Baby &Kids · Seasonal & Holiday

Fun Alternatives for the Traditional Easter Basket

Traditionally, I buy things for  my kids that I have to buy them anyway–bathing suits, flip flops, rain boots, sunglasses. All things that celebrate the coming weather. Because the thing is, it’s not Christmas. Sure, they might get a nerf gun or other outside toy, but again–things I would grab at Walmart at some point… Continue reading Fun Alternatives for the Traditional Easter Basket

Baby &Kids · Seasonal & Holiday

What To Do With Your Kids on Spring Break

Kids home for the week? No problem! If you don’t have the budget to travel this year, but can spend some quality time with your family, we’ve compiled a few ideas for how to entertain everyone this week! Bake Kids love nothing more than eating yummy treats, and better yet, helping you make them. A… Continue reading What To Do With Your Kids on Spring Break

Home & Garden

Updating your Backyard Without Breaking the Bank

Spring is on the horizon! Begin setting aside some money to update your backyard, or do a little at a time, beginning now. Having an outdoor space that makes you happy is essential for climbing out of those winter blues.  Here are a few EASY tips to spruce up your outdoor space, without breaking the… Continue reading Updating your Backyard Without Breaking the Bank

Seasonal & Holiday

How to do an Easter Egg Hunt for All Ages

Easter egg hunts are a hallmark of the Easter holiday. It will become the easiest, and possibly most fun holiday tradition you create. Whether you’re entertaining pre-schoolers or adults, there are lots of ways to do a proper Easter egg hunt for all age groups. Pre-School Age This is easy! And the most fun. Instead… Continue reading How to do an Easter Egg Hunt for All Ages

Finance & Insurance · PromosPro US News

If You Haven’t Filed Yet, Read This!

Did You Know… The IRS receives about $950 billion per year in taxes from US Citizens and about $325 billion dollars is paid out in refunds. If you are getting a refund, you are paying too much in taxes. You do NOT want a big refund. The government does not need an interest free loan… Continue reading If You Haven’t Filed Yet, Read This!

PromosPro US News · Seasonal & Holiday

How to Make the Most of President’s Day Sales

According to Forbes, new research shows President’s Day has better saving opportunities than Black Friday!!! One of the reasons is probably that retailers are trying to get rid of inventory, willing to part with it at an even lower price. Much of the “President’s Day Sales” exist well before then, as right now, there are winter… Continue reading How to Make the Most of President’s Day Sales

Flowers & Gifts · Seasonal & Holiday

Easy To Do Valentine’s Gifts

Chocolates, roses and teddy bears are in every store, on every shelf. Why not do something a little more thoughtful? Valentine’s Day is a commercial holiday, but it doesn’t mean you have to waste your money tchotchke that nobody needs. In America, the holiday has come to be known as the day that you show someone… Continue reading Easy To Do Valentine’s Gifts

Flowers & Gifts · Jewelry & Watches

How to Shop for an Engagement Ring Online

The most romantic time of year is coming up and what better time to shop for an engagement ring online? Here’s the most comprehensive “how to” list from Blue Nile, online jewelry retailer. Blue Nile diamonds are the talk of the web right now, which brings us to the first question: Can you shop for an… Continue reading How to Shop for an Engagement Ring Online

Clothing & Accessories

Winter Boots We Love…and Can Afford

Warm Boots We love our UGGs…who doesn’t? But sometimes, we don’t love the price. On the one hand, they are a worthy investment in that they last, and more importantly, don’t go out of style. We even love them with shorts during the cooler spring months. But wait, it’s January, which means they must be… Continue reading Winter Boots We Love…and Can Afford

PromosPro US News

Taking Advantage of Winter Sales!

Check the promotions folder of your inbox! You spend all that time buying for others, and now…? Now is the time to shop…and after all, most of us are looking at another few months of chilly weather. Now is a great time to grab coats, booties, or even lighter weight transitional pieces, like flowing tops… Continue reading Taking Advantage of Winter Sales!

Finance & Insurance

How to “Keep” Your Resolution to Save Money

At some point, this has topped all of our lists as a New Year’s Resolution. Come January 1st, we have money on the brain. After all, we’d just spend a lot of it on Christmas gifts, dusting off the credit cards, or just adding to a mountain of debt. Tax season is about to be… Continue reading How to “Keep” Your Resolution to Save Money