 1400 square feet to 3800 and I don’t want to break the bank while getting things for my new home. We have more wiggle room in our budget these days, but I still am frugal at heart! I’m 33 on Thursday and have been following you since becoming a stay at home mom at 23! I’ve gone to many sites to help save money but have always stuck with yours! It’s the best! And I miss you seeing you in videos, Ma! Love you guys and appreciate you so much!! Collin, you remind me of myself because I’m also goofy and crazy. Anyway, enough rambling! Just wanted to show my appreciation for a minute!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Aww, congrats on your new home, Whitney! Thanks a TON for the kind words and for being a longtime reader! It sure means a lot! 💕

  7. Jill W

    I am very excited and the timing is perfect for me!! We are moving into a new home in another state next week (our 3rd move in 12 years with 4 kids!) I have been a Hip2Save groupie since almost the beginning – I have followed other sites but lose interest- not Hip2Save because you keep it fresh- thanks 🙂

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Hi Jill!

      Good luck with your BIG move! And thank you so much for sticking with us through the years. ❤️

  8. CJJ

    LOVE IT!!!!

  9. ecroston

    The new site looks great – congrats! I’m hoping this is the year when I have the time & money to renovate my house. My question is – will deals be cross-posted between the two sites or will I need to start stalking both sites to make sure I don’t miss anything?

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Thanks so much for the kind words about our new site – we are all super excited!

      Any awesome home deals will definitely be posted on (just like normal – nothing is changing there!). Our plan is to also post many of the same home deals on but with a twist – so we will call out the same sale on Hip2BeHome BUT we will find new items to highlight that may be specific to a certain design style, budget or just a new product that we think will be fun to call out.

      I hope this new site will be super helpful to you as you renovate your house this year!

  10. atank

    Congrats Collin and Team this is super exciting and I cannot wait to glean all of the awesomeness from the new site.
    I have been following you from the begin and looking forward to all the new site has to offer.

    Thank you for all of your hard work

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      You are so welcome! And thank YOU for the kind words and for being a loyal reader through all of these years. We sure appreciate YOU! 🙌

  11. Susi

    I’m so excited for this!! We will be starting to build our new home very soon & im a big time penny pinching DIY person!! Plan on doing all of the interior work and decorating myself so this will be awesome!! Thanks so much Hip for all you do!!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      WooHoo! That’s awesome that you’ll be starting on your new home build soon! 😍 How exciting!

  12. Kim

    Just when I can’t think of any way you guys could possibly be more amazing….BAM! You guys are awesome! Congrats on your new site!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Awww, thanks so much Kim! We sure appreciate the comment. 🤗

  13. Sam

    This is awesome! Love the throwback photo! Can’t wait to see what’s to come on your new site and congratulations! Thanks for all you do for your readers, forever grateful to have stumbled on your site years ago

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Thank you so much for the support! ❤️ It is so appreciated.

  14. Shannon

    I totally thought that your mom was YOU and Piper was Collin in the last photo! Definitely a family resemblance there! Love you guys and the new webpage idea is awesome!!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Thank you so much Shannon! ❤️ And yes, Piper is my mini-me! 😃

  15. Dealzgurl

    Perfect timing! My house is old but I’m suddenly in the mood this year to make changes. My budget will be tight but I’m hoping to get a lot of bang for the buck. Congrats on the new site and newly redone home! 🙂

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Thank you so much!

  16. Crissy

    I am wondering if the sites will be cross-posted. I hope so! Also, I want to say I would love to see an app in the future!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      YES! 🙌 And we’d definitely love to create an app in the future. Thanks for the suggestions!

  17. Jacqueline

    Wow, this is so cool! Love home decor and the new site. 🙂

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Yay! Glad to hear it Jacqueline!

  18. Patty d

    So excited for this new site.
    We are buying a new to us house soon.
    It’s our first move in 35 years so we need all the help we can get

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      So happy to hear that. And congrats on buying a new home and your big move! 🙌

  19. Fei

    How am i able to thank you, Colin and the awesome team?!
    First, Hip2Save help me save money for so many years!! then Hip2Keto help me lose 15 lbs in 6 weeks (still going KetoStrong!) now, I can’t wait to get start home project with Hip2Home! Woohooo!!
    Thank you!!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      WOW! Your comment sure touched me, and I will definitely be passing along to the team. ❤️

      I’m so happy to hear that you’ve been able to save so much money with Hip2Save AND have had such amazing weight loss success by following Hip2Keto! That is so AWESOME! BIG CONGRATS! 🎉

      Thank you for being a reader. We sure appreciate YOU!

  20. Kayla

    Oh gosh how cool! Love following all your pages and awesome deals! And omg your daughter looks so much like you and you look so much like your mom!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      We are family… hey, hey, hey! 😍❤️

  21. Amy F;)

    That’s great news! Congrats on the birth of your new blog!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Thank you so much!

  22. Jen

    Congrats Collin and Crew! This will be a great new addition to your brand! Thanks for all you do! 🙂

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Thank you! We sure appreciate the support! 🎉

  23. Allison

    This is amazing! Thank you Collin and team for another brilliant beautiful site to help your readers!! I love this so much! Congratulations!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Thank you Allison! 🤗

  24. MeliH

    Awesome! Congratulations on the new site! You’ve helped me save so much over the years and our one income family certainly appreciates it. Looking forward to more great ideas and fun!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Thank you so much!

  25. Big Heart

    Just in time. I recently moved into a studio apartment and need help. Did I mention the I’m starting from scratch as I got rid of almost all my belongs when I moved. I am looking forward to seeing what is affordable,modern and fresh. If you’re interested in a place to start from scratch come on this way…CA.Thanks Hip2save.

