Roanoke TV Shooting: Making Sense Out of the Senseless

Like the rest of the world, I was stunned by the news coming out of Virginia early Wednesday morning.The murder of reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward was an unimaginable, senseless act of violence. Making it even more unimaginable was the fact that it happened live, on the air, before 7 a.m. for viewers and their horrified co-workers to see. Photographer Adam Ward and reporter Alison Parker, Image Credit: WDBJ...more

How to Convince Parents Their Kids Don't Need Formal Preschool Over In-Home Childcare

Childcare providers everywhere have the same issue nowadays: Losing kids over the age of two to a brick building. That’s all it is really, a difference in the building....more

Erin Condren Teacher Planner: How a School Counselor Uses It

I promised this post FOREVER ago and just haven't done it for many reasons. Some of which aren't good ones, some of which are unimportant right now.  But, REGARDLESS, it is here!...more

How Taking a Summer Break from my Business Helped Me Grow More than Ever

Oh baby, baby…It feels so good to be back!I thought my last true summer break was the year that I worked at the American Girl Store (I think I’m STILL finding glitter on my body from that summer…) But this summer, I was in for a big surprise.On May 19th, my boyfriend called me and told me the words that I had been waiting so long to hear; he just received a job offer in Los Angeles....more

In the world of Save. Spend. Splurge.

I’m a Contrarian (which sounds about right). What are you? (Thanks to iou) Inspired by traveling? ...more

baby no longer - saying hello to the next year

My baby is about to turn one. One. ...more

7 Surprising Benefits of Doing Work You Love

Are you doing work that you absolutely love? If not, why? There are as many answers to this question as the number of people who are asked. So, instead of focusing on the reasons why you are not doing work you absolutely love doing, let’s look at the reasons why you should. 1.  Your health will improve....more

The Baby is Here!

If you’ve been wondering why things have gotten a bit quiet around here, it’s because about a week and a half ago, our little Miss Crumb Saver entered the world! It’s been quite an adventure so far adjusting to everything, so we haven’t had much time to write any new posts. So you’ll pardon us […] ...more

Albee Baby Flash Sale Friday [Baby Jogger, Chicco NextFit and More]

Flash Sale Friday is back at Albee Baby....more

$2.49 Grandparents Day Cards with Free Stamps at Cardstore

Grandparents’ Day is September 13! Score Grandparents Day cards for $2.49 at through the end of the month AND get a free stamp when you select “Mail to the Recipient”. That’s over a dollar off the regular price ....more

Toy Department Lightning Deals for Friday

Don’t miss these toy department Lightning Deals at Amazon today. All are Prime Early Access. 11 am ET:...more

Extra 40% Off Clearance at Gymboree [Total Savings of Up to 70%]

Markreduced by ANOTHER 40% at Gymboree online for a total savings of up to 70%. I’m seeing some great deals on sleepwear (over 60% off), shorts (over 50% off), dresses (over 50% off), shoes (over 70% off), undies (over 50% off) and more. Halloween items are 30% off, and new styles are 20% off ....more

Everything $12.99 and Under at Crazy8 [Up to 65% Off Outerwear & More]

Everything is $12.99 and under at Crazy8 online. Outerwear is up to 65% off. Tees start at $4.95 ....more