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How Shopping at Costco Saves Me Money

Shopping at Costco can be a tricky affair. All the things are there! But, you can save money shopping at Costco. Here’s how: FishPapa and I got a membership to Price Club the year we got married (1994). We’ve belonged to Costco, the club warehouse formerly known as Price Club, ever since. While some don’t see […]

Freezer Cooking for Company

Company coming? Don’t spend all your time in the kitchen! This free printable plan is your key to freezer cooking for company. Whether you’ve got folks coming in for Easter or friends coming to spend spring break, having a few freezer meals on hand can make your time with them so much more fun! Last fall […]

How to Live Without Credit Cards

Wondering how to live without credit cards? It’s totally possible. And you’ll feel so much better knowing things are paid for. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. […]

Travel Essentials for Family Trips

Ready to hit the road? Make sure that you have these travel essentials to make your family trip safe, fun, and trouble-free. After 18 years of traveling with kids, I’ve learned a few things. College boys probably won’t love your music choices, yet 7-year olds still get excited about Veggie Tales — even if you […]

5 Things You Should Know About Starting a Virtual Assistant Business

Note from Jessica: Recently, I shared 5 Great Ways to Earn Money from Home. One that really piqued interest with readers was that of being a virtual assistant. I turned to an expert to help us out. Life as Mom contributor and founder of 1099Mom, Linsey Knerl has got some great insight as to what […]

5 Great Ways to Earn Money from Home

Wondering how you can earn money without throwing your life into upheaval? Here are five ideas to get you started. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. Twenty-five […]

Money Management Tips

Money management is necessary if we’re to live within our means, keep stress at bay, and achieve financial goals. Here are some tips to help you get your budgeting and financials a little more in order. Lego Money Holder Money, if left to manage itself, will fly right out the window, leaving you stressed and […]

How to Save Money Cooking at Home

Want to learn how to save money cooking at home? It’s not difficult. You’ll eat better, save money, and meet your budget. During our first year of marriage I spent more than $500/month to feed two of us. The year was 1994. If push came to shove, today, I could feel all eight of us […]