Category Archives: Living

6 Unique Ways to Save on Christmas Shopping

Christmas shopping can be overwhelming for everyone.  For parents it can be especially trying.  This can be even more so when one does not make much money.  There is always going to be a desire to spoil children at Christmas time but by not doing so there are many creative ways that one can have even ...
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8 Unique Family Vacation Ideas

Taking a family vacation is something that can leave the family with life long memories of spending time together.  Vacations can also be really stressful and leave mom and dad ready to take a “vacation” from their vacations.  Family travel does not have to be stressful as there are a ton of great fam ...
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On a Budget? 6 Tips to Save Money on Your Kids’ School Lunches

Kids need a healthy lunch to get them through a long school day, but time-crunched parents struggle to put lunches together quickly without spending a bundle on convenience foods. But a little extra planning and initial investment will stretch those dollars without sacrificing time or nutrition. 1. Av ...

What To Bring As A Guest To A Baby Shower

A baby shower is an exciting time for the mother to be, and what you bring as a guest to a baby shower could be something that she will enjoy a lot.  Most baby shower goers, don’t always put a lot of thought into a gift.  Buying the natural things that you know the mother to be will be using a lot of ...
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Party on the Cheap – Tricks to Save on Kids’ Parties

Throwing a kid’s birthday party can really add up. Once the venue is planned and the cake is ordered, you still need to decorate and put together party favors. Depending on the theme your child wants, this party can get pricey. But there are some things you can do lessen the hit to your wallet. 1. Bar ...

Using Leftovers Wisely

The price of groceries seems to rise every week, while many families still struggle to make ends meet. It’s possible to eat wholesome meals and save money on the food you buy each week. One of the keys to healthy eating on a budget is using leftovers wisely. ...
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Stay Sexy, Mama! Intimacy Tips for Each Trimester

When you are pregnant the last thing you will think about is intimacy and how to keep it going through each trimester. But the fact is that many soon to be parents are going to wonder how to be intimate during pregnancy in each trimester. After all you are having a child, not becoming celibate in your ...

Entertaining A Kid On An Airplane  

Taking a kid on a flight is never a fun thing, not only for the parent, but for others on the flight.  Just the thought of a child screaming on a plane as the hours crawl by is something that many people want to avoid.  So why not find good ways of entertaining a kid on an airplane?  Your child and ev ...

How To Deal With An Unfriendly Pet Around The Family

A pet in your home can be an exciting thing for your kids and yourself.  They can be lovable and best friends in time of need.  However, what if you have an unfriendly pet in your home?  You will need to decide if it’s best to try to train the pet or to get rid of it. First off, introducing your ...

Three Ways to Make Time for Date Nights

When a couple is first married, they have lots of time for themselves. Date nights are a normal occurrence, and aren’t’ really considered something to “plan”. However, once children are added to the mix, date nights become a rare affair for most couples. Couples may not have the funds to pay a sitter, ...