Money Saving

My Hooptie, a Love Story: The Amazing and the Terrible Things about Driving an Old Car

If my car were a person, she’d be getting her driver’s license this year. When I was 17, my parents gave me the amazing gift of a used car. I named her Mollie Malibu. She was mine to take to... Continue Reading

10 Ways to Teach Young Children the Value of Money

Money habits are learned at a very young age. When children see mommy and daddy spend money, they do not actively see where the money comes from. They see deliveries come to the doorstep without knowing if the money was... Continue Reading

How to Throw a Doc McStuffins Themed Birthday Party

When I decided to plan my daughters birthday party I knew we were going to have a Doc Mc Stuffins theme.  The show was relatively new so there were not that many products out there.  Now that more people have... Continue Reading

How My Husband and I Paid off $10, 000 of Consumer Debt in 5 Months

America is a land of opportunity. But if you don’t have a plan, it can also be a land of financial pitfalls. I’ve been consumer debt free for 4 years. The only debt I carry is the mortgage on my... Continue Reading

How I Make Ends Meet As A Homeschooling Single Mom

You all know I’m a single-stay at home-mom and I homeschool. I’m sure you also wonder how in the world I’m able to pull this off. There’s no way I could do it on my own…I have my very supportive... Continue Reading

The Mommy’s Guide to Cloth Diapering: Everything You Need to Get Started

My interest in cloth diapering started with a YouTube video I came across, and escalated when I started doing research on my own. Next thing I knew my youngest was wearing cloth diapers around the house. The experience has been... Continue Reading

No More Wasting and Overspending: 15 Essential Meal Planning Tips

During high school, I did a course called ‘Home & Family Management’ and I learned all sorts of practical and useful things like how to clean kitchen a stove and refrigerator, how to make a budget and spend wisely. I... Continue Reading

5 Safer, Cheaper and More Natural Alternatives to Bleach

I first started looking into natural cleaning products to try something new. But once I really started doing my research and getting involved, I noticed I was saving money and keeping my house free of harsh chemicals. The best part... Continue Reading

10 Newborn “Essentials” That You Don’t Really Need

By Kim of When it comes to being a first time mommy (!) you believe that you will need EVERYTHING there is to have for your newborn, if not MORE! But not true ladies. If your baby does not have... Continue Reading

8 Ways to Save on Kid’s Clothing

By DeAnna Raising kids is expensive. The USDA estimates that the cost to raise a child to the age of 18 in the United States is over $241, 000. Today, I am going to share some tips with you that will... Continue Reading

How My Family Adjusted to Living on Just My Husband’s Income

By Kim of In July 2008, during the recession, I was laid off from the company where I’d put in 4 years as a travel consultant. I was pregnant with our second child, and our first was in daycare. I... Continue Reading

10 Tips for Managing Kids Born Close Together

By Sundi When I had my second child nearly a year after my first I was filled with trepidation, because I didn’t know how I was going to manage with two young children.  After a while, though, I slowly got... Continue Reading

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