Creative Ways to Save Money on a Cruise

It’s like a floating city! These days cruise ships come equipped with shopping malls, water slides, midnight buffets, theaters and even ice skating rinks. And when you know the tricks to saving big bucks, you can score the cruise of your dreams at an affordable price this time of year. Consider taking a repositioning cruise. These generally happen in spring and fall when ships relocate to Read more ...

7 Personalized Easter Basket Ideas

Jellybeans, chocolate eggs and spring-colored baskets are Easter staples. But candy isn’t the only way to go. This year, think out-of-the-basket and create personalized Easter bundles for everyone in the family. Choose one of these creations, wrap it in cellophane, tie it with a big pastel bow, and it definitely qualifies as an Easter basket in our book! For Little Ones: Toddlers certainly don’t Read more ...

How to Save Money on Organic Food

It’s a question many of us ask ourselves every time we walk into a grocery store: buy organic or go with the less expensive conventional option. It’s a tough call and the best answer might be to find some middle ground. Spend your organic dollars where it really counts and get educated about what organic means. That way you can make grocery store decisions that make sense for your wallet and Read more ...

The Most Frugal Places in the U.S.

Living a frugal lifestyle is something to celebrate! It’s rewarding when you can find ways to save on groceries, travel, entertainment and other expenses. That’s why, each year, we like to celebrate the most frugal places in America. To come up with our list, we look at the previous year’s coupon usage in major metropolitan areas—and now this year’s results are in. Read on and find out Read more ...

6 Healthy and Delicious Spring Food Trends

You don’t need to be a fashionista to be on trend, foodies can enjoy the trendy life, too. After all, even vegetables go in and out of style. And this year, there really is something for everyone. Whether you’re a health nut, cooking kid-friendly, or have a major sweet tooth there is a trend for you! Here are six of the most delicious food trends of 2014. Which one are you going to try? Savory Read more ...

20 Spring Wardrobe Additions for Under $50

Spring has finally sprung, and that means more than just flowers and allergies. Freshen up your wardrobe with these 20 spring styles that are classic and easy on your credit cards. 1. Crop tops No fear loose and fitted styles exist to accommodate all body types. Forever 21 Botanic Blossom Crop Top, $7.80 Free Shipping on $50+ Expires 5/31 2. High waists This flattering rise is now made Read more ...

5 Freeze-It-Now, Love-It-Later Breakfasts

Some mornings it feels like you barely have time to feed your kids, much less prepare yourself for the day. It’s true being a parent is a hectic job, but does that really mean mornings have to be such a rush? Nope. Not at all. It's easy to beat the morning crunch and feel better about what you’re feeding your family by trying these five simple breakfasts that you can freeze now and enjoy later. Breakfast Read more ...

9 Steps to Getting Your Family Organized, and Keeping Them that Way

Keeping your family organized is no easy task. From personal experience, I can say that career, home, kids and trying to fit a workout in once in awhile is a challenge. I have found that putting a few family organization systems into place can save you a lot of time and headaches. And more time coupled with less headaches creates a better life! Here are 9 ways to keep track of everyone and everything: 1. Read more ...