13 Ways to ‘Cope’ With Your Kids Going Back to School

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Now that August is upon us, it’s time to start winding down the summer activities and to begin the transition into Back to School mode. Of course, we understand that the kids have been with you (constantly) all summer so, in an effort to ease the shocking withdrawals, we’ve compiled a list of ways to help you ‘cope’ with your kids going back to school. 1. Treat Yourself: After spending Read more ...

A 4-Step Guide for the Perfect Back to School Beauty Look

While you may not miss the books or homework, a new school year is a fresh start and the perfect opportunity to change up your look! Today we're sharing how to create the perfect back to school beauty look that will help you look fabulous all day long. These 10 items are all affordable, easy to find at your local drugstore, and practically foolproof to apply. With only four easy steps, you can Read more ...

Sales Tax Holidays by State

Source: Bankrate Most holidays cost us money, but this is one holiday that is all about saving money. We’re talking about sales tax holidays. This is a celebration in savings that many states have started hosting around the back to school season. The bulk of tax holidays are happening this weekend (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Lousiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Read more ...

Weekly Deals from The New York Times, Travelocity and More

Here are some of the top weekly deals to wrap up July. We have savings from a wide variety of companies so be sure to leave a comment about what deal you are going to use to save! The New York Times Home Delivery Get award winning journalism at your fingertips from The New York Times. Read about all the breaking news happening around the globe from one of the most respected newspapers in Read more ...

9 New Twists on Cheesecake

Ready to hear the four tastiest words you've ever heard? It’s National Cheesecake Day! We are serving up 9 sweet and creamy ways to enjoy this classic dessert. Some of them even put a new twist on cheesecake. Today, fill your belly with this lovable treat from cheesecake popsicles to martinis--plus a few low-fat, guilt-free options too. 1. Nutella Swirled Cappuccino Cheesecake Bars Cappuccino Read more ...

6 Survival Tips for Parents of New College Students

Eighteen years never seems so short until the day you move your child to college. When I moved my oldest daughter into her dorm five years ago, I was determined to stay upbeat and excited for her big transition and send her off on a positive note. But truth be told, I was a mess. Every time I turned around, I swear she looked three again. And yet, here was my beautiful 18-year-old, ready to Read more ...

Ways to Save When Traveling in the Off-Season

How to save money when you visit Europe this fall! Summer is a popular time for Americans traveling to Europe as they take advantage of warm weather and time off from school. But if you can’t squeeze in a trip across the Atlantic over the next month, don’t rule out Europe altogether. Autumn is the perfect time for a stroll through Paris or a visit to one of Rome’s gelaterias. October Read more ...

5 Ways to Save Money on College Food

We already know that college is expensive. From textbooks to tuition--it all adds up. So anyway to save a few bucks is beneficial to a college student. The easiest--and maybe even healthiest--way to do so is with food. Feeding yourself on a college budget can be tricky, but with these simple tips, you can save money on college food and be on your way to both a healthier body and wallet. Try Read more ...

College Survival Guide from a College Kid’s Perspective

As the summer starts to come to an end, many college kids are preparing for the somewhat hectic move back to school or to school for the first time. This college survival guide will help you make the transition as smooth as possible. Do the Scan and Pick Up Being a college student myself, I was happy to get my mom's help moving into my dorm last fall. We went to Bed, Bath and Beyond for Read more ...