College is more expensive than ever. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the average total cost of college has more than doubled since 1982. And it’s not just the price of tuition that’s gone up; the price of textbooks, associated supplies, and student housing has gone up as well. At some schools the price of housing is as or more expensive than the tuition! For a
Dorm or Apartment: Where to Live While Attending College
Regardless of which subject area you plan to pursue in college, the living arrangements you choose can make a big difference in your academic success. Generally speaking, you have two main options: living in the dorms or getting an apartment of your own. Both can work depending on your personal needs. Pros and Cons of Dorms v. An Apartment
Razor Jr. Twisti Turtle Scooter Only $13.05 (Reg. $44.99!)
For a limited time you can grab this Razor Jr. Twisti Turtle Scooter for only $13.05 (reg. $44.99!). This scooter is perfect for children ages 18 months and up and supports riders up to 55 pounds. It also promotes gross motor skill development as kids move the handlebars side to side to propel themselves AND Twisti’s eyes move as the handlebars turn! Even better, shipping is FREE with a Super Saver
Top 3 Benefits of Earning a College Degree
Today, many adults who work full-time are making the decision to go back and get their post secondary degree. Oftentimes, these individuals have been in the workforce for several years, but don’t feel they are progressing in their career. Consider just a few of the reasons why post secondary degrees are so appealing to working adults who want to achieve more in their line of
8 Quick Dinners You Can Make In 30 Minutes Or Less
After a long day at work the last thing I want to do is come home and cook. Unfortunately, by the time I get home at five-thirty I AM STARVING! Due to this fact, I prefer to cook quick easy meals on weeknights so I can resist the urge to pick up fast food eat as soon as possible. This list of quick dinners includes everything from
8 Back to College Money Saving Tips
My senior year of college was the first time I ever lived on my own. It was also the first time I had to manage a food budget, living expenses, and my finances in general. To say I was overwhelmed would be an understatement. Luckily for me, there were tons of easy ways to save money as a college student. These back to college money
6 Easy Ways to Save On School Lunches
In my family we always brought a bagged lunch to school. Not only was this a cheaper option, but the food my mom made was MUCH better than anything you could find in the school cafeteria. Now, my little brother and nephew both prefer to take a lunch to school as well. Here are a few easy ways to save on school lunches. 1.
Unique & Delicious After School Snacks!
After a long day at school (or work!) who doesn’t love to come home to a delicious after school snack!? While everyone wants one it can be tricky to find the time or energy to make a snack before dinner. These unique treats are quick to make and will soothe every craving. From sweet to savory this list has a snack for everyone. Yum! Quick
Frugal & Fun Back to School Lunches!
My 6-year old nephew can be a picky eater so we always pack his lunch for school. I’ve been looking for some new back to school lunches to try this year and there are truly TONS to choose from. These lunches would also be perfect for taking to camp. 7 Creative Back to School Lunches
How to Cut the Cost of Daycare
Daycare is one of our top expenses, and if you have more than one child, I’m guessing you can say the same thing. We spent almost as much money on daycare as we do on our mortgage! I’ve discovered several easy ways to cut the cost of daycare. Save $180 or more per week with these easy steps
Why I Love Yumbox for School Lunches + Exclu Coupon
Packing school lunches is a chore my husband and I regularly fight over – that’s what a pain it is. I often acquiesce because it means seven minutes of alone time before everyone else comes down in the morning. But the worst part of packing lunches is hunting down enough plastic reusable containers and matching lids to put everything in (we don’t use throwaway lunch bags). Then
Home Remedies for a Cold: What Really Works?
Are you sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, and fighting through the symptoms to stay awake and put two thoughts together? It’s that time of year again when colds descend, as they have in my house. I don’t mind taking a few days of decongestants or medications for relief, but when the colds stretch on and on, I turn to home remedies to avoid overmedicating. They are
Back to School 2014 Deals
Back to school deals for 2014 are here! Even if you don’t have kids right now is the best time of year to stock up on home office or craft supplies. Here are the best deals we’ve found this week. Prices may vary by region so be sure to check with your local store. Here are the best back to school deals this week.
On Monday: Staples Back to School $50 Giveaway!!!
Just a heads up that on Monday, Aug. 25 we are launching a back to school giveaway with a $50 Staples gift card!!! The contest runs Aug 25-29, 2014. I’m psyched to receive some of the hot items Staples has this back to school season as part of this giveaway. Even though my kids are not school age just yet, my home office needs replenishing. In
Flu Shot Deals 2013
One of my best friends just spent five days achy and feverish. Every time I would call or text to check in, she reminded me: get your flu shot! With flu season embarking upon us, you may be looking for somewhere to get free or cheap flu shots to keep yourself and your family protected. WebMD reports it’s best to get your flu shot in