Helpful tips and hints from a savvy mom who's in the middle of it all.

  1. DIY Superbowl Party Ideas

    Jan
    30
    2015

    I love throwing a good party and try to do as much as I can from scratch. However, this year, my family will be lucky if I can throw some chips and store-bought guac in some bowls while the pre-packaged wings cook in the oven. However, if I WERE to go all out on the […]

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  2. 6 Home Repairs to Never Put Off

    Jan
    28
    2015

    As my husband says, our home, as wonderful as it is, is a money pit. We love it, but over the years, we’ve spent way too much money doing repairs and upgrades. The number of house projects are endless. However, there are some home repair projects that you should never be put off. By doing […]

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  3. Maximize The Life of Your Produce

    Jan
    23
    2015

    One thing that frustrates me to no end is throwing out produce that has gone bad in the refrigerator. Each time I would throw things out, I would feel awful that I was not only wasting food, but also throwing money in the garbage. Lettuce that has gone off. Mushrooms gone bad. Funny furry things […]

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  4. 5 Mindsets that Sabotage Entrepreneurs

    Jan
    21
    2015

    The early stages of entrepreneurship can be a very exciting, yet scary time. Every entrepreneur goes through the stage of trying to figure out who they are as a business person, discovering what their strengths and weaknesses are, and determining how much risk they are willing to take. In discussions with many entrepreneurs about their […]

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  5. Sleep Your Way to Entrepreneurial Success

    Jan
    16
    2015

    Having kids already throws quite a wrench in your beauty sleep. Now throw in being an entrepreneur on top of that. Sleep becomes nothing but a foggy and distant memory. Instead of burning the candle at all ends like most moms and entrepreneurs do, it turns out that getting a good night’s sleep may play […]

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  6. 10 Easy Ways to Lower Your Water Bill

    Jan
    14
    2015

    We recently got our water bill. The total amount wasn’t all that unusual for my family. So there were no big surprises. However, what I did find interesting was the Daily Consumption numbers that are listed on our bill. According to my water bill, the average person uses 70 gallons of water a day. That […]

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  7. Life Hacks to Save You Money

    Jan
    09
    2015

    Over the past couple of months, I’ve become increasingly obsessed with life hacks. You know – those little interesting tips on how to make everyday life a little easier. So far, I’ve learned how to properly peel a pomegranate and fold a fitted sheet. More surprisingly, I’ve also learned that I’ve been opening bananas incorrectly […]

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  8. Stay Fit in 2015 for Less

    Jan
    02
    2015

    Did staying in shape and exercising make it onto your New Year’s resolution list this year? If so, watch this video from The Savings Experiment for ideas on how you can stay fit, without adding expensive of gym memberships.

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  9. The Real Cost of a DUI

    Dec
    31
    2014

    ‘Tis the season to be merry! With New Year’s celebrations upon us, there will be lots o’ revelry taking place. Last night I was driving on the highway with the family. The overhead highway dynamic message signs read “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over – Enforcement Underway.” My daughter asked, “What happens if you get […]

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