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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?
Halloween can be a ton of fun without breaking the bank. Learn all about how the CMO clan does costumes, decorating, and fun activities for the holiday.
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 […]
The other day, I took my son on a field trip and had the bright idea to use my membership to save $10. Well, lets just say that didn’t work out the way I had hoped.
It’s going to be Easter in just a few days! Easter is actually not the best time of year for me. Back five years ago after my husband almost died of septic shock, he was still away from home for Easter in the rehabilitation center, receiving 24/7 care. So on Easter morning, and for Easter lunch, […]