Favorite Mom Hacks

Top 7 Shopping Tips to Save Time (And Money!)

My Seven Fave Supermarket Hacks and Shopping Tips for Busy, Budget-Conscious Parents: I love a morning of leisurely shopping as much as anyone. But ever since I became a parent, running errands has become more like a tactical strike operation. While single me would spend an hour of Sunday afternoon browsing store ads for the …

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The EASIEST Way To Cook Dried Beans (Foolproof and No-Fuss!)

How To Cook Dried Beans In A Slow Cooker: Even if you didn’t cook at home much before, I’m betting that recent global events have you spending more time than ever in your kitchen: Restaurants are closed except for takeout and/or delivery. Store shelves are often out of half of what you want. And if …

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Gift Ideas To Help Mom Be More Productive

My Fave Mom Hacks for Getting Stuff Done: If you’re a parent, I am betting there are never enough hours in the day. Ever wish you could clone yourself, or have that magic tool Hermione used in Harry Potter to get twice as much done at once? If so, Mamas, you should seriously consider putting …

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How to Stress-Proof Your Holiday Dinner Party

Do you like to entertain around the holidays? Even if you’re not much for entertaining the rest of the year, the holidays are often a time to host friends as well as family for get-togethers over dinner. Hosting a holiday dinner party can be hugely stressful, though. Unless you make a stress-proof plan ahead of …

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Why The 25 Percent Rule For Housing Matters

Why The 25 Percent Rule For Housing Is Your Family’s Best Friend: How much do you spend each month on your housing expenses? If you’re following a family budget, chances are good you’ve done the math. But if you’re like many families in today’s economy, you’re probably still spending way too much on housing: Housing …

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Buying Furniture Online Made Easy: Tips and Tricks to Save Time and Money

How to Find High-Quality Affordable Furnishings Online: Have you ever bought furniture online? It’s a catch-22 that so many of us in the U.S., who used to rely on things like upscale national-chain department stores for furniture buys, now HAVE to resort to online buying because our local upscale department stores have either gone bankrupt, …

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Quick Tips for Healthy Family Eating

We know, we know – eating healthily sounds like a great idea in theory, but actually DOING it seems darn near impossible. You’re a busy family; grownups work, kids have practices and sports and activities. You keep saying you’re going to make better food choices, to do family workouts together (or even these 9 quick …

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Three Easy Tips To Save on Cell Phone Bills

How To Cut Your Cell Phone Bill and Avoid Monthly Over-Limit Charges: Most adults have at least one smart device with a data plan these days. Add in other family members, and you’ve got even more devices. And as the number of devices multiplies, your monthly cell phone bill can quickly skyrocket out of control. …

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Easy Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill (Starting Today!)

Cut Your Energy Bill with Ease: Earth Day (April 22) is just around the corner. And whether you’re most conscious of conserving energy every April, you’ve had a recent sticker shock, or conserving natural resources is always a priority, we all can do little things to cut back on energy usage. Bonus? When you lower …

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Side Hustles That Actually Make Money

Perfect Jobs for Parents With Some Spare Time So you’re a busy full-time parent, but you want to help grow the “income” side of your family budget. Or you’re gearing up for your youngest to enter kindergarten. Or your pre-parenthood job is no longer viable, and you’re on the hunt for a new career. Whatever …

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How To Get Paint Out Of Clothing

Need To Get Paint Off Of Clothes? Here’s How: It’s spring consignment-sale season, which means I’m back putting in long days at my local children’s resale event (and loving every minute!). Thanks in part to my posts on topics like how to get mud out of clothing and how to get grease stains out of …

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Your Getting-Ready-To-Move Checklist

Getting ready to move is both exciting and stressful. This is especially true when you’re moving not just one or two adults, but a whole family. Hence this post – it’s full of tips and resources to help guide you through the process, one step at a time. With this getting-ready-to-move checklist, you’ll be in …

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