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

  1. Organize Your Photos First, Save Money Later!

    Aug
    27
    2014

    by Jody Al-Saigh, Picture Perfect Organizing As a Professional Organizer, I help clients organize all areas of their home. Though I specialize in photo organizing, I often help clients organize their basements, closets, kitchens or bedrooms in an effort to help them lead more productive and less stressful day-to-day lives. One added value to organizing is [...]

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  2. 5 Fun Activities to End the Summer

    Aug
    20
    2014

    It’s the last week of summer vacation. Camps are out and school sneak peak is on Friday. If you’re looking for fun activities to fill your last few days of summer, check out some of these local places for really fun activities to do with the kids. Make Meaning Check out Make Meaning on Bethesda [...]

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  3. How to Get Rid of Bank and Credit Card Fees

    Aug
    15
    2014

    Credit card fees infuriate me.  I always feel like I’m being nickel and dimed.   Well, it turns out that some of those fees can actually be reversed.  Take a look at this video from Money Talk News to see what you can do to eliminate some of your credit card fees, and save yourself some [...]

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  4. Are Year Round Sports Hurting Our Kids?

    Aug
    13
    2014

    As the mom of an 11 and 8 year old, I’m amazed at how easy it is to get swept into the frenzy of year round sports. My kids are both active in sports, and I’m in the process of trying to figure out extra-curricular schedule for the coming year. I’ve been trying to figure [...]

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  5. Let the Fair Begin!

    Aug
    08
    2014

    It’s time for the Montgomery County Fair !  Starting today through August 16, the Montgomery County Fair Grounds will come alive.  Rides, food, animals, pony rides, Big Time Pro Wrestling, Tractor Pulls, Demolition Derbies, pig races, you name it, it’ll be there. Want to get a bigger bang for your buck at the fair? Check [...]

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  6. Is Your Child Headed for Financial Failure?

    Aug
    01
    2014

    As they transition into adulthood, our kids will make mistakes. As a parent, we hope that their mistakes are minor.  However, every once in a while a big mistake that can affect drastically affect their lives may happen. Let’s take finances, for example. As much as we hope to have prepared our kids to be [...]

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  7. 5 Ways to Save on Back-to-School Shopping

    Jul
    30
    2014

    I love Back-to-School shopping. It’s fun to see what my kids choose for school supplies and clothes. It’s like getting a peek into their minds, and seeing how they see themselves among their friends, while playing dress-up all at the same time! But with all that fun, there is a price. It can be a [...]

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