Introducing – The Launch of Fun and Free In CT!

Today I'm very excited to launch the initial version of a project I've been working on for the past few weeks-and I hope you'll be excited with me! So without further ado, let me talk to you about the inspiration behind the new page on my site - Fun and Free in CT. You see, … Continue reading Introducing – The Launch of Fun and Free In CT!

Traveling For Work as a Breadwinning Mom – Leaving Guilt Behind

I mentioned last week in my post wondering whether you splurge or go frugal on work travel that I just came back from a week-long business trip. Back when my youngest son was a baby, I traveled to a conference in San Diego for a week-while he was still nursing. I've been traveling for work … Continue reading Traveling For Work as a Breadwinning Mom – Leaving Guilt Behind

Saving Money For Kids – A Primer On Kids Accounts

Good morning all! Over the weekend I was talking on Twitter with my friends Penny from She Picks Up Pennies (pssst....did you miss her breadwinning mom interview here?) and ZJ Thorne about all the different kinds of accounts you can use to save money for kids. They both had a lot of questions - likely … Continue reading Saving Money For Kids – A Primer On Kids Accounts

Artisan Four Ingredient, No Knead Bread In Five Minutes – The Easiest, Most Frugal Bread On Earth

Today I was in the mood for some homemade bread. I'm a huge bread baker, making some at least every other week (and sometimes every week). I've made croissants, challah, cinnamon rolls, white bread, wheat bread, rye bread, egg bread, rolls, potato bread...you name it, I've made it. But if you're new to making bread, … Continue reading Artisan Four Ingredient, No Knead Bread In Five Minutes – The Easiest, Most Frugal Bread On Earth

Travel For Work – Make It Frugal, Or Splurge? Lets Debate.

As I mentioned Wednesday, I spent last week away from work and home at a conference in Florida (Agile 2017, specifically). Being away and seeing the spending habits of my co-workers made me reflect on travel for work. It seems that there are two schools of thought when it comes to work travel, and I … Continue reading Travel For Work – Make It Frugal, Or Splurge? Lets Debate.