Looking for some fun ideas on frugal things you and your family can do together to get excited for Christmas? Look no further. As a busy working mom of three, I’m always on the lookout for things I can do in the evenings and weekends with my kids. After all, the older ones spend the entire […]
Ah, Christmas. That time of year that always seems so far away until it’s way too close. Especially when you have kids, it feels like they just start school and then BAM! You better get shopping for Christmas because its only weeks away and you haven’t gotten a thing. Going back as far as I […]
If you’re a high income earner, you’ll need to remember that colleges don’t give you aid if you don’t feel like saving. The other day I had a conversation with a friend where he made it clear that he was hoping there was a magic way to get tons of college aid on an income of around $200k per year. At that income level, the government expects that you’ll be responsible with your money and save some of it for college.
I love to read different tips for succeeding at work, and the book “New Rules of the Game – 10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace” by Susan Packard (cofounder of HGTV) is no exception. I got this out of the library (as usual)-it wasn’t in the “new” section, but it was published back in […]
My kids are very creative. Part of the reason is because we limit their screen time on weekdays to half an hour, and two hours on the weekends. So they’re forced to find something else to do to fill their time, and they often do interesting projects. For example, my oldest son makes 8-bit video […]
The other day on Facebook I noticed an article from NPR’s “Dear Sugar Radio” about a woman who didn’t want to be the breadwinner in her marriage anymore. From the title alone, my first thought was “UGH!”. I wrote about some of the annoying media around stay at home dads and breadwinning women back in […]