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Frugal Alert: Recycle and Resell Your Gadgets

July 13, 2011

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of uSell for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Honestly, I never thought I’d get to the place where I had TOO many gadgets. But I think I do. I dislike the online auction sites because of all their outrageously high fees, so all the […]

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Contest: Parent’s Choice Infant Formula Savings Sweepstakes

July 4, 2011

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of PBM Products for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Have you moms and dads heard of Parent’s Choice Infant Formula Savings Sweepstakes? It’s a “generic” brand of baby formula that costs a fraction of the price of the fancy name-brand baby formula. The Parent’s […]

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Family Vacations: Keep Everyone Happy

June 20, 2011

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This is a guest post that I thought was very well done, and is perfect for the start of summer! I hope you learn a few tips. 😉 Keeping everyone in the family happy on a vacation is a daunting challenge. Family Vacations – Keep Everyone Happy In 3 Steps Holidays are meant to be […]

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Do You Buy Shoes Online?

June 2, 2011

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I have never purchased shoes online. I’ve been too afraid. I’m pretty fussy about my shoes, and prefer to try them on first. I wish there was a bit more consistency among sizes. For example, a size 7 wide can mean ANYTHING, really, depending on the shoe. Because some shoes that say they are size […]

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Don’t Forget Savings.com!

May 12, 2011

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Sprrriiiingggg is HERE! Yes yes! And now that the threat of snow is FINALLY over, I can turn my attentions to all the work I need to do around here. And there’s a lot. Besides finishing up a lot of the small, incomplete renovation work around here, there’s the yard work. The flood and the […]

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Oh No, Mother’s Day is Sunday!!

May 6, 2011

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Oh gee. I guess the days have whizzed by. I just found out that Mother’s Day is Sunday. :brudder: Grrrrrrreeeeeeattttttt. I have two mothers (that sounds funny, haha)– one is my stepmom who is like a mom to me, the other is my “real” mom who lives far away, so we don’t see each other. […]

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Frugal Alert: Zany for Zenni

May 5, 2011

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AI CHI HUA HUA! Have you been to an optician lately?? The cost of eyeglasses is absolutely through the roof! Tears stung my eyes when I saw the price tags. How can they charge SO MUCH for eyeglasses. Do you have any idea how cheap it is to make them? Like, $25 or so. The […]

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Frugal Alert: Dell Coupon Codes

May 2, 2011

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Getting a Dell computer anytime soon? Don’t forget the Dell coupons! Always check for online coupons before clicking that “Buy Now” button. You can save a swatch of cash in so doing, believe me. And some offer free shipping, which, with a computer purchase, can save a lot of money. I usually try to keep […]

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Home Ec 101: A Great Book for Newlyweds, Home Schoolers

April 30, 2011

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Springtime! It’s here! Oh, ignore all that mud and rain and frigid nighttime temperatures– there’s green out there! While shopping yesterday, the daughter and I spotted a plethora of limousines in town. It seems that every year, as soon as the snow is gone, everybody races out of their winter-weary homes to get married or […]

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Very Cool Shopping Decision Website!

April 29, 2011

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This is one cool website! It’s called Pikimal.com. Strange name, I know. I have no idea where they got that name. But I love the idea behind the websites. It’s a “shopping decision” website. When you search for a product on Pikimal, you can sort, filter, set preferences and get reviews on the best product […]

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