Articles

Spend Less Time in the Kitchen with these Tips

vegetables-1-1530359-640x480

Most of us moms and dads end up spending way too much time in the kitchen. Whether we are making breakfast in a rush, lunch to go, dinner for the family or you are tackling the kids’ lunches, it sometimes just gets old.  Of course there is the exception, those awesome people out there that just love to cook any chance they get, but not everyone loves it.  With the busy lives that we all lead, even those of us that love to cook are often looking for ways to cut back on the amount of time that we spend in the kitchen.


READ MORE »

5 Ways to Save Money on Diapers

 

baby-with-books-1251139-640x480

Do you have a baby at home?  Does it seem like you are going broke from the amount of diapers you have to buy on a constant basis? Assuming that you do not want to take the leap to cloth diapers you would probably like some tips on how to save money on disposable diapers. Am I right?


READ MORE »

Fun Indoor Games & Activities to Keep Your Kids Busy

gamesAre you getting a little restless, waiting for Spring and Summer weather? This time of year can play tricks on us when we have great sunny days and then suddenly get slammed with snow or rain. My kids can get antsy and a little crazy if I don’t plan the day out with some fun games and activities. Here are a few that might help you out.


READ MORE »

Tips For Vacationing on The Cheap!

freebies2deals-travel

We’re coming up on summer which gets a lot of us thinking about summer vacation! But that’s not always in the budget. You might be thinking a vacation just isn’t going to happening this year but that doesn’t have to be the case. There are fun trips/vacations you can take and still not break the bank! Here’s are a few things to look at if you’re wanting to have a vacation this year!


READ MORE »

20 Clever Ways to Save Water

water-faucet-1193765-639x961

Whether you are trying to save the planet or just save on your water bill, there are plenty of reasons to work toward cutting back on the amount of water that you use at home.  It’s not just inside the home though, you also need to think about the other ways in which you use water in order to cut down on the total amount used.   If you happen to live in a drought state, you may actually have rules placed on you in regards to saving water so it’s always good to have an idea of how to do it.


READ MORE »

FREE Apps That Will Make Your Life Easier

apps f2dThese days we are all about Apps, right? It seems l can’t walk into a store or leave the home without using an app on my phone. Some of these apps save me money, some of them save me time. But they all are awesome and make my life so much easier. I thought it would be fun to list out a few FREE Apps that hopefully will give you a break and make your life a little easier.


READ MORE »

Clever Hacks/Tricks To Deep Cleaning Your Car!

freebies2deals-cardetailing

The weather is warming up and if you’re like me your car has seen better days. We’ve spent so much time in our car from carpooling to school, visiting family and running errands that all the mess and crumbs from the kids (and maybe a little from myself) has added up. It’s time for a good deep cleaning! Here’s some tricks that I’ve used myself and some I’ve found that I’m excited to try out!


READ MORE »

Get a Gorgeous Spring Lawn without the Expense

 

spring lawn

Do you have a yard?  Do you find yourself struggling to keep your lawn looking great without spending a lot of money?  Well, I have some tips for you to follow that will enable you to keep your lawn looking great without spending a fortune, or a lot of time on it.


READ MORE »

6 Ways to Save Money on Kids Clothes

6 ways to save on kids clothes

Do you have kids?  Do you find yourself spending a lot of money buying lots of clothes for them?  Yes, you want your kids to be well clothed, and yes you want them to get what they want, but does that mean that you need to spend a lot of money?  The answer to that is no.  You do not need to overextend yourself just to dress your kids because there are some awesome (and sometimes creative) ways to save money on kids clothes.


READ MORE »

6 Ways to Save Money on Books!

books-1421560-640x640

Did you know that March is National Reading Month?  That means that it is time to get yourself a new book and time to work on getting your kids into reading!  I absolutely love that my kids love to read.  I also love it when they ask me for new books (instead of toys or candy), but books are not cheap these days, so I cringe a little when they ask me in store.  I much prefer they ask me at home so that I have time to research the best deals that I can get them for.  If you are the same way and don’t like paying those exorbitant costs for new release books, check out these 6 ways to save money on books that I follow each and every time I shop for new reading materials. :)


READ MORE »

Lost Password

Register