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

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!