Chow Down While Saving Up: How to Save Money While Eating Out

Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a meal out on occasion. Eating out is often the first thing to get cut when people are trying to save money, but it is still possible to enjoy a fun meal without breaking the bank. Here are four easy tips to get the […]

Tips for Financial Planning, No Matter Your Age

I’m getting older, my kids are getting older, and it is time I sit down and get my financial stuff together. It’s so easy to go throughout life not really paying attention to the financial side of things. It’s one thing to have ends meet, but it’s another to actually financially plan for the future. […]

Frugal Tip: Stock Up and Save

My inspiration for creating a family stockpile came in the middle of the night. I made a midnight dash to the bathroom to realize at the worst time possible that we were out of toilet paper—definitely not an ideal situation. Ever since that unfortunate incident, I’ve kept a stockpile of household items on hand. The […]

Get Your Fit On at Planet Fitness–Comfortably

This post is sponsored by Planet Fitness.  All Opinions are my own. Like a lot of people, I try to work out as much as possible, but it can be hard to find the time and the motivation. I’ve tried lots of different gyms, but I never quite fit in—there was the gym full of […]

Saving on SCOTT at Dollar General—It’s Easy!

Things at my house are a little crazy—between school deadlines, swim lessons, job applications, doctor’s appointments, birthday parties, and so much more, it feels like I’m always running around and never have a moment to slow down and get organized. When my family was smaller and things were a little less hectic, I would take […]

Clean Up Your Home in the New Year

Spring cleaning might be the common time to spruce up your home, but there’s no need to wait so long. As the new year begins, you can make your household improvements a priority right away. Take down those holiday decorations, and start looking at the house with a critical eye. There are several ways you […]

5 Things to Do With Old Kids’ Clothes

Kids are constantly growing, so even the cutest outfits often don’t last very long before they are too small. Before you know it, outgrown and old kids’ clothes can litter your house and fill your closets. Here are five things to do with all those clothes once they’re too small for your kids: Donate. Look […]

40 Places Every Kid Should See

  Traveling introduces your children to different cultures, history, natural wonders, and more. Planning a road trip or family vacation is a great way to show your kids the world and open their eyes to everything beyond their front door. Even small children can appreciate travel and seeing new things. Whether you’re traveling by car […]

How to Keep Your Family Safe

It can be overwhelming as a parent to think of all the things that could potentially happen to your family. From disease to theft to natural disaster, or even the family car, there are a lot of things to be worried about. However, you can combat much of that fear by being prepared for whatever […]