Tips to Help you Save the Most on Ski & Snowboard Equipment-Now is the Time to Buy!

If you love to ski and snowboard, then now is the time to grab those skis and snowboards at discounted prices. So how do you do that? To save the most money you’ll have to do a little research. Choose 3-4 locations that are close to you and have a good variety of ski equipment. You’ll want to ask each place the following questions: READ MORE »

Fun kids crafts for Halloween

Do you have any crafting plans with the kiddos for Halloween?  If you are anything like me, you need to look for crafty ideas to do with your kids.  I’ll admit it, I am the furthest thing from crafty or artistic, but I do enjoy that kind of time spent with my children. READ MORE »

5 Favorite Fall Foods You’ve Got to Try

I love Fall. Not only for the crisp air and the beautiful color changing leaves, I love fall for the food. It’s true. It’s that time of year that apple and pumpkin everything make life that much sweeter. There are a few recipes that I make every fall and I had to share them with you. Enjoy! READ MORE »

Watch Halloween Movies for FREE During the 31 Nights of Halloween! (Check Out the Complete Movie List Here)

31 Nights of Halloween - The Official 31 Nights Of Halloween 2019 Movie Schedule - 1002 Don’t you love Halloween movies? It makes this season a little more spooky and fun. We all need a good scare every once in a while right!? 😉 Freeform (formally ABC Family) offers 31 Nights of Halloween which means FREE Halloween movies to watch! This kicked off on Tuesday, October 1st this year and runs through Halloween, October 31st. You can also download the Freeform app for free. Here is the complete schedule, hopefully a few of your favorites will be featured!

Tuesday, October 1

  • Golden Ticket Day 12:30pm/11:30c Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
  • 3pm/2c Monster House
  • 5:05pm/4:05c The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • 6:45pm/5:45c Disney and Pixar’s Monsters, Inc.
  • 8:50pm/7:50c Hocus Pocus
  • 12am/11c Zombieland

Wednesday, October 2

  • Freeform Premiere 11:30am/10:30c Scared Shrekless
  • 12pm/11c Monster House
  • Freeform Premiere 2:05pm/1:05c R.L. Stine’s Mostly Ghostly: One Night in Doom House
  • 4:10pm/3:10c The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • 5:50pm/4:50c Hocus Pocus
  • Freeform Premiere 8/7pm-11/10c The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror-thon
  • 12am/11c ParaNorman

Thursday, October 3 READ MORE »

Why You Should Book Your Vacation with Groupon


If you have been reading this blog for long you know how much I love using Groupon to find awesome deals on dinners out, activities for the kids and for vacations too.  Have you tried Groupon yet? I literally cannot say enough how great it is to use Groupon and I highly recommend it to everyone I know. Why? Because we all like to save money! READ MORE »

3 Ways that You Can Workout for Free

Do you know what I find a little crazy?  The idea that you cannot get fit without spending a bunch of money on a gym membership.  In reality the first Health Club (gym) in the US didn’t even open until 1939, with health club chains not starting until the 60s and 70s.  Was everyone out of shape until these opened? No. The reality is. People just stayed active in other ways.   READ MORE »

5 Things You Should Always Buy New


I don’t know about you, but I love buying used stuff.  I love saving money and I have no qualms about using someone’s used stuff.  If it works, if it is in good shape, I am all about it. Plus, there are so many awesome places and websites that you can buy used stuff!  It’s hard not to shop used. That being said, there are several things that I never buy used.  READ MORE »

5 Things You Must Do in San Francisco (With Savings Tips Too!)

I recently returned from a fun adventure in San Francisco, California and I had to share my must-do list. This time I was NOT traveling with kids. However, most of these activities I would take make kids and do them the next time we are there. San Francisco has so much to offer and I loved every second I was there. READ MORE »

Hope Squad – School Suicide Prevention – How You Can Get Involved and Help!

Hope Squad is something I’ve recently been introduced to and feel needs to be shared with you! So what is Hope Squad and how can you benefit from it and get involved? This is everything I want to talk about so you can help change the community perception of mental health by creating awareness about suicide and the tools available to prevent suicide. READ MORE »

Expenses to Prepare For With Kids


Are you thinking about having kids?  Are you afraid that you won’t have the money to raise children?  First of all, I applaud you. Good for you for thinking about these expenses, that is a smart move! READ MORE »

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