Secret Millionaires Club with Warren Buffett {giveaway}

Secret Millionaire's Club DVD

“It’s never too early to help kids understand about money. Whether it’s understanding the cost of the new toy they want, or the value of saving money. Kids are exposed to money matters from a very young age, so why not help them understand it and develop healthy habits early on?” –Warren Buffett in a Forbes interview Teaching […]

How To Talk To Kids About Saying ‘No’ To Alcohol {sponsored}

how to talk to your kids about alcohol

One of the most important things we can do as parents is teach our children how to live their best life. While the Centsible Life often focuses on the financial aspect I recognize that there are a lot of other factors when it comes to living ‘centsibly.’ Part of making wise financial decisions and living […]

#MakeitMango Mango Recipes & Cooking with Kids {sponsored}

Mango recipe and tips for cooking with kids

Mango is one of our family’s favorite fruits. Available year-round in the produce aisle and in the freezer we use it regularly throughout the year for smoothies, fruit salads, and a simple snack. We were invited to a cooking with kids class to learn more about cooking with mango, but due to our after-school activities […]

How to Pack a Healthy Lunch in 5 Easy Steps {sponsored}

5 Easy Steps to a healthier lunch

Packing lunches becomes the bane of any parent’s existence a few months into the school year. Now with only a few months left in the school year, but you still can’t get of easy. There are summer outings, picnics, and summer camps coming up soon. I thought it would be a great time to tackle […]

15 Essential Baby Items with Chicco {sponsored}

15 must-have baby essentials

Thank you Chicco Shop for sponsoring this post. While this was a sponsored opportunity from Chicco Shop, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. Since many readers are entering or in the ‘baby’ phase of life I’m thrilled to share that I’ll partnering with Chicco to share some great money-saving ideas for new […]

Embracing the mess while I can

Messes kids make

I know it’s slightly ironic to talking about embracing the mess after I just shared how I’m getting rid of clutter, but it’s a little of both. We need to learn to live with less AND embrace the messes our kids (and we) make. “GUYS! Come clean up the table!” “Honey, you need to clean […]