Carving pumpkins is well, kind of a mess. Cutting them up takes effort and elbow grease, you’ve got to scoop out the insides and then, after all that work, they start rotting. We’ve got a better alternative: paint your pumpkins! It’s a fun and safe activity for kids and a great creative outlet for adults. So if you can’t get enough of everything pumpkin right
Fall is my favorite time of year. Sometimes I forget how beautiful New England is..but never during fall. The bright leaves and perfect weather make living in Rhode Island during this season a real treat. These frugal crafts help to bring some fall flavor into your home – without throwing down a lot of money. Whether you’re enjoying a New England fall or sitting in
I love to find bargain prices but looking for them can be a real pain. ScanLife offers the solution to this problem. This new app, available for both iOS and Android devices, takes the work out of finding the best price by finding the best deals for you. Sound too good to be true? Find out how ScanLife helped me save $20 on one purchase!
Summer has come to end and fall is almost here! It’s time for pumpkin flavored drinks, autumn leaves, pumpkin carving and more. Living in New England, fall has always been one of my favorite times of year. The weather is perfect for outdoor activites and there are always new places to go and events to try out. Here are 10 free fall activities and 5
The Giving Pledge is a movement that was started by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates in 2010. The aim of this movement is to ask the richest people in the world to give half of their wealth to charity. The former CEO of GoDaddy, Bob Parsons philanthropic efforts now include joining this group.
Learning how to code may be the best way to secure your or your children’s financial future. “By 2020, U.S. universities will not be able to fill even a third of the country’s 1.4 million computing positions with qualified graduates,” said a recent Time article. Learning to code translates into guaranteed job offers, then. The good news is that learning computer programming no longer requires advanced study in
My sister and her boyfriend of five years are moving in together for the first time. Following his acceptance of a job offer in Boston and her acceptance to graduate school, they decided moving out of their respective parents’ homes was the right step. While they have talked about moving out for a long time, my sister confided that they haven’t made a “money” plan
Summer is the perfect time to sit outside and sip cocktails…but cocktails can be pretty pricey. If you’re looking to have fun on a budget a cocktail party is a great way to do so. It’s actually cheaper than having everyone over for dinner. Not convinced? Check out our six tips for having a cocktail party on a budget. 6 tips to throwing a frugal
I love to travel and go on trips. Actually, that’s where I spend the majority of my “fun” money. So far this summer I’ve been on three road trips with friends…and I’m planning at least two more before summer’s end! Apparently I’m not alone with my love of summer travel. According to a survey conducted by Ebates, 82% of Americans are planning a summer trip!
My family and I love to watch movies together, so I’m always on the lookout for hot movie deals. Today, June 10, you can score the highly rated EPIC DVD for only $2.99 (reg. $29.98!). Epic, from the creators of Ice Age, is an animated film that is perfect for the whole family. Check below for other movie deals available today. Be sure to let us know
Currently, I have one credit card with a $500 limit. While the credit card is in my name, it’s paid by my father and is only really used for emergencies or family expenses. I’ve been thinking about moving out of my parent’s house and once I do, I’ll have to start paying this card on my own or get a personal credit card. Since I’m
Summer camp for adults is fast becoming the vacation of choice for those who no longer have to plan summer camp for their own kids! There are adult summer camps for outdoorsy types, foodies, music lovers, and more passions – all without sacrificing the creature comforts you’re used to. The adult summer camp trend is growing rapidly, and there are now about 800 camps in the