By: Cheryl Maguire I love saving money. I’m an avid couponer and sale shopper. Even though I’ve saved tons of money using coupons and shopping sales, I’ve also been burned before by making mistakes. Here are some questions to help you figure out if using a coupon or shopping a sale makes cents (pun intended). … More 7 Ways to Know If Using a Coupon Makes Cents
By: Melanie Anderson I walk through the grocery store every week and see the same stressed faces on parents with toddlers. I used to be this way. First, it would start with a pit in my stomach the morning of. Then, a “you can do this” pep talk to myself on the car ride there. … More A Mom’s Guide to Grocery Shopping with a Toddler
By: Cheryl Maguire Will you be searching through the Black Friday store flyers this year? I know I will be browsing. An iPad, a tv, and an X-box are some of the great deals I bought on Black Friday in the past. Most people think of purchasing electronics on Black Friday, but there are other … More Unusual Black Friday Deals
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: Tanya Pimental As the seasons change, I start to dwell on my wardrobe. What will still fit, what isn’t stained or overly worn out from last year, how do I stay trendy and comfortable without breaking the bank? Then someone recommended Stitch Fix to me. It sounded like a great way to try some … More Stitch Fix
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: 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: Sheila Gaudet I’m writing this in the lingering “leftover hangover” of the holidays, thinking that I should be at the store making a few exchanges and cleaning up some Christmas mess. Honestly though, my kids are off visiting their fathers and my house is quiet so I’m drinking coffee in my pajamas instead. We … More “Thank You” Notes