While Christmas is the time for giving, trying to buy gifts for kids can be overwhelming. Since the price of buying gifts can add up quickly, one needs creativity to avoid overspending while still ensuring that the recipient love their presents instead of feeling they got cheap and generic presents. Christmas presents for kids neednot to be pricey. By picking the present to the tastes as well as personality of the kid, one can present a budget-friendly Christmas gift.1. Craft kitsCraft kits can make a gr... read more »
You know how I get excited for good deals by now don't you?
Well, I feel like I just hit the mother lode!It gets so very cold here in Illinois and I never like to cut loose of money, especially on myself, but I spent $1.29 last night and I couldn't feel better about it.
I was given a QVC gift card a couple of months ago and I just couldn't spend it foolishly.
It was something I had to really think about.
So I went on the QVC site and thought about new fun stuff for my kitchen, then I thought abou... read more »
With oil prices rising on a steady uphill trend, fuel and food items naturally follow the same trend. Unfortunately, workers wages are on a plateau and cant keep up with skyrocketing prices. We consumers have no choice but to tighten our Continue reading read more »
Most parents today take many different steps to ensure the financial future of their kids is well taken care of. They may compare life assurance and purchase life policies to provide for their kids if something were to happen to Continue reading read more »
Gas prices are going up!The news doesn't look good as far as gas is concerned. I keep hearing all over the internet, how the price of gas is going to reach five dollars a gallon, in time for summer driving. Since I work from my home, I don't have to drive to and from a job every day. That makes a big difference. There are some ways to save money at the gas pumps. It has gone up more than thirty cents since a year ago. So what are we to do?
Work from home on a computer!Working from home, even if you hav... read more »
This is a guest post. Content by Mac Kline I have long been one who my friends thought of as a tree hugger. As long as twenty years ago I started looking into solar power and renewable energy. I never really thought it was a cost effective thing for me to do, though, as I [...] read more »
My Forsythia bushI have sadly neglected this blog. I didn't mean to. But I have been so busy doing so many other things this year. I tried to sell my books on eBay and did it mostly as an experiment. I lost money. Due to Paypal and eBay fees, shipping costs, printing costs and shipping envelopes. No, it was not worth it or my time. So I am giving my books away instead.As we all know, the key to success is organization and if you are not organized, you will never be successful. So that is my biggest goal ... read more »
Photo Source: Sam MugrabyHappy Valentine's Day to everyone! What do you think of when you think of Valentine's Day? Do have a special someone who takes you out to dinner? Or maybe cooks you a special dinner? Gives you flowers or candy? At least a card? Yes, Valentine's Day has become a big day for the restaurants and stores.Buying a box of candy for someone used to be about five bucks. Now it is more like twenty bucks.When a trend catches on like that it becomes something that is expected of you. Now wha... read more »
Let's face it: times are hard, and with the average cost of a wedding nearing the $20,000 mark (not including the engagement ring or honeymoon), it's no wonder couples everywhere are trying to figure out ways to save money when it comes to planning their big day. [Read More....] read more »
Okay, so moving has been totally kicking my trash. We've been occupants for almost two weeks of this house, but only actually LIVING here full time since Tuesday. It's been insane. In the meantime, other than wall-hangings and one random box that makes me tear up a bit we're in!Except I can't find my flinging-flanging camera, which is technically vital to today's post, but whatev, we're going at it, picture-less.When we left Las Vegas almost 8 months ago, we got rid of A LOT. I mean, anything I figured w... read more »