Dear Amy Pascal: What Were You Thinking?

Amy, Amy, Amy. Boy, do we need to talk. In general I write these clever little letters to public figures who have behaved poorly (Mama June, etc.) where I have a polite build-up with some funny ‘isms that really get the reader going. It’s kind of my thing, if you will. ...more
She was thinking what she feels. I don't understand why she used the company's email to post ...more

The Day My Blog Ruined My Life

Okay, maybe it didn't ruin my life, but my misuse of social media threw me into a terrible controversy at my kids' school. Today's post is about irony. Well, irony and how I messed up my life and the lives of a few others. And how I'm sorry. So very, very sorry. I sit here thinking, analyzing and obsessing about the events that transpired a week ago and set in motion an unbelievable shit storm. As some of you know, I'm a health and development educator for adolescent girls. In fact, I have a whole presentation on cyber-safety and how girls should always be very careful about what they post online. But right now, I'm sitting here, stewing in my own shame. I imagine I'm feeling much like the 15-year-old girl who insisted she knew what she was doing when she texted her boyfriend a boob-shot that went viral. She intended it to be only for his eyes. ...more
jillpond I just realized that you may not even know the term "dooced." (Seems like forever ...more

How to Write a Headline or Teaser That's Impossible to Ignore

Have you finally penned your masterpiece, soon-to-be-viral post? Hold up: There's a little more to write, and it's incredibly important. Your post title, as well as what you say about your post in social media, are your workhorses. The best post in the world does no good if no one clicks through to it. ...more
Thanks for sharing this! It's a great list. I struggle with writing headlines on my blog, Rudeysroommore

You think you’re being frugal, but you’re not

I had a lady the other day crow about how she got such a great deal at Target buying 10 pairs of $5 flip flops […] ...more

Never Pay Tax on Other People's Tips or Tip Outs

Ask the Waitress! This problem is one people write to me rather often. This is unsettling because every time someone says, "this is happening," we have another restaurant owner breaking the law ....more

Top Diaper and Formula Deals of the Week [In Store - 12/21]

Welcome to Part 2 of the TDFDOW where we give you the best in-store diaper deals of the week! Check out...more

Top Wipes Deals of the Week [In Store - 12/21]

Welcome to the Top Wipes deals of the week! There is a coupon for $1 off Huggies wipes (300 ct or larger) at coupons.com found here. There is a Huggies wipes coupon...more

DIY Coasters

Ok, you now have less than a week to get your Christmas preparations finished....more

Last Minute Gift Idea for Women

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Baby Jogger City Mini Single 2013 for $169.99 [Double for $299.99]

Albee Baby has a nice deal on this 2103 City Mini. It’s $169.99 (32% off) in navy, green and purple. The...more

Hot New Clothing Clearance Deals from Target [Shoes, Clothes, Bras, and More

EDITED: Readers are having trouble with the EXTRA20 code. The info I have says the code and dates are correct, but we’ll have to wait and see if Target gets it straightened out. The BOGO bra sale and the slipper sale are on ....more

Top Diaper Deals of the Week [Amazon Deals - 12/21]

New to Baby Cheapskate? Welcome! and don’t forget to...more

Top Amazon Baby Wipes Deals of the Week [12/21]

Welcome to BC’s weekly rundown of the best wipes deals I’m seeing through...more