For many people, this Coronavirus pandemic has been financially debilitating. Many people are working less hours, out of work, experiencing business losses, or have been furloughed. Some are experiencing medical debt or funeral costs. There is no denying that this is a very difficult time. I thought it might be helpful to pull together some... Continue Reading →
Stack your savings at your favorite stores
When I first started this blog, the best ways to save at your favorite stores were to check sale fliers, use coupons, and use online coupon codes. Now there is plethora of ways to save on products you buy everyday and stores you frequent often! 1) Know your prices. It is helpful to keep track... Continue Reading →
Stacking your savings at Target – 2019 update
Since my last post about why I love Target, several things have changed about how they offer savings. What has not changed, though, is that if you plan ahead, you can save a lot of money on each shopping trip! Here are my tips for saving the most at Target: -- Before you go, look... Continue Reading →
Summer Savings Guide (2017 update)
Getting ready for summer is not an easy task. Summer with the kids goes the best when I prepare ahead. With that in mind, I have focused my last few blog posts on various ways we get ready and how we enjoy our summers. Today's updated post focuses on how to not spend a fortune... Continue Reading →
14 reasons to love Target
Target ranks up there as one of my top three favorite stores (the others being Michaels and Office Depot). If I do a little preparation before going, I can usually save $20 - $40 between all of their discount offerings (coupons, Red Card, text offers, and Cartwheel app). Then add sales, clearance prices, and my price list and the savings are... Continue Reading →
Making lunches – a matrix of choices!
Many of your children have probably started back to school already. Mine do not start until next Wednesday. However, with this being the first year my little boys have gone to camp, we have been making lunches for the past four weeks. (Or should I say my husband has.) It has gotten me to thinking... Continue Reading →
Summer savings guide
(updated 6/26/18) Summer is always an expensive time of year, especially if you work full-time and need to pay for camp for your kids. If you are home it can still be expensive as you try to occupy your kids all summer! Here are the tips I have discovered over the years for making summer... Continue Reading →
Free Bowling and Skating – Summer 2013
The year has gone by so quickly and it is time to start making summer plans with the kids. This will be the first summer I have had in a while home with my children. They are excited about "Camp Mommy." I hope they won't be disappointed! Below are FREE bowling and roller skating opportunities... Continue Reading →
After-Christmas sales are great for everyone!
Since starting this blog, I have really started to think outside the box about ways to save money. Upon reading one of Kosher on a Budget's posts, "Why I love (the day after) Halloween," I realized that it is easy to save on regular items you use everyday even during a holiday sale (and one... Continue Reading →
Why I love Target!
(updated 3/2/17) I have had very few trips to Target where I don't come out feeling like I have accomplished something big! Some trips, particularly those when I take the kids, I leave exhausted and frustrated. However, most trips I find so many good deals that I can't wait to get home and share them... Continue Reading →