Halloween on a Budget

Alrighty!  It’s that time again – Halloween!  Though I love this holiday to pieces, my wallet does not.  Some analyst say that families – on average – spend more on Halloween than any other holiday.  Not sure I agree with that completely – looking at you Christmas – but I will admit that Halloween does do a good… Read More »

Maternity Fashionista

While I was pregnant, I worked a full-time job that required me to visit government client sites for meetings. Basically, this required me to have plenty of dress-up clothes that were tasteful and conservative. I admit, I am cheap. I did not want to spend the money for these items that I would wear once and then never… Read More »

Reduce Reuse Recycle

I enjoy shopping at thrift stores and Goodwills. I can always find amazing deals that cannot be topped. Many people have told me that they can never find anything! True – these places are hit or miss but here are some great tips to help you grab those great deals: 1 – Find out when new shipments are… Read More »

Summer Momma

Like many others, I found myself unemployed for several months during the summer. Daycare was not an option since money was not readily available so I had to step into unknown waters – I became a temporary stay at home mom. Let me tell you, it is a wonderful job but here I was in the height of… Read More »