• 50 FREE activities to do with your kids over the Summer Break

    I am an associate with Ultimate Bundles.  I will receive compensation from purchases made through my links. Summer break is just around the corner.  I have been looking forward to summer for weeks!  I love having my school aged kids home with me and I always look forward to a more relaxed schedule full of fun family activities.  I talked a little more about summer in my post:  Our Summer Plans: Keeping the kids Entertained and Mom Sane, this post includes how I plan on managing screen time and a couple of our favorite traditions. I also just purchased the Homemaking Bundle complete with printables and resources to keep the kids…

  • 34 Places that will give you FREE stuff on your Birthday!

    Today just so happens to be my birthday!  Yay!  Happy Birthday to me! I received my annual birthday coupon for an appetizer or dessert from Carrabba’s in my e-mail a few days ago and I started wondering about what other places I could sign up with to receive FREE stuff on my birthday.  (I loooove free!)  I did some research and because I am turning 34  I found 34 places that will give you FREE stuff just for having a birthday!  It’s great!  All you have to do is sign up for their e-mails (or some require a download of an app) and you’ll be eating free for your entire…

  • 10 Ways using the Public Library will Save you Money

    Taking full advantage of our Public Library has been such a money saver for our family.  I think it’s fairly common to associate only books with the Public Library, (which as a book worm is already an awesome thing!), but the library can offer so so much more than beautiful books.  Everything to borrow is completely free.  They offer so many different services, it makes me sad when others don’t take realize the huge benefits of the library. 1.  Books, Books, Books! We will start the list off with the most obvious thing to borrow from the library; and that is books.  Reading is one of my very favorite forms…

  • 20 FREE Valentine Date Ideas

    With Valentines Day just a couple weeks away my husband and I started brainstorming some free date night ideas.  Valentines Day does not always have to be celebrated with an expensive dinner and fancy date.  There is no price tag on quality time spent with the one you love very most. If you are still looking for a budget friendly gift idea for your significant other check out my list of 10 gifts all under $10 for HIM here and my list of 10 gifts under $10 for HER here. And now our list of 20 FREE Valentine Date Ideas. Candlelight Picnic:  Set up a candlelight picnic dinner at home. …