Top 10 Fall Family Activities

Top 10 Fall Family Activities

| October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fall is finally upon us, which means that there’s a lot to do with your kids. It’s a great time to enjoy the cooler weather and to spend lots of time outdoors. Here is our top ten lest of fall activities that you should do with your kids.
Go camping. Camping in the fall is absolutely […]

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Fall Foods To Make With Your Kids

Fall Foods To Make With Your Kids

| October 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Now that some cooler weather is here, it is a great time to have some fun in the kitchen with your kids. There are a lot of healthy, yet fun dishes to try while incorporating some fresh produce. Even if you have picky eaters, you can usually get your kids to at least try something […]

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Holiday Bargains: Using Pinterest

Holiday Bargains: Using Pinterest

| October 6, 2015 | 12 Comments

We talked a couple of weeks ago about some things to start think about as we prepare for the winter holidays. It’s always great to think ahead about ways to save money, but sometimes December sneaks up and we find ourselves spending more money than we’d anticipated. I know that most years, I look at […]

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Fun Fall Family Activities

Fun Fall Family Activities

| September 29, 2015 | 11 Comments

With chilly temperatures starting to settle over much of the United States, you may find yourself looking for ways to spend the cozy weekends in the months ahead. Here are some fun things to do on your kids’ days off during the months of October and November:

Go apple-picking. You can spend a cool morning in […]

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Fun Corn Mazes Around the United States

Fun Corn Mazes Around the United States

| September 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Corn mazes may just seem like mazes cut out of corn fields, but they are a lot of fun. They can be a generic maze with a few twists and turns or more intricate patterns that feature the face of a movie character or tv star. During the fall, they tend to be a popular […]

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Shopping For a New Car for the Family

Shopping For a New Car for the Family

| August 20, 2015 | 12 Comments

The new 2016 vehicle models will be coming out over the next couple of months, so this might be a great time for you to consider trading in your old car for a new one. Even if you’re not looking for something brand-spanking new, you might get a great deal on one of last year’s […]

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Food

Turkey Advice: How to cook it, gadgets to buy

Turkey Advice: How to cook it, gadgets to buy

Our resident TopChef and cooking advisor has some Turkey tips for you this holiday season…… It’s just my husband and I in our household, so I rarely make turkey. Perhaps a turkey breast now and then, but never a whole turkey.  Besides I never needed to.  Thanksgiving was always celebrated at my uncle’s house with […]

October is Pizza Month: How to Make a Perfect Pie

October is Pizza Month: How to Make a Perfect Pie

October is Pizza Month! Almost all kids love pizza, whether they’re picky or adventurous eaters. I have one child who only eats cheese pizza, and one who eats everything from pineapples to anchovies on his Italian pie. While it takes some time, spending a fall afternoon making homemade pizzas is a great way to promote […]

Shopping

Things to Buy on Sale in February

Things to Buy on Sale in February

With a special holiday involving flowers, chocolate and hearts coming up soon, you may have been planning to spend your extra money on Valentine’s Day items over the next couple of weeks. If you’re hoping to save money in February, though, those are definitely not the items that will be on sale… at least not […]

Redecorating on the Cheap

Redecorating on the Cheap

Now that December has passed, you might be feeling a little bit of that post-holiday letdown. If it’s cold and snowy where you live, you might also be feeling a little stir-crazy! Since most of us don’t have much money to spend on extras just a few days into the new year, it’s easy for […]