Halloween 2016 Fun Financial Facts

Happy Halloween everyone! For this weeks Money Monday I'm sharing some fun financial facts about Halloween for you. For more check out the National Retail Federation's Halloween headquarters. I wrote a post with these facts and some tips to save money last week - be sure to check it out here. Don't forget to score … Continue reading Halloween 2016 Fun Financial Facts

Food Allergies and Epi-Pens: My Sons Story

You can’t help but see the news lately about the epi-pen price hikes. As the mom of a former food-allergic son, I get angry every time I see them. The epi-pen now costs $650 per fill – and you need to refill it every single year because they expire, even if you don’t use it. … Continue reading Food Allergies and Epi-Pens: My Sons Story

Identity Theft – Swiped by Adam Levin

Sleep in Saturday is when I write about something I consider fun - a book review, a new project, or something random from my past. Today I'm doing a book review. Back in December my identity was stolen (I’ll write about the full story and some tips for you in a later post). The first … Continue reading Identity Theft – Swiped by Adam Levin

Cutting Cable in 11 Steps- Countering Common Objections, and 5 Family Financial Lessons

In a prior article I wrote about my story in cutting cable for the past seven years despite having three kids and a TV loving husband. Is this something you're interested in doing too? Well here's my promised 11 easy steps to cutting the cord: Determine your reasons. You’ll want to keep these in mind … Continue reading Cutting Cable in 11 Steps- Countering Common Objections, and 5 Family Financial Lessons

Five Frugal Family Festival Lessons – Hot Air Balloons, Muffins, and Coffee – oh my!

A Fun and Frugal Morning Every year there’s a nearby town that holds a hot air balloon festival. At 6 AM on Saturday and Sunday, they have balloon launches where 20+ balloons take off into the sky and float for a while before landing wherever the wind takes them. This particular event is free, and … Continue reading Five Frugal Family Festival Lessons – Hot Air Balloons, Muffins, and Coffee – oh my!