Winter Break: 20 Days of FREE Family Fun!

School’s out for a few weeks and your kids are ready for some fun! Today, let’s talk about how to keep them busy and enjoy some family togetherness without breaking the bank. Day #1:  Bake Cookies.   Nothing is better for bonding than cooking together. Decorate your baked creations with colored frosting after they cool. … Read moreWinter Break: 20 Days of FREE Family Fun!

6 Inexpensive Gifts That Co-workers Will Love

Giving co-workers a small gift at Christmas can be both meaningful and inexpensive. We all want to tell those with whom we work that we appreciate them. If your office has a Secret Santa gift exchange, then you’ll find some great, affordable ideas in this post! So, let’s look at some ideas that are both … Read more6 Inexpensive Gifts That Co-workers Will Love

8 Great Teacher Appreciation Gifts for $3 or Less

It’s so important that we express appreciation to those who impart knowledge and wisdom to our children. Not only do I buy teacher gifts each year for Christmas, but I also teach in the high school department at our local homeschool coop. So, I’ve compiled a list of favoriteYuletide gifts that I have both given and received over the years.

6 Quick Ways to Earn Extra Christmas Cash

Christmas is, seriously, coming in a matter of days. We all want to bless others and let them know how much we appreciate them during this season of joy. But, what if you have not saved enough money for Christmas? Although much of the year is already in the rearview mirror, you do still have … Read more6 Quick Ways to Earn Extra Christmas Cash

12 Places to Buy Lightly Used Gifts at Fantastic Prices

Nothing is worse than staring at a list of gift recipients and having absolutely no clue where to go to get them something at a price that you can afford!  I don’t generally head to the local mall at any time, Christmas being no exception.  I find even the sale prices to be astronomically high. … Read more12 Places to Buy Lightly Used Gifts at Fantastic Prices

6 TIPS FOR CHRISTMAS DECORATING ON A BUDGET

I love looking at elegant photos in magazines of the way that other people decorate their homes for the holidays. Although, I have to admit to myself that my abode has fallen short of Better Homes and Gardens status, I also believe that when it comes to decorating, there are a LOT of hacks for … Read more6 TIPS FOR CHRISTMAS DECORATING ON A BUDGET