Babies are a wonderful blessing. They bring such joy to everyone. When you have your first child you are inundated with gifts from well-meaning family and friends, but what do you really need to keep baby happy? As a mom of 4 I have lots of experience with baby gear, and have found that there […]
I am passionate about living large on a budget. When I encounter a way to feel rich and spend poor I’m happy. Granted, I’m not a really extravagant type, but I do like nice things. In order to splurge on activities such as travel and quality furniture, I cut back in many less important areas. […]
I admit it. I’m slightly obsessed with Extreme Couponing. I know that in real life not every day at the supermarket can net you $1,000s in groceries for pennies on the dollar, but the idea that you don’t have to pay for certain items EVER again amazes me. photo credit: Hotcouponworld.com But, since my family […]
This guest post was written by Go Banking Rates, bringing you informative personal finance content and helpful tools. You can follow them on Twitter at @GoBankingRates. In this tough economy, bringing in some extra money is an exciting idea for anyone. However, finding an additional job could be a bit difficult with so many qualified […]
This is a guest post from Little House in the Valley, who is currently working toward owning her own little house in the valley. On her journey toward home ownership, she is learning to be financial savvy through budgeting her money and living frugally. With each new savings tip or idea, she shares how she […]
I was debating what to write about for Mom Monday. Since I’m not at home, I’m not being “mom” right now. Of course I’m always a mother, it’s a huge part of my identity, but being while being by myself is something wonderful, and amazing, it’s also something I have not experienced for this length […]
This is a guest post by Kathy Lopez, a massage therapist & mother to four babies in five years living outside of Philadelphia. She channels her inner monologue to http://milkstained.wordpress.com Happy Wednesday! I’m thrilled to be guest-posting for Kelly – I have known her for several years, in “real” life, and have had a great […]
Samantha “Sam” Duckworth is a 20-something college graduate with an emerging interest in all things financial. By day, Sam works in technology plugging away at databases and report building. In her spare time, her interest in the world of finance has culminated in her blog, Ducks and Dollars which was started in November, […]
We’re back from vacation, and we had a great time, and stayed in budget.
We keep costs low by visiting family.
Being green isn’t always easy, but it has benefits. It’s good for you, good for the Earth, and good for your wallet. But there is one way that is often overlooked that can save you big bucks!