Crystal Collins

Crystal Collins -- a Savings.com DealPro -- is an Atlanta local, adventurer, a health advocate, and thrifty as can be. Check out her blog at NaturalThrifty.com.

29 ways to keep your fresh produce fresher for longer!
29 ways to keep your fresh produce fresher for longer! Shopping & Retail February 15, 2016
One of the biggest culprits when it comes to your produce going bad is actually a natural and necessary thing.…
Want to save more? Here are 6 items to eliminate from your spending this week
Want to save more? Here are 6 items to eliminate from your spending this week Shopping & Retail February 12, 2016
Being the frugal zealot that I am means that I am constantly looking for ways to save money. That being…
5 label tricks that make you think you’re eating healthy
5 label tricks that make you think you’re eating healthy Shopping & Retail January 15, 2016
Time and time again I see it: Everyday shoppers want to get healthier. So they pick up something from the…
Donate expired coupons to the troops
Donate expired coupons to the troops Jobs & Military November 10, 2015
We all like to save money, right? Here's an opportunity to get even more out of your coupon-clipping skills than…
6 things to do with old milk before it expires
6 things to do with old milk before it expires Life October 13, 2015
So you got a few gallons of milk for 50% off at the grocery store, but they are about to…
5 ways you’re wasting money on food
5 ways you’re wasting money on food Shopping & Retail September 1, 2015
How many times have you unloaded the groceries at home and wondered how you spent so much on so little?…
3 beauty products you can make at home
3 beauty products you can make at home Shopping & Retail August 6, 2015
The beauty of making some of your own beauty products at home is that you avoid toxic chemicals being applied…
8 so-called ‘health’ foods that you shouldn’t eat
8 so-called ‘health’ foods that you shouldn’t eat Health May 22, 2015
These days it's tough to navigate our health at the grocery store. What's actually good for us and what we…
How To Make Your Own Gluten-Free Flour at Home
How To Make Your Own Gluten-Free Flour at Home Health May 20, 2015
With gluten-free foods rising in popularity, we're also seeing higher prices on gluten-free goods at the grocery store. It's difficult…
17 things you didn’t know about Costco
17 things you didn’t know about Costco Shopping & Retail April 29, 2015
Costco's consistent dedication to savings combined with their ever-increasing inventory of new products is making this big chain one of…
10 Gluten-Free Whole Grains You Probably Weren’t Aware Of
10 Gluten-Free Whole Grains You Probably Weren’t Aware Of Health March 10, 2015
With the rise of celiac disease, wheat allergies, and gluten intolerance, many people are turning to other gluten-free grains so…
Recipe: Homemade laundry detergent will save you money
Recipe: Homemade laundry detergent will save you money Deals & Savings January 23, 2015
Does that weekly purchase of the big bottle of detergent always make your budget cringe? On average, the national brands…
Feed 6 on Thanksgiving for $45 — No Coupons Required!
Feed 6 on Thanksgiving for $45 — No Coupons Required! Deals & Savings November 17, 2014
Last year, I wrote a piece about how I prepared a Thanksgiving meal for $100. While the article was extremely…
10 Healthy Halloween Alternatives That Will Save You Money
10 Healthy Halloween Alternatives That Will Save You Money Deals & Savings October 24, 2014
It’s an unfortunate truth universally acknowledged that a child in costume must be in want of sugary treats every Halloween.Yet…
5 Ways To Get the Best Bang for Your Buck on a Healthier Brew
5 Ways To Get the Best Bang for Your Buck on a Healthier Brew Shopping & Retail March 21, 2014
Before you reach for that next bottle of beer, it might be a good idea to know what it is…
6 Simple Spices To Add More Pizzazz To Your Cooking
6 Simple Spices To Add More Pizzazz To Your Cooking Health March 13, 2014
If you feel like the foods you make are too bland, you're probably not alone. Most people tend to end…
5 Ways To Make Healthy Eating More Cost-Effective
5 Ways To Make Healthy Eating More Cost-Effective Shopping & Retail February 28, 2014
With more and more research showing the food we eat is directly related to how healthy our bodies are, many…
10 ways to save money on gluten-free food
10 ways to save money on gluten-free food Shopping & Retail January 31, 2014
Many people are getting the news that they have a gluten allergy, and they immediately start to panic when looking…
12 Things You Need To Know About Obamacare Before 2014
12 Things You Need To Know About Obamacare Before 2014 Insurance December 16, 2013
The new Obamacare regulations can be a confusing maze to navigate.Should you set yourself up on Healthcare.gov? We all know…
How to plan Thanksgiving dinner for under $100
How to plan Thanksgiving dinner for under $100 Shopping & Retail November 14, 2013
These days most people don’t think it’s possible to save money on the big Turkey feast. It’s become a necessary…
Grow your own to save money
Grow your own to save money Show Notes September 17, 2013
Most people think that Springtime is the time to start growing that vegetable or herb garden. But there are many…
5 ways to get the best bargain on fall clothing
5 ways to get the best bargain on fall clothing Shopping & Retail September 5, 2013
Having a good sense of fashion doesn’t mean that a new fall wardrobe has to cost you an arm and…
6 ways to live a little healthier on a budget
6 ways to live a little healthier on a budget Health August 27, 2013
These days, it’s getting easier and easier to adopt a healthy lifestyle. It used to be extremely difficult to find…
13 Cheap Back To School Shopping Tips
13 Cheap Back To School Shopping Tips Shopping & Retail August 8, 2013
It seems like only yesterday we were leaving all thoughts of school behind, turning on the summer tunes and hitting…
5 money-saving uses for coconut oil
5 money-saving uses for coconut oil Shopping & Retail July 16, 2013
Coconut oil is one of my favorite products. I used to have it regularly shipped to my door from Amazon.com,…
4 little-known shopping tips to save you 50% at the grocery store
4 little-known shopping tips to save you 50% at the grocery store Shopping & Retail May 12, 2013
Saving money at the grocery store can seem like a huge task. You've gotta clip and organize coupons, plan out…
6 Free Things for Kids This Summer
6 Free Things for Kids This Summer Life May 11, 2013
Summer is nearly here! I can't wait to throw on that bathing suit and hit the kiddie pool in the…