Why We Give Our Kids an Allowance

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We give our children a set amount of money each month. They don’t have to “earn” it. It’s an allowance without strings.

Legoland on a Budget

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Want to visit Legoland in San Diego? Not wanting to spend a lot of money? Check out these tried and true tips for enjoying Legoland on a budget.

Saving on Easter Supplies (Frugal Friday)

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Looking to celebrate Easter on a budget? Consider some of these ways to save. Easter is just days away. Chances are you may be planning for some kind of special gathering with friends and family. It might be tempting to run out and buy whatever you need, in a frenzy of activity, instead of taking […]

Easter Crafts for Kids

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Celebrate Easter and spring with these inexpensive crafts for kids that use supplies that you can easily find at home.

A Cheap & Easy Spring Break for Families

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Spring break is coming! Download these two weeks’ worth of spring break activities. The planning is done for you for a fun and frugal vacation with your kids.

How to Save Time While Shopping

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If you don’t have the time or you feel rushed while shopping, it isn’t much fun and it can cost you, both in time and money. Consider these tips for saving time while shopping.

5 Steps to Better Bookkeeping

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Want to get a handle on your finances and keep better books? Try these five simple steps. While I’m the geekier math person in our family, I’m still not an impeccable bookkeeper. I’m getting better at it, though. I think part of that is because I love the lady who prepares our tax returns. I […]

This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less: Easy Meal Plan

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This week’s easy meal plan is super tasty, can be shopped at Trader Joe’s (though you don’t have to) and comes in under $70.