I am Brandi, creator of The Creative Princess. I am a stay-at-home mom of two beautiful girls, avid couponer, crafter and a Pinterest addict. I started The Creative Princess in 2008 as a blog for my Etsy shop. I have since closed my shop on Etsy and morphed my blog into so much more. I still have awesome tutorials but now also offer creative couponing, cooking and crafting. I also take you down my crazy journey of life around my small Oklahoma town.
Living in a small town in the middle of nowhere does offer some challenges. I can’t just run to the store if I run out of something. The nearest craft store is an hour away, let’s not even talk about how far away Target is. I have had to get pretty creative over the years and learn how to make things out of what I already have. My husband used to look at me funny when I would get brilliant ideas about cutting up his jeans to make placemats. Now he just accepts my creative craziness and even helps.
Another hard thing about living in such a small town is there is no competition for the stores that we do have. That means the prices here are a bit higher. I started couponing a few years ago and am now semi-pro. I would say pro but I still learn new couponing techniques every day. Over the years I have saved my family thousands of dollars. I have also been able to give back to others in ways I never thought I could before. It is an awesome feeling to be able to bless people and know you are making a difference. I am also a contributor for MoneySavingQueen.com .