Even though my family earns a high income, I still like to get as much as possible for my kids through secondhand sources. Why? I’ve been a mother for fourteen years now, and can speak from experience how much better it is financially and for the environment. Where else but consignment shops can you pick up near-mint designer duds for kids for less than Walmart prices?
A few weeks ago we got back from our spring road trip. Three kids, ages 13, 9, and 1 at the time (now two!), many miles, and plenty of fun were all part of the week driving through New England. We started here in CT, and went to RI, MA, NH, VT, and NY (not […]
I love a good bargain – don’t you? But as a busy, full-time breadwinning mom of three, I don’t have time for things like extreme couponing and shopping at three different grocery stores to score the lowest prices. When I’m FI, I bet I’ll be doing those things for fun! (Admittedly, I have an odd […]
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 […]
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 […]