As a Chief Mom (or Dad) Officer of your household, you know it’s Halloween when your kids start begging you for the latest costume, lots of candy, and would like it if you bought enough pumpkins to cover your kitchen in Jack O’Lanterns (or maybe that’s just my son). This year I have a mix […]
Did you know that both Lowes and Home Depot have free crafts every single month that your kids can make? You get a free apron, patches or pins, a certificate (at Lowes), and a craft to make, paint/sticker, and take home. This is a fun way for younger kids to spend a Saturday morning. I’ve […]
Breaking news for all you Chief Mom (or Dad) Officers out there looking for a place to stash some cash – I Bonds, those lovely inflation indexed savings bonds, are set to have a 2.76% interest rate come November 1st. Check out this article on Seeking Alpha for more details. Ibond, made out to you! […]
My family hasn’t had cable for seven years – and we’re in good company. Today one out of every seven families has cut the cord, according to research by the Pew Research Center. And the pace of cutting out cable has increased dramatically every year, predicted to reach one in five families by 2018. Cable […]
In the first part of this series, I wrote about saving time and money on back to school shopping as a working mom. In this part, I’m going to expand some more on how to save money – especially if you have more time some years. I’d like to share with you 11 ways […]
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