By: Janice Johnson-Plumer Just before the Christmas craze started, my son let me know what he wanted. My son doesn’t ask for things that he actually needs. Instead, like other kids, he seems to ask for big-ticket items that he assumes we can easily afford. Sometimes it seems like kids think that we parents can … More Here Are A Few Of My Favorite Things
By: Rachel Ventura Although I love the holidays, it can be a very stressful time of year. Every year, one of the biggest stresses for my family, and many others, is money. Christmas. Is. Expensive. My husband and I have 10 nieces and nephews! With cousins, siblings, parents, teachers and our own two children, no … More It’s The Most Expensive Time Of The Year!
By: Jessica DiRamio Bringing back a super-popular post from last year for your reading enjoyment! (Cue the angels singing!) For those of you in the know, I could possibly finish this blog post with those words. It’s an unspoken alliance those of us Black Friday’ers have. For those of you not in the know … … More It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
By: Kristen Clifford The other night at our Mommy Blogger dinner, someone asked me about the bright blue nail polish I was wearing. I explained that I had gotten it in my monthly BirchBox, which led to lots of questions about the service. I figured I would share this info on the blog, in case … More Monthly Subscriptions
By: Martianne Stanger My children are now at the age where they are interested in things such as karate, dance, skating, soccer, piano, art, swimming – and, believe it or not – learning about running a personal business. Although I would like to give them an opportunity to try out each and every one of … More Kids Activities vs. Financial Health
By: Jessica DiRamio You may have figured it out already, but did you know that I am a huge fan of all things social media? My job requires me to be on Facebook and Twitter for several hours a day and during that time I have found some interesting things happening. I recently came across … More Yard Sales … On Facebook?
By: Kristen Clifford I love kids clothing! I love for my kids to look super cute and I love dressing my kids in nicer labels. What I don’t love is the price of kids clothing, especially when I need to buy clothes for three kids. In order for me to be able to do this, … More Bargain-Hunting for Kids Clothing
By: Kris Berry For the month of January I have put myself on a spending moratorium. I do this most Januaries, it is my way of kicking of the year on a positive note and recover from any indulgent spending that might have happened in December. This means I am not allowed to spend money … More IKEA
By: Jessica DiRamio What a whirlwind! I think I slept less than eight hours in three days total. Oh baby, it was worth it though! For me, Black Friday started early with a special sale one of my favorite clothing stores at midnight on Wednesday. Knowing the cute stuff would be sold out within minutes … More I Survived Black Friday 2011!
By: Jessica DiRamio I know I do! I love a great deal so much, I work for a Daily Deal site, Daily Deals for Moms! As loyal as I am to the deals we feature each day, I can’t help myself, but to check out a few other daily deal sites every now and then … More Who Doesn’t Love a Great Deal?