Prepare Your Budget And Take Control of Your Finances This Year!


Want to take control of your finances? Maybe this is one of your New Year resolutions. No matter if it is or not you need to start with a good budget. So here are some things you can do and think about when you’re preparing your budget this year.


Easy Tips for Saving on Organic Groceries

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Are you wanting to prepare healthier meals for yourself and your family? Are you wanting to avoid processed foods, preservatives and additives and chemicals? Have you thought about going to an organic diet? An organic diet would accomplish the things we just discussed.


Cons of Letting Your Child Have a Smartphone

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The other day we talked a little bit about the pros of letting kids have a smartphone.  We can all agree that there is definitely a debate as to whether or not you should let your child have a smartphone. We already talked about the pros, but you probably would want to be informed about the cons of that decision.  Here are just a couple of reasons on why not to let your child have a smartphone.


Reasons to Say Yes to Your Kid Having a Smartphone

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Are your kids begging you for a smartphone?  Are you trying to figure out whether or not this is the right decision for your family?  This decision is a tough one to make, especially if you aren’t quite sure of all the pros there are to letting your child have a smartphone.


Fisher-Price Thomas the Train Wooden Railway Stephen $6.99!

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Do you have a little Thomas fan in the house?  Amazon has this cute Fisher-Price Thomas the Train Wooden Railway Stephen marked down to just $6.99, from its regular price of $6.99!


Macy’s Closing 68 Stores & Sears Closing 150 Kmart/Sears Stores Nationwide. Are Any Near You?

stores-closingStores have been closing left and right- Aeropostale, JCPenney’s, Sport’s Authority. Have you heard the news? In 2017, Macy’s and Sears will both close down a good portion of their stores. Sears will be closing down a total of 150 stores with 108 Kmart stores and 42 Sears stores by April. Macy’s will be closing 68 more stores out of the current 730 stores. Both of these stores are nationwide and there is a good chance it will affect you. If your store is listed below, be on the look out for some really great going out of business sales and prices. Here is the list of stores that will be closing:


Spending Quality One on One Time with Your Kids When You’re Busy!


We are constantly going! Between school and work schedules, sporting events, family functions, errands and on and on there is little time in our schedule to squeeze anything in. But spending quality time with our kids is important. And although it would be nice to take them out on a date that’s not always possible. Don’t worry, you can spend quality time with your kids without having it consume your time or cost you money!


Most Efficient Ways to Heat Your Home


Is it cold where you are?  Here it is freezing and we are getting much more snow than we normally do.  This has me kind of stressed out about what my heating bill is going to look this month.  The thing is, I have an electric furnace.  If I were to have built the house myself I probably would have went in a different direction, but it is what it is.  We are planning to put a new home on our property soon, so now I am thinking about what direction we should go in the new home and what sources of heat we should have.


Cut back on Diaper Costs with These Tricks


Do you have a baby at home?  If you said yes, then you know how expensive it can get to diaper your little one!  Not to fret though, diapers are one of the easiest things to save money on.  Here are some tips and general rules that you can follow through on that will help you cut back on your diapering budget.


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