  26. Coby

    This is perfect timing.. we are selling our house and moving to a new house too and feeling overwhelmed.. we are downsizing too from a 4br to a 3br so I would love to browse ideas.. I’ve always loved Hip2Save.. I’d love a hip2home app

  27. JenB

    Very cool! I could use some decorating tips, especially for a small space.

  28. Kelly

    I got the email last week about the new site and have been in LOVE with it !!! I’ve been sharing it with everyone!! I’m a HUGE Hip2save Fan and Hip2behome is just as amazing!!!!!!! Thank you so much for all you do to make these sites SOOOOOOOO fun to browse!!!! 🙂

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Awwww… so HAPPY to hear that! Thank you so much for sharing the site with others! 🤗

  29. Denise

    Hip2Save just gets better and better! We sure appreciate y’all!!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Thank you Denise!! BEST READERS EVER! 🥰

  30. Julie

    Very cool!
    BTW, I love the kitchen island in the 5th pic down, where is it from? I just bought an island, but like this one a little better…

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Hi Julie! I think you are referring to the kitchen island pictured in my small home in Boise. If so, that was purchased at IKEA years back, but I’m thinkin’ they probably still sell something similar. Hope that helps! 🙌

      • Julie

        Thank you! Yes, it was in the Boise house.

        I looked everywhere for my island…. finally bought one from a homeowner locally who was downsizing. Craigslist and FB Marketplace were good resources and saved money.

        So looking forward to perusing the new site! ~ Julie

  31. candym

    Wow, I am so excited to see this. We had recently downsized to small townhouse. I’m at loss for ideas since we came from a house! This is just amazing!!!!!! Thank You Collin!!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Yay!! So happy to hear that! Thanks for taking the time to comment. 🤗

  32. Amy

    😍 I’m in love, it’s like Pinterest and hip2save had a baby lol, I can’t wait, I love to decorate but never have any money, just what I need in my life!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      WooHoo! 😍 🤗 🙌

  33. Vanessa

    Congratulation on the new site.

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Thank you! 🤗

  34. K

    Please make sure to add post on eco friendly items on all sites. Plastics are really ruining the world. I know this is a coupon and deals site but the amount of “cheap” items that are plastic is crazy! That being said, congrats on the new site and finished home.

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Thanks for the feedback and support! 🙂

  35. Helen

    Congratulations! I enjoy all your tips and have taken advantage of some of them. Thank You

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      You’re welcome! 🙂 And thank YOU for the support!

  36. LeeLee

    You guys seriously rock!! Thank you so much for all that you do!! 💚

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      You are SO welcome!! We sure appreciate you. ❤️

  37. Tammy

    Thank you. Just moved into our new to us home and need help. 😊

  38. Tia in FL

    I bet you can’t believe how far this “little” coupon site has come! Been here for 10+ years now and it’s amazing to see the progress. Congratulations!!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Thank you so much for taking the time to comment and for being a loyal follower through ALL of these years. ❤️

  39. MCarman

    So excited for this!! Love the idea. ❤️

  40. babymair

    Congrats Collin and team. I am so excited for this new site.I loved all of your pictures. Keep up the good work and God bless all of you.

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Thank you. 🤗

  41. JJ

    Love love love this!! Can’t wait to learn all things home-related!!! Thanks for all you do for each of us. Your efforts are invaluable!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      You are so very welcome! We sure appreciate the comment.

  42. Becks

    I’ve never wanted to work for a website so badly as now! I am famous for my cool, budget friendly home decor! Ha! So happy for you al!

    • PriYa

      I’m looking for help from a budget friendly person like you for my home. I have no skills in decorating I can pay you too if you are willing to help out.

  43. S

    Hi where in North Carolina did u live

  44. rosy

    Collin I’m so excited about your new site how you have saved me a ton of money I have become a Horder and taget has gotten rich of me with all the amazing deals you post thank you so much I can’t wait to to see what great deals you will post thank you for all you do!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      You are SO welcome Rosy! Thanks for taking the time to comment.

  45. NL

    Congratulations! Love the new site!

  46. Amy

    Congratulations on the newest site! I’ve been following hip2save from very early on and while I don’t know you, Collin, I can’t help but feel proud of you and how far you have come from those early days! To you and your team, thanks for all your hard work!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Awww, thank you Amy!! That means SO much to me. ❤️ Thank you for sticking around and being part of our incredibly Hip2Save community. 🤗

  47. PriYa

    I really really need help decorating my house anyone out there wants to help please do I can’t afford high price designers but I can pay you a little.

  48. Jennifer

    this is so very cool!!! I love it! We want to redo our floors and need good pricing on hardwood or carpet maybe this site will post some great deals!!!

  49. scamp

    Congratulations ! It is so refreshing to see people love what they do and are really good at it! I also wanted to say I appreciate you acknowledge your team members all the time. “No man ( woman) is an island”. I’m sure it takes a lot of you to make this website as good as it is. For that, I thank you! Much success with the new site!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Thank you so much! Your comment is so appreciated and I will definitely be passing along to the team. ❤️

  50. Bunny

    This is super exciting! Hip2Save has already saved us sooo much money during our condo renovation. We’ve purchased a ton of Lowes’s discounted gift cards through numerous deals on Hip2Save and saved a ton!

    We can’t thank you enough and look forward to more great deals. Thanks Collin and Hip2Save team for all the fantastic savings.

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      You are SOOOOO welcome Bunny! Thanks so much for being a loyal follower through all the years. I sure appreciate YOU. ❤️

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