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 ...

Trending School Outfit Styles for Kids

Back to school sales are revving up. For many families, that means buying their kids a whole new wardrobe, or at least a new pair of jeans or two. These days, many young kids are just as much into fashion as the teens. So we’ve rounded up the top trending school outfit styles for kids and the best deals. Now kids K-12 can enter that classroom door in fun, affordable fashion. Plaid: In Read more ...

The Best Things to Buy in July 2014

Whether you’re spending your day in an air-conditioned movie theater or barbecuing with family, there’s no shortage of fun to be had in July. Fortunately, for savvy shoppers, deals are also in abundance. Here’s how you can save on July’s best buys. Movies: Summer movie programs are in full effect and that means children’s movies cost as little as $1 per person. Check out Cinemark’s Read more ...