You Are Having A Baby. Now, How Do You Pay for It? A new baby is exciting and slightly terrifying for many reasons. Besides all the anxieties about your health, delivery, sleep deprivation, baby care, etc., you’re probably a little anxious about how you’re going to pay for this bundle of joy. Health care costs alone can feel daunting, but the list of everything your baby will … [Read more...] about Ways to Save Money on Baby Costs the First Year
Just because you have to get a diaper bag doesn't mean you can't get something fashionable. It also doesn't mean you have to spend a fortune. Maybe you are getting ready to have your first baby, maybe you are shopping for a baby shower gift, or maybe you are just looking for something new because your previous babies have destroyed your previous bags. I can relate. I felt … [Read more...] about 5 Good Value Designer Diaper Bags in 2018
It seems like the back-to-school dust has barely settled before we are flung into holiday preparations. Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas come in rapid-fire with only a little breathing room in between. So if you woke up one morning in September (or October or November) and thought, Oh no! Christmas is coming!, you’re not the only one. That thought can be especially … [Read more...] about Tips for Having a Great Christmas on a Modest Budget 2018
Anyone who has ever had the pleasure of unloading a stocking on Christmas knows it’s one of the best parts! Although tween girls may have gotten to the age where they realize elves didn’t stuff it, that doesn’t make it any less fun! Often the gifts that are small enough to fit in a stocking end up being the best loved and most used! Tweens girls are caught in the perfect age … [Read more...] about Budget Stocking Stuffers for Tween Girls 2018
Mr. High Five and I don’t really like to travel when everyone else does. We hate crowds and long lines and well, just waiting in general. We prefer to take the kidlets out of school and hit the road and go when no one else will be wherever it is that we are going. So that means that when the kids are out of school for spring break, fall break, Christmas, and summer we are … [Read more...] about Who Needs a Vacation when You Can Have a Staycation?