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

  1. EMom of the Month: Kimberly Palmer – Founder of Money Planners and author of “The Economy of You”

    Mar
    04
    2015

    Meet Kimberly Palmer, this month’s Entrepreneurial Mom. Currently a full-time editor and reporter at US News & World Report, this finance journalist decided to also start a “side gig” to recession-proof her household. Now, Kimberly is also the founder of Palmer’s Planners, and Etsy-based business providing downloadable planners to help people manage their household finances. […]

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  2. Which Snow Shovel Is the Best?

    Feb
    27
    2015

    Why I didn’t find this at the beginning of the winter season, I’m not sure. However, given that my shovel is about to die, it’s time for me to get a new one. If you’re in the market for a new snow shovel, like I am, take a look at “5 Best Snow Shovels” from Consumer […]

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  3. Are You Being Ripped Off Because You’re Female?

    Feb
    20
    2015

    Have you ever felt like you were paying more for the lady’s pink disposable razors opposed to getting the generic looking razor for men that accomplishes exactly the same thing? That’s probably because you are. Take a look at this clip from Anderson Live. In this segment, the show sends a married couple to explore […]

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  4. Top 5 Things You Need to Secure a Mortgage Loan

    Feb
    18
    2015

    Spring is thankfully just around the corner. Which means that in just a few weeks, you’ll be seeing more and more houses coming onto the market. If you are in the market for buying a new home this spring, odds are, you may need some level of mortgage to help you out. I sat down […]

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  5. Low Cost Tips for Organizing Your Dresser Drawers

    Feb
    13
    2015

    Over the past year, my daughter and I have been struggling with our dresser drawers. Clothes were all over the place, the drawers weren’t closing properly, and neither of us could ever find anything. I have finally had enough, and found this fantastic video with great tips on how to properly organize your dressers to […]

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  6. 5 Last Minute Valentine’s Day Cards for Kids

    Feb
    11
    2015

    This Friday, my kids have their Valentine’s Day parties at school. Of course, I just realized this, so now I’m scrambling to get the cards. Since I’m so late in the game, my selection of decent Valentine’s Day cards are pretty limited. So, I’m going to suck it up and go straight for the DIY […]

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  7. How to Repurpose Unmatched Socks

    Feb
    06
    2015

    The sock monster has been working overtime at my house.  Last week, I only had a couple of unmatched socks, and this week I somehow accumulated a huge pile of unmatched socks!  Drives me insane…  A few of my daughter’s socks can be “creatively” matched for a cute look.  However, I don’t think that’ll fly […]

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  8. 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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