With the kids out of school for the sumer, there’s more opportunity to go out to dinner as a family, something we all enjoy. But what if you’re on a budget? No problem! There are plenty of ways to score free – or nearly free – meals for kids. In fact, there are websites dedicated to finding free or reduced price meal deals for kids.
This weekend is my nephew’s sixth birthday party! That means we will have 15 kids under the age of six to keep cool and occupied on what’s looking to be one HOT summer day. These free and cheap activities are the perfect way to keep cool without breaking the bank. 15 Free & Cheap Ways to Stay Cool this Summer!
This is a guest post by the talented Roxana Oliver, a pet-loving traveler, an environmentalist and blogger from Sydney. She is a proud mom of three: my two silly dogs Brando and Astoria, and my purrfect cat Archibald. Making a birthday party for your pet presents great opportunity to add some joy to pet’s life and say thank you for all lovely moments. I’m proud owner
I LOVE fresh herbs. Adding some fresh basil, cilantro, or parsley can make a dish so much more delicious. While I adore cooking with fresh herbs, I hate having to go the store and constantly buy them. Especially since they tend to wilt so quickly! That’s why this year I decided to make my own herb garden at home. Interested in starting your own herb
When I think of summer I can’t help but think of all the sweet frozen treats that are finally back in my life. Every Spring I begin waiting anxiously for the reopening of my favorite local treats from Del’s frozen lemonade to Brickley’s Ice Cream! I love frozen treats BUT feeding my sugar habit can get pretty expensive. That’s why I’ve been on the lookout
Who doesn’t love a nice refreshing swim!? Having a backyard pool can make you feel like you’re on vacation all summer long. That’s why my Dad likes to get the pool open as soon as possible every year. He opened the pool in May this year which surprised our neighbors because of the high cost of heating the pool. We have a gas heater so
Mother’s Day is just around the corner and I still haven’t bought a gift. Yikes! Are you in the same boat? Then you’ll love these last minute DIY Mother’s Day gifts. These DIY projects use items that you probably have lying around the house to make unique and fun Mother’s Day gifts. Easy & Frugal DIY Mother’s Day Gifts
Mother’s Day is a time to show Mom just how much you care…which is why there’s so much pressure to pick the perfect gift! If you’re still on the lookout for a Mother’s Day gift you’ll want to check our gift list that includes products under $100, under $50, and even under $20! Mother’s Day Gifts in Every Price Range
This year was my twin sister Alyssa’s last year in graduate school, so we planned what we thought we be the trip of a lifetime. Four of our closest friends, Miami beach, and six nights in a suite at the luxurious Fontainebleau Hotel. Unfortunately, our vacation dreams turned into a vacation disaster when we arrived at our hotel. Instead of a suite with the ability
Discovered this totally amazing site that lets you calculate – down to the penny – how much money your local public library saves you every year. Awesome! I discovered it last week when I was perusing my own public library’s site, which was recently redesigned. How much do you use your library – in dollars?
It’s finally Spring which means road trips and vacations are on the way! If you’re planning a road trip (like me!) you’ll want your car to be in tip top shape…and that may mean spending money on new tires. Check out these tips and secrets to scoring discount tire deals. 11 Discount Tire Secrets Revealed
Los Angeles is a city where the whole is greater than its parts. The world-class beaches, artist colonies, Hollywood and proximity to Disneyland and other famous theme parks, makes Los Angeles the tourist’s dream destination. Budget travelers need not worry because it’s possible to visit the City of Angles without spending a small fortune. Hotels in Los Angeles range from luxurious beyond your imagination to