Frugal Fourth

There’s no reason your holiday budget has to be as blown up as a firecracker. Here’s some kid friendly low-cost ideas for a celebration that will still make your family and your wallet “oooh,” “aaaahh,” and smile.

Savy Summer Craft Corner: Sandy Beach

B is for Beach today! Teach your kids the second letter of the alphabet with this fun seasonal project!

Savy Summer Craft Corner: Chicka, Chicka Boom, Boom Tree

Looking for a quick, fun, and educational kids summer craft idea? Check this out!

Frugal Father’s Day

Dad works hard. Why not show him your appreciation this Father’s Day with these frugal craft and activity ideas? Dad will appreciate that you cared enough not to break the bank!

Sunny Summer Savings

It’s that time of year that the kids love, and parents love to hate. If you find yourself wondering what to do now that the kids are off school that won’t leave you bankrupt, then have I got some ideas!

Kids Summer Book Review

Here’s our top picks for this summer’s children’s reading list. Look for them at the St. Charles Public Library!

Mega Savings for Memorial Day

Are you stuck in a Memorial Day celebration rut? Read on for some fresh ideas that are family friendly, fun and frugal!

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!