Save More Cinco De Mayo Cents

Has Easter left your Margarita glass and your wallet empty? Fret not for I have many marvelous ideas for making the fifth of May magical without maiming you monetarily!

Easy and Economical Earth Day

Are you truly interested in teaching your kids simple, easy, and free things they can do every day to help the planet? I thought so. Read on for some wallet friendly ways to raise awareness and celebrate Earth Day!

Kid’s Easter Book Review

Hoppy Easter Monday! Hope your Sunday celebrations were all ‘egg-cellent’. If you’re looking for something ‘punny’ to read this morning then check out my latest blog post.

‘Eggonomical’ Easter

If you’re lucky, you just finished paying off the last of your charge card bills from Christmas. But wait! Is that Peter Cottontail hopping down the bunny trail followed by his good friend the Repot Rabbit? Here’s some ideas for cooking, crafts, and activities that will make sure it’s the bunny bouncing not your checkContinue reading “‘Eggonomical’ Easter”

Savy Springtime Spending

Woot! Woot! It’s springtime baby! The snow is all melted, the crocus are coming up, and the weather is warming nicely. Now, what to do with the kids during spring break that won’t ‘spring break’ the bank? I’m glad you asked! I have an idea or two for you below. Cosmic Kids Yoga/Kids Spring WorkoutContinue reading “Savy Springtime Spending”

Kid’s Spring Book Review

The Legend of the Bluebonnet by: Pat Cusick Ripton is a unique story of self-sacrifice. In this Native American Indian tale, a young girl gives up her most prized possession- a doll, dressed all in blue, that her mother hand made for her before she died to save her tribe from a terrible drought. HerContinue reading “Kid’s Spring Book Review”

Save Some ‘Green’ On Your St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Looking to keep your kids entertained this St. Patrick’s Day, but want to see more green IN your wallet than OUT? Look no further! I have your tips for low and no cost ways for your family to ‘shamrock out’ with the leprechauns whether they lead you to the pot ‘o’ gold or not. Kid’sContinue reading “Save Some ‘Green’ On Your St. Patrick’s Day Celebration”

Fat Tuesday; Fat Wallet Day

Happy Fat Tuesday everyone! Today’s the day to stuff yourself silly with Paczki and if you follow my tips for low-cost ways to keep your kids entertained, you’ll be able to stuff your wallet silly too! Education: Why not start out by teaching your kids what Mardi Gras means? I found an excellent clip byContinue reading “Fat Tuesday; Fat Wallet Day”

Kids St. Patrick’s Day Book Review

Shannon and the World’s Tallest Leprechaun by: Sean Callahan was a great lesson in ‘the grass is always greener’ theory. Young Shannon, an aspiring step dancer, is frustrated that she cannot afford an expensive costume, wig, and shoes and feels she will never be a good dancer without them. She counts backwards in Gaelic toContinue reading “Kids St. Patrick’s Day Book Review”

Kid’s Valentine’s Day Book Review

Love From the Crayons by: Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers was adorably illustrated in the style of a child’s crayon scribbles. The message of the book was beautifully simple: love comes in all shapes, sizes, and colors. It can be silly, hard to find, stormy, creative, or (my personal favorite) stinks (the illustration is priceless).Continue reading “Kid’s Valentine’s Day Book Review”