While retailers would like you to think that Valentine's Day is all about diamond necklaces and rings as well as chocolates and meals out, it doesn't have to be that way. Valentine's Day, at its most basic, offers us a chance to show those we love how much we care about them. Sure, saying we care with a diamond necklace is nice, but that isn't always practical. There is … [Read more...] about Fun, Frugal Valentine’s Day Ideas for the Whole Family
When I was growing up, my mom, who was the second to the youngest in a family of nine children, was fond of two sayings when it came to the topic of having children. The first saying was, “All kids really need is love.” The second saying was, “God will provide.” When you are young, your parents influence your thoughts, and what you hear and learn from them becomes your … [Read more...] about Financial Considerations When Deciding How Many Kids to Have
The very idea of buying life insurance for a child makes some people cringe. Children, by their very nature, are energetic and full of life. They are the face of the future. It is impossible to imagine them not growing to adulthood, but unfortunately, sometimes children do die before reaching adulthood. Should you buy life insurance for your child? … [Read more...] about Should You Buy Life Insurance for Your Child?
Over the last 24 months, more than 14 million units of drugs and medical equipment have been recalled due to defect. The latest was a February 17th announcement by the makers of Tylenol who recalled 574,000 bottles of infants’ Tylenol Oral Suspension. The recall is due to the product’s simple dosing measuring system that may fail and fall in to the suspension. Although … [Read more...] about What’s With All of The Recalls? Latest Infants Tylenol Recall and More
Are you looking to save money by not dining out as frequently? Do you want to feed your family healthy, home cooked meals, but you have a busy schedule that makes it difficult to do so every night? If so, you may want to try once a month cooking (OAMC). I have been cooking once a month for my family for nearly three years now, and I cannot imagine how I used to function … [Read more...] about A Beginner’s Guide to Once a Month Freezer Cooking