The Most Wonderful Time of the Year – Amazon Black Friday

This thrifty mom loves Amazon Black Friday! That is the one time of year when I am glued to the computer and the boys know to leave mommy alone! I have been working hard all year raising money through Mechanical Turk for this event. Why is it so important? It is a deal finders dream come true. Every… Read More »

Single Task Challenge

We live in a multi-tasking world. It seems like I am required to multitask 10 x more than our parents before us. With smart phones and email access and work requirements, we are multitasked to the bone. Science has proven that multitasking is actually unhealthy for your body and brain. If you are chugging along and quickly switch… Read More »

Halloween on a Budget

It’s that time again – Halloween!  Though I love this holiday to pieces, my wallet does not.  Some analysts state 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 amount… Read More »

You Were Wrong Mom

If you have been following this blog a long time, you followed my struggle with infertility and the chance of never having another child due to the evils of PCOS. RECAP: After having my first child, we were told by doctors that the possibility of having another child would be hard without the use of invasive techniques like… Read More »