Back to school can mean back to routines. However, between the pick up line and practices, homework and “Moooommmmm I need to my gym uniform washed!” you just might find that getting dinner on the table every single night of the week is a stretch. The busier we become, the easier it is to rationalize a meal purchased through the drive through or a pizza delivered to the front door.
Oh how I love a bargain season. Black Friday? I’m in the zone. Clearance after every holiday? When discounts peak at around 75% off and more, you’ll find me digging through each bin. But there’s just something about the back to school shopping season that makes my heart sing. I think it’s because it combines two of my great loves – office supplies and crazy awesome deals. But I’ll be
I know it feels like summer began yesterday but for us the cold hard truth blazes back on the calendar. School starts in just over two weeks. Whether you have days or months to go, there are plenty of things to do to make sure you don’t overspend as your kids head back to the classroom. Check out my 5 favorite Back to School Budget Hacks! 1) Inventory at Home
Tonight at 9 PM EST 30 hours worth of deals begin for Amazon Prime Day. But will the deals on Amazon be worth it and how do you take the best advantage of them? I’m so glad you asked. Here’s my guide to Amazon Prime Day. 1. You Need Amazon Prime for the Deals So don’t read me wrong. You don’t need Amazon Prime to survive. However, if you want to
The cost of cleaning up adds up. Before you know it, you can spend a bundle in the cleaning aisle of any big box retailer. Don’t rush out and spend the farm. There are so many amazing cleaning hacks that you can pull off in your house with items you already have. D.I.Y. Jewelry Cleaner Rings lost their sparkle? I LOVE giving my jewelry a spruce up at home but
Light the sparklers and fire up the grill, the fabulous 4th of July is on its way. It’s a great time of the year to celebrate so many things – our nation, our family, our friends, summertime fun. But if we’re not careful, paychecks can go up in flames along with the fireworks. Here are some practical ideas for a Frugal 4th of July that’s high on fun but low
The first few weeks of Summer Break brought many wonderful perks to our household. We slept a little later than usual. We played outside in the beautiful weather. And we visited friends and family, stretching bedtime beyond the hours we typically keep. But on Day 3, I realized we needed to stock up – on food, on summertime necessities, on clothes and extras for upcoming camps. If you haven’t already,
Summer fun doesn’t have to drain your wallet. You can enjoy time with your family while keeping your wallet happy. In fact, there are all sorts of ways for families to save money this summer. Check out these ideas to have a fun time while still keeping your budget in check. Summer Reading Oh how we love the library! It’s one of our favorite summer spots to spend time without