Finding a new place to discover as a family can be fun and rewarding, and it does not have to take months of planning or spending hundreds of dollars to step out and explore a new place. Adventure is a space of curiosity and flexibility more than being in a particular destination or on an […]
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It is a sensitive thing to receive help. It’s hard to admit that you qualify for the help. Could we survive financially without WIC? Yes. But while my husband is in school, it has allowed us some financial flexibility we wouldn’t have otherwise. Nobody’s getting rich, here.
Since being married, our family has fallen everywhere on the financial spectrum, spending many years living a strict “envelope system” lifestyle. Even then, I managed to figure out a way to have fresh flowers in my home! I love the color, the life, and the warmth that they bring, and I always made sure that […]
Since becoming a single mom to three active boys, I decided the family vacation was something I was not willing to give up. I wasn’t going to let being the only grown up stop us from making memories each summer. Financing, planning, and executing a family vacation can be intimidating when you’re doing it on […]
With careful consideration, my husband and I worked with the other parents to craft a prom weekend on a budget we set that afforded our kids a once-in-a-lifetime experience. We caved in some areas and drew firm lines in others. But the in the end, we did it our way and have no regrets.
This girl loves to shop. This girl also loves a good deal! So, when I discovered Give10Back.com and realized I could shop ridiculously good deals . . .
This kitchen appliance has completely revolutionized the way I cook, and has radically diminished the stress of the after school, feed-the-children-dinner, do-all-the-homework, get-kids-to-sports-practice-madness! In this edition of “Fear Not, The Instant Pot” we will give you a few ideas on how to make your dinner preparation even easier by doing a little prep work in advance.