Cheaper, Less Stressful Alternatives to Christmas Gift Giving

Lining up colorful gifts.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m no scrooge, but I don’t get into the Christmas spirit because of gifts. Let’s be honest: there are very few people on this planet that actually enjoy being stuck in a mall, rushing around for gifts that mean very little, but cost quite a lot. That is not what the holidays … … Continue reading

How to Save on Sports Equipment for Kids


I don’t know about your kids but friends of mine’s kids wanted to try lots of different activities before finding ones that became favorites that they then stuck with. Each time they took up something new, it meant new uniforms and equipment. Have you noticed that no two activities seem to use the same equipment? … … Continue reading