Printable Coupons

Printable Coupons In our house coupons are used regularly.  I have tried to train my kids coupons are money-they really are.  Although coupons do require a bit of extra work with printing them, organizing them, and then of course the upkeep (remembering to pull out expired ones), I get coupons from wherever I can. The …

Fave 5 Money Saving Apps

 Fave 5 Money Saving Apps I love to get a good deal or save money whenever I can, so I use my iPhone to save extra change with each trip to the store.  Below are my top 5 favorite money saving apps that I would love to share with you.  It may not seem like …

Water Bottles @ School

Water Bottles-these are something we use everyday, especially with kids! Do your kids get to take a water bottle to school with them daily? Do you use reusable water bottles? Here we take a water bottle to school everyday, this is something I did not get to do back when I was a kid, but …

Colds vs Flu

So, by profession I am a Pediatric Nurse and this is something that was not just a past job or career for me, nursing is kind of engrained into you.  It’s almost that time of year again for Influenza Season to begin.  I know it can be hard to differentiate between a bad cold and …

Christmas Planning

It’s never too early to start getting ready for Christmas!!!  Christmas is hands down my favorite holiday for so many reasons.  However, Christmas can be stressful as well.  One of my biggest stressors at Christmas is extra financial pressure.  I think it is not only just a good idea but it is necessary to start …

Building Them Up

As a mom I feel like I need to build them up, the kids need a strong base and self esteem to enter the “real world”.  We build them up so it doesn’t hurt so bad when life knocks them down.  If I have learned one MAJOR thing over the last 10-15 years it would …

Keeping It All Together

       Wow, school is back in session and schedules seem crazy! I have 3 kids all in 3 different schools this year, all separated out just right for age.  I know everyone comes up with their own ways to “keep it all together” for their families, but I wanted to share some of mine …

Earn Money While Shopping Online

Earn Cashback while shopping online! Ebates is one of my absolute favorites to use. I will admit I do A LOT of online shopping, not that I don’t love to hit the stores and browse, but it can be much easier to shop at home, in your PJ’s after everyone is in bed! I joined …