A few years ago, when our son was only 6 months old, my husband and I made the choice to have a second child. Why get used to sleep again, right? And while I’d never ever change the choices made, I also never realized I’d be trapped…in the mom gap. It all started last night […]
Being a stay-at-home-mom is a rewarding job, but the pay is garbage! So what do you do when you want to remain at home with your children, but… the money is tight… the budget is s-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-d to the limit… couponing is getting you nowhere fast… and you just don’t have enough to go around…? You […]
Unless you’re one of the few still holding onto the “joy” that is in-store shopping, chances are good you’ve used Amazon from time-to-time…heh or if you’re like me “time-to-time” means “on a near-daily basis.” But are you an Amazon Prime subscriber? I’ve written about online shopping before, but today I want to talk to you […]
When it comes to teaching children to save money, there are a dozen different ways to do it (and I talk about why you should in a separate post here). I firmly believe in balance, though, whether for your children or for yourself. My children have had piggy banks for pretty much their entire lives, […]
It’s time to toss off the blankets, shake off the dust, and throw open those windows – SPRING IS HERE!! And with Spring comes the spring cleaning tradition. Spring cleaning, though, doesn’t have to be an arduous chore that you dread. Oh no! Spring cleaning can in fact be fun and DOESN’T have to take […]
When it comes to tips for working from home as a parent to toddlers, I could go on and on for hours (and often do in my Facebook group!) I quit my job in April of 2016 and I knew then that becoming a work-at-home mom wouldn’t be easy. Despite having dreamed of the opportunity […]
Of all the chores I have to do each week, the most despised is laundry. Prior to coming up with a system to make laundry easier, I would pretty much just turn a blind eye to the mountains of clothing overtaking my home. Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links through which I may earn commission […]
It’s never too early to teach your kids about money. You can do this in a number of ways and I’m of the opinion that it’s never too early to start. By teaching your children to be frugal, it’ll not only be easier for you to also maintain that lifestyle, but it sets them up […]
I love to collect glass jars, specifically mason jars. Now I know I’ve written on why you should declutter to save money, but there are just so many amazing ways to use these jars!
Inexpensive secret santa gift ideas that will seem thoughtful, not cheap!