If you live on the West Coast, chances are you (or your kids, or, in my case, my significant other) may have started school a few weeks ago. East Coasters, you may have been lucky enough to start only a week or so ago Has being back to school finally sunk in? ...more
3 of my favorite deals last week were free or very close to it! My favorite kind! I hope you all got the wipes and diaper deal from Amazon! Thru August 17th, if you opened a free 30 day trial account at Amazon Mom, you got 50% off, plus a $2 online coupon, use their Subscribe & Save feature and with their free Prime shipping..you got the deal below, which I grabbed! My kids are long out of diapers, but wipes are still in high demand. Hands, car, backpacks, bags..you name it and we use wipes on it!...more
So, you like to save money and get some fun freebies in the mail? If the answer is YES, then check out these 3 freebie sampling sites. I like checking out the new samples each week and while some of them will overlap, you can find quite a few originals. I have to admit that it is kind of a rush when they start showing up in the mail. Don't judge- it's the little things. It truly does come in handy, especially when you receive travel sizes of toiletries, which is great for trips. ...more
Whether you're an iPad fan, Kindle Fire fanatic or Motorola maniac, wireless gadgets have become viewed as essential. And protecting those gadgets with something more than the shipping box is also important. So what are the most durable yet appealing cases? My recommendations include:...more
Plenty of personal finance matrices suggest that with age comes a somewhat lower overhead. You know the drill: The kids move away, the mortgage gets paid off, and as you comfortably settle into whatever your version of semi-retirement is, job-related expenses become obsolete as does the intense need to save.
When you are trying to save money, there are, typically, quite a few places that you can look. The obvious place to start is with monthly bills: evaluate your telephone package, cellular plan, satellite/cable options, and internet connection service. Many times, companies are able to give you special promotions that are currently going on or you can even down-grade your current options, based on what you actually need and use....more
After going through a major life changing event like getting married, my finances are in total disarray. I think half problem is that I underestimated the cost of the wedding and with that, we spent and spent and spent. However its safe to say, I still kept a pretty good grip on my personal savings, after all "momma didn't raise no fool!"...more