14 Ways to Save When Eating Out

It’s so nice to hang up your apron and let someone else wait on you for the night. Unfortunately, dining out can get expensive, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are 15 ways to save when eating out--whether you’re stopping at a roadside diner for a pancake breakfast or enjoying a decadent date night complete with gourmet food, wine and a Broadway show. Many restaurants have kids Read more ...

8 Things to Do Over Labor Day Weekend

Fall doesn’t officially begin until September 22, but for many, Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer. While many kids are already back in school, this three-day weekend gives us one last chance to celebrate the lazy days of summer. Here are 10 fun things you can do this Labor Day weekend. It’s your last hoorah, so we say go for it! Visit an obscure museum. Chances are you Read more ...

How to Get Kids to Eat Healthy School Lunches

School is back in session and parents are back on lunch duty. Packing a well-balanced lunch and getting kids to actually eat their fruits and vegetables can be a real challenge. Things like brown bag lunches allow you to save hundreds of dollars a year while giving you some control over what your kids eat. So here are a few ways to get kids to eat healthy school lunches that you so lovingly Read more ...

5 Unexpected Back to School Savings

Don’t let back to school shopping stress you out. Some of the best deals of the year are available right now so you can save money on the things you need. Think of it as a treasure hunt! Whether you’re shopping for a backpack, pair of jeans or peanut butter, make it your mission to find the best deal. Here are five unexpected savings that will make your back to school shopping experience productive Read more ...

9 Resources for the Best College Student Tech Deals

Being a college student comes with a lot of perks like discounts on computers and other back to school tech. The trick is finding the best deals for you. Here’s a list of exclusive college student tech deals and a few bonus offers available to all. MacMall: Take advantage of MacMall’s education pricing and get up to $190 in free gifts. For Mac orders, your gift will include a $100 Restaurant.com Read more ...

Back to School Backpack Buying Guide

In August, backpacks are on shelves everywhere--from grocery stores and department stores to warehouses and websites. So how do you know where to shop? We’ve created a back to school backpack buying guide to highlight some of the best deals out there. Toys R Us: Visit Toys R Us for not only their toys, but their great deals on backpacks for kids. You can get a free lunch kit when you buy Read more ...

5 Ways to Save School Memories

Often the first day of school is harder for parents than it is for kids. One of the ways to ease the pain of separation is to focus your energy into preserving school memories. Here are five ways you can document that first day and save school memories that will be made throughout the year. First Day Questionnaire Source: Wine And Glue Create a questionnaire for your child to complete 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 ...